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Featured News - April 2018

A Bridge to Primary Care for Rural Patients

Abigail Alexander ’20 and Upper Valley Ambulance paramedic Stephen Sanborn

Partnering with Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and Upper Valley Ambulance, second-year Geisel medical students Nick Valentini ’20 and Karissa LeClair ’20, created a novel solution to meeting the healthcare needs of rural patients.


Samir Soneji,PhD E-Cigarettes May Be More Harmful Than Beneficial
New research from Geisel’s C. Everett Koop Institute finds that e-cigarette use could do more harm than good by substantially increasing the number of adolescents and young adults who eventually become cigarette smokers and marginally decreasing the number of adult cigarette smokers who quit.

Lisa V. Adams (Geisel) and Dr. Aida Cecilia Rosa Palacios RamirezGeisel Renews Partnership with Peruvian Hospital
Geisel’s partnership with Hospital Cayetano Heredia in Lima—a public university hospital in Lima and a leading clinical teaching and research institutions in Peru—will include continued collaboration in research, capacity building, training, and exchange of faculty members and students.



In Case You Missed It... 

Bryan Luikart, PhD

New Insights into Genetic Mutations in Autism
A new study by Geisel researchers, published in the journal Biological Psychiatry, sheds new light on the neurobiological basis of autism spectrum disorders.

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