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Can Exercise Improve Your BRAIN??

Can Exercise Improve Your BRAIN??

Can Exercise Improve Your BRAIN?? By Nick Norwitz ’18 In our workaholic society, there exists a prevalent misconception: time spent taking care of one’s self is productive time lost. Ironically, this misconception is perhaps most pervasive in institutes of higher education. If you are not a student who would procrastinate […]

 
 

Dinner with a Doc: The Kapadia Family

Dinner with a Doc: The Kapadia Family

At our most recent Dinner With a Doc event, we were fortunate enough to gain insight into what a “family in medicine” looks like. Our guests included Dr. Nirav Kapadia, a Dartmouth 03′, radiation oncologist, and the director of clinical outreach at the Norris Cotton Cancer Center in St. Johnsbury, […]

 
 

NSS Community Health Panel

NSS Community Health Panel

Fifteen students on campus met with Dr. Peter Mason, Dr. Jessie Reynolds, and Geisel Student Emily Dollar to talk about their work as physicians who have realized that medicine is only 15% of healthcare. All three of the panelists are passionate about being the trusting and guiding person that will […]

 
 

Ice Cream Social with Geisel Medical Students

Ice Cream Social with Geisel Medical Students

On July 25, 2016, NSS hosted an ice cream social with Geisel Medical Students. Undergraduates and medical students mingled and talked over Ben and Jerry’s.

 
 

Dinner with Dr. Witters

Dinner with Dr. Witters

Dinner with Dr. Witters On Sunday, August 7, Pooja Sikka 18 and Jennifer Zhao 18 of the NSS Executive Committee held a special edition of Dinner with a Doc: dinner with NSS’s faculty advisor, Dr. Lee Witters. Dr. Witters has had an extensive career, which includes practicing endocrinology and internal […]

 
 

Dinner with Dr. Michelle Russell

Dinner with Dr. Michelle Russell

On Tuesday, May 17th, the NSS Executive Committee hosted Dr. Michelle Russell for a “Dinner with a Doc” and discussion. Dr. Russell works in obstetrics and maternal-fetal medicine at DHMC and was able to provide great insight into her job on a day to day basis as well as giving […]

 
 

Dinner Honoring Dr. Witters and Dr. O’Connell a Wonderful Event

Dinner Honoring Dr. Witters and Dr. O’Connell a Wonderful Event

Last Thursday, over 160 undergraduates, Geisel students, and members of the community gathered in Collis Commonground to honor Professor Lee A. Witters and Dr. James O’Connell. Dr. Witters is the Eugene W. Leonard 1921 Professor of Medicine & Biochemistry, and Professor of Biological Sciences at Dartmouth College. Dr. Witters has […]

 
 

NSS Dinner: Geisel Students Jess Rush and Kristine Torres-Lockhart

NSS Dinner: Geisel Students Jess Rush and Kristine Torres-Lockhart

Jess Rush and Kristine Torres-Lockhart, both Dartmouth ’10s and Geisel ’16s, made time in their busy schedules to come and chat with Dartmouth undergrads. Jess and Kristine had extremely different paths to medicine, and they were both able to provide very nuanced and insightful advice and reflections to the members […]

 
 

Why Do We Feel Awful When We’re Sick?

Why Do We Feel Awful When We're Sick?

Why Do We Feel Awful When We’re Sick? Jennifer Zhao ’18 A new study in Science has uncovered a molecular mechanism that explains why sick people experience foggy heads and fatigue, which scientists have collectively described as “sickness behavior.” While our body diverts energy to fight pathogens, our immune cells […]

 
 

Dartmouth Dimensions: NSS at the Student Activities Fair

Dartmouth Dimensions: NSS at the Student Activities Fair

On April 18th, the Nathan Smith Society hosted a booth at the Student Activities Fair as part of Dartmouth Dimensions for newly admitted students of the Class of 2020. Shown to the left is Nick Norwitz ’18, of the NSS discussing pre-med classes with a prospective student!