On Friday, June 2, faculty and graduating medical students were recognized for extraordinary achievements at the annual Geisel School of Medicine Awards Ceremony.
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.
Congrats to the Geisel Class of 2017! Good luck in the next steps in your medical careers!
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.
Louise Davies, MD, MS, an associate professor of surgery and of The Dartmouth Institute, is one of two Dartmouth faculty to have been named Fulbright Scholars for the 2017-2018 academic year, enabling their planned teaching and research activities abroad.
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.