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 Geisel School of Medicine and the Massachusetts ME/CFS & FM Association are sponsoring a viewing and expert panel discussion for UNREST, an award-winning documentary about Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), a disabling and complex illness. The event will be held Oct. 16 in Auditorium E at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. Doors open at 3:30 for light refreshments and the program will begin at 4:00 PM.
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.
David A. Acosta, MD, FAAFP, chief diversity and inclusion officer at the Association of American Medical Colleges, will present at a special Medicine and Surgery combined grand rounds on Friday, Sept. 7 at 8:00 AM.
Geisel School of Medicine Dean Duane Compton has named Stephanie L. White, MD, MSHS, FAAP, Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion. White succeeds Dean of Faculty Affairs Leslie Henderson, PhD, who has held that position since 2014.
Continuing our efforts to advance opportunities for professional and career development, Dartmouth College will sponsor all interested graduate students, postdocs, faculty, and staff for a complimentary 1-year membership to one of the oldest and most prestigious scientific organizations in the United States, the New York Academy of Sciences.
The Geisel School of Medicine ushered in a new academic year by welcoming 92 new medical students to campus this week for orientation. The Class of 2022 brings with it diverse backgrounds and experiences, as well as a record of academic achievement and service around the world.
Geisel’s Quantitative Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program is offering a new Master of Science in Epidemiology degree that will train students in bioinformatics, biostatistics, and epidemiology.
Distinguished computational scientist and informatics expert Alfredo Tirado-Ramos, PhD, has joined the Dartmouth community to lead biomedical and translational informatics programs for the Geisel School of Medicine and the Dartmouth-Hitchcock (D-H) health system.
Many discoveries now revolutionizing the prevention and treatment of cancer can be traced back to Dartmouth—including immunotherapies for solid tumors, the integration of palliative care with cancer care, and the identification of cancer risks from environmental toxins and behaviors.