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Recognition for Dartmouth faculty, staff, and students

nelsonWilliam A. Nelson

The COMISS Network has awarded William A. Nelson, associate professor of community and family medicine and of psychiatry, the COMISS Medal-the organization's highest honor-in recognition of his contributions to the scholarship, teaching, and advocacy for the importance of health-care ethics. COMISS is a national organization of chaplaincy, pastoral care, and pastoral counseling stakeholders who represent chaplaincy in all specialized settings.


perkinsDoug Perkins
Doug Perkins, lecturer in music, performed in New York City's Carnegie Hall on Jan. 16 as part of the Meehan/Perkins duo. The program of chamber and solo percussion music included two pieces written especially for the duo by Paul Lansky and 2008 Pulitzer Prize winner, David Lang. Perkins specializes in contemporary music for percussion, and his collaborations focus on commissioning new works for the genre. The Meehan/Perkins duo has performed at venues across the country including the Bang on a Can Marathon, the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival, and the Round Top Chamber Music Series.



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Last Updated: 1/29/09