Improving Lives



Dartmouth Receives NIH Grant to Launch Northeast Node of National Drug Abuse Clinical Trials Network

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) has awarded a five-year $3.8 million grant to Dartmouth’s Center for Technology and Behavioral Health. The award will support the launch of the new Northeast Node in NIDA’s National Clinical Trials Network, and clinical trials conducted by the Node will be supported by additional research project grants from NIDA, part of the National Institutes of Health.


Dr. Charles Hamlin ’65

Gut Instincts: Giving Back to Where It All Began

Charles Hamlin ’65 doesn’t believe in fate, but his path to becoming a hand surgeon is full of interesting karma, including his choice to come Dartmouth Medical School. Or as he likes to point out: “Dartmouth’s willingness to take a chance and choose me.”

Donor Impact


Gift Honors Surgery that Saved Joseph Smith’s Leg

Descendants of Joseph Smith, founder of the Mormon Church, have created a scholarship at the Geisel School of Medicine to honor and give thanks for a pioneering surgery that Dartmouth’s Dr. Nathan Smith performed on young Joseph.