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Dartmouth's response to the Haiti earthquake disaster

Dartmouth medical team reports from Haiti

Dr. Rajan Gupta
Dr. Rajan Gupta
Rachel Allen RN, BSN
Rachel Allen RN, BSN
Dr. Jim Geiling
Dr. Jim Geiling

Dartmouth's medical teams, made up of doctors and nurses from Dartmouth-Hithcock Medical Center, Dartmouth Medical School, and the VA Medical Center in White River Jct., VT, are reporting regularly from Haiti on the teams' efforts there. Click the audio players below to hear audio of media briefings and other reports.

Media briefing Monday, Jan. 25, 2010 via telephone from Port-au-Prince, Haiti

On Monday, Jan. 25, Jim Geiling MD, Chief of Medical Services at the VA Medical Center in White River Jct., VT and associate professor at Dartmouth Medical School, briefed the media on his team’s work in Port-au-Prince. Dr. Geiling was joined in the briefing by Rachel Allen RN, BSN, a nurse at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. | Transcript (88 kb PDF file)

Media briefing Friday, Jan. 22, 2010 via telephone from Hinche, Haiti

Dr. Rajan Gupta of DHMC, leader of Dartmouth Team One; and Dr. Jim Geiling, chief of medical services at the VA Medical Center and leader of Dartmouth Team Two, briefed the media Friday, Jan. 22. The briefing also includes Dr. Robert M. Gougelet, director of the New England Center for Emergency Preparedness at Dartmouth Medical School; and Molly Bode, Presidential Fellow in Global Studies & Higher Education at Dartmouth who is coordinating Dartmouth's response to the Haiti disaster. |  Transcript (80 kb PDF file)

Media briefing Thursday, Jan. 21, 2010 via telephone from Hinche, Haiti

Dr. Rajan Gupta of DHMC, leader of Dartmouth Team One, spoke with the media Thursday with an update on Team One's work since arriving in Haiti on Jan. 17. | Transcript (84 kb PDF file)

Monday, Jan. 18 2010 via telephone from Hinche, Haiti

Dr. Rajan Gupta, head of the first group of Dartmouth and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center medical personnel to travel to the island, reported Monday on what the group found when they arrived and the current state of the response to the disaster. | Transcript (32kb PDF)

Last Updated: 1/25/10