Philanthropic gifts from four families totaling $7 million will support health equity programs across Dartmouth College and the Geisel School of Medicine. The gifts will accelerate the growth of the new Center for Global Health Equity, bringing together thriving international and domestic health equity programs at Geisel and Dartmouth’s Dickey Center for International Understanding.
Articles by: Jennifer Durgin
Surgical pioneer Andrea Hayes-Jordan, MD, D ’87 MED ’91, describes how majoring in religion while taking premed courses helped her grow her mind.
In addition to learning how to deliver compassionate, medically excellent care, Geisel students also learn how to continuously improve the systems in which they work.
Geisel professor and surgeon Richard Barth, MD, teamed up with two Thayer engineers to dramatically improve the accuracy of breast cancer surgery.
Every year, hundreds of Dartmouth undergraduates learn the ins and outs of research with Geisel faculty.
Dartmouth College undergraduate Sam Neff D ’21 fights cystic fibrosis (CF) every day by following a strict treatment regimen, by contributing to CF research in Geisel’s Lung Biology Center, and by participating in a clinical trial at Dartmouth-Hitchcock.
Mark Creager, MD, has been named the Anna Gundlach Huber Professor in Medicine at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. Creager, a Professor of Medicine and Surgery at Geisel since 2015, also directs the Heart and Vascular Center within the Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system.
Les Reid, MD (Med’66), is an engineer, a businessman, a physician, and, now, a fairy godfather of sorts to Geisel medical students.
Michael Gleeson MD-PhD ’10, once disabled by reactive arthritis, regained his health with the right medical care and the help of his wife, Kirsten. His experience inspired him to become a physician-researcher.
With funding from the Falk Foundation, Mike Whitfield’s lab is mapping which genes interact with each other in the debilitating disease scleroderma. Their discoveries reveal new avenues for treatment.