Ethan Berke, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Community & Family Medicine and of The Dartmouth Institute

Adjunct Associate Professor of Geography, Dartmouth College
Director of Primary Care, Northern Region, and Population Health Innovation

Director, Prevention Research at Dartmouth

Ethan Berke, MD, MPH



(603) 650-6671


  • MPH, University of Washington, 2006
  • MD, Albany Medical College, 1995
  • BS, University of Vermont, 1991

Primary Contact

Nancy Solis
(603) 650-6671

Curriculum Vitae

Ethan Berke, CV


Norris Cotton Cancer Center
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center

Areas of Expertise

Spatial Epidemiology
Population Health
Social Determinants of Health
Medical Geography

Published Research

Built environment change: a framework to support health-enhancing behaviour through environmental policy and health research
J Epidemiol Community Health., Jan. 23, 2014;doi: 10.1136/jech-2012-201417: [Epub ahead of print]
Business list vs ground observation for measuring a food environment: saving time or waste of time (or worse)?
J Acad Nutr Diet. , Oct. 2013;113(10): 1332-9
Does neighborhood walkability moderate the effects of intrapersonal characteristics on amount of walking in post-menopausal women?
Health Place., May 2013;21: 39-45 A comparison of individual versus community influences on youth smoking behaviours: a cross-sectional observational study.
BMJ, Sept. 2012;2(5):
End-Of-Life Care For Medicare Beneficiaries With Cancer Is Highly Intensive Overall And Varies Widely
Health Affairs, April 2012;Vol. 31, No. 4: 786-796
Predictors of tobacco outlet density nationwide: a geographic analysis.
Tob Control, Apr. 2012;Epub ahead of print:
Objective measurement of sociability and activity: mobile sensing in the community.
Ann Fam Med., Jul. 2011;;9(4): 344-50
Alcohol retail density and demographic predictors of health disparities: a geographic analysis.
Am J Public Health. , Oct. 2010;100(10): 1967-71
Density estimation and adaptive bandwidths: a primer for public health practitioners.
Int J Health Geogr., Jul. 2010;9: 39
Breast cancer stage at diagnosis and geographic access to mammography screening (New Hampshire, 1998-2004).
Rural Remote Health., Apr. 2010;10(2): 1361

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In the Media

Bringing Care to the Kids: Health Hub School-Based Clinics a 20-Year Success Story Valley News, May 11, 2014 »

Walkable neighborhoods tied to lower diabetes risk Reuters, September 25, 2012 »

Behind a Pine Grove in Lebanon Valley News, November 16, 2012 »

New Technology Helps Doctors Link a Patient’s Location to Illness and Treatment The Washington Post, February 4, 2013 »