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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 - March 2015


Lisa Adams ’90 Discusses Medicine, Health Equity, and Her Return to Dartmouth
“I was raised with a sense of moral responsibility,” Dr. Adams says. “We’re all in it together. That was also something fostered through my mentors at Dartmouth.” 


Fourth-Year Students Look Forward to Match Day
Friday, March 20 is the day when 88 Geisel seniors will learn where they will begin their careers as doctors. See what six students say about their medical school experience and aspirations, and honor the Class of 2015 with a gift to the Fund for Geisel Match Day Campaign.


Dartmouth Study Shows Baby Formula Poses Higher Arsenic Risk to Newborns than Breast Milk
In the first U.S. study of urinary arsenic in babies, Dartmouth researchers found that urinary arsenic was 7.5 times lower for breast-fed infants than for formula-fed.


WSJ Highlights Benefits of Real-Time ‘Image-Guided’ Surgery at DHMC 
The ability to see live, three-dimensional imaging of patients’ organs during surgery helps surgeons to excise tumors and tissue with greater accuracy, reducing the risks of errors and need for repeat surgeries.


Student Spotlight: Philip Montana – Grace, Strength, and Endurance  
“As a dancer, I’m comfortable being part of a group of people forging ahead for a single purpose,” Montana says. “And as a medical student at Geisel, I’m part of a group moving forward toward one goal.”




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