Press Releases

For Perinatal Women, The Recipe for Overcoming Addiction Includes Good Food
Featuring: Deirdre Martinez Meehan, MPH; New England Public Health Training Center
September 21, 2017

Smartphone App May Help Manage Mental Illness
Featuring: Karen Fortuna, PhD
August 18, 2017

CDC Feature: Fitness for Mentally Ill Who Have Obesity
Featuring: Health Promotion Research Center at Dartmouth Core Research Project
July 13, 2017

National Public Health Week, April 3-9
August 16, 2017

Program to Train Doctors to Stop Patients Abusing Drugs
Featuring: Kristina Fjeld-Sparks, MPH
February 18, 2017

Learning over Lunch
Featuring: Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth students Emily Dollar and Emily Georges
February 13, 2017

Improving Memory in Adults with Epilepsy
Featuring: Barbara Jobst, MD, FAAN
February 10, 2017

'Geriatric tsunami' carries elderly obesity
Featuring: John Batsis, MD
February 8, 2017

Review: ‘Alzheimer’s,’ an Urgent Look on PBS
Featuring: Stephen Bartels, MD, MS
January 24, 2017

Why more and more college students are finding mental health support online
Featuring: Kelly Aschbrenner, PhDJohn Naslund, MPH
January 20, 2017

Why are Americans with severe mental illness dying 25 years younger than their peers?
Featuring: Stephen Bartels, MD, MS
December 16, 2016

Silver Linings: Remote rehab -- Telehealth helps seniors recover in rural areas
Featuring: Stephen Bartels, MD, MS
December 10, 2016

An Apple a Day Won't Keep Doctors Away: Medical Students Engage in Nutrition
Featuring: Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth Students
December 1, 2016

Obese citizens going gray, an onslaught of health challenges follows them
Featuring: John Batsis, MD
November 27, 2016

Dartmouth SYNERGY: Improving Community Health Through Local Research Partnerships
Featuring: Stephen Bartels, MD, MSSally Kraft, MD, MPHSarah Pratt, PhD
November 7, 2016

Silver Linings: Issues of Aging in New Hampshire
Featuring: Stephen Bartels, MD, MS
November 7, 2016

Live Interview: Fighting Elderly Obesity
Featuring: John Batsis, MD
October 25, 2016

Q&A With Anna Adachi-Mejia, Director of Dartmouth’s Health Promotion Research Center
Featuring: Anna Adachi-Mejia, PhD
October 15, 2016

D-H Responds to Alarming Increase of Obesity in Elderly Patients
Featuring: John Batsis, MD
September 27, 2016

Diet and Exercise May Improve Physical Function and Quality of Life in Older Obese Adults
Featuring: John Batsis, MD
September 19, 2016

Dartmouth Study Uses Peer Support, Mobile Technology, and Social Media to Improve Fitness in Young Adults with Serious Mental Illness 
Featuring: Kelly Aschbrenner, PhD
September 14, 2016

City of Manchester: 2016 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Prize Winner 
Featuring: Anna Thomas, MPH
September 14, 2016

For Women, Barriers to Physical Activity Can Vary by Weight
Featuring: Anna Adachi-Mejia, PhD
May 31, 2016

SYNERGY Announces 2016 Community Engagement Research Pilot Grant Awards
Featuring: Sarah Pratt, PhD
May 18, 2016

TV Ads for Unhealthy Fast Food Are Targeting our Children
Featuring: Jennifer Emond, PhD
April 10, 2016

Dartmouth Research Aims to Reduce Cardiovascular Risk for People with Mental Illness
Featuring: Stephen Bartels, MD, MS; Sarah Pratt, PhD; Anna Adachi-Mejia, PhD
April 1, 2016

Could Social Media be a Game-Changer for People with Serious Mental Illness?
Featuring: John Naslund, MPH
March 3, 2016

Would You Tell the World You Have Schizophrenia on YouTube?
Featuring: John Naslund, MPH
January 27, 2016

Health Through the Lens of Native American Communities
Featuring: Anna Adachi-Mejia, PhD
November 17, 2015

Can Digital Health Tools Help Schizophrenia Patients Manage Chronic Conditions?
Featuring: Stephen Bartels, MD, MS
November 17, 2015

Dartmouth Centers for Health and Aging Pioneers Research on a Novel Approach to Integrated Behavioral Health Delivery With Wellframe's Mobile Platform
Featuring: Stephen Bartels, MD, MS; Karen Fortuna, PhD, MSW
November 17, 2015

Early Use of Palliative Care in Cancer Improves Patients’ Lives, Outcomes for Caregivers
Featuring: Kathleen Lyons, ScD, OTR/L
April 15, 2015

A ‘Tsunami’ of Depression
Featuring: Stephen Bartels, MD, MS
December 30, 2014

Health Coaching Coupled with Gym Membership Works Best for Obese People with Serious Mental Illness
Featuring: Stephen Bartels, MD, MS
December 16, 2014

YouTube as Peer Support for Severe Mental Illness
Featuring: John Naslund, MPH
October 17, 2014

Coached Activities Help Preteen Health
Featuring: Anna Adachi-Mejia, PhD
August 4, 2014

Dartmouth Researchers Study Technology to Restore Memory Function
Featuring: Barbara Jobst, MD, FAAN
July 15, 2014

Turn off Lights and Screens for Better Sleep and Happier Parents
Featuring: Anna Adachi-Mejia, PhD
July 1, 2014

Tweens Who Plan Sports Less Likely to Smoke
Featuring: Anna Adachi-Mejia, PhD
May 16, 2014

Surprise Findings on a Weighty Matter
Featuring: John Batsis, MD, FACP
March 17, 2014

Bedroom TVs and Youth Obesity
Featuring: Anna Adachi-Mejia, PhD; Auden McClure, MD, MPH; Diane Gilbert-Diamond, ScD
March 4, 2014

Kids Identify Factors for Healthy Living
Featuring: Anna Adachi-Mejia, PhD
November 11, 2013