Professor Joseph O’Donnell succeeds C. Everett Koop, who held the chair until his death in 2013.
Dr. C. Everett Koop ’37 helped educate the nation about AIDS and about the dangers of smoking.
A pediatric surgery pioneer, anti-tobacco crusader, and founder of the C. Everett Koop Institute at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, Dr. Koop died February 25, 2013.
Mulley’s election is one of medicine’s highest honors, recognizing those who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service.
The Norris Cotton Cancer Center hosts the first annual C. Everett Koop Lecture November 4 featuring Francis S. Collins, MD, PhD, director of the National Institutes of Health.