Ohler Community Health Lecture

John H. Ohler, MD, Community Health Lecture for Health Care Professionals and the Public

We host this annual free lecture for members of the community. Our speakers address contemporary topics in health care. The New London Hospital (NLH) medical staff decides on speakers and topics. A recognized expert in the field delivers each lecture.

7th Annual John H. Ohler, MD Community Health Lecture

COVID-19: Where are we going, where have we been, and what have we learned along the way?

NLH proudly presented the 7th Annual John H. Ohler, MD Community Health Lecture with Dr. Michael Calderwood, Associate Chief Quality Officer and Regional Hospital Epidemiologist at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center on Tuesday, February 2, 2021. The virtual presentation is now available for viewing.

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Past lectures

  • 2019: “Changing the Culture of Mental Illness: It’s Way Past Time”

    Presented by John Broderick, Senior Director of External Affairs at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and Clinics and former Chief Justice of the NH Supreme Court

  • 2018: “What Could Healthcare Look Like in 10 Years?”

    Presented by Joanne Conroy, MD, Dartmouth Health CEO and President

  • 2017: “Less Medicine, More Health: 7 Assumptions That Drive Too Much Medical Care”

    Presented by H. Gilbert Welch, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine, Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice

  • 2016: “Infectious Disease Outbreaks, Epidemics, and Pandemics in the Headlines: A New Era of Global Health Biosecurity”

    Presented by Dr. Elizabeth A. Talbot, Infectious Disease Specialist at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and Clinics

  • 2015: “The Benefits of Investing in Hospice and Palliative Care”

    Presented by Dr. David Currow, Director of Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center’s new Center for Palliative and Hospice Care

  • 2014: “Dietary Impact on Health: Understanding the Magic of the Mediterranean Diet”

    Presented by Dr. Andrew Torkelson, Cardiologist

To learn more or to make a donation to support the series email development@newlondonhospital.org or call 603-526-5322.