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.
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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.
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.
As 2015 draws to a close, we’d like to share with you some of the most popular stories on Geisel NewsCenter this year. From the Geisel Communications team, Happy Holidays and have a safe and Happy New Year!
Aaron V. Kaplan, MD, professor of Medicine and of Community and Family Medicine at Geisel School of Medicine and an interventional cardiologist at the Heart & Vascular Center at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, has been named a 2015 Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). Election to NAI Fellow status […]
John R. Butterly, MD, FACP, FACC, a cardiologist and a professor of medicine at Geisel School of Medicine and The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, has been elected president of the New Hampshire Medical Society.
On Friday, June 5, faculty and graduating medical students were recognized for extraordinary achievements at the annual Geisel School of Medicine Awards Ceremony. Held in the Hopkins Center’s Moore Theater, the event honored excellence in academic achievement, research, community service, teaching, and much more.
Fast Company – A profile piece on Mae Jemison, adjunct professor of community and family medicine, who was an astronaut on the space shuttle Endeavor and was the first woman of color to go into space. In the article, Jemison states that one of the ways she has become so successful is learning her strengths and working on weaknesses, and that she believes “the key is more an issue of balance than to focus on one in hopes the other will disappear.”
Dartmouth has announced two landmark gifts that will engage faculty and students in tackling some of the world’s greatest challenges and ultimately aim to improve the lives of people across the globe.
Thursday evening, May 28, during the annual State of the Medical School address, several faculty and students were cited for their contributions to medical education and community service.