The following appointments have been made in the Office of Development and Alumni Relations at The Johns Hopkins Institutions:
Sybil Wyatt has been named director of development communications for The Johns Hopkins Institutions. She comes to Johns Hopkins from Bechtel Corp. in San Francisco, where she served as marketing communications manager. Her most recent higher education post was with the University of Maryland System as director of communications. She is a 1978 graduate of the University of Tennessee.
Sara Rubin has been appointed director of development for the Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences at The Johns Hopkins University. She has been at Johns Hopkins for 10 years, most recently as senior associate director at the Wilmer Eye Institute and previously as executive assistant to the vice president for development and alumni relations. A 1989 graduate of Illinois Wesleyan University, Rubin earned a master's degree from the University of Delaware in 1992.
Judson Crihfield has been appointed director of the Office of Annual Giving at The Johns Hopkins University. He has served Johns Hopkins since 2002 as assistant dean for development in the School of Professional Studies in Business and Education. Previously, he was director of development and alumni relations for the School of Chemical Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Crihfeld is a 1992 graduate of Wofford College and received a master's degree from the University of South Carolina in 1995.
Harriet Kornfeld has been promoted to director of development for the Friends of Medicine at the Fund for Johns Hopkins Medicine. She joined FJHM in 1999 as assistant director of development for the Friends of Medicine and was promoted to associate director in 2001. She is a 1991 graduate of Skidmore College.
Jessica Preiss Lunken has been promoted to director of development for the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Fund for Johns Hopkins Medicine. She has previously served Johns Hopkins as associate director of development for the departments of Neurology and Psychiatry, and at the Bloomberg School of Public Health. Lunken is a 1991 graduate of Indiana University.
Scott Rembold has been promoted to associate dean for development and alumni relations at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies of The Johns Hopkins University. He joined SAIS as director of development in 2002, having previously worked at George Washington University, from which he earned a master's degree in 1999. Rembold is a 1988 graduate of Wake Forest University.
India Lowres has been promoted to the new position of director of alumni programs at The Johns Hopkins University. In her new role, she assists the executive director of the Alumni Association in the management of the overall alumni program. Lowres has been with Johns Hopkins for nearly 27 years, beginning in the Homewood Admissions Office and most recently serving as senior associate director of alumni relations. She graduated from Hopkins in 1976.
Susan Cruse has been appointed executive director of the Fund for Johns Hopkins Medicine. She comes to Johns Hopkins from the University of California, Irvine, where she was assistant vice chancellor for corporate, foundation and University Research Park relations and associate director of the UC Irvine branch of the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology. Cruse has also worked at the University of California, Los Angeles, and in private industry. She is a 1979 graduate of UCLA.
Boi Carpenter-Mellady has been appointed director of development for the Department of Surgery at the Fund for Johns Hopkins Medicine, having served since 2000 as a senior associate director of development for the School of Medicine. She is a 1990 graduate of Purdue University and a 1995 graduate of the Tulane University School of Law.
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