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Featured News - December 2015

Alumni Honored for Contributions to Medicine and to the School
The Medical School’s second annual Alumni Awards ceremony this fall felt like a reunion of cherished friends and family. Honorees were Alan Friedman ’57; Haig Kazazian, Jr. ’60; Martin Weiss ’61; Douglas Zipes ’62; Sarah Donaldson ’66; Karen Hein ’68; Roy Wade, Jr. ’07; and Narath Carlile ’09. Read more…

Syvertsen Fellow Selected Among Six Scholars
“All I wanted for my eighth birthday was a microscope,” says Cynthia Hahn, PhD '16, this year’s Rolf C. Syvertsen Fellow. Though Hahn is as effervescent as the legendary dean was gruff, she exemplifies the special qualities that characterized Dr. Syvertsen. Read more...

There’s Still Time to Make a Year-End Gift
Your generosity will help today’s students follow you into a rewarding career in medicine. Please make your gift today!


Williamson Building Opens, Fosters Collaboration
Proximity is a powerful spark for collaboration and innovation. That’s the premise underpinning the Geisel School’s new Williamson Translational Research Building, completed in August 2015. Read more...

Arsenic Exposure in the Womb May Lead to More Infection, Respiratory Problems
Children born to women who were exposed to higher arsenic during pregnancy have a greater risk of infections and respiratory symptoms within their first year of life. That’s the finding of a Dartmouth-led study by Margaret Karagas, PhD, chair of epidemiology at Geisel. Read more...

Pediatrician Dr. Roy Wade, Jr., ’07, is developing a screening tool that would give every young patient an "adversity score." If a patient has a high adversity score, Wade says, he's likely to track the child's development more closely. Read more...


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