Geisel/Dartmouth-Hitchcock June 20th Town Hall Video

Posted: June 21st, 2016 by Derik Hertel

Video of the Geisel/D-H town hall on June 20 is now available on our Sharepoint site (NetID required). This town hall focused on academic affairs post realignment. John Birkmeyer, MD, EVP and Chief Academic Officer, reviewed D-H’s strategy for academic investment and development. Tina Naime, Vice President for Corporate Finance, and Dr. Birkmeyer shared D-H’s plans for building out research operations, grants administration, and academic funds flow models. From Dartmouth College, Duane Compton, Interim Dean, and Martin Wybourne, Vice Provost for Research, shared the operational processes being put in place to support Geisel research during the transition period. You can access the video here.

 

REMINDER: Geisel/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Town Hall – June 20

Posted: June 17th, 2016 by Derik Hertel

The next Geisel/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Town Hall will be on Monday, June 20, at 5:00 PM in Auditorium H at DHMC. This town hall will focus on academic affairs post realignment. John Birkmeyer, MD, EVP and Chief Academic Officer, will review D-H’s strategy for academic investment and development. With Tina Naime, Vice President for Corporate Finance, Dr. Birkmeyer will speak to D-H’s plans for building out research operations, grants administration, and academic funds flow models. From Dartmouth College, Duane Compton, Interim Dean, and Martin Wybourne, Vice Provost for Research, will speak to the operational processes being put in place to support Geisel research during the transition period.

A remote video feed of this meeting will be available. Information about joining the meeting is below: Read the rest of this entry »

2016 Student & Faculty Awards

Posted: June 15th, 2016 by Derik Hertel

Once again, congratulations to our 2016 graduates! Below is a compilation of the student and faculty awards presented at Geisel this year.

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Dennis McCullough Passes

Posted: June 7th, 2016 by Derik Hertel

We are so saddened to inform you that Dennis McCullough, MD died unexpectedly, Friday June 3rd in Bar Harbor, Maine while attending a conference.

Photo by Lia Rothstein

Photo by Lia Rothstein

Dennis was a beloved and deeply engaged member of both the Department of Community and Family Medicine and the larger Upper Valley community for over thirty years as a practicing family physician and geriatrician. His work extended to every corner of the globe following the publication of his well known book My Mother, Your Mother: Embracing “Slow Medicine” the Compassionate Approach to Caring for Your Aging Loved Ones, in 2008 by Harper Collins. Most recently, Dennis was a co-founder with Laurie Harding of the Upper Valley Community Nursing Project in 2012 and has worked tirelessly to promote the development and engagement of the ‘parish’ nurse into community care. He remained actively involved in a multiplicity of community and academic projects within the department, serving as a consultant to the Dartmouth Centers for Health and Aging and as a community geriatric consultant to the department. Many friends and colleagues sought Dennis’s wise counsel across an extensive array of projects and he co-founded the Mandela Group at Geisel with Joe O’Donnell. ‘The Mandela’s’ as they have become known have continued to serve in a wide array of advisory capacities to the medical center, the medical school and the larger community engaged in community health concerns. Read the rest of this entry »

SAVE THE DATE: Next Geisel/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Town Hall – June 20

Posted: May 25th, 2016 by Derik Hertel

Please save the date for the next Geisel/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Town Hall, with a specific focus on academic affairs post realignment. John Birkmeyer, MD, EVP and Chief Academic Officer, will review D-H’s strategy for academic investment and development. With Tina Naime, Vice President for Corporate Finance, Dr. Birkmeyer will speak to D-H’s plans for building out research operations, grants administration, and academic funds flow models. From Dartmouth College, Duane Compton, Interim Dean at Geisel, and Martin Wybourne, Vice Provost for Research, will speak to the operational processes being put in place to support Geisel research during the transition period.

Date: Monday, June 20
Time: 5:00 – 6:30 PM
Place: DHMC Auditorium H

SYNERGY Announces 2016 Community Engagement Research Pilot Grant Awards

Posted: May 18th, 2016 by Derik Hertel

SYNERGY-Logo-simpleWe are proud to extend congratulations to the 2016 SYNERGY Community Engagement Research Pilot Grant awardees. Following a review of 17 letters of intent, SYNERGY invited 10 full applications from which three awardees were selectedUnique to Community Engagement Research proposals is that all have a designated community partner(s) involved in the study design, execution, interpretations and dissemination of results. These grants are part of the SYNERGY Translational Pilot Award program. Read the rest of this entry »

Colleagues Mourn Passing of Emeritus Professor Allan Munck, Who Discovered Glucocorticoid Receptors

Posted: May 18th, 2016 by Derik Hertel
Allan Munck, PhD

Allan Munck, PhD

All research is rooted in a simple question about something specific. For Allan Munck, that question was: Where do glucocorticoids act? Spurred by intellectual curiosity when he set out to understand how glucocorticoids worked, he didn’t anticipate answering that question would be the beginning of a prolific career spanning more than five decades.

The central function of glucocorticoids is to protect against stress—they bind to receptors present in nearly every cell in our bodies and play a key role in regulating the immune system.

A world-renown researcher in the field of endocrinology, and considered by many to be the father of glucocorticoid receptors, which he discovered in the 1960s, Allan U. Munck, PhD, an active emeritus professor of physiology and neurobiology at the Geisel School of Medicine died unexpectedly on April 29. He was 90 years old.

Known for his “intellectual honesty, collegiality, and thoughtful mentoring,” Munck was a remarkable man who left an incredible and indelible legacy here at Dartmouth, says Duane Compton, interim dean. Read the rest of this entry »

SAVE THE DATE: State of the Med School/Academy of Master Educators

Posted: May 11th, 2016 by Derik Hertel

Please join Interim Dean Duane Compton for the annual State of the Medical School address on Monday, May 23, at 5:30 PM in Auditorium H at DHMC. Following the Dean’s presentation, we will hold the annual induction ceremony for the Geisel Academy of Master Educators.

State of the Medical School/Academy of Master Educators Induction
Monday, May 23, 5:30 PM
DHMC Auditorium H

Dartmouth Institute Research Roundup 5.16

Posted: May 11th, 2016 by Derik Hertel

Learn about recent Dartmouth Institute research on ER visits for “non-urgent” conditions, physician knowledge of the FDA-approval process, the possible overuse of CT scans in the ER, patient recording of clinical encounters, and a more patient-centered approach to statistical modeling.

http://tdi.dartmouth.edu/press/updates/darmouth-institute-research-roundup-516

 

Anatomical Gifts Program Memorial Service – May 26

Posted: May 5th, 2016 by Derik Hertel

On Thursday, May 26, the Geisel School of Medicine Class of 2019 is hosting a memorial service in honor of those who so selflessly donated their bodies to the Anatomical Gifts Program. The Dartmouth community is invited to join the celebration of the lives of these individuals, and express our gratitude for their generosity.

Rollins Chapel
College Street, Hanover, NH
Thursday, May 26, 2016
5:00 PM

Please RSVP by May 23th to James Reed or the Anatomy Department at 603-650-1636.

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