The Dean’s annual State of the Medical School presentation will be held on Wed., May 31 at 5:30 PM in Auditorium H at DHMC. Immediately following the presentation, the Geisel Academy of Faculty Master Educators will hold an induction ceremony for the group’s newest members. Video of event will be streamed live at https://video.dartmouth-hitchcock.org/ (under “Live Broadcast,” click on “Global Live Stream Channel 2). The broadcast will begin at 5:25 PM.
Alyssa Flores (’19) has been awarded a prestigious Howard Hughes Medical Institute Medical Research Fellowship and will receive support for one year of mentored and in-depth training in biomedical research.
Konstantin Dragnev, MD, a practicing oncologist at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center and a translational scientist, has been named the Irene Heinz Given Professor in Pharmacology.
On Wednesday, May 10, join the Center for Health Equity and the Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement at Geisel at a participatory panel discussion with thought leaders exploring critical questions in today’s healthcare landscape, especially as they relate to underrepresented populations.
Kathryn B. Kirkland, MD, a professor of medicine at the Geisel School of Medicine, section chief and director of the Palliative Medicine Program at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, and a 1986 graduate of the medical school has been named the Dorothy and John J. Byrne, Jr., Distinguished Chair in Palliative Medicine.
Motivated by the injustice of the social and health disparities she witnessed while growing up, Louisa Chen ’20 is determined to provide care to these vulnerable populations.
Mark Creager, MD, has been named the Anna Gundlach Huber Professor in Medicine at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. Creager, a Professor of Medicine and Surgery at Geisel since 2015, also directs the Heart and Vascular Center within the Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system.
Geisel medical students Lye-Yeng Wong ’18 and Freddy Vazquez ’18 will each be spending one year conducting research in their areas of interest, compliments of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and the National Institutes of Health, respectively.
Dartmouth President Phil Hanlon and Provost Carolyn Dever announce the appointment of Duane Compton, an accomplished medical and graduate educator, a distinguished researcher, and a seasoned leader, to be the next dean of the Geisel School of Medicine, effective immediately.