News and Updates

Casual Conversation May 10, 2022 with Caitlin Talmadge

Caitlin Talmadge, Ph.D., has generously agreed to speak with us in a Casual Conversation on Tuesday, May 10 from 2 to 3:30 pm Eastern Time.  PLEASE NOTE THE DIFFERENT TIME.  As you can read below, Dr. Talmadge has a very busy schedule and is very much in demand as an expert on the risks involved in U.S. involvement in the Russian invasion of Ukraine. In short, she is a geopolitical rock star.

Casual Conversation April 25th, 2022 with Dr. Paul Offit

On Monday, April 25 at 4:30 pm, Paul Offit, M.D., Baltimore native, will be our guest at a Casual Conversation.  He is Director of the Vaccine Education Center and professor of pediatrics in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. He is the Maurice R. Hilleman Professor of Vaccinology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. In addition, Dr.

Casual Conversation with Professor Kallie Willets '99 on April 3, 2022

It is time to turn away from literature, sports, and religion (and a lot of physicians and lawyers) to take a dive into the world of high-end research chemistry.  Temple University Professor Katherine (Kallie) Willets, Dartmouth Class of ’99, daughter of our classmate and class officer Rick Willets, has agreed to spend an afternoon with us on Sunday, April 3 at 3 pm (Eastern) for a Casual Conv

Sixty Dartmouth Poems

Dan Clouse '71 alerted me to the existence of a pamphlet of poems entitled Sixty Dartmouth Poems that were selected by Professor Eberhart and published in 1969. Professor Eberhart wrote the Foreward.

Contributors include (I included their Dartmouth class when I could find it):


On February 27th, classmate Bruce Alpert, MD led us in a Casual Conversation about the importance of proper measurement of blood pressure. Here is the core document he shared as part of the event. All of us should read it, and perhaps bring a copy with us to our medical appointments to share with our clinicians: