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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 - Summer 2015


Geisel Welcomes the Class of 2019
Selected from among almost 6,000 applicants, the 92 members of the medical school’s incoming class bring diverse backgrounds and experiences, as well as a record of academic achievement and service around the world.


Student-led Migrant Health Project Tackles Dental Health
In June, four first-year medical students and a pre-medical volunteer coordinated dental appointments and provided interpreter services for Spanish-speaking migrants working on Vermont and New Hampshire farms. For some of the patients, this was the first dental care they had ever received.


Study: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Admissions on the Rise
Neonatal intensive care units are increasingly caring for normal—or nearnormal—birthweight and term infants, finds a new study from The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice.


NIH Grant Supports Northeast Node of National Drug Abuse Clinical Trials Network at Geisel  
Geisel’s Center for Technology and Behavioral Health is a leader in studying mobile and web-based therapeutic tools for substance use disorders and mental health. A five-year, $3.8 million grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) will support the Geisel School of Medicine in launching a clinical trials network aimed at identifying effective interventions for drug abuse and the prevention of substance addiction.


Too Good to Be True? Geisel’s Tim Lahey on the New Ebola Vaccine  
In an opinion piece for the website The Conversation, Geisel’s Tim Lahey questions the success of a new Ebola vaccine that some investigators claim is “100 percent effective.”




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