Michael L. Whitfield, PhD, has been named the chair of the Department of Biomedical Data Science at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine. Whitfield, a professor of biomedical data science and molecular and systems biology, has served as the department’s interim chair since November 2017.
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David A. Leib, PhD, has been named the Chair of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine. Since joining Dartmouth in 2009, Leib has built a successful research program focusing on discovery and elucidation of new vaccines and therapeutics for neonatal herpesvirus infections. In addition to his research efforts, Leib also teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in virology at Dartmouth.
The White Coat Ceremony for the Geisel Class of 2022 will be held on Saturday, Sept. 15 in Moore Theater at the Hopkins Center. The program begins at 9:00 AM. You can watch our live broadcast of the event here.
At the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth’s annual Class Day ceremony on June 2, faculty, staff, students, and families celebrated the accomplishments of 77 new graduates of the school’s MD program.
Haag will lead efforts to provide philanthropic support for Geisel and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health to help advance patient care, medical education and research, as well as the creation of a national model for how to accelerate scientific discovery and transform health care both in the US and internationally.
Congratulations to the Class of 2018! If you missed the event, you can catch-up on the video right here.
On Match Day, fourth-year students at the Geisel School of Medicine joined thousands of fellow medical students across the U.S. as they discovered where they will start their residency training after graduation.
For medical students, the annual Match Day event is one of the most anticipated and exciting days of their medical education as they discover where they will start their residency training after graduation. Once again, we will be streaming live video of our Match Day event so that friends, family, and colleagues can join in the excitement. Visit dartgo.org/match18 on Friday, March 16 at 11:45 AM, to watch live video of Geisel’s 2018 Match Day event. Please use the hashtag #GeiselMatch18 to follow the excitement on social media and to share good wishes and memories with the Class of 2019. Good luck to all of our students participating in the Match!
UDPATE – Due to weather’s impact on travel, Dr. Acosta’s presentations have been cancelled. We will try to reschedule his visit for this spring.
In an essay for JAMA based on her speech at this year’s White Coat ceremony, Kathryn B. Kirkland, MD MED ’86, a professor of medicine and the Dorothy and John J. Byrne, Jr., Distinguished Chair in Palliative Medicine, uses the metaphor of the erosion of shorelines to guide medical students, residents, and physicians to understand the reshaping through the erosive forces inherent with the professional formation and changes of a medical career.