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Senior Associate Dean for Research

Duane Compton, PhD, Professor of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, serves as the Senior Associate Dean for Research and Dean of the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.

In his role as Senior Associate Dean for Research, Dr. Compton provides critically important leadership in moving our research enterprise forward. Dr. Compton leads a number of research initiatives, including chairing the Biomedical Research Council, a faculty leadership committee that charts the strategic direction for advancing research at the Geisel School of Medicine. An important emphasis will be on expanding translational research by supporting our students, recruiting the best and brightest to join them, along with postdoctoral fellows, basic science faculty, and physician investigators.

Dr. Compton also plays a key role in strengthening our collaborations with Dartmouth College, the Thayer and Tuck Schools, Dartmouth-Hitchcock, and the White River Junction VA Medical Center to enhance cross-institutional interdisciplinary research.

Office of Senior Associate Dean for Research: Faith Goodness, Director of Faculty and Staff Recruitment, Retention and Support