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Featured News - January/February 2017

Proxi App Places Friends and Family on Mental Health Care Teams

William Hudenko, an assistant professor at the Geisel School, and his colleagues have developed a user-friendly app to break through the isolation that often accompanies mental illness. Read more…

Geisel Researchers Win Prize to Lower Neonatal Mortality in Haiti
Geisel researchers Peter Wright and Alka Dev will use funds from the Children’s Prize Foundation to build a model for the reduction of newborn mortality in Haiti. The 30-month project aims to introduce a low-cost, effective neonatology service at a hospital in the country’s southern region. Read more… 


Professor Receives National Scholar-Innovator Award to Translate MRSA Discoveries

Ambrose Cheung, MD, a professor of microbiology and immunology at Geisel, has received a 2017 Harrington Scholar-Innovator Award to develop an adjuvant compound that can effectively neutralize MRSA. Read more…

 

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Dr. James N. Weinstein to Retire
Dr. James Weinstein, CEO and President of Dartmouth-Hitchcock and the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health system, will retire from his position at the end of his term, June 30, 2017. Dr. Weinstein assumed the role of CEO and president in 2011. A search committee has been formed to oversee the hiring and leadership transition process, and a national search is underway. Read more…   

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