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
Norris Cotton Cancer Center
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
Areas of Expertise
Social Determinants of Health
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
Geographic Information Systems (GIS): Recognizing the Importance of Place in Primary Care Research and Practice
The Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, January/February 2010; 23:9-12
In the Media
"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 »