Articles by: Geisel Communications

50 Businesses, 50 Solutions: Hanover Start-Up Meets Pandemic Mental-Health Needs Through Messaging – Concord Monitor

Read article – Quotes Bill Hudenko, clinical assistant professor of psychology, in a feature story about a study he co-led that examined whether text message-based counseling services were effective for people with mental illness. Hudenko and his fellow researchers found that messaging clinicians could improve outcomes for people with mental illness. Last fall, Hudenko launched an app called Trusst, which allows people to connect with a licensed therapist within 24 hours. The app uses the same guidelines that Hudenko showed were effective in his research.

Out & About: Sunapee Plants Garden for Class of 2020; Norris Cotton Receives Grants for COVID-19 Research; NH Researchers Receive Grant to Boost Biomedical Research, Training – Valley News

Read article – A news brief announcing that the National Cancer Institute awarded grants to two research teams working on coronavirus-related projects at Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s Norris Cotton Cancer Center. The first grant, for $204,000, will be used for research be co-led by Tracy Onega, associate professor of epidemiology, biomedical data science, and The Dartmouth Institute; and Anna Tosteson, interim director of The Dartmouth Institute and the James J. Carroll 1948 Professor of Oncology. The second grant, totalling $328,000, will fund research co-led by Paul Guyre, emeritus professor of microbiology and immunology, and Steven Fiering, professor of microbiology and immunology. An additional news brief mentions that the New Hampshire IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE), which includes the Geisel School of Medicine, was awarded a $19.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health.

Tech Tidbits From Around NH – NH Business Review

Read article – A news brief announcing that the National Cancer Institute awarded grants to support the efforts of two research teams that are working on coronavirus-related projects at Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s Norris Cotton Cancer Center. The first grant, for $204,000, will be used for research on factors that can enhance the capacity and sustainability of telemedicine for rural cancer patients. The research will be co-led by cancer population scientists Tracy Onega, associate professor of epidemiology, biomedical data science, and The Dartmouth Institute, and Anna Tosteson, interim director of The Dartmouth Institute and the James J. Carroll 1948 Professor of Oncology. The second grant, totalling $328,000, will fund research co-led by the NCCC laboratory of Paul Guyre, emeritus professor of microbiology and immunology, and Steven Fiering, professor of microbiology and immunology.

Opinion: Finding Hope and Purpose During This Pandemic – Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Read article – An opinion piece by Sathvik Namburar, Geisel ’22, in which he discusses the lessons he’s learned while being away from his medical training due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “The coronavirus pandemic has been a tragedy for our community and country, and unfortunately it shows no signs of abating in the near future,” says Namburar. “Still, I remain hopeful that some good can come from this time period and that each of us can learn something from the events of the past few months.”