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Michael Zegans Named Inaugural Francis A. L’Esperance, Jr., MD, Visual Sciences Scholar

Michael Zegans Named Inaugural Francis A. L’Esperance, Jr., MD, Visual Sciences Scholar

The scholar is funded by an endowment established by world-renowned ophthalmologist and Dartmouth alumnus Francis A. L’Esperance, Jr., MD, (MED’54), which supports research in ophthalmology and diseases of the eye.

Kathryn Kirkland, MD (MED'86)

Kathryn Kirkland Named to the Dorothy and John J. Byrne, Jr., Distinguished Chair in Palliative Medicine

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.

Mark Creager, MD (photo by Mark Washburn)

Dr. Mark Creager Named to Anna Gundlach Huber Professorship in Medicine

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.

The endowment is named in honor of two luminaries from Dartmouth’s medical school: Elmer Pfefferkorn, PhD (L), Emeritus Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, and Allan Munck, PhD (R), Emeritus Professor of Physiology and Neurobiology

Inaugural Munck-Pfefferkorn Grants Bring Research Closer to the Marketplace and Helping Patients

The Geisel School of Medicine has announced the inaugural recipients of the annual Munck-Pfefferkorn Awards. Named in honor of two luminaries from the medical school, the endowed award funds new biomedical research projects at Geisel that have high potential to benefit patients and to generate future revenue through grants or entrepreneurial endeavors.

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