Articles by: Susan Green

Urban Immersion

Urban Immersion

Geisel’s Urban and Global Health Scholars, who have a deep interest in addressing health disparities in marginalized urban neighborhoods, visited Boston to learn how the city’s healthcare institutions care for these communities.

Emeritus Professor of Physiology Heinz Valtin Dies at 93

Emeritus Professor of Physiology Heinz Valtin Dies at 93

Heinz Valtin, MD, emeritus professor of physiology, died at his home in Alexandria, VA, on October 11. Valtin joined the Physiology Department of Dartmouth Medical School (now Geisel School of Medicine) in 1957, eventually holding two honorary chairs, including the Andrew C. Vail Memorial Professor of Physiology, and was chair of the department from 1977–1988.

Nicole Borges Named Chair of the Department of Medical Education

Nicole Borges Named Chair of the Department of Medical Education

Nicole J. Borges, PhD, a professor of neurobiology and anatomical sciences at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, has been named Chair of the Department of Medical Education at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine. Borges, a health psychologist with over 20 years of experience in medical education, is recognized nationally for her scholarly approaches to student and faculty advancement.

Despina Karalis D ’18, Guarini ’19 (photo by Kata Sasvari)

Geisel’s Quantitative Biomedical Sciences Program Graduates First 4+1 Student

Despina Karalis D ’18, Guarini ’19 is the first “4+1 student” to receive a Master of Science in Epidemiology from the Quantitative Biomedical Sciences (QBS) program. The 4+1 option, available to Dartmouth undergraduates, allows students to enroll in a maximum of three graduate level courses that count toward either the QBS Masters in Epidemiology or Health Data Science—to be completed in one year following their graduation from Dartmouth College.

Dartmouth President Philip J. Hanlon D '77 speaks to members of the Class of '23. (Photo by Kata Sasvari)

Geisel Welcomes Class of ’23

Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine marked the beginning of a new academic year by welcoming 92 first-year medical students to campus for orientation, where the Class of 2023 spent a few days getting to know each other, Dartmouth, and the Upper Valley community.