Congratulations to Chris Underhill for being the first recipient of the Dr. Wylie Verge Memorial Award.

This award is in honour of one of Dartmouth General Hospital’s founders and a longtime friend of the Foundation - Dr. Wylie Verge. This award is presented annually to a DGH staff member who goes abovea and beyond the call of duty and who shares the same passion Dr. Verge had for our institution.

Chris has dedicated 30 years at DGH and has been Charge Nurse of the operating room’s for approximately 16 years. Chris embodies everything that is wonderful about our DGH culture- where everyone knows your name and where family matters. Patient care is always front and centre for Chris as she juggles a thousand balls every day, with a smile.