Dr. Joseph O'Donnell reviews medical content for Healthwise, a
nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health
decisions. Dr. O'Donnell is Professor of Medicine, Senior Advising Dean, and
Director of Community Programs at Dartmouth Medical School. He is a former
Chief of Oncology at the Dartmouth-affiliated White River Junction Veterans
Administration Medical Center in White River Junction, Vermont, and serves
Dartmouth Medical School as Senior Associate Dean for Student Life and Alumni
Relations and Senior Scholar at the C. Everett Koop Institute. Dr. O'Donnell is an internist who specializes in diseases of the
blood and cancer, especially cancer prevention and the palliative and
supportive care of cancer patients. He is also very interested in effective
communication, quality improvement, and outcomes research. Dr. O'Donnell has served as
principal investigator or co-investigator for several cancer research
MD: Harvard Medical School,
Boston, MA, 1973
Internship in Medicine: Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital,
Hanover, NH, 1973–1974
Residency in Medicine: Mary Hitchcock
Memorial Hospital, Hanover, NH, 1974–1976
Clinical Associate: National Cancer
Institute Division of Cancer Treatment, Bethesda, MD, 1976–1978
American Board of Internal
Medical Oncology, American Board of Internal Medicine
Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH:
This reviewer reported no financial conflicts.
August 17, 2012
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