Physician and scientist Steven D. Leach, MD, has been selected as the new Director of the Norris Cotton Cancer Center. The appointment was announced today by Dr. Duane Compton, dean of the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, and Dr. James N. Weinstein, CEO and President of Dartmouth-Hitchcock.
Continuing in the footsteps of their fellow Geisel classmates, Iara Backes ’19 and Joshua Ramos ’19 begin two-term leadership positions in the Latino Medical Student Association’s Northeast Region.
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.
Cassie Rendon, a Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa and an Oglala Lakota, chose Geisel because of ample opportunities to work with the Native American population and Indian Health Services to achieve her goal of reducing Indian health disparities.
Join The Dartmouth Institute’s Microsystem Academy for its Annual Fall Retreat, September 29-30. This year’s theme, “Focus on Leadership,” will bring together interprofessional colleagues engaged in health care improvement through the lens of the clinical microsystem.
Ten first-year medical students at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth have been selected as 2016-17 New Hampshire/Vermont Schweitzer Fellows by the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship.
At the recent regional conference, Geisel’s chapter of the Latino Medical Student Association was named 2016 Chapter of the Year, and two Geisel second-year medical students were elected co-directors of the association’s Northeast Region.
John R. Butterly, MD, FACP, FACC, a cardiologist and a professor of medicine at Geisel School of Medicine and The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, has been elected president of the New Hampshire Medical Society.
Dr. Sandra L. Wong, the William W. Coon Professor of Surgical Oncology and Associate Chair of Clinical Affairs at the University of Michigan Health System, has been named Chair of Surgery at Dartmouth-Hitchcock and the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and Senior Vice President of the Surgical Service Line at Dartmouth-Hitchcock. Her term begins October 26.
Wesley A. Benbow, MBA, has been named Executive Dean for Administration and Finance for the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. In this role, Mr. Benbow will be responsible for the management of all of Geisel’s administrative, financial, and non-academic affairs.