Konstantin Dragnev, MD, a practicing oncologist at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center and a translational scientist, has been named the Irene Heinz Given Professor in Pharmacology.
Kathryn B. Kirkland, MD, a professor of medicine at the Geisel School of Medicine, section chief and director of the Palliative Medicine Program at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, and a 1986 graduate of the medical school has been named the Dorothy and John J. Byrne, Jr., Distinguished Chair in Palliative Medicine.
Mark Creager, MD, has been named the Anna Gundlach Huber Professor in Medicine at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. Creager, a Professor of Medicine and Surgery at Geisel since 2015, also directs the Heart and Vascular Center within the Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system.
Les Reid, MD (Med’66), is an engineer, a businessman, a physician, and, now, a fairy godfather of sorts to Geisel medical students.
Randolph Noelle, PhD, Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, has been named the inaugural holder of the Thomas S. Kosasa, MD, Professorship at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.
Strong support from donors propelled the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth to record-breaking levels of philanthropic support for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2016.
Lisa Marsch, PhD, a professor of psychiatry and director of the Dartmouth Center for Technology and Behavioral Health, has been appointed to the Andrew G. Wallace Professorship at the Geisel School of Medicine.
The Geisel School of Medicine has announced the inaugural recipients of the annual Munck-Pfefferkorn Awards. Named in honor of two luminaries from the medical school, the endowed award funds new biomedical research projects at Geisel that have high potential to benefit patients and to generate future revenue through grants or entrepreneurial endeavors.
A $10 million gift from an anonymous donor combined with a $5 million matching gift, also anonymous, will accelerate research aimed at finding better treatments and ultimately a cure for cystic fibrosis at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.
Dr. Bill Nelson is passionate about teaching ethics to medical students and has made a gift to help ensure that such teaching has enduring support at the Geisel School of Medicine.