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.
Susanne Tanski on the Risks of E-Cigarettes
On June 18, Susanne Tanski, MD, an associate professor of pediatrics at Geisel and a pediatrician, testified before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation about the risks of e-cigarettes.
Youth Indoor Tanning Increases Early Risk of Skin Cancer
Dartmouth researchers have found that early exposure to the ultraviolet radiation lamps used for indoor tanning is related to an increased risk of developing basal cell carcinomas (BCC) at a young age.
False Negative Results Found in Prognostic Testing for Breast Cancer
A recent study evaluating HER2 testing in a large cohort of women with breast cancer found important limitations in the conventional way HER2 testing is performed in the U.S. and internationally.
Karagas Appointed to Squires Professorship
Margaret Karagas, PhD, has been appointed to the James W. Squires Professorship at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. This prestigious professorship supports a faculty member pursuing academic activities that advance health, health promotion, and innovative and cost-effective health-care delivery.
Twenty Years Later: Alumni Reflect on Two Decades in Medicine
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.
Geisel Dean Souba Will Not Seek Second Term
President Phil Hanlon ’77 announced today that Dean Wiley “Chip” Souba would not seek reappointment to a second four-year term as dean of the Geisel School of Medicine.
Mark A. Israel Named to the Preston T. and Virginia R. Kelsey Distinguished Chair in Cancer
Mark A. Israel, MD, director of the Norris Cotton Cancer Center (NCCC), has been named the inaugural holder of the Preston T. and Virginia R. Kelsey Distinguished Chair in Cancer at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.
Pachner Named Murray B. Bornstein Professor
Andrew R. Pachner, MD, has been named the inaugural holder of the Murray B. Bornstein Professorship, which supports a clinician in Geisel’s Department of Neurology who conducts research in progressive, disabling neurological diseases, preferably multiple sclerosis.
Speeches from the 2014 Geisel Class Day Ceremony
“Be bold,” Dean Chip Souba told the members of the Geisel Class of 2014 at last weekend’s Class Day Ceremony. “Be aspirational. Reach for the stars. You won’t regret it. You’re a Geisel School of Medicine graduate.” Read the full text of the speeches from Class Day.