Apr
17
1:00 PM13:00

Aging with Dignity Workshop Series: Calendar of Seasonal Living

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In three workshop sessions, participants will learn tools that aid in life planning and encourage in-depth conversations about health with the people in their lives.

Full of tools, strategies, and checklists on how to stay connected to community, these workshops are appropriate for adults of all ages.

Session One — Calendar of Seasonal Living.  Participants learn how to create a calendar that presents ideas and questions relevant to each calendar month, encouraging participants to proactively schedule seasonal activities to stay connected with their community.

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Apr
25
1:00 PM13:00

Aging with Dignity Workshop Series: Resources to Aid Life Care Planning

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In three workshop sessions, participants will learn tools that aid in life planning and encourage in-depth conversations about health with the people in their lives.

Full of tools, strategies, and checklists on how to stay connected to community, these workshops are appropriate for adults of all ages.

Session Two — A Checklist of Resources to Aid Life Care Planning. Participants learn to create a comprehensive list of essential information that can be used by the person(s) who will be responsible for managing or helping to manage their affairs.

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Apr
29
1:00 PM13:00

Aging with Dignity Workshop Series: Honoring Care Decisions

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In three workshop sessions, participants will learn tools that aid in life planning and encourage in-depth conversations about health with the people in their lives.

Full of tools, strategies, and checklists on how to stay connected to community, these workshops are appropriate for adults of all ages.

Session Three  — Honoring Care Decisions. Participants receive fact sheets and guidance based on the Honoring Care Decisions approach developed by Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center.  Participants also receive both the NH and VT Advance Care Plan (ADC) forms, and learn how to document their wishes with their Health Care Agent.

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Apr
5
2:30 PM14:30

Love Wins: A Radical Story of Reconciliation Overcoming Hatred in Rural America

Please join us on Friday, April 5 from 2:30-4:00pm in the Vail 710 classroom for a powerful discussion on “Love Wins: A Radical Story of Reconciliation Overcoming Hatred in Rural America” with Danny Day, the FBI informant responsible for preventing a planned bombing in 2016 of a Somali apartment complex in Garden City, Kansas, and Mursal Naleye, one of the leaders of the Somali community in Garden City. The conversation, facilitated by Benjamin Anderson, MBA, MHCDS’16, CEO of Kearny County Hospital in Lakin, Kansas, is powerful and emotional. The issues of justice, violence, friendship, forgiveness, and reconciliation are at the fore of the dialogue.

The presenters offer the opportunity for deep reflection on questions of difference, reconciliation, and courage. This session will also model what true dialogue between very different people from vastly different backgrounds and beliefs can look like. 

Please read the following articles prior to attendance at the session:
https://klcjournal.com/polarizing-debate-tests-trusts-between-immigrants-garden-city-police/
https://www.kcur.org/post/kansas-men-sentenced-prison-garden-city-bomb-plot#stream/0

 This event is co-sponsored by The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice and Geisel School of Medicine’s Office of Multicultural Affairs.

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Apr
5
to Apr 6

Youth Summit 2019

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Dartmouth-Hitchcock will host a two-day summit focused on our youth. On Friday, April 5, invited high-school aged students from across the State of New Hampshire will come together to discuss the challenges they face, celebrate successes and develop solutions. Parents, educators, legislators and anyone interested in the pressures our youth face are invited to attend on Saturday, April 6. Students' voices from Day 1 will be heard, and observations from the topic experts who attended the previous day's discussion will be shared.

Topics will include:

- Academic Pressures
- Addiction
- Bullying and Cyberbullying
- Community Support
- Eating Disorders
- Race and Gender Equality
- School Violence
- Self Harm
- Sexuality, Gender and Sexual Identity
- Using Social Media for Good

This is a multi-day event. Please see schedule:

  • Youth Summit for Students (Friday, April 5: invitation only)

  • Film & Writing Festival (Friday. April 5: invitation only)

  • Youth Summit for Parents, Educators and Community (Saturday, April 6: open to the public)

Light meals and refreshments will be served. 

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Apr
2
12:00 PM12:00

Boston RESILIENT: Using student engagement, co-design, and community organizing to share narratives of hope from the opioid epidemic

Speaker: Galina Gheihman. Galina will be starting her Neurology residency at Partners in Boston this July.  She’ll share work she led while a student at Harvard Medical School.

Session Description: “Boston RESILIENT: Narratives of Hope from Boston’s Opioid Crisis” is a photojournalism project developed by medical students at Harvard Medical School, whose purpose was to provide individuals affected by the opioid crisis an opportunity to share their perspectives with the public. The project educated students, engaged the community, and aspired to help change the narrative on substance use disorders. This session will review how student and community engagement, co-design, and community organizing principles led to the success of this initiative. We will share narratives of hope from amidst the epidemic; participants will then brainstorm how to apply these factors within their own institution and community settings to fight stigma and address substance use disorders and mental health. 

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Apr
1
to Apr 6

National Public Health Week at Dartmouth

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During the first week of April every year, the American Public Health Association brings communities together to recognize contributions of public health and highlight issues critical to improving the nation. This year’s daily themes contribute to the discussion of “Creating the Healthiest Nation: For science. For action. For health.” 

Join TDI during the week of April 1-April 6, 2019, for a series of events promoting health in our community:

Monday 4/1 - Global Health: Bending the Arc Screening & Discussion
Time: 5:30pm - 8:30pm | Location: Haldeman Center 041 (Kreindler Conference Room) | Snacks and refreshments will be provided.
“Thirty years ago, when extraordinary doctors and activists worked to save lives in a rural Haitian village, their project turned into a global battle”
Screening and discussion facilitated by the Global Health Initiative Program Director Anne Sosin, MPH.

Tuesday 4/2 - Rural Health: Themed Trivia Night at Skinny Pancake
Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm | Location: Skinny Pancake, Hanover | 10% off food
“Rural communities face a range of health disparities from higher burden of chronic disease to limited access to primary care and prevention services.”
Join us for a rural health themed trivia and test your knowledge of health disparities.

Wednesday 4/3 -  Violence Prevention: Violence Prevention Fair
Time: 5:30pm - 7pm |Location: Haldeman’s Russo Gallery & Haldeman 125| Ramunto’s pizza
“60% of American children are exposed to violence, crime, or abuse in their homes, schools and communities.”
Join WISE and the Dartmouth Student Wellness Center in learning about their services, the prevalence of violence and effect on our community as well as how to be an ‘upstander.’

Thursday 4/4 - Tech and Public Health: Tech in Healthcare & Unplug with Yoga
Time: 5:30pm - 7pm | Location: GRAD Lounge | dinner from Base Camp
“New technologies are quickly transforming the public health landscape”
Dr. Susan McGrath, Director of Research of the Patient Safety Learning Lab speaks on ‘Design and Performance Measurement of a General Care Setting Surveillance Monitoring System’ followed by yoga with Reed Bratches, MPH student.

Friday 4/5 - Climate Change: Climate Change Panel & Discussion
Time: 12pm - 1pm | Location: Haldeman Center 041 (Kreindler Conference Room) | lunch from Tuk Tuk
“Like so many health threats, climate change is also expected to disproportionately impact already vulnerable populations such as the elderly, young children, families living in poverty and people with chronic diseases.”
Panel featuring Dr. Kathleen Bush of NH’s Department of Health and Human Services, Dr. Erich Ostenberg of Dartmouth’s Earth Sciences Department & Dickey Center for International Understanding, and Dr. Elizabeth Talbot of DHMC’s Infection Disease and International Health. Moderated by Dr. Robert McLellan, TDI professor and national leader in occupational and environmental medicine. 

Saturday 4/6 - Healthy Communities: Service Trip to Upper Valley Haven
Time: 9:30am - 11:30am | Location: Upper Valley Haven, 713 Hartford Ave, White River Junction, VT
“It’s clear: People’s health, longevity and well-being are connected to their  communities - the places we live, learn, work and play.”
Join us to cook a meal and help stock the food pantry. Rides will leave from Dewey Lot.

Email Nive Manohar at nivethitham.gr@dartmouth.edu for details or check out the Facebook event page.

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Feb
15
9:00 AM09:00

Behavioral Health Research Seminar: Mary Brunette, MD

Title: TBD

The Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center designates each seminar as an educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  

Learning Objectives:

1.  Participants will be able to discuss mental health services research methods.

2.  Participants will be able to use and interpret inferential and descriptive statistics. This will enable them to interpret statistical analysis presented in published research and to better interpret their own data.

3.  Participants will be able to describe current research trends through visiting speakers and a review of literature. This will enable researchers to remain innovative and current in their projects.

4.  Participants will be able to maintain high standards of quality, adherence to protocols, and high standards of data acquisition by learning to evaluate research proposals, solve common implementation problems, keep projects on schedule, plan and carry out data analysis and dissemination activities.

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Feb
6
12:00 PM12:00

Short and Sweet: The Measurement and Epidemiology of Added Sugars/Sugars-sweetened Beverage

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Kirsten Herrick, PhD, MSc
Senior Service Fellow, CDC
NHANES (National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey)

 Bio: Dr. Herrick conducts analyses with NHANES data on nutrition topics including anthropometry, obesity, dietary intake and nutritional biochemistries. She works closely with the NHANES Nutrition Monitoring Advisor, as well as collaborates with other researchers within NCHS (National Center for Health Statistics). She participates in planning research projects, merging analytic datasets, conducting data analysis, producing NCHS reports, publishing NHANES findings in scientific journals, and presenting NHANES data at professional meetings. 

Dr. Herrick received her BA in Biochemistry and Psychology from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, her MSc in Public Health Nutrition from the University of London, and her PhD Nutrition and Health Sciences from Emory University.

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Jan
25
9:00 AM09:00

Behavioral Health Research Seminar: Diane Gilbert-Diamond, ScD

Title: M-health lifestyle interventions for adolescents with serious emotional disturbance - development and implementation

The Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center designates each seminar as an educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  

Learning Objectives:

1.  Participants will be able to discuss mental health services research methods.

2.  Participants will be able to use and interpret inferential and descriptive statistics. This will enable them to interpret statistical analysis presented in published research and to better interpret their own data.

3.  Participants will be able to describe current research trends through visiting speakers and a review of literature. This will enable researchers to remain innovative and current in their projects.

4.  Participants will be able to maintain high standards of quality, adherence to protocols, and high standards of data acquisition by learning to evaluate research proposals, solve common implementation problems, keep projects on schedule, plan and carry out data analysis and dissemination activities.

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Jan
18
9:00 AM09:00

Behavioral Health Research Seminar: John A. Batsis, MD, FACP, AGSF

Title: TBD

The Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center designates each seminar as an educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  

Learning Objectives:

1.  Participants will be able to discuss mental health services research methods.

2.  Participants will be able to use and interpret inferential and descriptive statistics. This will enable them to interpret statistical analysis presented in published research and to better interpret their own data.

3.  Participants will be able to describe current research trends through visiting speakers and a review of literature. This will enable researchers to remain innovative and current in their projects.

4.  Participants will be able to maintain high standards of quality, adherence to protocols, and high standards of data acquisition by learning to evaluate research proposals, solve common implementation problems, keep projects on schedule, plan and carry out data analysis and dissemination activities.

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Jan
11
9:00 AM09:00

Behavioral Health Research Seminar: Catherine Stanger, PhD

Title: On Track: Using incentives to increase physical activity among adolescents with obesity - A SYNERGY pilot study

The Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center designates each seminar as an educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  

Learning Objectives:

1.  Participants will be able to discuss mental health services research methods.

2.  Participants will be able to use and interpret inferential and descriptive statistics. This will enable them to interpret statistical analysis presented in published research and to better interpret their own data.

3.  Participants will be able to describe current research trends through visiting speakers and a review of literature. This will enable researchers to remain innovative and current in their projects.

4.  Participants will be able to maintain high standards of quality, adherence to protocols, and high standards of data acquisition by learning to evaluate research proposals, solve common implementation problems, keep projects on schedule, plan and carry out data analysis and dissemination activities.

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Jan
4
9:00 AM09:00

Behavioral Health Research Seminar: Andrea Meier, MS, LADC, LCMHC

Title: Implementation of a New Hampshire community-initiated response to the national opioid crisis: A mixed method process evaluation of the Safe Station program

The Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center designates each seminar as an educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  

Learning Objectives:

1.  Participants will be able to discuss mental health services research methods.

2.  Participants will be able to use and interpret inferential and descriptive statistics. This will enable them to interpret statistical analysis presented in published research and to better interpret their own data.

3.  Participants will be able to describe current research trends through visiting speakers and a review of literature. This will enable researchers to remain innovative and current in their projects.

4.  Participants will be able to maintain high standards of quality, adherence to protocols, and high standards of data acquisition by learning to evaluate research proposals, solve common implementation problems, keep projects on schedule, plan and carry out data analysis and dissemination activities.

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Dec
21
9:00 AM09:00

Behavioral Health Research Seminar: Sarah Lord, PhD and Daisy Goodman, CNM, DNP, MPH

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Daisy Goodman, CNM, DNP, MPH

Daisy Goodman, CNM, DNP, MPH

Title: Comparative effectiveness of integrated vs. referral-based care for pregnant women with opioid use disorder - Initiating a large, PCORI-funded project

The Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center designates each seminar as an educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  

Learning Objectives:

1.  Participants will be able to discuss mental health services research methods.

2.  Participants will be able to use and interpret inferential and descriptive statistics. This will enable them to interpret statistical analysis presented in published research and to better interpret their own data.

3.  Participants will be able to describe current research trends through visiting speakers and a review of literature. This will enable researchers to remain innovative and current in their projects.

4.  Participants will be able to maintain high standards of quality, adherence to protocols, and high standards of data acquisition by learning to evaluate research proposals, solve common implementation problems, keep projects on schedule, plan and carry out data analysis and dissemination activities.

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Nov
30
9:00 AM09:00

Behavioral Health Research Seminar: Kelly Aschbrenner, PhD

Title: M-health lifestyle interventions for adolescents with serious emotional disturbance - development and implementation

The Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center designates each seminar as an educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  

Learning Objectives:

1.  Participants will be able to discuss mental health services research methods.

2.  Participants will be able to use and interpret inferential and descriptive statistics. This will enable them to interpret statistical analysis presented in published research and to better interpret their own data.

3.  Participants will be able to describe current research trends through visiting speakers and a review of literature. This will enable researchers to remain innovative and current in their projects.

4.  Participants will be able to maintain high standards of quality, adherence to protocols, and high standards of data acquisition by learning to evaluate research proposals, solve common implementation problems, keep projects on schedule, plan and carry out data analysis and dissemination activities.

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Nov
19
1:00 PM13:00

NH DHHS Listening Session for State Plan on Aging

As part of a statewide effort to understand the needs of older adults, the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services’ (DHHS), Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services (BEAS) and the State Plan on Aging (SPOA) Planning Committee are seeking public input that will guide and inform the next four-year State Plan on Aging.

Listening sessions will run through December 7. Many senior and community centers will host the sessions immediately following the congregate meal to make it easier for older adults to attend. If accommodations are needed for communication access such as interpreters, CART (captioning), assistive listening devices, or other auxiliary aids and/or services, please contact Kim Hillson at 603-271-9215 or Kimberly.Hillson@dhhs.nh.gov 5 business days before the listening session. At least 5 business days advance notice is requested in order to assure availability; requests made fewer than 5 days prior to the event will attempt to be accommodated but cannot be guaranteed.   

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Nov
7
12:00 PM12:00

Cancer Control Program Behavioral Research Meeting: Courtney Stevens, PhD

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Speaker:
Courtney Stevens, PhD
Instructor of Psychiatry
T32 Postdoctoral Fellow
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Title: "Energy balance in cancer survivorship - possible directions for an NCI career development award."

Location: Rubin 852

PLEASE NOTE: A light lunch is provided on a first-come basis. 

IF you are planning to attend, please respond to Andrea.M.Gilbert@dartmouth.edu

If you are attending by WebEx, please RSVP to Andrea as we need to update our attendance.

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Nov
2
1:00 PM13:00

Leadership Preventive Medicine Residency will host a Grand Rounds

The Leadership Preventive Medicine Residency will host a Grand Rounds talk with Anna Thomas, MPH - Director of the Manchester Health Department.

Presentation title: Building Community Resilience One Neighborhood at a Time. 

Description:  Science is teaching us that where we live, work, learn, play and pray matters. We are also learning more about adverse childhood experiences/adverse community environments and their influence on health. As New Hampshire’s largest community and biggest City north of Boston, come hear about how a local public health department is striving to build its City’s resilience one neighborhood and school at a time.

 To watch this Leadership Preventive Medicine Grand Rounds presentation Live online, go tohttp://med.dartmouth- hitchcock.org/education/lpmr_grandrounds.html

The session will also be archived on the LPMR website at:  http://med.dartmouth-hitchcock.org/education/lpmr_grandrounds.html

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Nov
2
9:00 AM09:00

Behavioral Health Research Seminar: Cynthia Bianco, MS and Sarah Pratt, PhD

Title: Electronic cigarette use among people with serious mental illness - prevalence and impact on smoking cessation

The Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center designates each seminar as an educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  

Learning Objectives:

1.  Participants will be able to discuss mental health services research methods.

2.  Participants will be able to use and interpret inferential and descriptive statistics. This will enable them to interpret statistical analysis presented in published research and to better interpret their own data.

3.  Participants will be able to describe current research trends through visiting speakers and a review of literature. This will enable researchers to remain innovative and current in their projects.

4.  Participants will be able to maintain high standards of quality, adherence to protocols, and high standards of data acquisition by learning to evaluate research proposals, solve common implementation problems, keep projects on schedule, plan and carry out data analysis and dissemination activities.

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Oct
31
12:00 PM12:00

Cancer Control Behavioral Research and Behavioral Health Research Seminar

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Speakers:      
James Sargent, MD
Suzanne Tanski, MD
Members of the PATH Study Research Group

Title: " Cigarettes, e-cigarettes, marijuana and health outcomes in a US national longitudinal study”

PLEASE NOTE: A light lunch is provided on a first-come basis. 

IF you are planning to attend, please respond to Andrea.M.Gilbert@dartmouth.edu

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Oct
26
9:00 AM09:00

Center for Technology and Behavioral Health Seminar: Erin L. Winstanley, PhD

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Title: Preliminary Results from a Brief Point-of-Prescription Intervention to Improve Appropriate Use of Opioids 

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About the Presentation: Dr. Winstanley will be presenting on the development and testing of a brief intervention to improve the safe use, storage and disposal of prescription opioids. The intervention occurred at the point-of-prescription in the hospital and was delivered by a Student Pharmacist; web-based information and scripted counseling was delivered as part of the intervention. The presentation will include content on 1) measurement of non-medical use of prescription opioids, 2) results from the website testing phase and 3) preliminary follow-up outcomes.

About the Presenter:  Dr. Winstanley is an Associate Professor at West Virginia University, Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry. Dr. Winstanley received her doctoral degree from The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and she has over 18 years of experience as a behavioral health services researcher. Dr. Winstanley has received funding from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA), as well as local foundations and state agencies. Her current research is focused on reducing the morbidity and mortality associated with the opioid epidemic, as well as the use of technology to improve access and quality of behavioral health services.

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Oct
24
8:30 AM08:30

Team Up, Take Action: A Conference on Partnering for Health Equity

Join colleagues from New Hampshire and Vermont for the third year of Team Up Take Action, a conference aimed at cultivating shared learning among public health, health care, and social service sector professionals in order to advance health equity. Health equity is about removing obstacles to health such as discrimination and inadequate access to employment, fair pay, quality education and housing, safe environments and health care. The conference was developed in response to a growing recognition that to truly build health equity an interdisciplinary, coordinated, cross-sector approach is necessary. Team Up Take Action convenes public health, healthcare, and human and social service professionals to build bridges, understand each other's perspectives and learn best practices in cross-sector partnership and teamwork.

Keynote Speaker: Kevin Barnett, DrPH -  "Transformation, Transparency, and the Imperative for Alignment"

For more information and to register, click here.

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Oct
11
to Oct 12

6th Annual Vermont Center on Behavior & Health Conference - The U.S. Opioid Epidemic: The Need for Innovation and Greater Treatment Capacity

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The 6th Annual VCBH Conference will focus on the nation’s opioid epidemic, improving access to treatment, and effective pain/addiction management. These topics are among the major priorities of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the National Institutes of Health. Scholars from leading universities and medical centers will share their research and knowledge throughout the 2-day program. This year’s keynote speaker is Sharon Walsh, Ph.D., Director of the Center on Drug and Alcohol Research, and Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Walsh focuses her research on pharmacological issues in opioid dependence and assessing novel treatments for opioid withdrawal.

For conference program, registration and hotel links, please visit our conference webpage.

Can’t attend the conference? Watch it LIVE here.

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Sep
28
8:00 AM08:00

Tenth Annual C. Everett Koop, MD Tobacco Treatment Conference: It's Not Just Cigarettes Anymore

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Tenth Annual C. Everett Koop, MD Tobacco Treatment Conference: It’s Not Just Cigarettes Anymore

Tobacco use in the population has changed dramatically with many novel products entering the market in the past few years. Cigarettes remain the most commonly used product among adults – and the most deadly. In addition to potentially lower-harm tobacco products, like electronic cigarettes, we face more use of other combusted products like marijuana – especially in states where recreational use is legal. In the clinic or ambulatory setting, we struggle to deliver advice to the many constellations of tobacco and marijuana use. The Tenth Annual Koop Conference will embrace the complexity of these issues by addressing many different aspects of inhaled use of substances.

Learning Outcome
At the conclusion of this learning activity, the participant will be able to discuss at least three recent changes in evidence-based care of individuals who use tobacco, tobacco products, or marijuana.

Target Audience
Physicians, dentists, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, addiction specialists, social workers, respiratory therapists, pharmacists, dental assistants, tobacco treatment specialists, educators, students and all clinicians who work with tobacco users.

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Sep
14
9:00 AM09:00

Community Engaged Research Cafe

This is an event to bring Dartmouth health care researchers and community members together to discuss what health challenges are important in our communities and how researchers and community members can work together to find solutions.

Join this interactive gathering to meet others interested in community engaged research, discuss lessons learned, challenges and opportunities for collaboration.

There is no cost to attend. 

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Jul
18
12:00 PM12:00

Cancer Control Program Behavioral Research Meeting: Dr. Sarah Pratt

Title: " Evaluating E-cigarette Substitution in Chronic Smokers with Serious Mental Illness: Update on a Clinical Trial"

Dr. Sarah Pratt has been at Dartmouth since 1999 when she completed a clinical internship, followed by a one-year research and clinical post-doctoral fellowship.  Her research interests and expertise primarily involve the development of interventions for people with serious mental illness aimed at enhancing health, symptom self-management, community functioning, quality of life, and fitness, as well as studies to evaluate integrated models of physical and mental health care, and assessment of In SHAPE, a fitness promotion program for people with serious mental illness.  She also has conducted smoking cessation research for the past 10 years, serving as Site PI on a randomized controlled trial of Chantix and as Co-PI on a large, statewide study that assessed the use of incentives to encourage smoking cessation among Medicaid recipients with SMI.  In the course of this work, she developed an interest in research on electronic cigarettes.  One of her two currently funded R01s is evaluating the appeal and impact of electronic cigarettes among chronic smokers with SMI who have been unable to quit smoking.

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PLEASE NOTE: A light lunch is provided on a first-come basis. 

IF you are planning to attend, please respond to Andrea.M.Gilbert@dartmouth.edu

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Jun
13
6:30 PM18:30

The Magnitude of the Opioid Crisis in New Hampshire: Barriers and treatment for patients with substance use disorder

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Hosted by The Mascoma Community Health Center in Canaan, NH.

Our guest speaker will be Peter Mason, MD, Family Medicine Physician, who has been practicing in Lebanon since 1981. Dr. Mason is an Assistant Professor of Community and Family Medicine at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and has provided medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder in the Upper Valley since 2005.

We hope you can join us for an engaging talk on the Opioid Crisis in NH.

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Jun
5
8:00 AM08:00

Psychiatry Grand Rounds: Kelly Aschbrenner, PhD

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Title:  Early Intervention with Mobile Health Coaching and Peer Support to Address Health Risks Among Young People with Serious Mental Illness

 Dr. Aschbrenner is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Adjunct Assistant Professor of the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. She is also Co-PI on the Core Research Project for the HPRCD.

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Jun
1
12:00 PM12:00

Leadership Preventive Medicine Residency Quality Improvement Practicum Projects

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The Leadership Preventive Medicine Residency will be celebrating the Quality Improvement Practicum Projects of our upcoming 2018 graduates, with a Poster Fair of their projects on Friday, June 1st between 12-1:00pm.  It will be located in the foyer, 4th floor of Williamson and Rubin buildings.  Food will be served.  We hope you will stop by to visit the great work of our physician trainees.

Luke Barré, MD – Rheumatology Fellow: “Improving Gout Management in Primary Care: The Gout Gap”

Megan Gallagher, MD – Infectious Disease: “Improving Early Sepsis Detection and the Best Practice Alert for Sepsis Management”

Julia MacCallum, MD – OB/GYN:  “Improving brief intervention and referral to treatment for substance use in the prenatal period”

Kate MacMillan, MD – Pediatrics: “Improving Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Care through a Patient and Family Centered Assessment Tool”

Saumya Saini, MD – Endocrinology: “Improving the Care for Patients with Thyroid Cancer by Increasing Adherence to Clinical Practice Guidelines”

Hillary Spencer, MD – Pediatrics: “Improving identification and documentation of SDH in GAP”

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May
31
3:00 PM15:00

JUULs in Schools: A Panel Discussion about E-cigarette Use and Vaping among Vermont Teens

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Join us on May 31, World No Tobacco Day, for a presentation and panel discussion on the use of JUUL — the e-cigarette brand — among youth in Vermont schools. Hear from students, school faculty members and health officials, including Health Commissioner Mark Levine, MD, about the increasing popularity of e-cigarettes and vaping among students, and strategies for protecting our youth from addiction and harm caused by nicotine.

JUUL is a small, easily concealed device, often resembling a flash drive, that delivers a high dose of nicotine. A single “pod” can have the nicotine equivalent of an entire pack of cigarettes. Nicotine is a highly addictive substance that can harm adolescent brain development.

According to the Vermont Youth Risk Behavior Survey, about a third of high school students, including nearly 45 percent of 12th graders have ever used an electronic vapor device.

Watch Online via Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/HealthVermont

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May
30
2:00 PM14:00

ASTHO-PRC Ask the Experts: Mental and Public Health Integration

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Expert panelists from University of Washington Prevention Research Center, Dartmouth University Prevention Research Center, Nevada Department of Health and Human Services will address the intersection of community-based research, policy development and program implementation related to integrating mental and public health. Upon registration, participants will have the opportunity to submit questions for the panelists to address. 

CDC supports 26 Prevention Research Centers (PRCs) connected with accredited schools of public health or schools of medicine to conduct prevention research. These centers also partner with community stakeholders to translate the research into effective programs and other strategies to support national and state initiatives to improve public health.  

Featuring:
Stephen Bartels, MD, MS, Co-Principal Investigator, Health Promotion Research Center at Dartmouth
Julie Kotchevar, PhD, Deputy Director, Nevada Department of Health and Human Services
Lesley Steinman, MPH, MSW, Research Scientist, University of Washington Health Promotion Research Center

OBJECTIVES:

  • Facilitate discussion between public health professionals and public health experts.
  • Identify strategies for reducing stigma associated with mental and behavioral health.
  • Understand how public health can integrate with mental and behavioral health.
  • Learn how state health departments can partner with PRCs to implement and adapt public health programs for people with mental health illness.
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May
24
11:00 AM11:00

HPRCD Obesity Research Think Tank

We host monthly obesity research think tanks as an opportunity for Dartmouth researchers and their collaborators to discuss current issues related to their grant applications. At these meetings we offer technical assistance and facilitate new connections. Researchers can bring a question, talk about a need, or bring the aims of their next grant. We focus on helping attendees think through what they need to move their work forward.

Meetings are located in Café B at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. See the map for directions: http://www.dartmouth-hitchcock.org/documents/level_2.pdf

We also offer a WebEx option for attendees to join us from a remote location. To request information about how to attend through WebEx, please email us at: Health.Promotion.Research.Center@Dartmouth.Edu with the word WebEx in the subject line.

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May
23
12:00 PM12:00

Cancer Control Program Behavioral Research Meeting: Mary Brunette, MD

  • Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, L2B (map)
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Title: “Randomized trial of smoking cessation interventions for Medicaid beneficiaries - do incentives and  intervention intensity matter?”

Location: DHMC L2B

PLEASE NOTE: A light lunch is provided on a first-come basis. 
IF you are planning to attend, please respond to Andrea.M.Gilbert@dartmouth.edu

 

Mary Brunette, MD Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Mary Brunette, MD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

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