Roddy Young, the Office of Public Affairs' vice president for communications, has been appointed as the vice president for communications and marketing for the Dartmouth-Hitchcock healthcare system, according to Justin Anderson, director of media relations for the College. Young, who has been working for the College since June 2011, will assume his new post on April 23, he said in an interview with The Dartmouth. The position is a newly created role at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, according to Young. Prior to joining the College as vice president of communications, Young was a senior vice president with TMG Strategies/MSLGroup, a Washington, D.C.-based communications firm. He was the chair of the MSLGroup's Reputation Management Practice and the director of TMG's media relations team.