Frank Moody ’52, M.D., who helped patients battle obesity in the 1970s by promoting weight loss surgery, has received the 2016 American Surgical Association Medallion for Advancement of Surgical Care. The bariatric surgeon also began a weight loss program at UTHealth in Houston, where he is now a professor, that has evolved into one of the largest in the country.
William Dexter ’78, M.D., has earned the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Founders’ Award. Dexter is director of the sports medicine program at Maine Medical Center and team physician for the Portland Pirates, an AHL hockey team.
Mitchell Zeller ’79, director of the Food and Drug Administration Center for Tobacco Products, has received the Arthur S. Flemming Award for his efforts in the regulation of tobacco products in the United States, which included launching nationwide youth tobacco prevention campaigns.
Glenn Jordan ’85, a Portland (Maine) Press Herald staff writer, won first-place honors for explanatory writing in the Associated Press Sports Editors 2015 contest. He earned the award for his story on how traditional charity events are losing participants to adventure races sponsored by for-profit organizations.
Nora Jacobson ’74, one of Vermont’s most prolific filmmakers, has earned the Burlington City Arts Herb Lockwood Prize, the largest arts prize in the state. Her work includes Delivered Vacant (about gentrification in a New Jersey city) and The Hanji Box (about international adoption in South Korea).
Jay Davis ’90, who has coached skiing for almost two decades at the Dartmouth Skiway through the Ford Sayre children’s program, has received the New England Nordic Ski Association Bill Koch League Youth Leadership Award.
Olivia (Carpenter) Glenn ’00, the South Jersey metro regional manager of the New Jersey Conservation Foundation, has earned the Camden County Board of Freeholders Sustainability Award for her role in making the county more sustainable. Glenn grew up in Camden, and is now responsible for acquiring and developing parks and greenways in the region.
Duncan Robinson ’16, the 2015 Ivy League Pitcher of the Year at Dartmouth, has been signed by the Chicago Cubs after being selected in the ninth round with the 284th overall pick in the Major League Baseball draft.
Dan McCarthy ’54, Northeastern’s D’Amore-McKim Distinguished Professor of Global Management and Innovation, has been named a university distinguished professor, the highest honor the university bestows on faculty. He teaches primarily in the M.S. innovation program and has served as co-director of the high-tech M.B.A. program.
Edward Mallett ’67, a partner in the law firm Mallett Saper Berg in Houston, has been inducted into the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association’s Hall of Fame. Career highlights include serving as president of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and representing Muslim inmates in Texas prisons for 39 years.
Benjamin F. Wilson ’73, managing principal of Beveridge & Diamond in Washington, D.C., and a Dartmouth trustee, has earned the Thurgood Marshall Legacy Award from the Thurgood Marshall College Fund. An expert in complex environmental litigation, Wilson is also an environmental law professor at the Howard University School of Law, where he cofounded the Howard Energy and Environmental Law Society.
Pamela Nolan Young ’83 has been appointed to the newly created role of director for academic diversity and inclusion at the University of Notre Dame. Young, who received her J.D. from the Notre Dame Law School, was most recently a private consultant on equality and diversity issues for colleges and businesses.
Peter A. Gish ’84 received the Best Artist (SOLO) award at the juried exhibition of independent artists at the 2016 ArtExpo NYC, the world’s largest fine art trade show. The Thornton, New Hampshire, resident, who studied painting with his father, Peter M. Gish ’49, showed landscapes in oil (peteragish.com).
Andrew Schulz ’86 has been elected to a four-year term on the board of directors of the College Art Association, the professional association for artists and scholars. Schulz is the associate research dean of the Penn State University College of the Arts at Penn State University, where his work focuses on the art of Spain in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Demetrius Eudell ’89 has received the Wesleyan University Binswanger Prize for Excellence in Teaching, based on recommendations from students and recent alumni. The history professor has served as director of the Wesleyan Center for African American Studies and last year was a fellow-in-residence at the Göttingen Institute for Advanced Study in Germany.