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Dave Duncan Named Vice President of Facilities Management at Dartmouth-Hitchcock

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Dave comes to us with a robust amount of experience in academic health systems, and his leadership will provide us with knowledge-based solutions and help propel our projects and operations forward.

D-HH Chief Operating Officer, Patrick F. Jordan, III, MBA

Dartmouth-Hitchcock (D-H) has named Dave Duncan as the new Vice President of Facilities Management. In this role, Duncan will be responsible for the planning, implementation and departmental operations for the buildings and infrastructure of the Dartmouth-Hitchcock System, including the completion of the Manchester Expansion, opening in the spring of 2021 in Manchester, NH, and the building of the new Patient Pavilion at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center opening in late 2022 in Lebanon, NH. He will collaborate with executive leadership, clinical leadership, strategic planning personnel and finance leadership to lead the development of strategic facilities plans and campus master plans. In addition, Duncan will be responsible for directing the implementation of facility projects, as well as coordinating the efforts of internal user groups, project related consultants, construction management firms and other contractors.

“I am pleased to welcome Dave to the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health leadership team,” said D-HH Chief Operating Officer, Patrick F. Jordan, III, MBA. “Dave comes to us with a robust amount of experience in academic health systems, and his leadership will provide us with knowledge-based solutions and help propel our projects and operations forward.”

Prior to D-H, Duncan served as the System Vice President of Facilities, Support Services, Construction and Real Estate at Care New England Health System in Providence, Rhode Island. During his time at Care New England Health System, he oversaw a full-time staff of 750 employees in addition to five campuses and 180 off-site buildings. From 1994 to 2015, Duncan served as Corporate Vice President of Facilities and Support Services at UMass Memorial Health Care-HealthAlliance in Worcester, Massachusetts.

Duncan attended Central Connecticut State University and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Technology Engineering. He is a member of the American Society of Hospital Engineers.

About Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health (D-HH), New Hampshire’s only academic health system and the state’s largest private employer, serves a population of 1.9 million across northern New England. D-H provides access to more than 2,000 providers in almost every area of medicine, delivering care at its flagship hospital, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) in Lebanon, NH. DHMC was named again in 2020 as the #1 hospital in New Hampshire by U.S. News & World Report, and recognized for high performance in 9 clinical specialties and procedures. Dartmouth-Hitchcock also includes the Norris Cotton Cancer Center, one of only 51 NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the nation; the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, the state’s only children’s hospital; affiliated member hospitals in Lebanon, Keene, and New London, NH, and Windsor, VT, and Visiting Nurse and Hospice for Vermont and New Hampshire; and 24 Dartmouth-Hitchcock clinics that provide ambulatory services across New Hampshire and Vermont. The D-H system trains nearly 400 residents and fellows annually, and performs world-class research, in partnership with the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and the White River Junction VA Medical Center in White River Junction, VT.


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