A generous gift from Eric Eichler D’57 will support new undergraduate educational programming in healthcare delivery science—previously available only at the graduate and professional level at Dartmouth.
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Barbara C. Jobst, MD, PhD, professor of neurology at the Geisel School of Medicine and section chief in the department of neurology at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, has been named the Louis and Ruth Frank Professor in Neuroscience. An internationally recognized pioneer in the treatment of epilepsy and associated memory disorders, Jobst has led the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Epilepsy Center since 2008 and the Epilepsy and Cognition Lab at Geisel since 2013.
First-year Geisel student Marcel Brown chose a career in medicine because it will allow him to combine his strong interests in science and in working with people. “I saw the small size of Dartmouth and Geisel as a great asset, one that would promote a lot of meaningful collaboration,” he says.
Second-year Geisel students Alex Doering, Reza Hessabi, and David Lakomy testified on behalf of House Bill 1241, a proposal to study the feasibility of a single payer healthcare system in New Hampshire.
The Geisel School of Medicine and Dartmouth-Hitchcock are partnering with Brigham and Women’s Hospital as one of four centers in a new American Heart Association-funded research network charged with unlocking some of the mysteries behind vascular disease.
Noted molecular biologist James Bliska, PhD, is joining the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth as a Distinguished Professor in Microbiology and Immunology and senior lead faculty member of the Personalized Treatments for Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Cluster, a cross-Dartmouth group of investigators established to develop innovative, personalized medicine and treatments for CF and lung infections caused by opportunistic pathogens.
First-year Geisel medical student Patrick Tolosky believes empowerment through health and wellbeing can be an effective avenue toward breaking the cycle of poverty—it’s why he wants to become a physician.
In an essay for JAMA based on her speech at this year’s White Coat ceremony, Kathryn B. Kirkland, MD MED ’86, a professor of medicine and the Dorothy and John J. Byrne, Jr., Distinguished Chair in Palliative Medicine, uses the metaphor of the erosion of shorelines to guide medical students, residents, and physicians to understand the reshaping through the erosive forces inherent with the professional formation and changes of a medical career.
Sandra L. Wong, MD, MS, chair of surgery at the Geisel School of Medicine and Dartmouth-Hitchcock, has been named the William N. and Bessie Allyn Professor in Surgery.
Experiences such as working as a volunteer on medical mission trips to Honduras and practicing as an oncology nurse in Arizona helped Meghan Bullock ’20 decide that medical school was the right path for her.