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Featured News - March 2019

New Machine Learning Method Could Spare Some Women from Unnecessary Breast Surgery

sparing women from surgery

A Dartmouth research team led by Saeed Hassanpour, PhD, developed a machine learning method to predict the malignancy of a certain type of breast lesion. Read more…


Ilana Cass, MDCass and Whitfield Named Department Chairs
Ilana Cass, MD, is the new chair of obstetrics and gynecology, and Michael Whitfield, PhD, heads the Department of Biomedical Data Science.

Laura Herrera Gomez ’21Laura Herrera Gomez ’21: Learning through Service
Laura Herrera Gomez ’21, co-leader of the medical school’s Latino Medical Students Association chapter, has been named chief financial officer-elect of the organization’s Northeast regional board. Read more…

Alumni Voices 
New to Geisel MedNews! Watch this space, where we’ll occasionally feature interesting perspectives published by our alumni.

Quyen Chu ’94

Quyen Chu ’94: The Fight Against Breast Cancer Illustrates the Health Care Challenges of Women in Poverty
Progress has been made in expanding access to health care for the poor, but the quality of care still lags behind for underserved patients. Read more…

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