Geisel Research Poster Presentation Night

Posted: October 20th, 2014 by Hannah M. Welch

You’re invited to the “Geisel School Research Poster Night” on Thursday, October 30th, from 5:30 to 7:00 PM at Collis Common Ground. All of the students involved in Geisel sponsored summer research and/or learning opportunities for Summer 2014, as well as our Science Scholars, are required to present a poster on their work. We would like to strongly encourage any other Geisel students who have done research to share their work at this poster night as well.

This will be a festive event with soft drinks, sparkling cider and cheese to celebrate the accomplishments of our students and for our students to share what they have learned with the larger Geisel School community. Please RSVP via SurveyMonkey here:

Rothstein Appointed Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs

Posted: October 17th, 2014 by Kenneth D. Hertel

Today, Duane Compton, Interim Dean of the Geisel School of Medicine, and Jim Weinstein, CEO of Dartmouth-Hitchcock, announced the appointment of Richard Rothstein, MD, as the Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs for the Geisel School of Medicine.

Richard Rothstein, MD

Dr. Rothstein is the Joseph M. Huber Professor of Medicine and Chair of the Department of Medicine. In his additional role as Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, he will serve as the chief academic liaison for clinical affairs between the Geisel School of Medicine and Dartmouth-Hitchcock and the White River Junction Veterans’ Affairs Medical Center (VAMC), as well as affiliated clinical and non-clinical partner organizations in the field of health care delivery.

Dr. Rothstein is a graduate of the Boston University School of Medicine (1980), and performed his residency training in Internal Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center in Worcester, MA (1980-1983). He pursued his fellowship training in Gastroenterology at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (1983-1985) and joined the medical school faculty in 1985. Read the rest of this entry »

Henderson Appointed Associate Dean for Diversity

Posted: October 16th, 2014 by Kenneth D. Hertel

Leslie Henderson, PhD

Duane Compton, PhD, Interim Dean of the Geisel School of Medicine, has appointed Leslie Henderson, PhD, as the Associate Dean for Diversity for the Geisel School of Medicine. In this role, Dr. Henderson will work in collaboration with Shawn O’Leary, Director of Multicultural Affairs, and Gordon Koff, Associate Dean for Student Services and Admissions to oversee all policies to ensure that the Geisel School of Medicine supports a mission of diversity and inclusion across the spectrum of its activities for students, faculty and staff.  As Associate Dean for Diversity, she will also act as the chief liaison for Geisel with the Dartmouth College Office of Institutional Diversity & Equity, Human Resources at Dartmouth Hitchcock and the Chief of Staff at the White River Junction VAMC and the title IX Coordinator at Dartmouth College.

AVA Gallery and Art Center Exhibit: Coralea Wennberg – River Paintings

Posted: October 13th, 2014 by Hannah M. Welch

AVA Gallery and Art Center, located at 11 Bank Street in Lebanon, NH, is pleased to present the exhibition River Paintings by Coralea Wennberg, on display from October 17 through November 14, 2014 in the E.N. Wennberg Gallery and Elizabeth Rowland Mayor Gallery.  A reception, free and open to the public, will take place on Friday, October 17, from 5 to 7 p.m. Coralea Wennberg is the spouse of John Wennberg, MD, the Peggy Y. Thomson Professor Emeritus in the Evaluative Clinical Sciences at Geisel and founder of the Dartmouth Atlas.

Click here to download a full description of the event, and to learn more about Coralea’s work: WennbergPR2014

Biometric Health Screening Events at DHMC & North Campus

Posted: October 13th, 2014 by Hannah M. Welch

Know your numbers and receive your blood pressure, cholesterol, glucose, BMI and waist circumference results at an upcoming biometric health screening event. Plus, receive a free reusable lunch bag (if you haven’t already, while supplies last). Appointments only take 15 minutes and you’ll walk away with your results! Register for an upcoming event at

  • Wednesday, 10/15: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at DHMC, Auditorium D
  • Wednesday, 11/5: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Occom Commons (in the McLaughlin cluster, across the parking lot from Dick’s House)
  • Thursday, 12/11: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at DHMC, Level 5, East Mall
  • Additional events taking place on the Hanover Campus and Centerra throughout October, November and December

Save the Date: 25th Annual Dartmouth Pediatric Conference

Posted: October 13th, 2014 by Hannah M. Welch

Omni Mount Washington Resort

Please save the date for the 25th Annual Dartmouth Pediatrics Conference at the Omni Mount Washington Resort, March 5-8, 2015, as we offer another extraordinary educational (and recreational) opportunity in the White Mountains of New Hampshire.  Three guest speakers are featured this year: Perri Klass, MD; Blaise Congeni, MD and Joseph Congeni, MD.  There will also be three mini-symposia as well as other dynamic and thought-provoking presentations.

Northern New England Telehealth Summit Nov. 4-5

Posted: October 7th, 2014 by Kenneth D. Hertel

The Dartmouth-Hitchcock Center for Telehealth is hosting its second annual Northern New England Telehealth Summit, “Leading Change: Bringing Telehealth to Rural Northern New England,” from November 4-5 at Mill Falls at the Lake in Meredith, NH. The keynote speakers are:

From Duane Compton & Jim Weinstein: Veterans Affairs Secretary McDonald to Visit Dartmouth-Hitchcock

Posted: October 7th, 2014 by Hannah M. Welch

Dear Colleagues,

Over the years Dartmouth-Hitchcock and Geisel have had very close bonds and significant interactions with the Department of Veterans Affairs. The White River Junction, VT VA Medical Center is a component of DHMC and a significant training and teaching site for Geisel students and residents. The National Center for PTSD, founded by Geisel professor Matthew Friedman, is located at the White River Junction VA Medical Center. Groundbreaking research from faculty at TDI and Geisel has been produced, particularly through the VA Outcomes Group, where Elliott Fisher, Gil Welch, Steve Woloshin, Lisa Schwartz, and others have had a large impact.

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5th Annual C. Everett Koop Distinguished Lecture: “Corporate Threats to Children’s Health – A Panel Discussion”

Posted: September 30th, 2014 by Hannah M. Welch

Please join the C. Everett Koop Institute and the Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy for the 5th Annual C. Everett Koop Distinguished Lecture on Oct. 6, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. There will be a panel discussion titled “Corporate Threats to Children’s Health” that will feature three guest panelists. The lecture will be located in 028 Silsby Hall in the Rockefellar Center Building.


Joel Bakan, Professor of Law, University of British Columbia

Bruce Lanphear, MD, MPH, Professor, Child & Family Research Institute, BC Children’s Hospital, and Simon Fraser University

James Sargent, MD, Scott M. and Lisa G. Stuart Professor of Pediatric Oncology, Geisel School of Medicine

Monday, October 6, 2014  • 4:30 – 6:00 PM
Room 028, Silsby Hall
Rockefeller Center

Co-sponsored with the C. Everett Koop Institute and the Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy

Contemporary Issues in Research Ethics Symposium

Posted: September 23rd, 2014 by Hannah M. Welch

Dartmouth SYNERGY Clinical and Translational Science Institute is co-sponsoring “Contemporary Issues in Research Ethics” on Monday October 6th, 2014. Click here to view the agenda and to register.

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