Sandra L. Wong, MD, MS, chair of surgery at the Geisel School of Medicine and Dartmouth-Hitchcock, has been named the William N. and Bessie Allyn Professor in Surgery.
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.
Charles Barlowe, PhD, chair and professor of biochemistry and cell biology at the Geisel School of Medicine, has been named the James C. Chilcott 1920 Professor.
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.
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, 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.
Geisel researchers Peter F. Wright and Alka Dev, who work with the Dartmouth-Haiti Partnership, were announced as winners of the Children’s Prize Foundation’s (CPF) 4th annual Children’s Prize.
Les Reid, MD (Med’66), is an engineer, a businessman, a physician, and, now, a fairy godfather of sorts to Geisel medical students.
Randolph Noelle, PhD, Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, has been named the inaugural holder of the Thomas S. Kosasa, MD, Professorship at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.
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.