At the senior class banquet in 1913, "the 'eats' left nothing
to be desired," according to the 1913 Hullabaloo. "Between
courses, the boys kept up their spirits with a 'Tango Lock-step'
to some ragtime."
Frank Burhans, Engr '42, writes: "I have
enjoyed a very
satisfying career as a pioneer designer of gas turbine
engines (aircraft, automotive, and industrial) with Pratt
and Whitney Aircraft, Power Plant Laboratory/ Wright Field,
Ford Motor Co., Fairchild Engine, and Boeing. I retired from
the position of principal engineer from the 747 program at
Boeing. My hobby is collecting Russian fine art lacquerware.
My collection is one of the finest personal collections in
L. John Eichner, A&S '42, is retired chairman
of SH&E Inc.
He writes: "Since retiring in 1995 and moving from
Connecticut to Georgia, I'm still doing some consulting each
year in air transportation and related activities. Old
clients, such as UPS, keep calling for advice and expert
testimony for route cases to China and Hong Kong."
Elmer Allison Ford, Engr '42, is retired from
Chemical Corp. and from Ford, Bacon & Davis. After his
retirement he worked for several engineering corporations in
Utah on projects in the U.S., Spain, and China. He is still
golfing, but has given up skiing.
Hugh P. McCormick, A&S '42, is a director of
Savings Bank. He enjoys golfing, gardening, and
George D. Solter, A&S '42, is still enjoying
Newton E. Spiess Jr., Engr '42 (MS), writes: "I
enjoying retirement. I did just license four patents
relating to vehicular traffic monitoring and control, which
I developed in the 1990s."
Stanley Roy Steinbach, A&S '42, retired from
his career as
an internist in January 2000. He enjoys exotic travel,
photography, and bridge, and he is a member of the Explorers
Charles H. Westermeyer, Engr '42, is retired
and living in
Melvin Wolinsky, A&S '42, is a self-employed
writes: "I am actively engaged in the practice of law. I
attend professional seminars in law, and I am the moderator
of semi-annual seminars in contracts and real estate closing
at St. John University School of Law. Until 1995, I held a
commercial pilot license."
Leon J. Condon, A&S '47, who is retired, enjoys
skiing, and cruising the world.
John E. Crawford, A&S '47, registered
geologist, received the 1998 Moore Award for "Excellence in
the Development of Marine Minerals," from the International
Marine Minerals Society.
B. Herold Griffith, A&S '47, who is professor
surgery and retired chief of plastic surgery at Northwestern
University Medical School in Chicago, enjoys writing medical
and civil war history, collecting books, and opera.
Charles B. Heyman, A&S '47, is celebrating 50
years as a
member of the Bar. He is still a full-time practicing
attorney as a partner at Tydings & Rosenberg, LLP and enjoys
traveling and his grandchildren.
Gilbert Levin, Engr '47, '48 (MS), '63 (PhD),
is CEO and
chairman of Spherix Inc.
Robert E. McNeill, Engr '47, is retired. He
writes: "I still
play golf (not well) and bowl (duckpins). We traveled quite
a bit, but not for the last few years. I sold my 40-foot
sailboat about 10 years ago, after having it for 23
Elmer J. Rhody, A&S '47, is owner of Elmer J.
Edward Sokol, A&S '47, had a stroke in January
2001, and he
is paralyzed on his left side and wheelchair bound. However,
he is mentally alert and encourages his friends to call.
J. Sidney Aitkens, A&S '52, is retired. He has
children and five grandchildren.
Edward Arnold, Engr '52, has retired from his
president of TCOM--Westinghouse Electric Group. He writes:
"I enjoy traveling here, there, and everywhere."
Charles A. Cummins II, Engr '52, who lives in
Florida, writes: "Nothing new--just retired and enjoying
golf at the Island Country Club with many good friends."
William E. Edmonston Jr., A&S '52, is retired.
He enjoys oil
painting and drawing.
T. Donald Eisenstein, A&S '52, retired from his
practice. Previously, he taught at Columbia College of
Physicians and Surgeons and was a full attending physician
and past Chief of Service at St. Barnabas Medical Center in
Livingston, New Jersey.
Vernon T. Frankwich, Engr '52, writes: "I moved
Florida, in 1997, and am enjoying community volunteer work,
fishing, tennis, kayaking, beaching, and skiing in Aspen. My
travels have included trips to Africa, Russia, Alaska, and
China and trekking in Nepal."
Carl Heath, Engr '52, is president of Corporate
Transformations International Inc. He writes: "I'm now
semi-retired, but still doing management consulting for
not-for-profits, strategic planning, etc. I'm very involved
in community and denominational efforts to end racism. I'm
enjoying traveling, skiing, and spending time with my
grandchildren and my great-granddaughter."
Robert W. Pitkin, A&S '52, who is in sales for
Concepts, spends four months of the year in Florida.
Frank J. Takacs, A&S '52, Med '56, has been
retired for five
years from the Lahey Clinic, where he was head of the
section of nephrology. He has been traveling extensively
worldwide and is a home brewer of beer.
Warren Viessman Jr., Engr '52, was elected to
membership in the American Society of Civil Engineers in
Richard C. Willson Jr., Engr '52, is still
working at patent
licensing after five years of retirement from Ashland, Inc.
I. William Zartman, A&S '52 (MA), has a new
book coming out
soon: Cowardly Lions: Missed Opportunity to Prevent Deadly
Conflicts (Cambridge). Other books include Power and
Negotiation, Preventive Negotiation, International
Negotiation, Peacemaking in International Conflict, and
Between Islam and the State. In 2000, Dr. Zartman received
the lifetime achievement award from the International
Association of Conflict Management.
Martin F. Zavell, A&S '52, writes: "I'm
working as a consultant for Smurfit-Stone Container
Corporation, handling folding cartons for Seagram Americas
in White Plains, New York, and Montreal, Canada."
Estela C. Felciciano, SPSBE '55 (MEd), is an
consultant. She was recently designated vice president of
alumni affairs at Misamis University in Ozamiz City,
Philippines, and she still teaches three hours a day. She
has three sons, all of whom are physicians.
David Dumin, Engr '57, writes: "Retirement (on
2001) is one of God's better ideas. I'm enjoying fishing,
gardening, traveling with my wife, and a little research to
stimulate the intellect--not all that bad!"
Theodore "Ted" Graser III, A&S '57, writes:
"Emily and I
have become innkeepers at our Bed and Breakfast in
Marksville, Louisiana, where we board the overflow from the
Indian casino located there. I'm a regular Bob Newhart!"
Gery Hedges, A&S '57, is a retired general
surgeon, who is
now enjoying his grandchildren, fishing, travel,
cabin-building, and home-brewing full time.
Matt J. Koike, A&S '57, has a private practice
Lewis G. Miller, Engr '57, writes: "I am doing
a lot of pro
bono stuff. I teach computing skills to seniors with
SeniorNet and do a lot of work with the local Habitat for
Humanity affiliate. We also manage to include one or two
Elderhostel trips each year."
Donald O. Nutter, A&S '57, professor of
medicine emeritus at
Northwestern University Medical School, is the Association
of American Medical Colleges chair of the Liaison Committee
on Medical Education. Last year, he was the Petersdorf
Scholar-in-Residence at the AAMC.
Charles (Jack) S. Schrodel, Engr '57, who is
relocated from Plano, Texas, to his hometown of Frederick,
William Single III, A&S '57, is assistant
for Maryland's Department of Business and Economic
Lee Swift, A&S '57, a self-employed attorney,
writes: "I am
one of the last class members still working--a benefit of
having kids after 50!"
Thomas J. Ustach, A&S '57, a doctor with the
Group, writes: "I am retiring from practice in January and
will try to learn a musical instrument."
Robert Warren, A&S '52, who is retired, enjoys
fishing, boating, and church activities.
Robert C. Wheeler, A&S '57, an internist with
Center in Fredericksburg, Virginia, is married with two
H. Howard Wisch, Engr '57, who retired from
an engineering consultant on gas turbines for Sargent &
Lundy in Chicago. He enjoys boating.
Barrie R. Wood, A&S '57, is working with
and working on his golf game in Naples, Florida, where he
spends six months of the year.
Charles W. Wyble, Engr '57, is married with two
His daughter is the mother of two young girls, and his son
is a vascular surgeon.
Katie Letcher Lyle, A&S '60 (MA), has published
book, My Dearest Angel: Lives and Letters of Katie Paul
Letcher and Greenlee Davidson Letcher, 1895-1954 (Ohio
Roland Blantz, A&S '62, writes: "I take
spinning classes and
sing with the San Diego Symphony Chorus. I keep busy with
research and academic societies, including the American
Society of Nephrology. I also travel a lot."
Herb Dorsey, Engr '62, retired in October 1999,
director, Office of Information Technology, Center for
Biologics, FDA. He left on January 1, 2000, to tour New
Zealand and Australia, which was a life-long goal. He
writes: "I play tennis almost every day, volunteer for
tutoring and homeless programs, the JHU Society of
Engineering Alumni, and the USTA Board. I also work part
time as a USTA tennis official, mostly college matches and
professional satellite tournaments. I spectated the last 10
grand slam tennis events."
Stanley L. Engerman, A&S '62 (PhD), an economic
has been honored with a conference organized by the
University of Rochester. He has been recognized for the
impact of his research on economics and history, especially
the history of slavery.
Steven Jaffe, A&S '62, is professor of
psychiatry at Emory
University School of Medicine, clinical professor of
psychiatry at Morehouse College School of Medicine, and
visiting professor of psychiatry at the University of
Hawaii. He is also the author of Adolescent Substance Abuse
Phillips W. Peters, A&S '62, '66 (MA) writes:
from the Howard County, Maryland, public schools in 1992,
after 30 years teaching French and Latin. I worked for State
Street Bank as a French language representative, then as a
trainman/train repair at the B&O Railroad Museum and taught
Latin at the Institute of Notre Dame. Currently, I am a
master gardener in Adams County, Pennsylvania. I am an avid
model railroader and am active in the Baltimore--area
N-TRAK, a model railroad group. I have five children, nine
grandchildren, and one great-grandchild."
Larry Pifer, A&S '62, works for the Applied
Laboratory of Johns Hopkins. His specialty is
Paul Rivera, A&S '62, writes: "In 1999, I took
personal sabbatical in Paris. Currently, I teach European
and World History at Florida Gulf Coast University and
Edison Community College."
Jeffrey Robinson, A&S '62, has two
Shuckman was born on September 21, 1996, and Isabel Paige
Shuckman was born on February 25, 1999.
Samuel Wasson, A&S '62, retired in January
Ronald Spark, A&S '63, has launched
MyHealth-TestReminder.com, a website designed to send
reminder e-mails to patients to schedule regular cancer
The winter of 1964 on the Homewood campus, looking toward
Photo by William C. Hamilton
Joseph DeVitis, A&S '67, has been a professor
at the University of Louisville since August 2001.
Mike Haas, A&S '67, writes: "I have recently
Wilmington, North Carolina, from Williamsburg, Virginia,
when my wife became director of the Cape Fear Museum."
Edward R. B. McCabe, A&S '67, has been elected
to join the
Institute of Medicine, a private, non-governmental
organization that provides information and advice concerning
health and science policy. Dr. McCabe is professor and
executive chair of UCLA's department of pediatrics and is
also physician-in-chief of the Mattel Children's Hospital at
UCLA. He is currently president of the American College of
Medical Genetics and president-elect of the Western Society
for Pediatric Research, and is chairing the United States
health and human services secretary's Advisory Committee on
Joe Parker, A&S '67, writes: "I retired from
the U.S. Navy
as a captain, after 28 years of service flying tactical
jets. I'm now an MD-11 first officer, flying for Federal
David Saperstein, A&S '67, writes: "My son,
graduate school in the fall of '01 at the University of
California--San Diego in electrical engineering. He plans to
concentrate in optical networking. We are glad to have him
back on the West Coast."
David Lance Clark, A&S '71, writes: "I have now
with my wife and two boys from New York to Tbilisi, Georgia,
in the former Soviet Union. I now serve as United Nations
resident coordinator (i.e., ambassador) for U.N. development
and humanitarian programs, with responsibility also for the
security of U.N. staff."
Philip Wiehe, A&S '71, has just published Ten
Churches Do (Morehouse). He is chaplain at the North
Carolina State University in Raleigh and is a church
Mark I. Farber, Engr '72 (MS), joined the
faculty of the
University of Miami, School of Business Administration in
the fall of 2001. Dr. Farber retired from the National
Marine Fisheries Service NOAA, after a 23-year career as a
research fisheries scientist, where he was involved in stock
assessment and life-history studies of bluefin tuna,
swordfish, and billfish.
Jo Ann O. Robinson, A&S '72 (PhD), professor of
Morgan State University, is the editor of Affirmative
Action, A Documentary History.
Cresencio S. Arcos, SAIS '73 (MA), now AT&T
president and managing director for international public
affairs for Latin America and Canada and former U.S.
ambassador to Honduras, has been reappointed by President
George W. Bush to the President's Foreign Intelligence
Advisory Board at The White House.
Gary Wohlman, A&S '73, writes: "My 'Wohlman
Method for the
Development of the Whole Person' is being accredited as a
certificate program for holistic practitioners around the
world to train and up-skill their effectiveness with
clients. My approach to 'bringing out the best' in people is
supported by 'Deep Tissue Body Sculpting' healing sessions,
'Presentation Coaching,' and 'Awakening Creativity'
revitalization retreats at my seminar center in exotic Bali.
See my website for further details: www.garywohlman.com."
Mark Boguski, BA '76, has just been elected as
a member of
the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of
Sciences. He is an adjunct professor of molecular biology
and genetics at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.
Nancy Hammond, A&S '77, writes: "I am entering
my tenth year
in private practice as an OB-Gyn in Columbia, Maryland. I
decided to go to medical school in 1980, did four years of
pre-med science courses at Harvard, and had two children
(1979 and 1982). I attended medical school at the University
of Maryland (1984--88), did my residency there (1988--1992),
had baby number three, two weeks after my residency was
finished. I'm still ecstatically married to Kurt after 25
Susan Kupper, A&S '77 (PhD), has made a
change and is now working as an internal auditor for the
State of Maryland. She writes: "It's a long way from
medieval history, but I really like the work I'm doing. And
I've found that in this environment, my writing skills are
even more highly valued than my auditing skills!" She lives
in Ellicott City, Maryland, with her husband, Richard Adams,
a professor at the University of Baltimore. They have two
sons, ages 17 and 10.
David Sowa, A&S '77, has a daughter, Alexandra,
who is a
freshman at JHU, majoring in Public Health/Natural
Lee Warren, A&S '78, and Rhona Lyons, A&S '78,
oldest daughter, Ariel Lyons-Warren, become the third
generation of her family to have an association with
Hopkins. Ariel's move into the Alumni Memorial Residences
was aided by Ruth Bosch Good, A&S '78, Laura Feigin, A&S
'76, and Walt Knight, A&S '78.
Berel Dov Lerner, A&S '80, has just published
and Instrumental Reason: A Critical Interpretation of Peter
Winch's Philosophy of the Social Sciences (Routledge).
Josiah Gluck, A&S '81, writes: "It's been a
strange and busy
time for me, if not for everyone, who lives here in New York
City. I'm into my 10th season with 'Saturday Night Live' as
associate music engineer. Needless to say, it's tough doing
a comedy show in New York these days. The big news is that I
got married on October 21 to Barbara Friedland. She is a
program manager at the Population Council here in New York
and was formerly manager of the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
Drop a line if you get a chance to
Nisan (Neal) Blaxberg, A&S '82,
writes: "My wife, Meira, and I are proud to announce the
birth of our fifth son, Rachamim Shimson. He was born on the
4th of July, so, needless to say, the fireworks outside
paled in comparison to our own! He joins Zephan, Yehoshua
Dovid, Tivon, and Gavriel as part of our joint attempt to
create our own set of ball teams! I manage to remain quite
busy juggling the equally weighted responsibilities of a
large family, a busy chiropractic practice, and as of the
end of August, completing the first year of a renewable term
as the president of my synagogue, Congregation Tiferes
Yisroel in Upper Park Heights, Baltimore."
Maggie N. Burri, A&S '82, writes: "I have been
Hopkins for a year now, after eight years at MedChi, the
Maryland State Medical Society. I've returned to my first
love--history. I'm curator of manuscripts in Special
Collections, so I oversee the University archives, network
to get more collections of faculty and alumni papers, and do
some teaching and outreach to get more people to use the
collections. My husband, Tony Colantuono, A&S '87 (PhD), did
his doctoral work at Hopkins in art history and teaches at
the University of Maryland. We have a 4-year-old son,
Nicholas, who keeps us quite busy."
Alfred Feldman, Engr '78 (MS), has published
One Step Ahead:
A Jewish Fugitive in Hitler's Europe. His memoir "is not the
conventional retelling of the brutalities of life and death
in Nazi camps. Rather, it is the story of a Jew from Germany
who managed to elude the Nazis for the entire war." (see p.
Kenneth J. Schutz, SPSBE '82 (MS), has been
named the 10th
executive director of the Desert Botanical Garden in
Katherine Towler, A&S '82 (MA), has had her
accepted for publication. Snow Island will be published by
MacAdam/Cage of San Francisco in February and has been
chosen as a Barnes and Noble Discover New Writers book.
Jennifer Marill, A&S '83, is a senior systems
the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of
Health, where she specializes in interface design and web
standards. Jennifer has primary responsibility for the
design and usability of MEDLINEplus, the Library's consumer
health Web Site. MEDLINEplus provides access to quality
health information and receives between 6 and 7 million hits
a month from the public. She is also a volunteer for the
Metropolitan Washington Ear, a nonprofit radio reading
service for the blind, profiled last year in the Hopkins
Magazine. Jennifer was married in April to Marc Magram, and
they reside in Silver Spring, Maryland.
William Bay, Engr '86, writes:
"I recently returned from a two-year assignment with Xerox
Corporation in England. I was the engineering manager for
Xerox's manufacturing plant there, and my family and I are
now back in Rochester, New York."
Mary Goulet, A&S '86, who earned a law degree
University of Maryland in 1989, writes: "I am working on a
new musical, Worlds Away, and I write patent applications to
pay for the musical."
Kevin D. Ward, A&S '86, writes: "I am still
Florida and currently working with Qwest Communications in
Tampa. I am happily married to the former Sonja Hamar de la
Brethoniere (you can see why she married a 'Ward'), and we
have two beautiful little girls: Brianna Morgan and Skylar
Madison. We're sorry we missed the 15-year reunion, but I
look forward to catching up with friends whenever
Debbi Olson McCaul, A&S '87, a physician with
Services in Rolla, Missouri, writes: "I am working as a
family practitioner, including obstetrics, in a university
town of 16,000. We live on a ranch and raise elk."
Ron Noy, Engr '87, has opened an orthopedic
sports medicine practice in New York on East 56th Street. He
also performs shoulder and elbow reconstruction and
practices performance arts medicine. He was recently named
the team physician for Baruch College and is currently
helping to develop a program to help starving artists and
athletes obtain medical care. While he no longer plays with
The Rosenbergs (DGM records), he still records music in his
spare time. His son Samuel (2-1/2 years old) loves to play
along. After the September 11 attack, Dr. Noy was a member
of the search and rescue team at the World Trade Center. If
anyone would like to get in touch with him, they can e-mail
RNOYMD@yahoo.com, or call his office at 212-319-6500.
Anne B. Bain, A&S '88, writes: "My husband,
Jordan, and I
welcomed our fourth (and FINAL) child into the world with a
bang on July 4th. Spencer Jordan Bain arrived at 7:09 p.m.,
in time for us to catch the fireworks from our hospital
room. We still live in Cincinnati with Spencer and our older
three kids, Julianne, Michael, and Catherine. I continue as
president and CEO of the Armrel--Byrnes Company, and Jordan
was recently promoted to regional vice president of AXA
Jeffrey Binder, A&S '88, writes: "My wife,
A&S '89) and I welcomed home our new daughter, Abigail
Claire, on May 23."
Anneke Chung Bush, A&S '88, SPH '92 (MHS), '95
writes: "We've added to our family! Ryan Christopher joined
sisters Abby and Morgan on September 30. We've also moved to
the great state of Texas. My husband, David, Med/PH '95
(MD/PhD), is a pediatric cardiologist, and I provide
epidemiologic and biostatistical support at the Clinical
Research Squadron at Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center in San
Harry Johnston, Engr '88, his wife, Amy
(Cashman); two sons,
Collin and Benjamin; and their newest addition, Maxwell, are
enjoying their recent relocation to the United Kingdom. His
job as a business manager for Air Products & Chemicals has
taken them to a new home just outside of London. They can be
Robert Scott McGough, A&S '89, will publish his
in January. The book is titled Chainer's Torment and is a
fantasy novel set in the world of the card game Magic: the
Gathering. Scott married Elena Schiro, A&S '88, in 1990, and
has spent the past decade in Seattle where he has worked as
a magazine writer and editor and as the story editor for
Wizards of the Coast. He is currently a freelance writer and
editor and is busily working on a fantasy trilogy to be
published in 2003.
Paola Seremetis, SAIS '89 (MA), married
on September 9, in Thessaloniki, Greece.
Darryl Flaherty, A&S '91, is a postdoctoral
Harvard University's Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of
Japanese Studies. He is married to Elena Norman and still
Beth Johnson, A&S '90, writes: "I'm living in
Atlanta now. I
finished a PhD in Biopsychology in 2000, and I am now an
assistant professor at Oglethorpe University. I am
continuing my research in primate behavior at Zoo Atlanta. I
recently married Matt Cooper, who is also a primatologist,
so we now have the distinction of being an academic couple.
Our wedding brought together a few 1990 alums, including
[A&S alumni] Chris Sullivan, Jeanine Boyle, Dosia
Paclawskyj, and [Engr alum] Conrad Choiniere."
Matt Shelley, A&S '90, and his wife, Gisele,
birth of their son, Cameron Joseph Shelley, on September 11
(in New York City just before the attacks on the World Trade
Center). He writes: "After several days in the hospital with
high security and fatigued overtime staff, the family is
doing fine and enjoying life in their new home in Upper
Nyack, New York. I am still an internal consultant for
Merck--Medco and playing drums with musicians I've met in
Benjamin Lonske, Engr '91, is an electrical
Intelligent Automation, Inc. He lives with his wife of
nearly 10 years and their three children.
The men of Wilson House, who chilled out here for their
yearbook photo, enjoyed a year together in which "the most
violent activity was the indoor snowball battle during exam
week," notes the 1966 Hullabaloo.
Hanna Rodriguez Coleman, Engr '92, writes: "I
my Retina Fellowship and am thinking about going back to
Baltimore. I am married and have one son. My brother, Joseph
Rodriguez, Engr '92, '93 (MA), is living in South Africa and
is married as well."
Stuart Lutz, A&S '92, writes: "I deal in
autographs, and manuscripts in Jersey City. I like outdoor
sports, history, and writing, and I will be getting married
in September 2002."
Christopher J. Post, A&S '92, assistant
headmaster at The
Kiski School in Saltsburg, Pennsylvania, writes: "Loving
life! I'm extremely busy with my position at The Kiski
School, the oldest boys' boarding school in the country. I
enjoy golfing and family time with my three beautiful
children, Alex, Matt, and Mollie, and my wife, Amie."
Vlassis Travias, A&S '92, writes: "I just got
Anna Thomopoulos on July 7, 2001. Our beautiful day was
shared by Richard Bungiro, Andrew Ptak, and Jeff Alderman,
all class of '92. I have finished my residency in obstetrics
and gynecology and have relocated to private practice in
Concord, Massachusetts. I would love to hear from friends at
Anthony Watson, A&S '92, summited Mt. Rainer in
the Fuhrere Finger route.
Jonathan Ko, A&S '93, PH '96 (MPH), writes: "I
Jessica Milman, PH '97 (MPH), on October 13, at the
Watergate Hotel in Washington, D.C., with tons of family and
friends. It was truly a Hopkins affair with numerous Hopkins
ties on both sides. Adrian Huditch, A&S '93, SAIS '95 (MA);
Daniel Gagliardi, A&S '94, Harrison Squire, A&S '95; Mike
Ricci, A&S '93; Jesse Weissman, Engr '93; Jennifer
(Consilvio) Weissman, A&S '94; Raphael Yook, A&S '93; Sandra
(Tang) Yook, Nurs '94; Ben Lee, A&S '93, SPH '96 (MPH), Med
'99; Michael Ko, A&S '96; Gabriel Kaufman A&S '94; Jane
Walmsley, SPH '98 (MPH); David Kaufman, SPH '01 (MPH). On
Jessica's side: Misun Choi, Megan Walsh, and Patricia
Mengech, all SPH '97, and Filip Dubovsky, SPH '99 (MPH).
Jessica works for the Malaria Vaccine Initiative, one of the
Gates Foundation projects. We have one more year in
Bethesda, and then I start my anesthesia residency at
Columbia--Presbyterian. Thanks to everyone who
Quimby E. McCaskill, A&S '93, is a second-year
resident at the University of Florida Health Sciences
Center. He recently became engaged to Suzanne M. Sutliff of
Clemmons, North Carolina. The couple plans to marry in
Tania M. (DiLisi) Coderre, A&S '94, writes: "On
15, Robert Coderre and I were married at the Cathedral of
St. Matthew in Washington, D.C. In attendance as bridesmaids
were Karin (Schneider) Gannon, A&S '94, and Rebecca LePosa,
Engr '94, '97 (MA). Bec and Karin were tremendously
supportive as we kept getting word of our bridal party
members and guests who were unable to fly in for the
wedding. Luckily, Rob and I were able to leave for our
honeymoon in Spain. We will continue to live in our house in
Andrew S. Freeman, Engr '94, and Lisa M.Y.
Freeman, A&S '94,
announce the birth of their second child, Abigail Margaret
Freeman, who was born on September 7.
Royce Poinsett, A&S '94, was practicing
law at the Austin office of Silicon Valley--based law firm
Wilson Sonsini, but recently left to accept a position as
assistant general counsel to Texas Governor Rick Perry. He
will advise the Governor on legal matters, including
homeland security, legislation, executive clemency, judicial
appointments, ethics, and executive orders. Royce is
enjoying living in Austin, and he can be reached at
Matt Winter, A&S '94, and Christy Petersen, A&S
married on June 16, 2001. In attendance were Amy Dodrill,
Engr '95, Ipsita Ghoshtagore A&S '95, Eliott Leporsky '95,
Joanna Mongiardo '96, Jessica Brown Leonard '96, Carlene
Barents Kuczma '96, Stacy Bennett '96, Kaiti Saunders '96,
and former JHU president Bill Richardson, who is now working
with the bride's mother at the Kellogg Foundation. Matt and
Christy are both veterinarians living in Massachusetts.
Chadd Crump, A&S '96, and Erin Feehley, A&S'97,
on October 13, 2001.
Jason R. Klismith, A&S '96, writes: "I
graduated from the
International University of Japan in 1999, and moved to
Tokyo to work for Goldman Sachs, Japan's IT group. At
present, I am managing support for their equities trading
Alan J. Kuperman, SAIS '96 (MA), assistant
JHU's Bologna Center, has published The Limits of
Humanitarian Intervention: Genocide in Rwanda (Brookings
Andy Love, Engr '96 (MS), recently participated
Educator's Day, a program at the World Science Fiction
Convention, at which teachers and librarians were given
information about how to use science fiction in the
Christopher McCleary, A&S '96, recently became
the firm Hayden, McCleary & Associates, which provides
Democratic candidates and campaigns with fundraising and
strategic consulting services.
Adam Asadourian, Engr '97, is pursuing his MBA
University in Nashville. Aaron Bernstein, A&S '97, is his
Kara Zivin Bambauer, A&S '97, SAIS '98 (MA), is
a student at
Harvard School of Public Health. She expects to earn her
master's degree in health and policy management in 2002 and
a PhD in health policy in 2004. She was married on August
24, 2001, and enjoys seeing Hopkins friends in Boston.
Brett Daniel, A&S '97, who plans to graduate
University of Washington School of Medicine in June, plans
to go into family practice with the intention of practicing
in Montana or Idaho.
Julian Lawrence Gargiulo, Peabody '97 (MM), was
DMA from the University of Maryland in May 2001. His
dissertation was a first-time recording of the piano works
of Germaine Talleferre.
Laura Rauchfuss, A&S '97, writes: "I train with
National Team for rowing. I just returned from the world
championships in Switzerland, where, along with three U.S.
teammates, I won a bronze medal in the quadruple scull. It
was the first rowing medal for the U.S. in this category in
eight years, and only the second time ever to medal."
Peter D. Tillinghast, A&S '97, is a financial
Northwestern Mutual Financial Network. He writes: "With the
CFP exam behind me, I am looking to expand my financial
planning in both the Baltimore and Boston metropolitan
areas. I enjoy working with JHU alumni."
Amanda Wonson, A&S '97 writes: "I'm currently
enrolled in a
graduate program at Boston University, getting my MAT degree
in social studies education. I hope to teach middle school
social studies and French somewhere in New England, starting
Sung S. Yang, A&S '97, a medical student at
School of Medicine, writes: "I've loved the field of
medicine since my first impression at Hopkins. I'm doing
daily 'self-remodeling' with Kendo fencing, which is only
effective when carried out at dawn."
Matthew R. Zaft, A&S '97, is a financial
Prudential Securities. He writes: "A year ago, I teamed with
John Moy at Prudential to form the Moy/Zaft Consulting
Group. I have been awarded the Johns Hopkins Chapter Advisor
of the Year award for my work with the JHU fraternity Phi
Kappa Psi, and I serve on the committees for the March of
Dimes and Baltimore Mayor Martin O'Malley. Over homecoming
weekend 2001, I proposed to Erin Chlopak, A&S '00. Our
wedding is set for August 31, 2003."
Laura Linday Sewell, Peab '99 (MM), writes: "I
am a Peabody
alumna, who married a Peabody alumnus, Kingsley Wood '99.
Kingsley recently won the string bass audition at the
Metropolitan Opera. He is now a full-time member of the
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, and we have moved to New York
Congratulations to Anne Heritage of Madison,
CT, who is the
winner in the Dean of Studen Life's drawing for a free
Hopkins memorabilia basket to say "Thanks" for participating
in the recent Graduate Survey -- Class of 2000. Thank you
Anne and to all of those who participated in the survey.
Your responses are very important to us! --Dean Susan
Igor Doubenko, SPSBE '00 (MS), is currently a full-time
employee of the International Monetary Fund and an affiliate
of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
(IEEE). He also has a speaking arrangement with Northern
Virginia Community College and is working toward receiving a
Sean C. O'Rourke, A&S '00, writes: "I am
currently in my
second year as a doctoral student in linguistics at Yale
University. I have recently finished all requirements for
the master's degree."
Frederick W. Wood II, A&S '41, a retired performance analyst
with the Baltimore Gas and Electric Company, died on October
1. In retirement he was active in community affairs, such as
zoning covenants and legal issues. He was awarded Citizen of
the Year by the Campus Hills Community Association in 1988.
He is survived by his wife, two sons, a brother, and four
Walter Richard "Wally" Simon, Eng '42, retired Baltimore Gas
and Electric Co. engineer, died in September. Mr. Simon
worked 32 years for Baltimore Gas and Electric Company,
becoming power production maintenance manager. He enjoyed
golf and was a member of Turf Valley Country Club. He also
owned a sailboat for more than 40 years and was a boating
instructor for the Patapsco Power Squadron.
Edward F. Gliwa, A&S '46, died on September 2.
Isidore R. Hankin, A&S '49, a longtime Internal Revenue
Service official, died in September. Mr. Hankin, a Baltimore
native, was a prisoner of war during World War II, an event
that he documented for his family in a 116-page manuscript.
He was a member of B'nai Israel congregation in Rockville.
He is survived by his wife, a son [Homewood Art Workshops
director Craig Hankin], a daughter, two sisters, and four
Zekin A. Shakhashiri, MPH '49, a public health physician who
worked for the National Institutes of Health for 30 years
before retiring in 1990 as senior medical adviser in the
office of the director of the National Institute of
Neurological Diseases and Stroke, died June 8 at a hospice
care center in Madison, Wis. He had Parkinson's disease.
Dr. Shakhashiri was an authority on perinatal
health. He was
an advocate for orienting basic clinical and field research
toward the primary prevention of chronic degenerative
ailments, including cancer, heart disease, diabetes and
stroke. His wife of 52 years, Adma Nakhoul Shakhashiri, died
in 1990. Survivors include three children, two sisters, and
Heslett Killin Murray, A&S '52 (MA), a teacher of Romance
languages and head soccer coach at the Episcopal High School
in Alexandria, Virginia, died on October 29. After retiring
from teaching and coaching in 1983, Mr. Murray was
increasingly occupied with the need to attend to his wife's
declining health and to his developmentally challenged
child. He was an active member and generous contributor to
organizations that worked with retarded citizens and
Raymond E. Sibley, Engr '52, a chemical engineer who did
research work in the development of the Ramjet engine, died
on October 8. He was also instrumental in inventing the fuel
instrument in landing modules for NASA's Apollo 11,12, and
13 space missions to the moon. He is survived by his wife,
his stepson, and four siblings.
Kevin Smith, Engr '55, who was co-owner and operator of
Weaverville Milling Co., a restaurant in North Carolina,
died on Tuesday, October 16. He is survived by his wife, a
son, and two daughters.
Amram J. "Ami" Cohen, A&S '76, died in Tanzania of an
apparent heart attack. Dr. Cohen, a Washington native and
Israeli surgeon and teacher who in 1995 established the Save
a Child's Heart Foundation, was stricken while climbing
Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest peak. At the time of his
death, he was head of the pediatric cardiology unit at
Wolfson Medical Center near Tel Aviv. He is survived by his
wife, a son, a daughter, his parents, and his
Albert J. Silverman, A&S '33, '52 (MA) was survived by two
sons and a daughter.
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