The Alumni Council of the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth will honor five of its most accomplished alumni at its first annual achievement awards celebration on Friday, October 17.
Dartmouth alumnus Matthew Putnam (D’74, Med’77) talks about his journey from a career in academic medicine to performing surgery on the front lines of the war in Afghanistan.
Faculty and alumni of the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth will discuss recent advances in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of chronic and life-threatening diseases in a medical education session on Friday, September 19, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
After ten years working as a neuroscientist, David Royal (’10) decided it was time for a career change. His search for a new career led him to the MS program at TDI. Now he’s putting his TDI education to use every day in Kabul, Afghanistan, helping hospitals transition from being Coalition-led to Afghan-led.
“It’s my turn to give the next generation the opportunity that I had,” says Alan Mandel ’79, “a great beginning to a lifetime of practicing medicine.”
Gowri Anandarajah, a member of the Class of 1988 and a professor of family medicine at Brown, has studied the place of spirituality in medicine—for both patients and physicians.
Mark Nunlist had been a primary care physician for almost 20 years when he became increasingly aware that there was something missing at the busy and well-respected White River Junction, Vt., practice where he was a partner.
Twenty years ago, when they were profiled in Dartmouth Medicine, Jane Auger, Ben Gardner, and Angela Erdrich were Dartmouth medical students and just starting their medical careers. They look back on the changes they’ve seen personally and professionally over the past two decades.
“I keep telling my staff that I’m going to cut back on travel and stay at home more, that I’m going to take more time off and eventually retire,” says physician-scientist Edward Horton, a 1955 graduate of Dartmouth’s medical school. “They look at me like I’m crazy.”
Despite political tensions between Iran and the U.S., Nicholas Hill, a 1973 graduate of Dartmouth’s medical school, has worked with Iranian pulmonologists to improve the treatment of tuberculosis.