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Adam M. Keller appointed Dartmouth's Executive Vice President for Finance & Administration

Dartmouth College Office of Public Affairs • Press Release
Posted 05/12/03 • Contact

Adam Keller
(photo by Joseph Mehling '69)

Dartmouth President James Wright has appointed Adam Keller as Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration, effective July 1, 2003. The Executive Vice President is the chief financial officer of the College.

Keller has been a member of the Dartmouth administration since 1978. He served as a Financial Administrator in the Department of Community and Family Medicine before becoming the Chief Financial Officer of Dartmouth Medical School in 1991. In 1995 he became Associate Dean and Chief Operations Officer at the Medical School and, since 2002, has also served as Acting Vice President for Finance and Administration of the College.

According to Dartmouth President James Wright, Keller "has made tremendous contributions to the Dartmouth Medical School and to the College over the past 25 years. Adam is a very talented administrator and I really look forward to continuing to work with him."

"I am very enthusiastic about having an opportunity to participate in shaping the evolution of Dartmouth," said Keller. "I envision the role of the Executive Vice President as helping to enrich the learning opportunities for students and to expand support for the faculty. I want to help create an environment that promotes discovery. And I want to help recognize the many contributions of the staff at Dartmouth."

At Dartmouth Medical School Keller participated in the development of the Department of Community and Family Medicine into one of the preeminent departments in the country. He helped to support the evolution of the Center for the Evaluative Clinical Sciences and to expand the infrastructure for research at Dartmouth Medical School that has served to support the growth of research and the success of the faculty.

Keller also served as the Executive Director of the Primary Care COOP Project, a nationally recognized network of primary care physicians in New Hampshire and Vermont who collaborate on research. He participated as co-investigator on a project designed to help physicians improve cancer prevention in their practices. He was responsible for developing an office system that helped to reorganize office operations including the implementation of prompts and reminders to help in a busy office practice.

Keller graduated from Harvard in 1973 and received a masters' of public health degree from the University of Minnesota in 1981. He serves as an instructor in Community and Family Medicine, a position he has held since 1979. He is the author of numerous papers in the field of Public Health.

A resident of Thetford, Vt., Keller serves with the State of New Hampshire Community Grants Program and is a former chair of the Thetford, Vt., Board of Schools Directors.

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