Dartmouth Institute faculty include physicians, epidemiologists, psychologists, sociologists, economists, medical geographers, statisticians, and other specialists. They are researchers, educators, mentors, and practicing health professionals. Their primary concerns are studying and improving health care and health care delivery, and training the next generation of leaders in those fields.
Rachel Thompson, PhD BPsySc (Hons) Rachel Thompson has a background in health psychology and conducts applied research to enhance provider-patient communication; facilitate shared decision-making; support providers to understand and respond to the needs and preferences of patients; and strengthen the patient voice in the design and evaluation of health services, clinical trials, and health care guidelines and policies. Faculty Directory »
A. James O’Malley, PhD My methodological research interests have centered on the design and analysis of medical device clinical trials, multivariate-hierarchical modeling, causal inference and social network analysis. I have developed novel statistical methods, often involving novel use of Bayesian statistics, to solve important methodological and applied problems in health policy and health services research, including... Faculty Directory »
Anna Adachi-Mejia, PhD The promotion of physical activity, healthy eating, & healthy sleep habits The role of youth extracurricular activities in cancer prevention Afterschool & community interventions to promote rural health Obesity & tobacco prevention Environmental influences on youth cancer risk behaviors Rural underserved populations Survey research methods Quality of life measurement... Faculty Directory »