The Dartmouth-Hitchcock Board of Trustees, the Board which provides governance oversight for Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and Dartmouth Hitchcock Clinics, elected one new public trustee and two new physician trustees to the Board during its December 2023 meeting. Their terms were effective on January 1, 2024.
The new members are: M. Elyse Allan, MBA, retired president and CEO of General Electric Canada Company, Inc.; Marcus P. Coe, MD, MS, associate professor and residency director in the department of orthopaedic surgery at DHMC and Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine; and Jonathan B. Thyng, MD, medical director of Dartmouth Hitchcock Clinics Nashua.
Allan is an accomplished Canadian and American executive with experience in driving growth, technology and innovation. She retired from GE Canada in 2018 having successfully led the multi-billion-dollar digital, manufacturing and industrial services company. Allan currently serves as a board director for Brookfield Corporation, a premier global wealth manager; as founding board chair of Invest Ontario, Ontario’s provincial economic development agency; and as founding board vice chair of Ontario Health, the agency overseeing the Ontario Health system. Allan served on the Westinghouse Electric Co. board until its recent sale, and as a director for the MaRS Discovery District, North America’s largest urban innovation center. Formerly, she chaired the Providence Healthcare Board and served as a director for the Royal Ontario Museum. Allan resides in Toronto, Canada, and Hanover, NH.
As a physician, Coe’s clinical interests lie in foot and ankle reconstruction, total joint arthroplasty and fracture care. A graduate of Dartmouth College and the Yale School of Medicine, Coe completed his residency at DHMC, during which time he received an MS in healthcare leadership at The Dartmouth Institute. Coe then completed a fellowship in foot and ankle reconstruction at the University of British Columbia in Canada, before returning to the staff at DHMC and the White River Junction VA in 2013. He transitioned to DHMC full time in 2015 and currently practices at DHMC and Dartmouth Health’s New London Hospital. A former high school English teacher, Coe is interested in the education and development of surgical trainees, and is engaged with national organizations on that front.
A family physician, Thyng has been with Dartmouth Health since 1999. Thyng is a veteran and served 12 years in the United States Army. During his time in the Army, he served in Virginia (Ft. Belvoir, Ft. Myer) and Germany (Friedberg, Wurzburg) and additionally deployed to the Persian Gulf during Operation Desert Storm and to Hungary during Operation Joint Endeavor (Bosnia Peacekeeping Mission). Thyng attended Tufts University for his undergraduate degree and the Tufts University School of Medicine for his medical degree. He completed his residency in Family Medicine at DeWitt Army Community Hospital at Fort Belvoir, VA. He is board certified in family medicine.
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Dartmouth Health, New Hampshire's only academic health system and the state's largest private employer, serves patients across northern New England. Dartmouth Health 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, as well as across its wide network of hospitals, clinics and care facilities. DHMC is consistently named the #1 hospital in New Hampshire by U.S. News & World Report, and recognized for high performance in numerous clinical specialties and procedures. Dartmouth Health includes Dartmouth Cancer Center, one of only 56 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the nation, and the only such center in northern New England; Dartmouth Health Children’s, which includes Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, the state’s only children’s hospital, and multiple clinic locations around the region; member hospitals in Lebanon, Keene and New London, NH, and Bennington and Windsor, VT; Visiting Nurse and Hospice for Vermont and New Hampshire; and more than 24 clinics that provide ambulatory services across New Hampshire and Vermont. Through its historical partnership with Dartmouth and the Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth Health trains nearly 400 medical residents and fellows annually, and performs cutting-edge research and clinical trials recognized across the globe with Geisel and the White River Junction VA Medical Center in White River Junction, VT. Dartmouth Health and its more than 13,000 employees are deeply committed to serving the healthcare needs of everyone in our communities, and to providing each of our patients with exceptional, personal care.