Danette is currently a staff Cardiologist and Cardiac Intensivist at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH. She obtained her medical degree from the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth in 2013 and her bachelor’s degree from Colgate University in 2009, where she majored in chemistry. Following medical school, she remained at Dartmouth and completed her training in Internal Medicine (2016), Chief Resident (2017), Cardiology (2020) and Critical Care (2021).
Danette first worked with Asniya as a medical student intern in 2012, where she was invited to contribute to the development of a science education-oriented after-school program sponsored by the Health Education and Promotion Council in Rapid City, South Dakota. She continued to work in curriculum development for Asniya after her initial experience, and subsequently joined the Board in 2014.
She has always had a passion for education, science and health care and is enjoying the opportunity to work with a program dedicated to bringing new opportunities in medicine to Native American children.