For Release: May 29, 2008
Contact: DMS Communications 603-650-1492
Chief for DHMC Family Medicine Section Named
Hanover, N.H.—Dr. Catherine F. Pipas, a Dartmouth Medical School physician recognized as a regional and national leader among teachers of family medicine, has been named section chief for family medicine at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC).
Pipas is associate professor and vice chair of community and family medicine at DMS. Recently, she was named regional medical director of Dartmouth-Hitchcock's Regional Primary Care Center, and also appointed to the New Hampshire Board of Medicine by Governor John Lynch.
An active and popular educator, Pipas is assistant dean for medical education at DMS, as well as director of the Family Medicine clerkship and of predoctoral education in Family Medicine, and medical director of the Office of Community-based Education and Research. The graduating medical students selected her as the 2007 clinical teacher of the year. She joined the faculty in 1994.