On October 12, faculty, staff, students, and alumni from across the Geisel School of Medicine as well as other key stakeholders gathered for a half-day retreat to kick off the school’s 2021 Strategic Planning Process, which is expected to run through February 2022. This comprehensive process, involving all missions of the school, will engage the Geisel community in developing a plan to guide our future investments for growth, determining the direction of the school for many years to come.
Articles by: Derik Hertel
We will be streaming live video of our annual Match Day event so that friends, family, and colleagues can join in the excitement. Tune in here on Friday, March 19 at 1:00 PM, to watch live video of Geisel’s 2021 Match Day event. Please use the hashtag #Geisel21s to follow the event on social media and to share good wishes and memories with the Class of 2021. Good luck to all our students participating in the Match!
The Geisel School of Medicine highlighted the promotions of the school’s faculty and research scientists for the 2019-2020 academic year.
The Geisel Dean’s Office is now accepting proposals for the Munck-Pfefferkorn Education and Research Fund—Novel and Interactive Grant Initiative (the Munck-Pfefferkorn Grants). Please see the call for proposals for application criteria and guidelines. Proposals should be submitted to Wes Benbow at Wesley.A.Benbow@Dartmouth.edu by March 31, 2020. Questions regarding the application and process should also be directed to Wes Benbow.
Dartmouth officials are monitoring guidelines concerning the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in order to provide up-to-date information on evolving recommendations from the federal Centers for Disease Control and the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services. For more information visit Dartmouth’s COVID-19 Information site. Click here for Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center’s COVID-19 information.
Alison Volpe Holmes, MD, MPH, has been named the school’s new associate dean for student affairs. Holmes is an associate professor of pediatrics, medical education, and of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice.
Marnie E. Halpern, PhD, a researcher at the Carnegie Institution for Science and adjunct professor of biology and neuroscience at Johns Hopkins University, has been named the Chair of the Department of Molecular and Systems Biology at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine.
The Geisel School of Medicine’s annual Class Day event celebrating our graduating medical students will be on Saturday, June 1 at 9:00 AM in Spaulding Auditorium. This year’s keynote speaker is Anne Schuchat MED ’84, the principal deputy director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and a retired rear admiral from the Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service. You can watch live video of the Class Day event right here.
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.
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.