Johns Hopkins Gazette: January 17, 1995

For the Record
     Cheers--Milestones--University Policy on 
     Nondiscrimination--Announcement Concerning Minutes

     Cheers recognizes achievement of consequence among faculty,
staff and students. A separate section records some promotions
and new hires. We welcome contributions submitted in writing
accompanied by a telephone number. Submissions may be edited for
length, clarity and content.

Honors, awards and appointments
Arts and Sciences
     Craig A. Townsend, professor and former chairman of the
Department of Chemistry, was awarded an Arthur C. Cope Scholar
Award for 1995 by the American Chemical Society.

     Four Hopkins faculty members have received National
Endowment for the Humanities fellowships. Eytan Bercovitch,
assistant professor of anthropology, received a $30,000 award to
research agency and concealment among the Atbalmin of Papua New
Guinea. Marcel Detienne, professor of classics, received a
$30,000 award to research Apollo in the field of polytheism. 
Daniel H. Weiss, assistant professor, History of Art, was awarded
$30,000 to research the language of art in the age of Louis IX.
Special Collections at the Milton S. Eisenhower Library was
awarded $328,515 to digitize the Lester S. Levy collection of
popular American sheet music from the 19th century and make these
materials available on the Internet. The project is headed by
Cynthia Requardt, head of Special Collections.

Central Administration
     Provost Joseph Cooper has been selected for an at-large
position on the board of directors of the Consortium of Social
Science Associations. Dr. Cooper was also recently selected to
serve as a board member for the Dirksen Congressional Leadership
Research Center, a private nonpartisan, nonprofit educational
organization devoted to promoting a better understanding of the
U.S. Congress and its leaders.

Homewood Student Affairs
     Football co-captain and senior defensive lineman Michael
House was selected to the 1994 GTE Academic All-America
First-Team. House also earned first-team honors in 1993. He has
maintained a 4.0 grade point average as a biology major and plans
to attend medical school next fall.

     Freshman soccer forward Eric West was named to the NCAA
Division III All-America third team. The only freshman selected
to any of the All-America teams, West was the top scorer for the
Blue Jays, who went all the way to the NCAA Championship game. 

     Jerry L. Spivak, professor of medicine and oncology, has
been elected a councillor of the American Society of Hematology.

Public Health
     Floyd R. Bryant, associate professor of biochemistry, will
serve as a member of the Biochemistry Study Section, Division of
Research Grants, Department of Health and Human Services,
National Institutes of Health, for the term beginning Sept. 20,
1994, and ending June 30, 1998.

     Professor of population dynamics Connie Nathanson has
received a Robert Wood Johnson Investigator Award in Health
Policy Research. The three-year award will fund Dr. Nathanson's
research project, "Disease Prevention as Social Change: A
Comparative Study of Public Health Policy-making in the U.S.,
Canada, Great Britain and France."   

     John S. Santelli, adjunct assistant professor of maternal
and child health and medical epidemiologist in Preventive
Medicine and Epidemiology, Baltimore City Health Department, was
elected chairman of the American School Health Association's
editorial board for a three-year term.  

     David H. Schwartz, assistant professor, Department of
Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, has received a $250,000
grant from an Austrian company, IMMUNO-AG, to study the evolution
of HIV envelope sequence diversity in HIV-infected recipients of
envelope-based vaccines.  
     Dr. Schwartz also has been asked to serve on the National
Institutes of Health study section reviewing applications for the
National Cooperative Vaccine Development Group Contract Awards. 

Changing places, new faces
     Jean S. Kan, professor of pediatrics at the School of
Medicine, has been named director of the Division of Pediatric
Cardiology at the Johns Hopkins Children's Center.

     Stephanie Reel, senior director of information services at
The Johns Hopkins Hospital, has been named acting vice president
for information services.

     Robert Seidel, former special assistant to the director of
the Institute for Policy Studies, was recently promoted to
administrator for teaching programs at the institute. In his new
position, Seidel will also manage the master's program for Policy

     Louise Thompson, director of the Medical Records Department
at the New England Deaconess Hospital in Boston for the last
eight years, has been appointed administrator of medical records
for the Johns Hopkins Health System.

     John D. Cramer has joined the Office of Communications and
Public Affairs at the Medical Institutions as a senior media
relations representative. He will cover medicine, surgery and
other departments of JHMI and assist with media relations

Milestones: Retirements and Anniversaries
     Staff members who retired or celebrated a five-year
anniversary with the university last month are listed below.
     Anyone with a question about the staff recognition program
should call the Office of Faculty, Staff and Retiree Programs at

     Thompson, Nancy W., 15 years, Philosophy

30 years of service
     Ford, Suzanne W., JHU Press

20 years of service
     Brown, Karen L., Chemical Propulsion Information
     Gleason, E. Joseph, MSE Library 
     Petroff, Marilynn A., MSE Library 

15 years of service
     McGill, Donald E., Security
     Willis, Regina, Johns Hopkins Club

10 years of service
     Farlow, Martha L., JHU Press

5 years of service
     Coblentz, Robin D., History 
     Fliegel, Constance A., Physics & Astronomy
     Kreger, Marlin R., Mind-Brain Institute
     Stierhoff, Dolores Joan, Accounting

Hygiene and Public Health
30 years of service
     Niswander, Kathleen, Epidemiology 

15 years of service
     Clow, Lawrence W., International Health 

10 years of service
     Merritt, Alice Payne, Population Communication

5 years of service
     Doughman, Janice, Health Policy & Management
     Dugan, Susan H., Population Communication

     Gause, Hilda, 39 years, Surgery
     Leech, Edward B., 12 years, Maintenance
     Seidl, William J., 30 years, Pharmacology & Molecular      

20 years of service
     DiPaula, Anthony F., Jr., Medicine

15 years of service
     Garner, Ivy Linwood, Welch Medical Library
     Lee, Bella, Ophthalmology 
     Lord, Margaret D., Endocrinology
     Merrell, Martha, Public Affairs

10 years of service
     Brown, Delores, Oncology 
     Nicholson, Lisa Ellen, Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
     Orem, Stephanie D., Ophthalmology 
     Pindell, Sheila Deneen, Medicine

5 years of service
     Bell, Edmund B., Maintenance
     Craig, Maureen G., Orthopedic Surgery
     Glab, Cheryll Lynn, Alumni Affairs
     Goldsborough, David, Medicine
     Green, Lesia A., Pediatrics
     Hueg, Wesla T., Medicine
     Jones, Gloria J., Medicine
     Krick, Joseph D., Maintenance
     MacMurray, Adele L., Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine
     Matthews, David M., Maintenance
     Puyear, B. Janette, Ophthalmology 
     Summerville, Joseph, Maintenance
     Webb, Michael, Psychiatry-Behavioral Pharmacology
     Yienger, Richard, Pathology

Johns Hopkins University Nondiscrimination Policy
     "The university and the Office for Civil Rights have reached
agreement on the following statements on the university's
nondiscrimination policy for inclusion in all publications
distributed to students, including the catalogs and applications
of the various divisions":

     The Johns Hopkins University admits students of any race,
color, sex, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, disability
or veteran status to all of the rights, privileges, programs,
benefits and activities generally accorded or made available to
students at the university. It does not discriminate on the basis
of race, color, sex, religion, homosexuality, national or ethnic
origin, age, disability or veteran status in any program or
activity, including the administration of its educational
policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs and
athletic and other university administered programs or in
employment. Accordingly, the university does not take into
consideration personal factors that are irrelevant to the program

     Questions regarding Title VI, Title IX and Section 504
should be referred to Yvonne M. Theodore, affirmative action
officer for the university, who is responsible for coordination
of equal opportunity programs, 205 Garland Hall, 516-8075.

     "The following statement may be used for applications,
brochures and other publications in which, because of space
limitations, a shorter version of the policy statement is

     The Johns Hopkins University does not discriminate on the
basis of race, color, sex, religion, homosexuality, national or
ethnic origin, age, disability or veteran status in any student
program or activity administered by the university or with regard
to admission or employment.

     Questions regarding Title VI, Title IX and Section 504
should be referred to Yvonne M. Theodore, affirmative action
officer for the university, 205 Garland Hall, 516-8075.

Minutes To Appear On JHUniverse
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advisory board or academic council meetings. Records of these
proceedings will now appear on JHUniverse. To place minutes on
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Whitehead Hall,
Homewood campus. Council and board minutes can be accessed on
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