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President's Award for Outstanding Research

Dr. Proton Rahman, Medicine

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Dr. Proton Rahman

Dr. Rahman attended the University of Toronto and the Memorial University School of Medicine before joining the Faculty of Medicine as an assistant professor of medicine in 1999. Since his faculty appointment, he has established an interdisciplinary research program at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital and has been the lead investigator in projects involved in the Discipline of Medicine, Discipline of Obstetrics, Discipline of Pediatrics, Discipline of Psychiatry, Discipline of Orthopedics, Discipline of Genetics, Basic Medical Science, Immunology, Nursing and Allied Health. His discoveries in the genetics of psoriasis arthritis have subsequently been incorporated in gene mapping strategies by all investigators in psoriatic arthritis.


Dr. Nancy Dahn and Timothy Steeves, Music

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Dr. Nancy Dahn and Timothy Steeves

Duo Concertante, a chamber music ensemble comprised of Dr. Nancy Dahn and Timothy Steeves, has attained world-class status in the field of performance and excels in all measures or performance scholarship. Independently, they are a violinist and pianist respectively, however since 1997, the majority of their scholarly activities have been practiced under their collective identity. Dr. Dahn began her scholarly career at the New England Conservatory, and continued at the Juilliard School and the Cleveland Institute of Music. She began her career at Memorial University in 1995 where she is currently an associate professor in the School of Music. Professor Steeves was educated at the Hochschule für Musik Rheinland in Cologne, Germany, the University of Western Ontario, Hochschule für Musik und Theatre in Hannover, and the Musikhochschule, Freiburg im Breisgau in Germany. He arrived at Memorial in 1996 where he is currently associate professor of piano.


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