Articles by: Susan Green

Geisel Hosts Virtual Town Hall on Racism and Structural Violence

Geisel Hosts Virtual Town Hall on Racism and Structural Violence

On Friday, June 19, the Geisel School of Medicine’s Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement and Dean’s Office hosted the Juneteenth Town Hall of Racism and Structural Violence to bring the Geisel community together to learn, reflect, and honor the lives lost to anti-Black racism.

Congratulations Geisel Class of 2020

Congratulations Geisel Class of 2020

With the COVID-19 pandemic, the Geisel School of Medicine held a virtual Class Day ceremony to ensure the health and safety of the Dartmouth community and graduates’ families on June 6, 2020.

Three Geisel Students Receive Prestigious Public Health Service Award

Three Geisel Students Receive Prestigious Public Health Service Award

Given to medical students in recognition of their commitment to helping address public health issues in their community,the nationally competitive U.S. Public Health Service Excellence in Public Health Award rewards visionary medical students who are advancing initiatives to improve social justice. Second-year Geisel students Sarah Kovan ’22, Sam Tsai ’22, and Isabelle Yang ’22, are this year’s recipients of theprestigious award.

Geisel Students Elected to Latino Medical Student Association Regional Board

Geisel Students Elected to Latino Medical Student Association Regional Board

First-year Geisel students Priscila Cevallos ’23 and Irene Vargas ’23 have been elected to the Executive Council of the Latino Medical Student Association-Northeast (LMSA-NE). New members are elected annually during the NE regional conference, which includes nearly 40 medical schools. Cevallos and Vargas will assume their new positions as Policy Chair, and Service Chair, respectively, early this summer.

Geisel Med Student Alyssa Flores ’21 Leads Study Published in Nature Nanotechnology

Geisel Med Student Alyssa Flores ’21 Leads Study Published in Nature Nanotechnology

During two exciting years as a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Research Fellow, Alyssa Flores ’21 immersed herself in translational research in the lab of Nicholas Leeper, MD, director of vascular research and chief of vascular medicine at Stanford University; was lead author of a paper published in the journal Circulation; and had lunch with a Nobel Laureate. Now back at Geisel, Flores is lead author of a new paper published today in the journal Nature Nanotechnology.