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Duane Compton Named Dean of the Geisel School of Medicine

Duane Compton Named Dean of the Geisel School of Medicine

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.

Alyssa Flores and Alexander Iribarne, MD, MS, director of cardiac surgical research at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.

Is Cardiothoracic Surgery Right for You? Two Geisel Students Seek an Answer

Geisel School of Medicine students, Alyssa Flores ‘19 and Ace St. John ’18, were among 30 medical students awarded “Looking to the Future” scholarships to attend the Society of Thoracic Surgeons annual national meeting. A goal of the scholarship is to mentor aspiring cardiothoracic surgeons.

Left to right: David Mullins, PhD (Geisel); Monica Sheth, MD; Christina Ames, MD; Elissa Hall, EdD; Justin Mowchun, MD (Geisel).

Five Scholars, One Week, and a Winning Team Project

Meeting for the first time at a Harvard Macy Institute course in early fall, two Geisel faculty with a shared interest in learning how to leverage the Web and social media to create learning networks, came together as part of a collegial think tank dedicated to harnessing new perspectives in practicing medicine and educating medical students.