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The magazine of the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Vol. 37, No. 2 • Winter 2013
Medicine is changing, and medical education is changing with it. A pilot program at Geisel is testing a new approach to the first-year curriculum to give students more time with a faculty mentor and a long-term outlook on primary care.
Smoking has declined over the years, but a new cancer risk—obesity—may be taking its place. William Kinlaw and other Geisel researchers study how tumors obtain fat, research that supports a strong link between obesity and cancer.
Paul charlton went to pakistan to spend time in the mountains. He returned to spend time with the people.
The future of cancer treatment is 12 years old, weighs 21 pounds, and wears a purple collar.
Data is piling up like snowflakes in a blizzard. A new Ph.D. program at Geisel is training students how to figure out what to do with it all.
Third-year medical student Paul Charlton in Pakistan in the days following a deadly 2005 earthquake.
STAFF & CONTRIBUTORS
- Applying Dartmouth Atlas research to residency decisions
- Long-term NSAID use may reduce bladder cancer risk
- Using a virus against itself
- City health and country health
- Improving immunity against multiple myeloma
- Research Briefs
- Dartmouth names a new president
- Understanding an unexpected outbreak
- Emphasizing life
- Geisel to host LCME visit
- Clinical Observation
- Norris Cotton Cancer Center looks ahead to the next 40 years
- Investigator Insight
- Worthy of Note: Honors, awards, appointments, etc.
"A defining moment"
—By Laura Ostapenko ('13)
"Cheryl Seymour, M.D., '01: Family, farm"—By Andrew Clark
- Sixteen years of giving benefits MS research, trainees, and patients
- Seed funding aims to improve prostate cancer diagnoses
- Knights at the research table
- Endowed chairs and professorships: A hallmark of great medical schools
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