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Meet Our Director & Board

Lisa V. Adams, MD (MED ’90)
Director, Center for Health Equity

Lisa-Adams_photo2013_JGFox-webDr. Adams is the Associate Dean for Global Health and a Professor of Medicine in the Section of Infectious Disease and International Health at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine. She oversees Dartmouth College’s Global Health Initiative at the John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding and is the Director of Geisel’s Center for Health Equity. In all her roles, she develops and oversees cross-cutting global health programs involving faculty and students.

Dr. Adams has worked in domestic and international TB control for over 20 years. At Dartmouth, she teaches global health to medical and college students. She has been a co-investigator on several clinical and operations research trials on TB and HIV through the DarDar Programs, a collaboration between Dartmouth and Muhimbili University in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. In 2012, she spent 6 months in Rwanda as Geisel’s lead to launch the major medical education initiative, the Rwandan Human Resources for Health Program. She is currently engaged with local partners in Swaziland to improve delivery of TB care services to children and persons living with HIV. Dr. Adams is a 1990 graduate of the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.

Patricia Mae Doykos, PhD (DC '86)
Board Chair; Executive Director, Health Equity at Bristol Myers Squibb

Patricia “Patti” Mae Doykos is the executive director for Health Equity at Bristol Myers Squibb. In this newly created role, Patti leads internal and external health equity efforts across the organization to help optimize health outcomes of underserved and increasingly diverse patient populations and communities.

Patti has over 24 years of experience and leadership in transformative corporate philanthropy and corporate social responsibility, product brand and strategic communications, and health equity and social justice from her roles in the company’s infectious disease business and the Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation. She has developed and led US and international grant-making and public-private partnership programs for global HIV/AIDS, women’s health, diabetes, cancer, serious mental illness, cardiovascular disease, immunology and COVID19. Among her current service roles are inaugural chair of the board of the Center for Global Health Equity at Dartmouth Geisel Medical School, Board of Advisors for Dartmouth Geisel Medical School, Advisory Board for the Center for Global Health at Rutgers University, and Trustee of Phillips Academy Andover and member of its Anti-Racism Task Force.

Patti holds a BA from Dartmouth College for majors in Government and German, MA in German Literature & Language from the University of Virginia and PhD in the same from New York University both with a concentration in Cultural Studies.

Center for Health Equity Board

Susan Dentzer (DC '77), President and Chief Executive Officer of the Network for Excellence in Health Innovation

Karen Hein, MD (MED '69/Columbia '70), Adjunct Professor at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine; Visiting Fellow, Feinstein International Center at Tuft University; Executive Officer Emeritus of the Institute of Medicine

Lynne Kelley, MD, FACS (MED '88) World Wide Vice President, Medical Affairs for Medical Surgical Systems at Becton Dickinson

Anne Kubik, MD (DC '87), Obstetrician/Gynecologist

Daniel R. Lucey, MD (DC '77, MED '81), Senior Scholar with the O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law and adjunct professor of microbiology and immunology at Georgetown University Medical Center.

Nick Perencevich, MD, FACS (DC '69, MED '70/HMS '72), General Surgeon, Concord Hospital; Adjunct Professor of Surgery, Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine

Oge Young, MD (DC '60, MED '77/UMinn '78), Adjunct Clinical Professor of OB/GYN at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine and OB/GYN Clerkship Director