More than half of all opioid medications distributed each year in the United States are prescribed to adults with mental illness .
Dr. Joanne Mather Conroy has been selected as the second Chief Executive Officer and President of Dartmouth-Hitchcock and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health.
Susan A. Reeves, EdD, RN, has been named Chief Nursing Executive for Dartmouth-Hitchcock on May 24, 2017. Reeves graduated from the Mary Hitchcock Hospital School of Nursing in 1980, and has held a number of leadership positions at the Medical Center.
John T. Broderick, Jr., former chief justice of the New Hampshire Supreme Court and dean of the University of New Hampshire School of Law, will join D-H as senior director for Public Affairs.
Josh McElveen, a distinguished journalist currently serving as political director and news anchor of WMUR-TV in Manchester, has been appointed Vice President for Communications and Marketing for the Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system.
Surgeons at Dartmouth-Hitchcock successfully reduced prescriptions for opioid painkillers by an average of 53 percent while still providing effective relief of their patient's pain.