E.E. Just Symposium: Exploring Creativity in STEM

Posted: October 21st, 2014 by Hannah M. Welch

The 3rd annual  E. E. Just Symposium will be held on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 in Oopik Auditorium at the Class of 1978 Life Sciences Center. The symposium features presentations from top scientists specializing in a wide range of disciplines. This year’s theme is: “Exploring creativity through STEM.”  Read more for information on keynote speakers, additional presenters and the event schedule.
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Geisel Research Poster Presentation Night

Posted: October 21st, 2014 by Hannah M. Welch

You’re invited to the Geisel Research Poster Presentation Night on Thursday, October 30, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. 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, wine 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.

Presenters, bring your posters with you to the event by 5:15 – poster space is first come, first served, so prime locations go early! We will have tape and tacks for hanging posters. –Be sure to invite PI to the event, too!

Please RSVP to the following link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/ResearchPresent2014

All are invited to attend!

Please contact Michelle Chamley if you would like to present a poster at this event. (Michelle.B.Chamley@dartmouth.edu)

Dean’s Open Office Hours

Posted: October 21st, 2014 by Hannah M. Welch

Interim Dean Compton will be holding open office hours on a bi-weekly basis beginning in the first week of November. 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. Appointments will be made on a first-come, first-served basis, for fifteen minute segments.  The first office hour sessions will be at the Dean’s Office at 1 Rope Ferry Road, and future sessions will also be scheduled at the Lebanon campus.

November Open Office Hours:

Students:
Monday, 11/3/3014 from 4:30  – 5:30 p.m.
Location: Dean’s Office, 1 Rope Ferry Road

Faculty:
Wednesday, 11/5/2014 from 4:30  – 5:30 p.m.
Location: Dean’s Office, 1 Rope Ferry Road

Students:
Monday, 11/17/2014 from 4:30  – 5:30 p.m.
Location TBD

Faculty:
Wednesday, 11/19/2014 from 4:30  – 5:30 p.m.
Location TBD

Dean’s Town Hall Meetings on November 4 & 6

Posted: October 21st, 2014 by Hannah M. Welch

Please join Interim Dean Duane Compton on Tuesday, Nov. 4 and Thursday, Nov. 6 for the first of a series of Dean’s Town Hall meetings for Geisel faculty, staff and students. These Town Hall meetings will provide an opportunity for the Dean to share some of what’s happening at Geisel and for the community to ask questions and give feedback. President Phil Hanlon will also be attending the November Town Halls.

Town Hall Meeting schedule:

Tuesday, 11/4/2014 at 4:00 p.m. in Kellogg Auditorium, Hanover campus

Thursday, 11/6/2014  at 4:00 p.m. in Borwell 658W, DHMC

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: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/ResearchPresent2014

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 http://wellness.dartmouth.edu.

  • 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.

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