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Views from the Green

"It is, as I have said ... a small podcast; and yet, there are those who love it." (with apologies to Daniel Webster, Dartmouth Class of 1801)

Blending medicine and engineering

Michael B. Mayor
Michael B. Mayor (photo by Joseph Mehling '69)

Recorded January 19, 2006

Today, some fields of medicine rely on advances in technology, especially, say, through enhanced imaging techniques or improved artificial joints. In this podcast, Michael B. Mayor, the William N. and Bessie Allyn Professor of Surgery at Dartmouth Medical School and an Adjunct Professor of Engineering at Dartmouth's Thayer School of Engineering, talks about how his career has blurred the lines between medicine and engineering, and how he thinks this should be the model for the future.