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William R Green, PhD
Chair and Professor of Microbiology and Immunology


After graduation from Case Western Reserve, Dr. Green first continued his efforts with an NIH supported fellowship and then working as a research associate in Immunology first at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and then at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (FHCRC) and the University of Washington (UW) in Seattle becoming an Assistant Member/Professor at FHCRC and the UW in 1980. Dr. Green joined the faculty of the Department of Microbiology at Dartmouth Medical School in 1983. From 1992-2002 Dr. Green served as Director of the Immunology Program, including the Immunology and Cancer Immunotherapy Program of the Norris Cotton Cancer Center, before becoming Chair of the Microbiology and Immunology (M/I) Department in July, 2002; and leading as PI the NIH-NIGMS funded Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) in Molecular, Cellular, and Translational Immunological Research, now in its fourteenth year of funding. From January, 2008 through September 2010, he served one term as Dean of Dartmouth Medical School before returning to chairmanship of the M/I Department, and Director of the Dartmouth Community Medical School.

Additional Titles

  • The Elmer R. Pfefferkorn Professor and Chair of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology