Ask Suzanne Boulter MED’66 what she has been doing since she retired from clinical practice in 2010, and you won’t hear about a life of leisure. She is currently working on a nationwide American Academy of Pediatrics program called “Brush, Book, and Bed.”
Michael Gleeson MD-PhD ’10, once disabled by reactive arthritis, regained his health with the right medical care and the help of his wife, Kirsten. His experience inspired him to become a physician-researcher.
While focusing on different populations as Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars, Geisel alums Anita Arora and Carolyn Presley are both working toward the common goal of improving health care delivery.
The founding of an eye hospital in Ghana is just the latest of Geisel alumnus Donald Macdonald’s efforts to improve lives of people around the world by restoring eyesight.
Glenn Rennels’s colleagues thought it was “a lunatic move” when, in 1990, he gave up an endowed chair at MIT to work in computer technology at The Permanente Medical Group (TPMG). But for Rennels (Med’80), this was the ideal way to unite his dual passions for medicine and artificial intelligence.
At the 2nd Annual Geisel School of Medicine Alumni Awards ceremony on Nov. 6, eight alumni were honored for their transformative contributions to medicine and public health, as well as their service to the medical school.
For their transformative contributions to medicine and public health, as well as their service to the medical school, eight alumni are being honored by the Geisel School of Medicine. The honorees will receive their awards and participate in a panel discussion on Nov. 6.
The world opened up to Quyen Chu DC’90, M’94, when he was accepted to Dartmouth College and later to medical school. Now a successful surgeon, he gives back to help others, including those half a world away.
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.”
Fifty-five years after he retired as dean of the medical school, Rolf C. Syvertsen, MD, is still remembered by alumni as a legendary professor and for many, their personal advocate and mentor. Two alumni recently made generous gifts to the memorial fund named in Syvertsen’s honor, which supports scholarships and a special scholars program.