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1947 The Center for Clinical 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, Maryland.

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 Bob Scott!"

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 fisheries.

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 '76, of Walkersville, Md., is a physician with Frederick Primary Care Associates.
   Pearl Doherty, A&S '76, of Chapel Hill, N.C., works for Pyner & Spruill. She is married to Thomas Doherty, an attorney.
   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 classes.
   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 Silicon Valley..."

1977 Carol Bogash, Peab '77 (MM) is associate director for Educational and Cultural Programs of the Smithsonian Associates at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C.
   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. Oikawa, 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 or"

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 Development Commission.
   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 grow.
   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 transport pilot.
   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 Harvard University.

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 Design.
   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 daughter.
   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 Paris.
   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, Texas.
   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 us."
   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 Harper Collins.
   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 at
   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, 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 us."
   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.

1990 Rachel McGuckian, 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 Florida.
   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 address is"
   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 contributions."
   Paul E. Goida, A&S '91, has set up a personal website at
   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. (Sandusky) Anderson, A&S '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."

1993 Julia Grueninger, 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 Specialist.

1995 Kerry Antorveza, A&S '95, 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. Aldrich, Engr '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 summer.
   Jane Chah, A&S '96, is a medical intern at Duke University Hospital.
   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 town."
   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 cancer research!"
   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, Sidney."
   "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 me at"
   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 San Francisco.

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 '97.
   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 Galletta, SPSBE '00, of West Palm Beach, Fla., is a kindergarten teacher at Rosarian Academy.
   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 AIDS/HIV.

In Memoriam

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 '35, 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 great-grandchildren.

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 '49, Nobel Laureate for his work in discovering key proteins in cell communications, died last year.

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 great-grandchildren.

1958:Geary L. Stonesifer, Med '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.

1985:Timothy Michael 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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