Join us on Friday, Sept. 23 at 5:30 PM in Filene Auditorium in Dartmouth’s Moore Hall for a special keynote lecture by former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Antonia Novello as part of our celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. The event is open to all and will also be streamed live here.
Erika T. Brown, PhD, dean of faculty affairs at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, recently received The Difference Maker Award from the James M. Dixon Foundation for her significant involvement in minority health disparities and research, and her commitment to diversity, equality, and inclusion-focused initiatives.
Cagney Coomer, PhD, a postdoctoral trainee in the Halpern Laboratory in Molecular and Systems Biology at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, has been selected as a 2022 Hanna H. Gray Fellow by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
On August 19, Geisel School of Medicine students in the MD Class of 2026 marked a rite of passage in the field of medicine when they received their short white coats, symbolic of their status as physicians in training, during the medical school’s annual White Coat ceremony.
The White Coat Ceremony for the Geisel Class of 2026 will be held on Friday, August 19 in Alumni Hall at the Hopkins Center. The program begins at 3:00 PM. This is a ticketed event but you can watch our live broadcast of the event here.
Two students in the Master of Public Health program at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Amber Nieves ’23 and Brandon Huxley ’23, have been named This Is Public Health (TIPH) Ambassadors for 2022-2023 by the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health.
This week 92 first-year medical students at Geisel School of Medicine and 88 students in the medical school’s Master of Public Health (MPH) and Master of Science (MS) hybrid and residential programs at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, spent time getting to know each other during separate orientation sessions before immersing themselves in their medical education.
Surachai Supattapone, MD, PhD, a professor of biochemistry and cell biology and of medicine at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, has received a Javits Neuroscience Investigator Award from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. The prestigious $4.9 million award will provide up to seven years of funding for his research on prions—infectious agents that cause fatal neurogenerative diseases.
Geisel School of Medicine Dean Duane Compton, PhD, has appointed Lisa McBride, PhD, as the school’s associate dean for diversity, equity and inclusion (ADDEI), effective August 8.
Furthering his research interests, Geisel School of Medicine student Drew Bergman ’24 has a newly published paper in Nature and has received a research grant.