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Honoring Student Veterans’ Service to Country

Honoring Student Veterans’ Service to Country

As the Dartmouth community and the nation celebrate Veterans Day, two of our Geisel student veterans reflect on some of the most valuable lessons they learned while serving in the military and the impact of those experiences on their path to medicine.

Urban Immersion

Urban Immersion

Geisel’s Urban and Global Health Scholars, who have a deep interest in addressing health disparities in marginalized urban neighborhoods, visited Boston to learn how the city’s healthcare institutions care for these communities.

Amanda Bassett named Director of Alumni Relations

Amanda Bassett named Director of Alumni Relations

Amanda Bassett has been named Director of Alumni Relations for the Geisel School of Medicine and Dartmouth-Hitchcock. Bassett succeeds Julie Bressor, who has transitioned to the position of Regional Director of Development for Geisel. As Director of Alumni Relations, Bassett will develop and implement strategies to strengthen the engagement of Geisel alumni and the resident and fellow alumni of Dartmouth-Hitchcock and will collaborate with colleagues across Dartmouth on alumni engagement initiatives.

Emeritus Professor of Physiology Heinz Valtin Dies at 93

Emeritus Professor of Physiology Heinz Valtin Dies at 93

Heinz Valtin, MD, emeritus professor of physiology, died at his home in Alexandria, VA, on October 11. Valtin joined the Physiology Department of Dartmouth Medical School (now Geisel School of Medicine) in 1957, eventually holding two honorary chairs, including the Andrew C. Vail Memorial Professor of Physiology, and was chair of the department from 1977–1988.