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Board of Advisors

The Board of Advisors acts in an advisory role to the Geisel School of Medicine through the Dean of the Medical School, the President of Dartmouth College, and the Board of Trustees of Dartmouth College. Principal responsibilities of the Board are to counsel / advise on matters including strategic planning, medical education, finance/budget, research, philanthropy, and more.

The Board of Advisors acts on behalf of the Board of Trustees of Dartmouth College to assess / evaluate / appraise periodically the programs of the School in light of its missions and its relationships to the College and to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. The Board also reviews Geisel's budget.

Current Board Members

Ex Officio Members

  • Duane Compton, PhD, Dean, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
  • Joanne M. Conroy, MD (D '77), CEO and President of Dartmouth-Hitchcock
  • Philip J. Hanlon, PhD, (D '77), President, Dartmouth College
  • Joseph J. Helble, PhD, Provost, Dartmouth College
  • John P. Houde, MD (MED '92), President, Geisel School of Medicine Alumni Council
  • Richard G. Mills, Executive Vice President, Dartmouth College
  • Brett Rusch, MD, Director, White River Junction Veterans Affairs Medical Center