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Geisel MedNews is a headline news service that offers an inside look at the activities and accomplishments of the Geisel School of Medicine community, including Geisel School faculty, students, and alumni.

Featured News - January 2015


Nurit Licht ’99: At the Helm of a Growing Community Clinic
As chief medical officer at Petaluma Health Center, Dr. Licht leads with her philosophy that all people should have access to the care they need to be healthy, regardless of their ability to pay. 


Geisel Research Sheds Light on Genetic Mutations in Autism Disorders
A new study by researchers in the Department of Physiology and Neurobiology has broad implications for understanding the neurological basis of autism spectrum disorders.


Amos, Karagas to Lead Newly Created Departments
The creation of two new basic science departments, Biomedical Data Science and Epidemiology, recognizes Geisel’s expertise in evaluating big genetic datasets and in determining the drivers of disease and mortality.


Nara Michaelson ’18: Music and Medicine in Concert 
This accomplished pianist and aspiring physician believes her dual passions for music and neuroscience complement, renew, and strengthen her life in medicine.


Dartmouth to Combine Two Leading Health Care Programs  
The move to merge The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice and The Dartmouth Center for Health Care Delivery Science is part of the College’s commitment to creating high-performing and sustainable health care systems.




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