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U.S. Surgeon General Tells Dartmouth-Hitchcock Forum Stigma and Ignorance Are Biggest Killers in Opioid Crisis

U.S. Surgeon General Vice Admiral Jerome M. Adams, MD, MPH, told participants in the forum, “Our Families, Our Children, Our Future,” that “drug addiction is a chronic disease and not a moral failing.” Dr. Adams, an anesthesiologist, told the forum that stigma and ignorance are the greatest killers of the opioid epidemic. He spoke of…

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D-H CEO and President Joanne M. Conroy, MD, Named One of 50 “Most Influential” Leaders by Modern Healthcare

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health and Dartmouth-Hitchcock CEO and President Joanne M. Conroy, MD, has been named one of the 50 “Most Influential Physician Executives and Leaders” by Modern Healthcare magazine. Conroy, who arrived a little less than a year ago and has ensured the $58 million turnaround in the health system’s finances, is featured in the June…

D-H Researchers, Providers to Receive $5.3 Million Award to Study Treatment of Opioid Use Disorders in Pregnant Women

A research team led by Sarah Lord, PhD, and Daisy Goodman, DNP, MPH, at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, has been approved for a $5.3 million funding award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)—to conduct comparative clinical effectiveness research on medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for pregnant women with opioid use disorders (OUD). The award is…

Matthew P. Haag Named VP of Development and Alumni Relations for Dartmouth-Hitchcock and Geisel School of Medicine

Matthew P. Haag has been named the Vice President of Development and Alumni Relations for Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health and the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. Haag, who previously served as the Associate Vice President of Clinical, Research and Academic Development for the University of Rochester, University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC), in Rochester, NY, was…