“Lisa was an exceptional educator, mentor, collaborator, and communicator. Her contributions to The Dartmouth Institute and to the field of medicine were numerous and invaluable.”
The Dartmouth Institute Honors the Legacy of Professor Lisa Schwartz
Her pioneering research helped improve the communication of medical information to physicians, policymakers, media, and the public
Lisa Schwartz, MD, MS, a professor of The Dartmouth Institute and of Community and Family Medicine at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth passed away on November 29 after a lengthy illness. Dr. Schwartz’s innovative research in medicine in the media, the science of effective risk communication, overdiagnosis, prescription drugs, and the marketing of medicine—done in conjunction with her husband and research partner Professor Steven Woloshin—is internationally renowned. As the co-director, along with Dr. Woloshin, of the Center for Medicine and Media at The Dartmouth Institute, she worked tirelessly to improve the communication of medical evidence to clinicians, journalists, policymakers, and the public.
POSTED 12/3/2018 AT 01:53 PM IN