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M. Brooke Herndon, MD, MS

Photo of Brooke M. Herndon Brooke joined the faculty of D-H and the Geisel School of Medicine in 2001 as an Assistant Professor in the Section of General Internal Medicine. She focuses on primary care practice and innovation, with a special interest in the care of complex, frail patients in the outpatient setting. In addition to maintaining a practice at the Heater Road Primary Care Clinic, Brooke serves as the Clinical Lead for Chronic Conditions for the High Value Health Care Collaborative (HVHC). She is also the Project Leader for D-H’s HVHC Complex Patient project, which is aimed at building a strong care management infrastructure to support improved quality and reduced costs for complex patients with chronic conditions. Her research interests are focused on care coordination and communication using the electronic health record. In addition to serving on the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Board, she serves on the Board of the Dartmouth CO-OP Project at the Geisel School of Medicine and is an active member of the Society of General Internal Medicine.

Brooke was born in New Castle, Delaware and graduated from Princeton University with a degree in comparative literature. She enrolled in a post-baccalaureate program at the University of Pennsylvania, where she also completed her first two years of medical school. She received her MD from the UCLA School of Medicine and completed her residency in Internal Medicine/Primary Care in the UCLA-San Fernando Valley Program. She then completed a fellowship in Women’s Health and Health Services Research at the UCLA-VA Center for the Study of Healthcare Provider Behavior. Since coming to Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Brooke trained as a faculty fellow with the VA Health Outcomes Group and received her MS in Clinical and Health Services Research at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice (TDI) in 2013.

Brooke lives in Norwich, VT with her husband and son. She maintains an active kitchen, dedicated to the care and feeding of Hanover High School students and enjoys pre-dawn expeditions with her dog, Asa. She is an avid fiction reader with special interest in the detective novel genre.