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Dean’s Office Welcomes New Staff

Please join us in welcoming two new team members to the Geisel School of Medicine Dean’s Office staff. Carrie Jordan and Sara Sears have joined Corbin Palmer in supporting the activities of the Dean’s Office and the Office of Faculty Affairs.

“We are pleased to have Carrie and Sara join the Dean’s office,” said Nick Ryan, MPA, chief of staff for the Dean’s Office. “Both Carrie and Sara bring a wealth of experience and enthusiasm to their roles and have hit the ground running. Corbin has been with us for nearly a year and has been fantastic in providing critical support of the Dean’s Office. Please join me in welcoming the team to Geisel.”

Carrie Jordan, MS. Photo by Kurt Wehde

Carrie Jordan, MS (soon to be Carrie Landry), administrative coordinator, is excited to return to Dartmouth College after spending the past eleven years working at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, where she provided advanced administrative support to a diverse group of leaders. Having recently completed her Master of Science in Leadership, Carrie is excited to be supporting the work of the Dean’s Office, getting reacquainted with the Dartmouth community, and getting to know her new colleagues.

Originally from Cape Cod, Carrie has lived in the Upper Valley for nearly 18 years. She currently shares a sweet little cottage style home with her two cats, where she focuses on gardening, cooking, and home decorating.

Sara Sears, MBA. Photo by Kurt Wehde

Prior to joining Geisel, Sara Sears, MBA, associate director of human resources, was a senior human resources generalist for six years at Vermont Mutual Insurance Group, collaborating with and coaching employees across the company in all areas of HR. She also worked as a consultant for GE in their payroll and benefits division. She currently holds a Professional HR (PHR) designation, as well as a Certified Leadership Professional (CLP) designation, and is a member of the Society for Human Resources Management.

Sara holds an MBA concentrating in HR Information Systems from the University at Albany, and a Bachelor of Science in Childhood Studies from Plymouth State University. She currently lives in Northfield, VT with her husband, John, and two children, Isaac and Griffin.

Corbin Palmer, MS. Photo by Kurt Wehde

Corbin Palmer, MS, administrative coordinator for staff affairs, joined the Dean’s office in March 2021 and currently provides administrative support for the Erika Brown, PhD, dean of faculty affairs, and Nick Ryan, chief of staff. He also provides administrative support for several key efforts within the Dean’s office, including human resources and special projects such as the strategic plan. Corbin has a master’s degree in Sports Analytics and Management from American University and lives Lebanon with his wife, Paris, and his dog Tig.