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1947 The Center
Bioethics at Georgetown University Medical Center has announced
the establishment of an endowed lectureship in Health Care Ethics
in honor of John Collins Harvey, Med '47 (MD, PhD), who is
professor emeritus of medicine and senior research scholar in the
Center for Clinical Bioethics.
1951 Dean G. Miller,
Engr '51, of
McGraw, N.Y., is associate psychologist at OMRDD. He writes: "I
am interested in the environment, and I had an alternate energy
business from 1979-1985--I lost my shirt. Now I'm semi-retired
and starting up an electronics business involving remote alarm
systems for Alzheimer's patients."
Bien S. P. Panganiban, Peab '51, '56 (MM), '57
(MM), of Okinawa, Japan, is director of the Ryuku Classical
Academy and the Ecumenical Chorale. He recently celebrated the
50th anniversary of his musical career by conducting three
performances of Handel's Messiah.
1956 Leo Young, Engr
'56 (MSEE), '59
(DrEngr), '89 (LHD), who retired in 1994 as director for research
in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, has moved back to
Baltimore but continues to consult for Defense. He is active in
the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, of which
he is past president and chairman of the board, and is a member
of the National Academy of Engineering and a Fellow of the Royal
Academy of Engineering (UK). He is currently researching a book
on two contemporary 19th-century mathematicians, James Clerk
Maxwell and Lewis Carroll (the Rev. Charles Lutwidge Dodgson). A
member of the Whiting School's Advisory Council from 1985-90, Dr.
Young is being honored this year with the Alumni Association's
Woodrow Wilson Award for outstanding government service. His
wife, Jo-Ellen Turner, SPSBE '95 (DEd), is professor of English
language and literature at Villa Julie College in Stevensonville,
1961 Joshua Grossman,
A&S '61, who is
a clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and internal
medicine, serves as a medical expert witness for attorneys and
judges. He would be delighted to receive e-mail at
joshmick@usit and voice mail
at 423-929-7576 from Hopkins graduates in the legal profession.
He writes: "I regard this work with attorneys and judges almost
as much fun as playing lacrosse in physical education under Coach
1966 "I remain in law
practice as a
commercial business litigator," writes John Brickman, A&S '66.
"My wife continues to teach history and head the department of
humanities at the United States Merchant Marine Academy. Our big
news is the marriage of our daughter Liz, A&S '96, SPSBE '98, to
Jeff Greilsheimer. Liz teaches middle school history at the
Fieldston School in New York City. Suzanna, our younger, is a
junior political science major at JHU, thinking about law school
and a career in journalism and government."
1968 Thomas R.
Schmuhl, A&S (BA, MA),
has been elected Chairman of Multilaw, the Multinational
Association of Independent Law Firms. Mr. Schmuhl is a partner
with Duane, Morris & Heckscher LLP, and he is head of its
international practice group.
1969 Thomas Harris,
A&S '69, is
executive director of the HEC Foundation in Paris, which defines
student, faculty, and research needs and provides funding for
France's leading business school, which was founded six years
before Hopkins. He writes: "I recently put out a book,
International Fund Raising, published by John Wiley & Sons, which
covers 19 countries. I also have published in Dutch and German on
various subjects affecting the nonprofit sector. I have lived in
Europe since 1978."
Bonnie Kellert, Peab '69, '72 (MM), was
published on the internet by the Piano Pedagogy Forum. Invited to
write the keynote address for the September issue, she selected
the topic "Music Competitions and the Role of Musicianship." This
year, she is presenting two courses for the Professional Studies
Program at the Levine School of Music in Washington D.C. Kellert
also has been conducting several master classes in the D.C. area,
including ones at Western Maryland College and the Columbia Arts
Institute in Virginia.
Michael Lieberman, Peab '69, '71 (MM), recently
performed as violist in the quintet for the world premiere of
Philip Glass's new opera, In the Penal Colony. The orchestra
consisted of a single string quintet, which is on stage and in
costume during the entire performance.
1971 William I.
Brustein, SAIS '71
(MA), of Pittsburgh, has accepted the position of director,
University Center for International Studies at the University of
Pittsburgh. He was formerly the Distinguished McKnight University
Professor at the University of Minnesota.
Don Larson, A&S '71, writes: "I am involved in
a number of real estate projects in the Durham/Chapel Hill area.
I am also involved in presenting jazz concerts and play tenor sax
in the Heart of Carolina Jazz Orchestra. One of my favorite
pastimes is still playing basketball."
Gus Slotman, A&S '71, is a professor of surgery
at UMDNJ/Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center in Camden, New
Jersey. He is the father of four children. His son Justin is a
1997 JHU graduate. Another son John works with the Republicans on
the House Ways and Means Committee (Harry Singleton, take note!).
Daughter Katie plays lacrosse at Rutgers, and his youngest son,
Matthew, will start college lacrosse in the fall.
1972 Mark I. Farber,
SPSBE '72 (MS),
who earned his doctoral degree from the University of Miami in
1990, retired as research fisheries scientist after 23 years with
the National Marine Fisheries Service, Department of Commerce. He
is now teaching statistical courses at universities in the Miami
area. Additionally, Dr. Farber is developing a consulting
practice in the area of advocacy for marine recreational
1973 Rev. Leo M.
Manglaviti, A&S '73
(PhD), is author of "World-Mothering Air: The Virgin Mary as
Poetic Image." The article, a study of the longest Marian poem by
Jesuit Victorian poet Gerard Manley Hopkins, is published in the
Winter-Spring 2000 issue of The Hopkins Quarterly. Father
Manglaviti is currently a professor of scripture at Pope John
XXIII National Seminary in Weston, Massachusetts and is adjunct
lecturer in the honors program at Boston College.
1974 Peter M. Barach,
A&S '74, of
Parma Heights, Ohio, is a clinical psychologist in private
practice. He has coauthored a book, Therapist's Guide to the
Internet, which will be published by Norton. He also has received
the Distinguished Service Award from the International Society
for the Study of Dissociation.
William G. Durden, A&S '74 (MA), '77 (PhD),
president of Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pa., hosted a
Dickinson College alumni trip to Bologna, Italy, with several JHU
alumni in attendance.
1976 Gene Ashe, A&S
Walkersville, Md., is a physician with Frederick Primary Care
Pearl Doherty, A&S '76, of Chapel Hill, N.C.,
works for Pyner & Spruill. She is married to Thomas Doherty, an
Susan Deuer, Peab '76 (DMA), was awarded a Solo
Recitalist Fellowship from the Delaware Division on the Arts. She
was awarded a similar fellowship by the National Endowment for
the Arts in years past. Deuer continues to be active presenting
solo concerts on fortepiano and teaching step aerobics and yoga
George D. Keckeisen, A&S '76, of Southampton,
N.Y., is a surgeon with Peconic Surgical Group.
Diane Reese, A&S '76, of Saratoga, Calif.,
writes: "My move to 'The Left Coast' in 1997, was traumatic, and
I'm still adjusting, having been an East Coast girl all my life.
There isn't much by way of lacrosse out here in the barrens of
1977 Carol Bogash,
Peab '77 (MM) is
associate director for Educational and Cultural Programs of the
Smithsonian Associates at the Smithsonian Institution in
Jeffrey A. Ostriker, A&S '77, has successfully
completed the requirements to earn the board certified status of
Diplomate of the American Board of Bariatric Medicine. Dr.
Ostriker, who has a special interest in bariatric medicine
(medically supervised weight control and treatment of obesity),
has passed both an extensive written and oral board examination,
as well as an onsite, peer-reviewed Patient Care Review to earn
his board certification.
1979 Robert Y.
Med '79, '81
(MA), is a principal consultant with Microsoft Consulting
Services Healthcare, focusing on large-scale web commerce
solutions for the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries. He
writes: "I joined Microsoft after retirement from my
interventional cardiology practice in Portland, Oregon--a career
transition made possible by the excellent training in software
engineering I received during my fellowship (1983-84) under Dr.
Kiichi Sagawa and Dr. Richard Johns of the Department of
Biomedical Engineering in the School of Medicine. On a personal
note, Lorraine and I will celebrate our 20th anniversary this
summer, and we still live in the same, wonderful Lake Oswego,
Oregon home that we built after moving from Baltimore in 1989. I
travel extensively across the United States and look forward to
visiting with old friends from Hopkins while on the road, so drop
me a line at
1981 Monika S. Bay,
Engr '81 has
purchased a 16-acre farm and is a licensed wildlife rehabilitator
for the State of Maryland. She is a competitive bodybuilder and
enjoys taking trips to exotic places.
Eric Biel, Bologna '80, A&S '81, has worked for
the government for the past 10 years, most recently as deputy
undersecretary of commerce for trade policy. He has recently
moved into the private sector where he serves as senior vice
president and general counsel for a Washington D.C. consulting
and law firm.
Roger Blumenthal, A&S '81, is director of the
Henry Ciccarone Center for Prevention of Heart Disease at Johns
Hopkins Hospital. Roger's wife, Wendy, is also a cardiologist at
Hopkins, and they have a 1-year-old son.
Paula E. Boggs, A&S '81, a vice president with
Dell, is a newly-appointed board member of Pinnacle Holdings,
Inc., as well as a member of the Georgetown, Texas Economic
Todd J. Cohen, Med '81, is an associate
professor of medicine at SUNY Stonybrook. He is one of the
co-inventors of the Cardio Pump, sometimes referred to as "toilet
plunger CPR." He writes that he enjoys spending time with his
family, exercising, golf, and art collecting.
Andrew Dovell, Engr '81, and his wife, Sue,
are living in Australia with their 3-year-old son, Fraser. Andrew
is a partner in Murray Burns Dovell, a world-renowned yacht
design group (
Jeffrey Kaden, Engr '81 and Gail Goodman Kaden,
A&S '81, are living on Long Island with their two daughters. He
is managing partner of Gottlieb, Rackman and Reisman, a law firm
in New York City. She recently started her own private medical
practice in pediatrics.
Bruce Kane, A&S '81, SPSBE '95, recently opened
the Freestate Indoor Sports Arena in White Marsh, Maryland. The
arena contains three soccer fields, a BMX track, an extreme skate
park, and pool, among other sports attractions.
Susan Cushman Kushner, A&S '81, has been
practicing pediatric medicine in Hackensack, New Jersey, for 11
years and also enjoys serving as a member of the Hillsdale Board
of Health. She and her husband, Evan, an internist in Paramus,
New Jersey, have two children.
Ginat Mirowski, A&S '81, an assistant
professor; her husband, Steve, a physician; and their two sons
continue to enjoy living in the Midwest. "What we find
challenging is trying to juggle family, jobs, and friends. So,
what else is new?" she writes.
Margaret Atkins Munro, A&S '81, and her family
moved to Montpelier, Vermont, in May 1999, where they enjoy the
weather and family-oriented life. Margaret has started her own
business and enjoys gardening, spinning, and watching her son
Gary Okum, A&S '81, has been promoted to
associate professor of anesthesiology at MCP-Hahnemann University
School of Medicine. He recently was certified as an airline
Lauren Silverman, A&S '81, works at NYU School
of Medicine, where she is organizing psychological services in
the pediatric infectious diseases department. She recently earned
her PhD in clinical psychology and has a private practice where
she sees children, adults, and families.
David M. Zientek, A&S '81, Med '85, and his
wife Colleen have three daughters who keep them running. David
will be taking a sabbatical from his practice for the spring 2001
semester to be a visiting scholar at Georgetown University.
1982 The board of
trustees of the
Longy School of Music in Cambridge, Massachusetts has announced
that Kwang-Wu Kim, Peab '82 (MM), '89 (AD), '93 (DMA), will
become president of the school. Kim is currently artistic and
administrative director of El Paso Pro-Musica, a post he has held
since 1993. His new post is effective July 1.
1983 Rosalie Russell,
A&S '83, of
Baltimore, is director of alumni relations for the Community
College of Baltimore County, Essex Campus. She writes: "I am
retiring in 2002 and moving to Shenandoah Valley, Elkton,
Virginia. I will be volunteering at James Madison University and
local community colleges and nursing homes."
Gabriel E. Sella, MPH '83, was honored with a
PhD Honoris Causa in medicine from the Western University "Vasile
Goldis" of Arad, Romania, on May 18, 2000.
1984 Joyce Chaplin,
A&S '84 (MA), '86
(PhD), has published a book titled Subject Matter: Technology,
the Body, and Science in the Anglo-Indian Encounter (Harvard
University Press). The book explores the initial encounter
between English colonists and Native Americans. Dr. Chaplin is
professor of history in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at
1985 Caroline Payson,
A&S '85 (MA),
has been named director of educational services at Maryland
Public Television. She will manage MPT's professional development
initiatives, child care provider training projects, K-12
services, and education project development. She previously
served as associate dean of the undergraduate liberal studies
department at the New York City-based New School University and
chair of the liberal studies department of the Parsons School of
Sharon Sirota Rubin, A&S '85, and her husband,
Eric, announce the birth of their son, Alexander Michael Rubin,
on August 2. She writes: "Alex is a delight to us and to our
4-year-old daughter, Jenny, who is the doting big sister. We look
forward to bringing Alex to his first lacrosse game."
1986 Andrew P.
Amunategui, A&S '86,
is in private practice as a board certified plastic surgeon. He
is living in Florida with his wife, Lee Ann.
Jennifer Brezenoff, A&S '86, is currently
working on her music certificate and hopes to be employed in a
high school setting by September 2001. She says she can hardly
wait for her Carnegie Hall engagement this winter, where she will
be singing with a group of 100.
Harold "Hal" Brunette, Engr '86, has much to
report. He writes: "The addition to my tiny house in Davis,
California, was completed just in time for the birth of my first
child. I work at Integrated Surgical Systems with fellow alum
Jonathan Lazarus, Engr '97. In my free time, I like to snow ski
and bicycle. I also play drums in a garage band called Amplified
DNA , but trust me, we won't be on MTV anytime soon!"
Mary Donofrio, A&S '86, is a pediatric
cardiologist at the Medical College of Virginia. She is director
of the Non-Invasive Laboratory and peri-natal cardiology. She is
married to James Moore, A&S '87, and has a son and a
A. Brian C. Doud, A&S '86, is a senior manager
with Coca Cola in Atlanta. He has two young children.
David S. Gallo, A&S '86, is a physician at
Middlesex Cardiology in Middletown, Conn.
Andrew J. Goldberg, A&S '86, is a partner with
Northwest Anesthesiology Association and is the director of the
Pain Management Center at Northwest Medical Center in Margate,
Florida. He and his wife, Michelle, have two children.
Marcia Howes, Engr '86, is preparing for an
expatriate assignment that will move her entire family to
Vernon W. Huang, Engr '86, recently joined a
start-up company called Virtmed that connects hospital computers
to hand-held computers and the Internet. He writes: "We're now 80
people and just raised 43 million dollars. Hope to close a deal
with Hopkins Hospital in the near future."
Sanjaya Jha, A&S '86, has recently moved from
the University of Utah to Boston Children's Hospital where she is
studying the genetics of heart failure.
Elissa Ann Kinch, A&S '86, is currently living
in Muscoda, Wisconsin. She is working toward her PhD in
psychology at the University of Illinois.
Steven Klinkner, Engr '86, works for Network
Appliance in Sunnyvale, Calif. He writes: "I am looking forward
to early retirement, if the stock market holds up."
John Krome, A&S '86, reports that he has a new
job as manager with Andersen Consulting in San Francisco.
John Lasseigne, A&S '86, was ordained a
Catholic priest in August and has greatly enjoyed his first year
of ministry at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Houston,
Jill Salzman Levy, A&S '86, has just quit her
job as human resources director to spend more time with her two
children. She will be working as a pre-school teacher at her
children's school. Jill's husband, Michael Levy, A&S '86, is also
a Hopkins grad.
Kathleen R. Lockhart, A&S '86, is a
pediatrician in Barrington, Ill., working part time so she can
spend time with her new daughter. She writes: "Life is good for
Allan T. Marks, A&S '86, is a partner in the
Global Project Finance Group at Millbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy
LLP. He has extensive experience in complex domestic and
international commercial and financial transactions.
Sujata Banerjee Massey, A&S '86, lives in
Roland Park with her husband, Tony, and their 2-year-old
daughter. She has published her fifth mystery novel through
William R. Meeker III, A&S '86, is a
psychiatrist, completing a military service obligation in South
Carolina as head of the Naval Hospital Charleston. He enjoys
traveling to Asia and is interested in spirituality, writing,
running, law, and business.
Laurence E. Mermelstein, Engr '86, is partner
in a busy orthopedic surgical practice. He has two children, and
manages to continue working out, running, and golfing.
James Ward Morrow, A&S '86, is an attorney with
the Maryland Chapter of the American Federation of Teachers. He
is active in both community and political affairs in Baltimore
and Washington D.C.
John Socrates Myseros, A&S '86, Med '90, is
attending pediatric neurosurgeon at Children's Hospital Medical
Center in Cincinnati. He is married with children.
Carol Lebowitz Nove, Engr '86, recently married
Barry Nove. She is currently with the Air Force Research
Laboratory in Dayton, Ohio.
Nancy Meachum Provan, A&S '86, is a doctor of
osteopathy, currently on extended personal sabbatical to be home
full time with her two young sons. She and her husband,
Christopher Provan, Engr '87, would love to hear from classmates
Mark Salevitzv, A&S '86, is a pediatric
ophthalmologist living in Scotsdale, Ariz., with his wife,
Caroline, and two children.
Juan "Jack" Sera, Engr '86, is a sales
executive with QWEST in Phoenix, where he brags: "the sun shines
300 days a year." He invites anyone to come out to Scottsdale and
play golf with him.
1987 Una Francesca
Coales, A&S '87,
who earned a medical degree from the Oregon Health Sciences
University in 1991, obtained a double fellowship from the Royal
College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, with FRCS degrees in both
general surgery and otorhinolaryngology. She also has published
her first medical book, PLAB: 1000 Extended Matching Questions
with the Royal Society of Medicine Press. This book is geared
toward foreign medical graduates who wish to practice in the
United Kingdom. She writes: "I am married to William Coales, an
Oxbridge graduate and a city banker with Commerzbank, and we have
three beautiful daughters."
Gia Comolli, Peab '87, will have a performance
of The Flight of Icarus by the Portland Symphony Orchestras on
March 6. The work was written in 1990, while she pursued an MFA
on a composition fellowship with David Del Tredici. Later this
year, her Horn Trio will be performed with her husband, violinist
Ferdinand Liva, Peab '88, pianist Martin Perry, and John Bowden,
horn. She is currently head of the composition and piano faculty
at the Portland Conservatory of Music in Portland, Maine.
Edwin G. Fee Jr., A&S '87, of Towson, Md., is a
partner in the law firm of Whiteford, Taylor & Preston L.L.P.,
where he practices estate and trust law in the firm's Towson
office. His wife, Lisa A. Barkan, is an assistant attorney
general in the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
They have a son, Alexander Gregory, who was born in April 1999.
When Alex needed a liver transplant in December 1999, Ed donated
part of his liver.
Randall E. Williams, Med '87, of Highland Park,
Ill., and 11 other accomplished Chicago-area cardiologists have
been selected to evaluate candidates for the newly-established
Heart of Chicago Award. This annual award was created by the
American Heart Association and Pfizer Inc. to honor the Chicago
healthcare professional who has championed the cause of
cardiovascular health in his or her community and to encourage
others to follow their lead. Dr. Williams is director of the
Congestive Heart Failure Program at Evanston Northwestern
Healthcare. He is also an assistant professor of medicine at the
Northwestern University School of Medicine and serves on the
board of Governors for the American Heart Association.
1988 Kristina Zissis,
A&S '88, SAIS
'89 (MA), who graduated from American University Law School in
1994, and Alan Townsend, SAIS '89 (MA), announce the birth of
their son, Nils, born November 20 at Sibley Memorial Hospital in
Washington D.C. Kristina practices international trade law in the
Washington office of White & Case. Alan continues his work in
infrastructure privatization at the World Bank and is hoping to
travel less. They write: "Friends can contact us at
email@example.com, and our door is always open to visitors in
the Washington area."
1989 Eric Leong, A&S
'89, who earned
a medical degree from the University of Toronto in 1993, writes:
"I anticipate finishing my postdoctoral fellowship in
gastroenterology and hepatology at Stanford and returning to
practice in Canada (probably settling down in Toronto) in July.
Living in Silicon Valley has been a great learning experience for
my wife, Mirella, and me, and we will both miss the awesome
weather and the beauty of the San Francisco Bay Area. But, we'll
definitely be back to visit our wonderful relatives and friends,
who have given us many great memories to take back home with
Carlos Sanchez-Gutierrez, Peab '89 (MM),
world-renowned classical composer and San Francisco State
University assistant professor of music, has been named to
Mexico's largest government-sponsored cultural agency, the
National System of Artists of Mexico. Mr. Sanchez-Gutierrez will
use the award of approximately $70,000 to support several of his
upcoming composition projects.
A&S '90, who
received a law degree from the University of Baltimore in 1993,
and her husband, David Brendel, announce the birth of their
daughter, Mallory Alden Brendel, on July 22. Ms. McGuckian is an
attorney with Miles & Stockbridge P.C.
Nathan Wirtschafter, A&S '90, writes: "Elisa
and I just had a son, Benjamin Tzion Wirtschafter. We live in Los
Angeles, where Elisa works as a nurse practitioner at
Cedars-Sinai, and I have my own law practice that specializes in
getting health care providers paid."
1991 Steven M. Baker,
Engr '91, has
started his own law firm and is living on the beach in South
Allyson Childs, A&S '91, of Paddington, New
South Wales, Australia, graduated from the University of Texas
School of Law in 1995. She is married to Martin Hale, a U.S.
immigration attorney. Allyson writes: "I moved to Sydney in
January, and I would love to hear from Hopkins friends. My e-mail
Gerald F. Ricciardi, Engr '91 (MS), of
Frederick, Md., who received his bachelor's degree from Columbia
University, has earned a doctoral degree in electrical
engineering at Virginia Tech.
Matthew Cunningham, A&S '91, of West
Allenhurst, N.J., writes: "I graduated last May from Columbia
University, where I earned a PhD and MD. I have begun an
orthopedics residency at Cornell University's Hospital for
Special Surgery. I continue to play rugby, run long distances,
lifeguard when I can, and home-brew beer."
Nels Dumin, Engr '91, writes: "I was recently
elected to the technical staff at Texas Instruments--a great
honor! The technical staff is comprised of roughly 10 percent of
the technical contributors at TI, and it recognizes employees who
have a sustained history of significant technical
Paul E. Goida, A&S '91, has set up a personal
Vedang A. Londhe, Engr '91, of San Francisco,
writes: "I am completing my fellowship in Neonatology at the
University of California-San Francisco and have recently released
my debut classical Indian music CD, Amber, in which I play a
tabla percussion drum."
Jennifer Morgan, A&S '91, and Andrew Donnalley,
A&S '91, of League City, Texas, write: "New job, new house, new
baby, new babysitter--which is why we have time to fill out this
note!" Andrew is research engineer with Exxon Mobil.
Stephen Pretz, A&S '91, of San Francisco,
completed his residency and chief residency in emergency medicine
at University of California-Davis. He has been at his current
position at University of California-San Francisco/San Francisco
General Hospital for one year.
Laura Elliott Voelker, A&S '91, is a sales
consultant with Pharmacia & Upjohn. She announces the birth of
her son, Jack Ryan Voelker on September 22, 1999.
1992 Amy L.
'92, of Johnstown, Pa., writes: "I recently moved home to
Johnstown to begin practice after serving a residency in Ob/Gyn
at Temple University Hospital. I was chief resident in my last
year at Temple. Eric Anderson and I were married on August 19.
JHU alumni in attendance were Mark and Brenda Bateman (A&S
'90/'92), Melisa Kovach, A&S '92, Phyllis Schneck, A&S '92, Lynn
Schow, A&S '92, and her husband, Josh Baumfield, A&S '96, and
bridesmaid Jennifer (Sussa) Canter, A&S '92."
Peab '93, was
promoted to principal second violin in the Kennedy Center Opera
House Orchestra. This is her second year with the orchestra.
1994 Chris W.
Grueninger, Peab '94
(MM), has left a position as part-time professor of cello at
Southern Utah University to accept a full-time position as
orchestra teacher at Lakeside Middle School in Anderson, South
Carolina. Prior to this, he was a cellist with the Boulder
Philharmonic in Colorado.
David Savolaine, A&S '94, married Stephanie
Fritz on September 30, 2000, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in
Washington, D.C. He also started a new job at the Federal
Communications Commission as a Congressional Affairs
1995 Kerry Antorveza,
announces her marriage to Randy Becker, A&S '94, on August 20.
The couple married in Washington Township, New Jersey, and spent
their honeymoon in Hawaii and California. Kerry is a podiatrist
at St. Clare's hospital in New York. Randy is a resident
physician in Livingston, New Jersey. The couple will relocate to
Washington D.C. in June.
1996 Christopher J.
'96, of Los Angeles, writes: "I recently booked Bea Arthur into
two episodes of the TV show "Malcolm in the Middle," for which
she received an Emmy nomination. Following this, I left Creative
Artists Agency to join David Entertainment, where I helped to
produce MGM's Breakers, starring Sigourney Weaver and Jennifer
Love Hewitt. Now I'm preparing for production of Doctor Doolittle
2, starring Eddie Murphy and Behind Enemy Lines, with Gene
Hackman and Owen Wilson."
Jamie Burton, Peab '96 (MM), was among the
altos when John Eliot Gardiner led the Monteverdi Choir and the
English Baroque soloists in Bach cantatas at St. Bartholomew's
Church in New York City on December 3 and 27. The concerts
closed a year-long pilgrimage in which the ensemble performed,
recorded, and broadcast all the surviving sacred Bach cantatas on
the feast days in the church calendar for which they were
composed. The tour began in Weimar, Germany, and visited 60
churches in Europe before its culmination in New York. Mr. Burton
took part in many of the concerts and recordings. He is now
conducting a chorus in England that will tour in the U.S. next
Jane Chah, A&S '96, is a medical intern at Duke
Sara Farber, A&S '96, of New York, writes: "I'm
enjoying life in New York City, where I work as a software
producer for Sesame Workshop (formerly Children's Television
Workshop). Check out "The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland,"
which was released last fall, as well as "Ernie's Adventures in
Space," and the new "Sesame Street Toddler," which are due out in
stores this spring. In addition to spending time with the
Muppets, I also get to see a bunch of my Hopkins pals who are in
Boris Gutin, A&S '96, of New York, works in the
private equity/venture capital industry after several years at
Goldman Sachs investment banking.
Laura Katz, A&S '96, of New York, writes:
"Victoria Grantham and I are participating in the Avon Three-Day
Breast Cancer walk this October. We'll be walking 60 miles in
three days. Together, we have raised over $5,000 for breast
Carin Moonin, A&S '96, writes: "After toiling
at the entertainment companies of Sony and Disney, I took a chunk
of time off to write, freelance, and enjoy New York City. I'm
currently working as a business development associate at Icon
Medialab, a global Internet Professional Services firm, and
living in Hoboken, New Jersey, just across the Hudson, with a
wonderful boyfriend of two years, and our newly-acquired cat,
"After a brief two years in Los Angeles,"
writes Sendil Krishnan, A&S '96, "my attempts at an Internet
start-up company failed, and my partner, Richard Kubista, and I
both moved back to the East Coast. I spent some time writing
freelance for Maxim Magazine with Benny Lee '95 as my editor.
These days, I work for the Department of Safety in Lancaster,
Pa., and my boss is my ex-wife and classmate, Megan Barnett, A&S
'96. Currently, I am seeing Carolyn Cimmet, A&S '96."
Navin Kulshreshtha, A&S '96, writes: "After
working for a couple years in Boston, I escaped from corporate
America to pursue my dream of studying flamenco guitar in Spain.
I quit my job and moved to Granada, where I learned Spanish,
studied with gypsy guitarists, and met some really interesting
people. Now I am living in Washington D.C., and I am starting my
new career as an environmental and political activist. I would be
happy to hear from any Hopkins alums in the area. You can e-mail
Monica Maurer, Engr '96, of Staten Island,
N.Y., launched a new business project called NEST, the first
incubator in the IT and software domain in Romania. She is
general manager of Advantage Software Factory and the owner of
Advantage Software Corporation.
Sara McMenamin, A&S '96, of Oakland, Calif.,
writes: "I received my MPH at Berkeley in public health policy
and management in 1998. That summer, I married Joel Kosakoff, my
high school sweetheart. I am currently in my second year of a PhD
program in health services and policy analysis at Berkeley. Last
summer I had the pleasure of being a bridesmaid in the wedding of
Elena Stokes, A&S '96, and Cree Frappier, A&S '93."
Erica Smith-Klocek, A&S '96, writes: After
marrying Kevin Klocek, Engr '95, in 1996, we moved to Roslyn, New
York. I graduated magna cum laude from St. John's School of Law
in 1999, and then clerked for the Honorable Thomas G. Nelson,
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, in Boise, Idaho. In October I
took a position as court counsel for the Supreme Court of the
Republic of Palau. Palau is a small chain of islands between the
Federated States of Micronesia and the Philippines. Kevin and I
are enjoying some of the world's best scuba diving, as well as
kayaking, hiking, and cave exploring."
Ed Stein, A&S '96, writes: "Since Hopkins, I
have been teaching middle school and high school math at
Fieldston back in New York City. I've coached swimming during the
winter and have been a camp counselor over the summer."
Tina Wu, A&S '96, and R "Ray" Wang, A&S '93,
'95 (PhD), of Burlingame, Calif., were married by Mayor Willie L.
Brown on May 27, 2000, at San Francisco's Historic City Hall.
Tina, who graduated from the University of Michigan's School of
Medicine, is now an internal medicine intern at the California
Pacific Medical Center. Ray is a software marketing executive in
1997 Karen Benjamin,
A&S '97, of New
York, is a doctoral student in sociology at the University of
North Carolina-Chapel Hill. She is engaged to Mark Guzzo, A&S
'98, who is a third-year medical student at Columbia University.
A June 2001 wedding is planned.
Nathan Carlson, A&S '97, and his wife, Jennifer
(Dowling) Carlson, Engr '98, announce the birth of their
daughter, Grace Donna Carlson. Grace was born just before
midnight on December 31, 2000, at the Martin Army Community
Hospital in Fort Benning, Georgia.
Marybeth Miceli, Engr '99, of Brielle, N.J.,
has earned a master of science degree in materials science and
engineering from Virginia Tech. She is now a materials engineer
with Lucius Pitkin, Inc. of New York, where she does failure
analysis, non-destructive evaluation, and metallurgical testing
of bridges, tunnels, and other structures.
1998 Edward L. Van
Oeveren, SPH '98
(MPH), a physician board-certified in public health and general
preventive medicine, has been unable to secure employment in the
field of public health or preventive medicine, despite a
concerted job search lasting over a year, covering the public,
private, and academic sectors, and encompassing approximately
half the geographic extent of the continental United States. His
search for a position continues.
1999 Ronald A.
Johnson, SAIS '99
(MA), writes: "My wife, Colette, and I arrived at the U.S.
Embassy in Luxembourg in July 2000. I am Vice Consul and am
responsible for all consular issues and agreements between the
U.S. Government and the Government of Luxembourg."
Michele Lima, A&S '99, and Harry Ma, A&S '96,
announce their engagement. They plan to marry in California in
2001, and the wedding party will include fellow A&S graduates
Brian Kang '96, Thomas Huang '96, Jin-Suk Park '96, and Mindy Lo
Mary Lambdin, SPSBE '99, is pursuing her MBA at
SPSBE. She writes: "On a recent two-week trip to Europe with my
parents, my boyfriend, Robert Bonacci, a West Virginia University
engineering graduate, and I became engaged. A Las Vegas wedding
is planned for August.
2000 Mary Jo
SPSBE '00, of
West Palm Beach, Fla., is a kindergarten teacher at Rosarian
Tania Wai Han Tang, A&S '00, of Oakland,
Calif., is a graduate student at University of
California-Berkeley's School of Public Health.
Delvin A. Wilkes, SPSBE '00 (MBA), has been
appointed adjunct instructor of business and management at
Strayer University in Baltimore, after retiring from the
Veteran's Administration Maryland health care system with 28
years of service. He also has been appointed as a mediator for
the Baltimore City Circuit Courts.
Sunny Wijesinghe, Nurs '00, of Somatipoort,
South Africa, is public health coordinator for a two-year project
with "Malteser Hilfdienst" in Central Mozambique. The project
aims to improve maternal and child health and prevent and treat
1934:Alex D. Campbell, Med
'34, died on September 16,
1999, in Kirkland, Washington. After graduation from Johns
Hopkins Medical School and an internship at Baltimore City
Hospital, he was a Parke David Fellow in Medicine at Johns
Hopkins Hospital from 1937-38. Postgraduate training was at
hospitals in Vienna, Austria; L'hopital St. Louis, Paris; St.
Johns in London; and New York Skin and Cancer Center, a division
of New York University. He was a life member of the American
Academy of Dermatology, president of the Pacific North West
Dermatology, member of the Pacific Dermatology Association ,
Washington State Medical Society, and the American Medical
Association. He is survived by his wife, two daughters, four
grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
1935:Alvin M. Ford, Engr
a retired auto products
salesman and former owner of a Northwest Baltimore hardware
store, died in January of spinal stenosis. He is survived by his
daughter, a son, three grandchildren, and three
1935:R. Donald Jandorf, A&S
'35, a self-employed family
practitioner for more than 50 years before his retirement in
1993, died from complications of Parkinson's disease on July 9.
Dr. Jandorf served in the Air Force during World War II in the
South Pacific and was discharged with the rank of major. He is
survived by his wife of 52 years, three daughters, nine
grandchildren, and a sister.
1942:Raymond Bell Case Sr.,
A&S '42, owner and president
of Wood Inc., a Baltimore company that sold flexible papers used
in packaging, died in November. He was active in many civic
organizations, including the American Red Cross, Santa Claus
Anonymous, and the Star-Spangled-Banner House. He is survived by
his wife, a son, a daughter, two grandchildren, a stepson, a
stepdaughter, and two step-grandchildren.
1943:Latimer Gorsuch Young,
Med '43, a retired
pediatrician, died in January of respiratory distress syndrome.
In addition to his private practice on York Road in Baltimore,
Dr. Young worked as a physician for Baltimore's Friends School
before his retirement in 1986. He is survived by a son, three
daughters, and 10 grandchildren.
1946:Keats A. Pullen, Engr
'46 (PhD), a retired Aberdeen
Proving Ground electronics engineer and textbook author, died in
December. Mr. Pullen taught engineering at Pratt Institute of
Technology in Brooklyn, New York, University of Delaware, and
Drexel University. He was a fellow of the Institute of Electrical
and Electronics Engineers. He is survived by his wife, four sons,
a daughter, and seven grandchildren.
1947:Harold E. Archer, A&S
'47, who lived in Fallston,
Md., was a retired general services manager for The Baltimore Sun
Co. and an ordained minister. He died in September of
complications from Parkinson's disease. Mr. Archer was a member
of Holy Communion Lutheran Church and was active in Friends of
the Lutheran Theological Seminary of Gettysburg, Pa. He is
survived by his wife, two sons, and four grandchildren.
1949:Joseph J. Hanzook Sr.,
Engr '49, a retired sales
engineer who rebuilt boats as a hobby, died in December of
complications from Parkinson's disease. He spent his career has a
sales engineer at several firms, retiring in the mid-1980s from
Diebold. He is survived by his wife, three daughters, a son, four
sisters, and eight grandchildren.
1949:Martin Rodbell, A&S
Nobel Laureate for his work
in discovering key proteins in cell communications, died last
1950:Robert C. Axtmann, A&S
'50 (PhD), professor emeritus
of Princeton University, died November 16. Throughout his career
Dr. Axtmann conducted research on nuclear fission technology,
nuclear reactor physics, radiation chemistry, The MossBauer
Effect, nuclear magnetic resonance, geothermal energy, the
environmental effects of geothermal power and the desilification
of geothermal fluids. He published many research articles in
professional journals and was a contributing editor to Rescuing
Man's Environment--Nine Essays on Environmental Reform. He was a
member of the AAAS, American Physics Society, American Chemical
Society, American Institute of Chemical Engineering, and the
Geothermal Resources Council.
1956:Jane F. Twamley, a
retired business education
teacher at Southern High School, died November 30. She is
survived by two sons, three sister, seven grandchildren, and five
1958:Geary L. Stonesifer,
'58, a surgeon who
established the department of surgery at Greater Baltimore
Medical Center and served as its first chief from the time of its
founding in the 1960s, died in December. Dr. Stonesifer enjoyed
traveling and was a member of the Bachelors Cotillon, the
Elkridge Club, and the Green Spring Valley Hunt Club. He is
survived by his wife, a son, a daughter, and a grandson.
1961:Timothy Winston Childs,
SAIS '61 (MA), a former
Foreign Service officer who was a scholar of Middle Eastern
current affairs and history, died on November 22. Dr. Childs,
author of the 1990 book Italo-Turkish Diplomacy and the War Over
Libya 1911-1912, lectured on and off for the past 20 years at
Georgetown University and Johns Hopkins University's Nitze School
of Advanced International Studies. He also had taught courses on
the history of the Ottoman Empire at Georgetown's Center for
Turkish Studies in Alanya, Turkey. In addition to being a
lecturer, he was an advisory editor to the Middle East Journal, a
member of the board of governors of the Middle East Institute in
Washington, a past director of American Near East Refugee Aid,
and a trustee of Robert College in Istanbul. He is survived by
his wife, two children, a sister, and two grandchildren.
1974:John Arthur Crofford,
A&S '74, a doctor and actor,
died on December 24 of a heart attack while visiting his mother
at her home in Iselin, New Jersey. In 1999, Dr. Crofford was
named chief of staff of South Lake Hospital in Clermont, Florida.
He was a member of the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church and one
of the founders of the Colony Cove Theatre and Grille in
Clermont. He also served on the board of directors for the
Moonlight Warehouse Theatre. He is survived by his mother, three
sisters, and two brothers.
1979:Michael John Muss, Engr
'79, died in an automobile
accident on November 20. Mr. Muss headed the Undergraduate
Computer Society while at Hopkins, which did pioneering work with
the UNIX operating system. After graduation, he worked for the
U.S. Army BRL for 22 years, doing distinguished research in
networking and computer graphics.
McNamara, SAIS '85 (MA), a CIA
intelligence officer from 1985 until his medical retirement in
late November, died December 12. He is survived by his wife, a
daughter, his parents, and a sister.
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