Dartmouth Health has received a $2.5 million gift from generous donors and former Dartmouth-Hitchcock Trustee Barbara Couch and her husband, Dick Couch D’64, Thayer ’65, to establish the Couch Endowed Fund for Inclusive Excellence Faculty Fellowships at Dartmouth Cancer Center.
A $1 million gift from John Flatley and his wife, Kate, to a team of investigators at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine will provide essential funding to develop new and more effective therapies for people with Cystic Fibrosis.
$25M from Dorothy Byrne will establish an interdisciplinary cancer research institute at NCCC to fast-track world-class scientific discoveries from the laboratory to the bedside.
More than 3,700 alumni, parents, and friends have answered Dartmouth’s ongoing Call to Lead campaign with gifts to the Geisel School of Medicine.
Now entering its second year, the Dartmouth Innovations Accelerator for Cancer has attracted more than $3.5 million in philanthropy and has helped 17 research teams advance their work. In this video researchers from the winning teams describe how the Accelerator is advancing their innovations.
Dartmouth College alumni and health care investors have committed a total of $1.4 million in gifts to launch the Dartmouth Innovations Accelerator for Cancer which will allow for innovations to the marketplace for the benefit of cancer patients, and provide Dartmouth students with learning opportunities in biomedical entrepreneurship.
A new program at Geisel aims to address medical students’ mental health needs and spur cultural change within the field of medicine.
A new $10 million gift commitment from a Dartmouth medical school alumnus is the third largest gift in the school’s history and the largest commitment received to date by the Geisel School of Medicine as part of The Call to Lead, Dartmouth’s comprehensive fundraising campaign. Combined with a bequest commitment of approximately $1 million from a second alumnus, the gifts will add $11 million to the school’s scholarship endowment, significantly increasing financial aid for medical students.
The Syvertsen Scholars and Fellow program honors fourth-year Geisel School of Medicine students who exemplify the qualities that former dean Dr. Rolf Syvertsen stood for and have become deeply embedded in the culture of the medical school.
Mary Jo Turk, PhD, has been named the O. Ross McIntyre, MD, Professor at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. Turk, a professor of microbiology and immunology and co-director of the Immunology and Cancer Immunotherapy Program at Dartmouth’s Norris Cotton Cancer Center, joined the faculty of Dartmouth’s medical school 15 years ago and conducts pioneering research on the complex interactions between the immune system and cancer.