Dartmouth-Hitchcock Names Mark A. Creager MD as Director of D-H Heart and Vascular Center
Jun 16, 2015, 10:36 ET
LEBANON, N.H., June 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system (D-H) has appointed Dr. Mark A. Creager, Professor of Medicine at Harvard and a nationally known expert in the field of cardiovascular diseases, as Center Director of the D-H Heart and Vascular Center. Dr. Creager comes to Dartmouth-Hitchcock and the Geisel School of Medicine after a distinguished career at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, MA. Currently, he is President-elect of the American Heart Association and will serve as President from 2015-16.
"We're delighted that Mark is joining us in this important new role, and we look forward to his arrival," said D-H CEO and President Dr. James N. Weinstein, in announcing Creager's appointment. "Mark's leadership will build on Dartmouth-Hitchcock's already outstanding research and clinical care in heart and vascular medicine, and is a key component of our goal of building a sustainable health system, to improve the lives of the patients and communities we serve, for generations to come."
Read the full news release at http://www.dartmouth-hitchcock.org/news/article/33258
ABOUT DARTMOUTH-HITCHCOCK – Dartmouth-Hitchcock (D-H) is a nonprofit academic health system that serves a patient population of 1.2 million in New England. Anchored by Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH, the system includes the Norris Cotton Cancer Center, one of only 41 Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the nation; the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock; affiliate hospitals in Keene and New London, NH, and Windsor, VT; and 24 Dartmouth-Hitchcock Clinics that provide ambulatory services across New Hampshire and Vermont. D-H provides access to more than 1,000 primary care doctors and specialists in almost every area of medicine. In partnership with the Audrey and Theodor Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and the White River Junction VA Medical Center in White River Junction, VT, it trains nearly 400 residents and fellows annually, and performs world-class research.
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