Surgical pioneer Andrea Hayes-Jordan, MD, D ’87 MED ’91, describes how majoring in religion while taking premed courses helped her grow her mind.
Prominent Neuroscientist and Advocate Ben Barres MED ’79 Dies
Ben Barres, MD, PhD MED ’79, an internationally renowned neuroscientist and outspoken advocate for equality and inclusion in science, died December 27, 2017 in Palo Alto, CA.
Alumnus Applies Nanotechnology to Study and Treat the Brain
Dartmouth medical alumnus Russell Andrews (MED ’78)—a neurosurgeon in California—has been part of a collaboration between NASA and the Mayo Clinic to develop a new wireless nanoelectrode that could help people with Parkinson’s disease.
Suzanne Boulter MED’66: Healthy Pursuits
Ask Suzanne Boulter MED’66 what she has been doing since she retired from clinical practice in 2010, and you won’t hear about a life of leisure. She is currently working on a nationwide American Academy of Pediatrics program called “Brush, Book, and Bed.”
Michael Gleeson, MD-PhD ’10: Diving Deep
Michael Gleeson MD-PhD ’10, once disabled by reactive arthritis, regained his health with the right medical care and the help of his wife, Kirsten. His experience inspired him to become a physician-researcher.
Anita Arora MED’12 and Carolyn Presley MED’09: RWJF Scholars Share Common Goal
While focusing on different populations as Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars, Geisel alums Anita Arora and Carolyn Presley are both working toward the common goal of improving health care delivery.
Donald Macdonald MED ’80: The Eyes of the World
The founding of an eye hospital in Ghana is just the latest of Geisel alumnus Donald Macdonald’s efforts to improve lives of people around the world by restoring eyesight.
In Pursuit of Dual Passions
Glenn Rennels’s colleagues thought it was “a lunatic move” when, in 1990, he gave up an endowed chair at MIT to work in computer technology at The Permanente Medical Group (TPMG). But for Rennels (Med’80), this was the ideal way to unite his dual passions for medicine and artificial intelligence.
Awards Celebrate Alumni’s Contributions to Medicine and to the Geisel Community
At the 2nd Annual Geisel School of Medicine Alumni Awards ceremony on Nov. 6, eight alumni were honored for their transformative contributions to medicine and public health, as well as their service to the medical school.
The 2nd Annual Geisel Alumni Awards: Honoring Exceptional Contributions to Medicine and Public Health
For their transformative contributions to medicine and public health, as well as their service to the medical school, eight alumni are being honored by the Geisel School of Medicine. The honorees will receive their awards and participate in a panel discussion on Nov. 6.