Dartmouth researcher Ambrose Cheung, MD, has received a 2017 Harrington Scholar-Innovator Award, one of only a few given annually to top physician-scientists in the U.S. The award will support Cheung’s promising research to develop a vaccine or drug to combat MRSA—virulent staph bacteria causing infections that are increasingly resistant to antibiotics.
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Geisel Researcher Appointed to Cohn Professorship
Giovanni Bosco, PhD, a professor of Molecular and Systems Biology, has been appointed to the Oscar M. Cohn 1934 Professorship.
Q&A With Anna Adachi-Mejia, Director of Dartmouth’s Health Promotion Research Center
Anna Adachi-Mejia, PhD, who was recently appointed director of the The Dartmouth Institute-based Health Promotion Research Center at Dartmouth (HPRCD), reflects on her work and HPRCD’s role in addressing some of today’s pressing public health concerns.
The Dartmouth Institute’s Paul Barr Named Promising Early-Career Investigator
Paul Barr, MSc, PhD, an assistant professor at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, recently received the Patient and Family Engagement Early-Career Investigator Award from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation.
Dr. Arnie Katz Memorial Service on July 10
A memorial service for Dr. Arnie Katz will be held on Sunday, July 10 at 1:00 PM at the Class of 1978 Life Sciences Center on the Dartmouth campus. Dr. Katz, a beloved teacher and mentor at Geisel, passed away in January.
Dennis McCullough Passes
We are so saddened to inform you that Dennis McCullough, MD died unexpectedly, Friday June 3rd in Bar Harbor, Maine while attending a conference.
Dennis was a beloved and deeply engaged member of both the Department of Community and Family Medicine and the larger Upper Valley community for over thirty years as a practicing family physician and geriatrician.
Geisel Inducts Seven into Academy of Master Educators
On Monday, May 23, seven Geisel faculty members were honored for their contributions to medical education as Interim Dean Duane Compton inducted them into the Geisel Academy of Master Educators.
Colleagues Mourn Passing of Emeritus Professor Allan Munck, Who Discovered Glucocorticoid Receptors
A world-renown researcher in the field of endocrinology, and considered by many to be the father of glucocorticoid receptors, which he discovered in the 1960s, Allan U. Munck, PhD, an active emeritus professor of physiology and neurobiology at Geisel, died unexpectedly on April 29.
Remembering Ron Taylor: Mentor, Teacher, Friend
Charisma—we can’t always define it, but we know it when we see it. And by all accounts Ron Taylor was charismatic. A professor of microbiology and immunology at Geisel School of Medicine, Taylor died on March 26 at age 62 of a heart attack. His good-natured personality and intellectual assets, beloved by faculty, students, and staff alike, were well suited to academe.
Inaugural Munck-Pfefferkorn Grants Bring Research Closer to the Marketplace and Helping Patients
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.