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Geisel Honors Student Veterans’ Service to Country

Geisel Honors Student Veterans’ Service to Country

As the Dartmouth community and the nation celebrate Veterans Day, several of our Geisel student veterans reflect on some of the most valuable lessons they learned while serving in the military and the impact of those experiences on their path to medicine.

Aaron Briggs and fellow Geisel School of Medicine Urban Scholars and Xavier University undergraduates in New Orleans serving lunch at Ozanam Inn, a homeless shelter.

Front Row, left to right: T'Yanna Jackson, Miyah Davis, Torhianna Haydel, and Sarah Ghabbour '19.   Back row, left to right: Courtney Hanlon '19, Timothy Harris '19, Aaron Briggs '19,  and Spencer McFarlane '19.

Aaron Briggs: It’s Personal

Whether as a mentor or philanthropist, Aaron Briggs ’19, believes those who are privileged have a responsibility to lend a helping hand to those less fortunate. As a first-year Geisel School of Medicine student, he’s bringing those interests together.

Matthew Putnam on a helicopter during his time with a forward surgical team in Afghanistan.

Alumni Album: Late to War

Dartmouth alumnus Matthew Putnam (D’74, Med’77) talks about his journey from a career in academic medicine to performing surgery on the front lines of the war in Afghanistan.