Thirty-five Dartmouth teams have participated in the accelerator over the past two years. Their research could save and prolong patients’ lives, and may even cure cancer.
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Gift Supports Launch of Healthy Students, Healthy Physicians Program at Geisel
A new program at Geisel aims to address medical students’ mental health needs and spur cultural change within the field of medicine.
Geisel Announces $11 Million in Gifts for Scholarships
A new $10 million gift commitment from a Dartmouth medical school alumnus is the third largest gift in the school’s history and the largest commitment received to date by the Geisel School of Medicine as part of The Call to Lead, Dartmouth’s comprehensive fundraising campaign. Combined with a bequest commitment of approximately $1 million from a second alumnus, the gifts will add $11 million to the school’s scholarship endowment, significantly increasing financial aid for medical students.
O’Toole Named the Elmer R. Pfefferkorn, PhD, Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
George O’Toole, PhD, a professor of microbiology and immunology at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, has been named the Elmer R. Pfefferkorn, PhD, Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at Geisel. The appointment recognizes O’Toole’s outstanding contributions to microbiology and immunology both as a scientist and mentor to students over his 20-year career at Dartmouth.
Professor Ellen Meara Appointed to Endowed Professorship
Ellen Meara, PhD, a professor of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, and an adjunct professor of economics at Dartmouth College, has been named to the Peggy Y. Thomson Professorship in the Evaluative Clinical Sciences.
Matthew P. Haag Named Vice President of Development and Alumni Relations for Geisel School of Medicine and Dartmouth-Hitchcock
Haag will lead efforts to provide philanthropic support for Geisel and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health to help advance patient care, medical education and research, as well as the creation of a national model for how to accelerate scientific discovery and transform health care both in the US and internationally.
Undergraduate Initiative in Healthcare Delivery Science Launches with Philanthropic Gift
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.
Barbara Jobst Named the Louis and Ruth Frank Professor in Neuroscience
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.
Sandra Wong Named the William N. and Bessie Allyn Professor in Surgery
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.
Michael Zegans Named Inaugural Francis A. L’Esperance, Jr., MD, Visual Sciences Scholar
The scholar is funded by an endowment established by world-renowned ophthalmologist and Dartmouth alumnus Francis A. L’Esperance, Jr., MD, (MED’54), which supports research in ophthalmology and diseases of the eye.