Dartmouth Leads Action to Reduce Binge Drinking (Associated Press)

Dartmouth College is leading a national initiative to reduce binge drinking by using the same approach its president once used to treat tuberculosis in Peru: a learning collaborative focused on measuring what works in one place and sharing it elsewhere. Thirteen other colleges and universities have signed on to the project that President Jim Yong Kim announced Monday, May 2, but officials expect to increase the total to about 20 before it gets under way in June. The project will bring together teams from each campus three times in 18 months to share their experiences and help one another test strategies back home.

Read the full story, written the Associated Press and published by seattlepi.com on 05/02/11.