Sad News of the Death of Madalyn Cimino, Geisel’s Former Registrar and First Female Administrative Officer

Posted: March 10th, 2015 by Hannah M. Welch

Madalyn A. Cimino, a native of Cooperstown, N.Y and in 1972 the first woman to be named an Administrative Officer at Dartmouth Medical School, died Thursday morning, March 5, 2015, at Bassett Medical Center in Cooperstown. She was 82.

A native of Cooperstown, Madalyn moved to Albany where she was employed as an administrative assistant to the Neurologist-in-chief at Albany Medical College.

In 1972 she was named Registrar of Dartmouth Medical School. She served in this position for 25 years until retiring in 1997. At her retirement in July of 1997, the Dartmouth College Board of Trustees and Dartmouth Medical School honored Madalyn for her “distinctive personal and professional services to the Dartmouth Medical School community” by appointing her Registrar of Dartmouth Medical School Emerita.

Visit the Valley News to read Madalyn’s obituary….

Annual DHMC Employee and Volunteer Art Show

Posted: March 10th, 2015 by Hannah M. Welch

The DHMC Arts Program would like to invite Geisel faculty, staff and students to participate in the upcoming Annual DHMC Employee and Volunteer Art Show. The show will include paintings, sculpture, photography, textiles, and ceramics (and much more!) by the artists in the DHMC and Geisel communities and will be on display from April – June.

Submissions will be accepted at the Volunteer Services office on Level 2 of DHMC for the following dates and times. Please contact the Arts Program Coordinator, Marianne Barthel, with any questions at Marianne.L.Barthel@Hitchcock.Org or 603-650-6187.
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Memorial Service for Dr. Margo Krasnoff

Posted: March 10th, 2015 by Hannah M. Welch

Please join us on Saturday, March 21 at 1:00 p.m. at Rollins Chapel in Hanover, NH to remember Dr. Margo Krasnoff. The family requests that in lieu of flowers or gifts, monetary donations should be sent to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center to help establish and support an annual lecture given in Margo’s honor on the topics of nutrition and health. Checks should be made payable to “Dartmouth Hitchcock Health” and the words “Margo Krasnoff Fund” written in the memo line. Checks should be sent to DHMC c/o Michele Clark, 1 Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH 03756.

8th Annual Dartmouth Integrative Biology Symposium

Posted: March 3rd, 2015 by Hannah M. Welch

Please join us on April 21 & 22 for the 8th Annual Dartmouth Integrative Biology Symposium. The theme of this year’s symposium is epigenetics, and the purpose of the symposium is to make the research and medical communities aware of the latest cutting-edge ideas and progress in rapidly evolving areas of biology and translational medicine, and to raise awareness of the exciting advances in integrative biology at Dartmouth.  There will be a student poster session and reception on April 21 from 5 – 7 p.m. at the Top of the Hop, and the symposium presentations will take place on April 22 from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. in Alumni Hall. For more information and to register please visit: http://cancer.dartmouth.edu/res/ibs.html.

Annual Second-Year Student Skits

Posted: February 24th, 2015 by Hannah M. Welch

The Gesiel Class of 2017 invites you to the annual second-year Skits Night, a fundraiser for the Mascoma Clinic, on Friday, March 6th from 7 – 9 p.m. in Kellogg Auditorium. The skits showing will be preceded by Heart Rounds in Kellogg Mezzanine from 5:30 – 7 p.m.

Geisel Class of 2015 Match Day

Posted: February 24th, 2015 by Hannah M. Welch

Please join us at the Match Day ceremony for the Geisel School of Medicine Class of 2015 on Friday, March 20 in Auditoriums E/F at DHMC. start at 11:45 a.m., with the distribution of the envelopes commencing promptly at noon. The ceremony will be followed by a reception with refreshments.

If you can’t be with us in person, please  watch the Match Day ceremony live online (the video will be live at 11:58 am).  Open a new internet browsing window, and copy and paste the following URL in the address bar: http://video.hitchcock.org/livetcs2.

Dean’s Open Office Hours

Posted: February 24th, 2015 by Hannah M. Welch

Interim Dean Duane Compton will be holding open office hours on a bi-weekly basis. Monday afternoons from 4:30-5:30 p.m. are open to students, and Wednesday afternoons from 4:30-5:30 p.m. are open to faculty. 15-minute time segments are available on a first come, first served basis as people arrive.  Appointments for specific times are available if necessary. Locations will alternate between the Dean’s Office at 1 Rope Ferry Road and DHMC.

March Open Office Hours:

Faculty:

Wednesday, 3/25/2015 from 4:30  – 5:30 p.m.
Location: DHMC, Rubin 890


April Open Office Hours:

Students:
Monday, 4/20/2015 from 4:30  – 5:30 p.m.
Location: DHMC, Rubin 890

Faculty:
Wednesday, 4/22/2015 from 4:30  – 5:30 p.m.
Location: DHMC, Rubin 890

**Please note that office hours on 4/6/2015  and 4/8/2015  are canceled.**

HPRCD Obesity and Tobacco Prevention Research Think Tanks

Posted: February 17th, 2015 by Hannah M. Welch

Working on a research grant related to obesity or tobacco prevention? The Health Promotion Research Center at Dartmouth (HPRCD) invites you to attend HPRCD Obesity and Tobacco Prevention Research Think Tanks for feedback and support or to discuss opportunities for collaboration.

  • HPRCD Obesity Research Think Tank: Friday 2/20/15 11am-noon.
  • HPRCD Tobacco Prevention Research Think Tank: Friday 3/6/15 11am-noon.

Location: CAR Conference Room, Aging Resource Center, 46 Centerra. Phone: 603-653-3458.

Facilitator: Anna M. Adachi-Mejia, Ph.D., Deputy Director, Health Promotion Research Center at Dartmouth (HPRCD).
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**CANCELED** Global Health Scholars Present a Screening of the Documentary “They Go to Die”

Posted: February 10th, 2015 by Hannah M. Welch


** UPDATE (2/11/2015): This event has been canceled**



Please join Geisel’s Global Health Scholars on Tuesday, February 17th at 6:30 PM for a screening of “They Go to Die”, a documentary investigating the lives of migrant gold mine workers in South Africa and Swaziland who have contracted TB and HIV. When they fail to improve their TB status at the mining hospitals, the miners are sent home to rural areas of South Africa often with no continuation of care or means for treatment, a practice sometimes referred to by leading health officials as “sending them home to die”. (http://theygotodie.com)
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SAVE THE DATES: MD, TDI and Graduate Student Class Day Schedules

Posted: February 10th, 2015 by Hannah M. Welch

Beginning this year, the Geisel School of Medicine Class Day ceremonies will be split into separate ceremonies for medical and graduate students over two weekends. Moving the medical student Class Day event to June 6 (one week earlier than the weekend for Dartmouth College Commencement activities) will allow those students to start their residencies on time and still attend their graduation. With this change, we wanted to provide an overview of the Class Day and Commencement-related activities for medical and graduate students:

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