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Beau (Everett) Smith, A&S '46, is the author of Twelve
Theophanic Teachings of Bible, a study of 12 theological
subjects, including angels, forgiveness, and The Holy
Sidney Offit, A&S '50, received a 2002 Police Athletic
League (PAL) Award for his contributions to the children of
Robert R. Holland, Engr '52, of Catonsville, Md., retired in
January 2001 and is enjoying golf and traveling.
Jerome "Jerry" Julius, Engr '52, of Lanham, Md., served 20
years of military service, during which time he was awarded
the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal,
Joint Services Commendation Medal, Air Force Commendation
Medal, Secretary of Defense Service Badge, and the Joint
Chiefs of Service Badge. He then spent 17 years as a federal
civil servant in the area of employee pay and benefits.
During his service as CEO for the Civil Service Retirement
System and the Federal Employee Health Benefit System, he
was awarded the Presidential rank of Meritorious Senior
Executive, the OPM Director's Award for Distinguished
Service, and the Director's Citation for Distinguished
Albert V. Kanner, A&S '52, writes that he
is enjoying his retirement. He still runs most days and
spends winters in Arizona. He also gets together with his
four children and eight grandchildren as frequently as
Robert M. Markush, A&S '52, of South
Natick, Mass., writes, "At this stage of life, you focus on
your wife and the happy and rewarding years left. I then am
enjoying the wonderful achievements of my four daughters.
And finally, I am fully engaged in the sports and programs
of my eight grandchildren--what joy! I continue my teaching
at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels at Babson
College--most rewarding after my corporate career."
James A. McComas Jr., A&S '52, writes:
'Two years ago we moved from Richmond, Va., where we lived
for 20 years, to Abingdon, a pretty, culture-filled town in
southwest Virginia. We're busier in this small town than we
ever were in Richmond, despite the considerable difference
in size. I recommend it to anyone who is thinking of
Milton Paul Miecznikoski, Engr '52, of
Baltimore, is retired. He enjoys racing sailboats on the
Chesapeake, flying radio control gilders, golfing, and
building Early American furniture.
Alan B. Miller, A&S '52, of Windsor,
Calif., is retired. He enjoys golf and whitewater
Irvin P. Pollack, A&S '52, of Baltimore,
recently retired from the chairmanship of the Department of
Ophthalmology at Sinai Hospital and as director of The
Krieger Eye Institute. He is now working full time in
patient care, research, teaching and writing. He and his
wife have five children and eight grandchildren.
Wildred M. Potter, A&S '52, had a private
urology practice in Scottsdale, Ariz., from 1963-1997, and
he was a Mayo Clinic Scottsdale Urology consultant from
1997-2000. He is now retired. Dr. Potter has completed 27
marathons and still holds the Arizona Record from 1980 with
his 2:49 run. He is active with tennis, skiing, golf, and
his four grandchildren.
Record album cover? No, Spring Fair 1977, organized around the
theme "3400 Onstage." Each April the student-organized fair draws
a multitude of people to the Homewood campus.
George M. Landes, A&S '56 (PhD), recently published a
completely revised and expanded edition of his Hebrew
vocabulary manual, first published in 1961, but now also
under a new title, Building Your Biblical Hebrew Vocabulary
(2001). Dr. Landes has retired from his professorship at
Union Theological Seminary in New York and lives in
Mary Jean Scott, A&S '58 (PhD), was installed as a Canon of
the Cathedral in November. There are only six Canons in the
Diocese of Johannesburg. She retired at the end of July and
has donated many of her theology books to the newly started
Desmond Tutu School for Ministries at a nearby parish.
Joel Montague, SAIS '60 (MA), was part of a three-person
American Refugee Committee team that recently took a trip to
Iran to meet with government officials, representatives of
international organizations, and local relief groups. He has
more than 40 years of experience working with non-profit
development organizations in the Middle East, Asia, and
Africa and went as a technical consultant to the ARC. A
public health officer, he has spent extensive time in Iran
and speaks the native language, Farsi.
Fred A. Kramer, A&S '63, of Brookline, Mass., has retired
from the Political Science Department of the University of
Massachusetts in Amherst. As a teacher, he writes, he
"tried to show the same enthusiasm and excitement for his
subject matter that he found at Hopkins in the lectures of
Professor Phoebe Stanton." He plans to embark on a second
career as a stone carver.
Michael E. Makover, A&S '64, is in private practice in
internal medicine in Manhattan. Dr. Makover is on the
faculties of New York University Medical Center and Cornel
(Weill) Medical School. He is also a co-founder and
co-chairman of the board of a new company called indeedmd,
Inc. He writes: "We have developed revolutionary technology
that will allow patients to connect with their doctors from
anywhere in the world. I have also begun a writing career
with a number of newspaper and magazine articles and a book,
Mismanaged Care: How Corporate Medicine Jeopardizes Your
Health (Prometheus Books, 1999). A new book on preventing
heart disease is in process. I am married and have two
children and live on Long Island."
P. Thomas May Jr., A&S '65, retired as president and CEO of
First Virginia Mortgage Company on October 1, 2000.
Nan Phifer, SPSBE '66 (MLA), has written Memoirs of the
Soul: Writing Your Spiritual Autobiography, published by
Writer's Digest Books. She piloted her manuscript in
workshops sponsored by the Oregon Writing Project at the
University of Oregon, PeaceHealth Medical Group, and Lane
Literary Guild in Eugene, Oregon. She gives workshops in
Oregon and elsewhere.
David L. Rimoin, Med '67 (PhD), chair of Cedars-Sinai
Medical Center's Department of Pediatrics and director of
the Medical Genetics-Birth Defects Center, recently was
named the 2001 Pioneer in Medicine Award recipient at the
annual meeting of Cedars-Sinai's medical staff. Dr. Rimoin
is a former member of the Johns Hopkins Hospital medical
staff and is the holder of the Steven Spielberg Chair in
Pediatrics at Cedars-Sinai.
Christopher Wade Stelyan Ross, SAIS '67
(MA), is senior adviser to the undersecretary of state for
public affairs and public diplomacy.
Arthur W. Weinman, A&S '67, owner and
principal of Arthur Weinman, Architects, has been awarded
the Texas Historical Commission's Award of Excellence in
Historic Architecture for his work in historic
Michael Martone, A&S '79 (MA), has published The Blue Guide
to Indiana, "an ersatz travel book for the Hoosier State."
He is the author of six other books of fiction including
Alive and Dead in Indiana, Pensees: The Thoughts of Dan
Quayle, and Fort Wayne is Seventh on Hitler's List.
Bruce Adelson, A&S '80, writes: "My wife, Valerie, and I
were blessed with a beautiful baby boy, Michael Daniel
Adelson, who gives us new joys and pleasures every day. I
work as a trial attorney in the voting section, civil rights
division of the U.S. Department of Justice. In December 2001
my newest books were published--four biographies for
children about leaders from the Civil War and American
Revolution: David Farragut, George Meade, Baron von Steuben,
and William Howe."
Chaim Levin, A&S '80, SAIS '81 (MA),
writes: "Working on Wall Street has provided an especially
stark exposure to the 9/11 calamity. Several close friends
were lost. On the personal front, my children have drawn me
back to soccer. I have also finished four triathalons and am
training for an Ironman (my first) for next year. At work, I
have been promoted to the position of chief legal officer of
the GFI Group, including its Internet trading portal,
Josiah Gluck, A&S '81, has been nominated for a Grammy Award
in the category of Best Engineered Album (non-classical).
The CD is Ballads--Remembering Coltrane, by vocalist Karrin
Allyson on Concord Records. This is his third
Barry Gordon, A&S '81 (PhD), director of
the Cognitive and Neuropsychology Clinic and professor in
the departments of Neurology and Cognitive Science at Johns
Hopkins University, has been elected by his peers as a
Fellow of the American Psychological Association for 2002.
APA fellows are selected for their exceptional and
outstanding contributions to the research, teaching, or
practice of psychology.
Evan Bauman, Engr '82, writes: "I am currently working
E-commerce issues for the Shell Chemical Company. I've also
been asked to serve as regional coordinator for the
Engineering Alumni Association. So all those JHU engineers
in the Midwest who would like to participate, please contact
Peter N. Brieloff, A&S '82, is president
of the Brieloff Food Centers, with five offices in Maryland
and Nevada. He writes: "I have recently married and am the
proud father of a beautiful and talented daughter."
Michael Bruno, A&S '82, who received a
medical degree and a master's degree in biophysics from the
University of California-Irvine College of Medicine in 1987,
is assistant professor of radiology and orthopedics at the
Penn State College of Medicine in Hershey, Pennsylvania. He
writes: "We moved to Hershey two years ago from Nashville,
where Andrea and I were on the faculty of Vanderbilt
University. We're now only 90 minutes from Baltimore! We
love it here, despite the aggravation of academic medicine.
Our daughter, Sarah, is in second grade."
Mary Jean Cuaycong, A&S '82, an
ophthalmologist, opened her own practice, called Premier Eye
Care, in July 1999. She is interested in cycling and
collecting fine wines.
William P. Daly Jr., A&S '82, is married
to Lynn L'Hommedieu, and they have three children: Nicholas,
Rene, and Adrianna.
Julie Weinberg Fishbein, A&S '82, writes:
"My firm, Fishbein Associates, Inc., consults in the areas
of marketing, technology R&D, federal facility
reutilization, defense programs, environmental remediation,
and worker transition issues. Our clients are drawn from
U.S. industry (including a number of Fortune 500 companies),
U.S. government agencies, and not-for-profit
Sheila H. Forman, A&S '82, who has a law
degree from Boston University and a PhD in psychology form
California Graduate Institute, is the author of
Self-fullness: The Art of Loving and Caring for Your 'Self.'
The website for her book is
Linnaea Knisely, A&S '82, writes: "When
our 3-year-old son, Julien, was born, I stopped working as
the director of marketing for United Health Care's western
operations. Since then, I've become a tidepool docent for a
local natural sciences museum, sung backup harmony on an
album of children's music, captained a tennis team or two,
and fully-explored the joys and horrors of parenting--mostly
joys, I'm quite happy to note. Every so often, I put on a
professional persona and take on some consulting work, which
is fun, too!"
Ken Marvin, A&S '82, is practicing
cardiology in Stockton, California. He is married, and his
daughter, Cadence, is three years old.
Laura J. Nash, A&S '82, of Plainsboro, New
Jersey, is a part-time school psychologist with Mercer
County Special Services and St. Peter's University Hospital
in New Brunswick, New Jersey. She is involved in community
activities such as the local Juvenile Conference Committee
and her children's schools.
Leslie Marchal Profeta, A&S '82, writes:
"I'll be starting graduate school in the fall at Columbia
University, going for my master's degree in education. I'll
be going back to work part time as a teacher. Laura (10) and
Stephen (8) are great, and so is Larry."
Annu Goel Sangal, A&S '82, writes: "Sanjay
and I are enjoying raising our three daughters--although
admittedly, juggling career and motherhood is very
Mark D. Trachtenberg, A&S '82, of
Brighton, Mass., is an audit division librarian for the
Massachusetts Department of Revenue. He has a radio show in
his neighborhood called Mark's Classical Caravan, from 6 to
8 p.m. on Saturday. He writes: "It's on Allston-Brighton
Free Radio at 1630 AM, 1670 AM, and on the Internet at
Lawrence B. Wolfe, A&S '82, writes: "My
wife, Carol, and I moved our growing family from the city to
Westchester three years ago. We now count three young Wolfes
with the birth of Jeremy, one year ago (Connor is 7, and
Sarah is 5). Professionally, since 1988, I have been a
partner with Eastdil, a real estate investment bank, based
in Manhattan. My area of expertise--lodging and resort
finance--keeps me traveling around the world."
Sydney S. Yoon, A&S '82, is chief of
neuroradiology and co-chief of interventional radiology at
Physicians Diagnostic Imaging at St. Francis Hospital in
Roslyn, New York. He has been listed as "Best Doctor" for
radiology in the June 2000 and June 2001 issues of New York
Magazine. Dr. Yoon became a partner in the Physicians
Diagnostic Imaging, P.C., in January 2000.
G. Marie Swanson, SPH '83 (MPH), professor in the department
of family practice and director of the Cancer Center at
Michigan State University, has been appointed new dean of
the University of Arizona College of Public Health.
Angela Denise Mickalide, SPH '85 (PhD), was recipient of
the 2001 Sarah Mazelis Award, which is given for outstanding
professional practice from the American Public Health
Association. For the past 11 years, she has served as
program director of the national Safe Kids Campaign.
Beisbol Diplomacy: Coming off an incredible 31-2 season
(plus one tie) in 1986, the Blue Jays traveled to Cuba for an
unforgettable week of baseball fun in the sun, and a visit to
Elizabeth Suet Hing Tse-Au, A&S '86, is happy to announce
that she has completed all the requirements for the degree
of Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science at Stevens
Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey. She
currently works as a senior technical staff member at AT&T
Labs in Middletown, New Jersey. Friends and classmates are
welcome to contact her at
Howard N. Baker, A&S '87, who earned his medical degree from
University of Connecticut School of Medicine in 1991, is
president of the Westfield Medical Corporation in Southwick,
Massachusetts. He is married and has three children.
Donald H. B. Braswell, Engr '87, MSE '88,
a lieutenant commander in the U.S. Navy who works in the
Pentagon, was part of the rescue operations after the
bombing of the building on September 11.
Daniel Buccino, A&S '87, is co-founder and
co-director of the Baltimore-Washington Brief Therapy
Institute, Inc., a national training and consulting group in
effective, efficient, and civil clinical and organizational
Cynthia (Galiszewski) Cullen, Engr '87,
writes: "After stints in the aerospace, electric utility,
and financial industries, in addition to work in the
municipal government sector, I am currently at home, raising
our son, Ian."
Edwin G. Fee Jr., A&S '87, writes: "In
January 2001, I became a partner with Whiteford, Taylor &
Preston LLP, where I practice estates and trust law. At
reunion 2002, my son, Alex, will be 3, my daughter, Katie,
will be 1, and my wife, Lisa Barkan, and I will have been
married for nine years."
Andy Gray, A&S '87, writes: "We still live
in Baltimore in a rowhouse we rehabbed, and are doing more
on our block. Larcia Premo, A&S '89, teaches art at
Catonsville Community College. I am self-employed."
Geannine L. Hladky, A&S '87, is director
of financial development for the American Lung Association
of Maryland. She writes: "I'm addicted to golf and am
currently president of the board of directors for the
Association of Fundraising Professionals, Maryland Chapter.
I love spending time with friends and family."
Sarah Judd, A&S '87, who is a learning
specialist with Nashoba Brooks School in Concord,
Massachusetts, has received a sabbatical grant from her
school to join an Earthwatch Expedition, excavating a Mayan
archaeological site in the Yucatan, Mexico. She writes that
she often sees Londa Holsinger, A&S '87, and her son,
Liza (Klein) Hughes, A&S '87, is senior
writer/producer for the Food Network. She and her husband,
David Hughes, live in New York.
Samantha McBride, A&S '87, writes: "I am
working in the field of environmental policy and would be
interested in corresponding with alumni in this field, or in
sociology, political economy, or political ecology." She is
currently a student in the sociology PhD program at New York
Animesh Agarwal, Engr '88, and his wife, Jennifer, announce
the birth of their daughter, Priya Lynn Agarwal, on October
20, 2001. She was 5 lbs., 13 ozs., and 18-3/4 inches long.
She was six weeks premature. He writes: "Baby and mom are
both fine and home."
Kirsten Michener, Bologna '90, SAIS '91 (MA), writes: "On
September 22, I married Michael Cox in Ross, California. Our
guests included SAIS/Bologna 1990 and Washington D.C. 1991
classmates Jocelyn Mason, Kate Starr, and Florence Navarro.
Mike and I both work for the United States Agency for
International Development (USAID) Mission for Kosovo in
David Liss, A&S '91, and Deidre Wheatley-Liss, A&S '92,
announce the birth of their son, Trevor Andrew, born on
October 1. They write: "We are thrilled about the wonderful
changes Trevor has brought to our lives."
Anthony J.G. Alastra, A&S '92, is a fellow in interventional
neuroradiology at New York University Medical Center.
Amol S. Bapat, A&S '92, is a cardiology
fellow at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.
Steven Biever, Engr '92, a postdoctoral
research fellow at the University of California-Berkeley,
writes: "I was just married in September 2001 in Bethesda,
Maryland. My wife, Julie, and I moved to the San Francisco
area for academic research positions."
Dave Blair, Engr '92, writes: "My wife,
Laura, and I gave birth to our first child, Nicole, in
September 2000. We live in Columbia, Maryland, and I have
been working at Ohmeda Medical for three and a half years as
manager of mechanical design. I'm pursuing an MBA part-time
Heidi Blume, A&S '92, of Seattle, is chief
resident in pediatric neurology at the University of
Washington. She got married in November 2000.
Susanne C. Bozzo, A&S '92, writes: "I
completed a master's degree in mythological studies from a
depth psychological perspective at Pacifica Graduate
Institute in Santa Barbara, California, in spring 2001. I am
now working on a PhD in the same program."
Penny Breyer, Engr '92, writes: "After
living in Munich and London, I've recently relocated to
Dallas to work for a small wireless startup company called
Jill Brown, A&S '92, who graduated in 1997
from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health with an MHS in
health finance and management, is managing editor of Managed
Care Week, a weekly business newsletter about the managed
Richard Bungiro, A&S '92, is a
postdoctoral fellow at Yale University School of Medicine.
He recently attended the wedding of Vlassis Travias, A&S
'92, with other members of the class of 1992, including
Andrew Ptak, A&S '92, and Jeffrey Alderman, A&S '92,
Forrest T. Closson, A&S '92, is clinical
instructor of pediatrics and emergency medicine at the
University of Maryland School of Medicine.
Matthew D'Amario, A&S '92, who is a
teacher at Mt. St. Joseph High School in Baltimore, has been
an extra in four operas with the Baltimore Opera
Chryssanthe Ganiaris Detroyer, A&S '92, is
a financial consultant with A.G. Edwards & Sons, Inc. in
Short Hills, New Jersey.
Melinda Fan, A&S '92, writes: "I completed
my residency and fellowship training in pathology in June
2001, and am now a staff pathologist at the Massachusetts
General Hospital in Boston."
Stacy (Maltzman) Feldman, A&S '92, who is
a teacher at Moshe Aaron Yeshiva High School in South River,
New Jersey, writes: "Life hasn't been the same since the
birth of our son two years ago."
Maureen Gorsen, SAIS '92 (MA), has been
named partner at the Los Angeles law firm of Weston Benshoof
Rochefort Rubalcava & MacCuish LLP.
William J. "Paz" Hayne III, A&S '92,
writes: "I have been practicing law with Wyatt for five
years now, and I serve on various boards for local and
national bar associations and non-profit groups. In
February, I attended the wedding of fellow alumnus Leon
Atterbery, A&S '93. Life has been good."
Laurie (Ramos) Heyden, A&S '92, is a
school psychologist with Bristol Warren Regional Schools in
Bristol, Rhode Island. She won a "Health Kids! Health
Schools!" Award from the Rhode Island Department of
Education and Health for an innovative violence prevention
program she is implementing at an elementary school to
reduce bullying behaviors in children.
Evelyn Jerome, A&S '92, got her pilot's
license in 1996.
William J. Kephart, A&S '92, of Garden
City, New York, who is married to Nancy Paolucci, left the
Nassau Co. District Attorney's Office after five years and
opened a law firm--Terno, Kephart & Favale--specializing in
criminal defense, real estate, wills and trusts, personal
injury, and immigration.
Nitin Kahkee, A&S '92, is a corporate
associate with Greenberg Traurig in New York.
Sarah Greenberg Kovensky, A&S '92, SPSBE
'93 (MAT), writes: "In June, we welcomed our latest
addition, a son, Alexander Jay Kovensky. Meanwhile, I'm
enjoying working with the local coalition of Reach Out and
Read to help it expand to rural counties in Georgia."
Brian Lukacz, A&S '92, has retired from
the Marine Corps and is working as a corporate real estate
agent in San Diego.
Mimi (Spencer) Lukacz, A&S '92, has
finished her Ob/Gyn residency training and is now in her
second year of fellowship training in reconstructive pelvic
Stuart Lutz, A&S '92, writes: "I buy and
sell historic documents, autographs, manuscripts, and
letters--very esoteric. I also am currently at work on my
first history book. I enjoy history, writing, roadtrips,
exercise, adventure, and living, as well as life with
Beverly Moy, A&S '92, writes: "I'm having
a blast with my husband and 1-year-old son Corey. I'm
finishing up my fellowship in hematology-onocology and am
finally looking for a 'real job.'"
Raymond Parungao, A&S '92, writes: "I am
in my second year at Miami Children's and Miami Beach. I'm
enjoying being close to my family in Georgia and my
new-found friends here who have become my family. I work and
play hard--the beach lifestyle--and I love it."
Christine Bickel Plumer, A&S '92, is the
chairperson of the art department at Notre Dame Preparatory
School in Baltimore. She and her husband, Andrew Plumer,
SPSBE '99 (MLA), announce the birth of their son, Jack
Edward Plumer, on June 11, 2001.
Arlene "Ari" Rapkin, A&S '92, writes: "I
started skydiving in 1997, and met my boyfriend, Craig,
through the sport. I live with him and his two children 10
miles from the airport. In June 2001, I accompanied Craig to
Spain, where, as a member of the U.S. Parachute Team, he won
a gold medal at the world championships. When I'm on the
ground, I cook, juggle, and crochet baby blankets, some of
which I donate to Project Linus for distribution to
Monami Roy, Engr '92, who is a patent
attorney, has a new baby.
Erin E. Sasaki Scherger, Engr '92, writes:
"After leaving my job to stay home with my kids, I decided
to start teaching women about natural, normal childbirth. As
a childbirth educator, I not only explain the physiology and
psychology of labor, but also teach them to be educated
consumers in their birth. My newest hobby is helping friends
and family preserve their family's memories through Creative
Janelle K. Thomas, Engr '92, writes: "2000
was a great year for cycling for my husband and me--I
completed 9 century rides (100 miles each) and also
completed The Death Ride (129 miles with 16,000 feet of
climbing). Unfortunately, 2001 brought three surgeries, but
I am now recovering with hopes of completing The Death Ride
one more time. Our Border Collie, Ralphie, brings us great
joy, and he is by far the coolest dog in Reno."
Kelly A. Van Houten, A&S '92, and her
husband, Neil Dello Russo, announce the birth of their son,
Edward Nicholas, on September 13. She is a chemist at Sensor
for Medicine and Science, Inc. in Germantown, Maryland.
Randi Wells, A&S '92, was recently
promoted to accounting manager of Gai's Northwest Bakeries
in Seattle. She has started law school and made it through
her first finals.
Deirdre Wheatley-Liss, A&S '92, has
recently been named a partner at the law firm of Fein, Such,
Kahn & Shepard PC. She is just returning to her tax and
business law practices after a brief maternity leave. She
and husband David Liss, A&S '92, are the proud new parents
of Trevor Andrew Liss.
Suzanne White, A&S '92, got married in
March to David Keyser, whom she met while playing softball
on The Mall in Washington, where she works as a program
examiner for the National Security Division of the Office of
Management and Budget.
Tracy J. (Williams) Yellen, A&S '92,
writes: "Since graduating from JHU, I moved to the U.S.-
Mexico border on a crusade to clean up the environment
there. I've since made the border--and El Paso, Texas--my
home. I married Steve Yellen, and we had our son, Jack. I
enjoy community work, running, and keeping up with my JHU
The 1983 Blue Jays made it all the way to the NCAA finals
before losing a heartbreaker to Syracuse. Despite a 13-7 lead in
the third quarter, the Jays couldn't hold on. Final score:
Syracuse 17, Hopkins 16.
Tess D'souza-Magee, SPSBE '93 (MSB), is a commercial finance
manager at Transio Place. "I am now married," she reports,
"and have a 2-year-old son. I live in Warwick."
Kimberly Rampaul-Pino, A&S '93, announces
the birth of her son, Christopher Sankia Rampaul-Pino, on
November 1, 2001.
Samuel Gurevich, A&S '95, is a medical resident at Yale
University, where he is "doing great, [and] loving
Irene Kim, A&S '95, writes: "I'm so glad
so many people are safe and sound...I cannot forget the
horror of September 11. I live in old Jersey City, where
looking down my street, you could see the World Trade Center
a few miles distant. I am working for a firm that
specializes in pharmaceutical litigation. Outside of
volunteer work, my job, ICLE classes, golf, and volleyball,
I can't seem to find too much free time...is this what being
grown up is all about? Saori Dan, A&S '95, and I had the
rare honor of working with the Red Cross effort at Ground
Samuel R. King III, A&S '95, married
fellow alum Krista Hartman King, A&S '94, on May 19, 2001,
on a bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Del Mar, CA.
Krista is an internal medicine physician in private
practice, and Sam is a labor and employment attorney in the
San Diego office of King and Ballow.
Seema Mohapatra, A&S '96, was married to Sanjay K. Reddy on
October 6, 2001, in her hometown of Orlando, Florida. She
writes: "It was so great having close friends from Hopkins
at our wedding. Suchet (Venkatash)Bhandari, A&S '96, Ghida
AlJuburi, A&S '96, and Rita Kim, A&S '96 were three of my
bridesmaids. Other close friends in attendance included
Margarita (Racsa) Alamgir, Engr '95, and Naseer Alamgir, A&S
'95, Sara Clemence, A&S '96, Eugene Chung, A&S '95, Devon
Chivvas, A&S '96, and of course, my brother Manas Mohapatra,
Alberto Clark Nunez, SPSBE '96 (MLA),
married Gulnara Mammadova on September 25, 2001, in Prague,
Suji Elizabeth Bang, A&S '97, is a third-year medical
student at the Medical College of Virginia. She is
interested in pursuing a career in child psychiatry,
possibly neurology, and enjoys growing exotic plants in her
Michele Bradford, A&S '97, writes: "After
two years in Lagos, Nigeria, I have moved to Jakarta,
Indonesia, as a political officer in the U.S. Embassy."
Christopher D. Brown, Engr '97, an area
engineer with Kiewit Construction Company, is playing indoor
soccer, as well as basketball on occasion. He writes, "I
have bought a house in Charles Village with my fiancˇe,
Jenny Rolling, A&S '97. We have a German Shepherd named
Ursa. I am keeping busy with Boy Scouts and engineering
Kerrie Cathcart, Engr '97, writes: "I just
got a new job with the state of Alaska Crime Lab. I'm going
to be a latent print examiner/crime scene technician."
Bryant Cornett, A&S '97, married Mary
Pillow Robertson in May 2000. He works for Farrington Design
Group, and they live in Atlanta.
Steve Crutchfield, Engr '97, graduated in
1998 from Stanford University with an M.S. in computer
science. He writes, "I switched from trading stock options
to managing my firm's research department in an attempt to
weather this volatile market."
Robert W. Deichert Jr., A&S '97, writes
that he enjoyed some Canadian heliboarding with Geoff Gray,
A&S '97, last winter and plans to do the same this year. He
is a senior consultant with Advertising.com in
Aimee DeDomenico, A&S '97, of New York,
writes: "I've pursued an interest in photography--black and
white to be specific. I've continued traveling a lot. Most
recently, I've been to Peru and Morocco. I've also become an
avid hiker--going to places like Zion National Park in Utah,
as well as to Yosemite."
Yi S. Ellis, A&S '97, SAIS '96 (MA), a
graduate student at Columbia University who wants to become
a professor in U.S.-China relations, writes: "I am married
to a Bologna graduate and have just returned from tracing
the Silk Road in China. I have been rock climbing regularly
and have just taken up sailing. I have gone back to graduate
school after a stint in Morgan Stanley Mergers and
Acquisitions and having taught high school history for three
Michael G. Gaies, A&S '97, a student at
Harvard Medical School, writes: "I got married June 10,
2000, to Elissa Slovik and had a baby girl, Abigail Cory, on
April 17, 2001. I finished my master's of public heath at
Harvard in 2000, and I will graduate from Harvard Medical
School in 2002, after which I plan to do a residency in
Bennie Claude Gates III, A&S '97, was
elected to the Outstanding Young Men of America in 1998 for
vocational/business. He worked in Baltimore City for a
state-funded position affiliated with Americorps/ Peace
Corps. He also was nominated to the American Legion in
David Goetz, A&S '97, writes: "Since
graduating from Hopkins in 1997, I have graduated from the
Sackler School of Medicine with a doctor of medicine in May
2001. I am currently an intern in the department of medicine
at the Jacobi Medical Center at the Albert Einstein College
of Medicine in the Bronx. It would be great to hear from old
friends. I can be reached at
Geoffrey Goodman, Engr '97, writes: "I am
in my second year of school at Cornell University for my
MBA. I spent the summer working at SG Cowen in New York City
as part of their technology mergers and acquisitions
Natasha Klenke, Engr '97, '98 (MSE), is
living in upstate New York and working for General Electric
in the Environmental, Health & Safety Department for Power
Systems. She has been traveling around the world to Italy,
Hungary, United Kingdom, and Puerto Rico. She writes: "I
have been keeping up with skiing (water and snow) and
Anupa Laheri, A&S '97, who received her
DDS from the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry
in 2001, writes, "My graduation was attended by Ty
Thalyananthan '97 and Neetu Abluwalia '97. I often talk to
Priti Patel, A&S '97, SPH '00, (MS), Michelle Dequina, A&S
'96, and Sunil John '95."
Stephen A. Lewis, A&S '97, has been
married for seven years and has two children. He is working
as a primary care doctor in Berwick, Pennsylvania.
Laura Mielcarek, A&S '97, a doctoral
student in developmental psychology at Columbia University,
plans to marry R.J. DeRose, A&S '97, '99 (MA), on June 8,
Aparna Mohan, A&S '97, SAIS '98 (MA), is
working in Manhattan for Edelman Public Relations in Times
Square. She specializes in media relations for Edelman's
financial communications practice.
Jennifer Nevin, A&S '97, a graduate
student at Duke University, writes: "After four years
working at a non-profit in Washington, D.C., I returned to
school in August 2001. I am working on my master's degree in
international development policy."
Audrey Huang, A&S '98, graduated from law school in May
2001. After graduation, she traveled to Africa, where she
toured Egypt and went on safari in Kenya. She was recently
sworn into the California Bar and is an attorney at
McCutchen, Doyle, Brown & Enersen in downtown Los Angeles.
She also recently became engaged and plans to marry in
Holly Hunter, A&S '98, and Anthony Ceci
II, Engr '99, were married October 7 at the Pier 5 Hotel in
Baltimore. Holly is in her second year of law school and
hopes to become a securities lawyer. Tony works as a
software engineer and is pursuing his master's degree in
computer science. They live in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
Thomas Bellavia, SPSBE '01 (certificate of graduate study),
is a practicing physician in New Jersey.
Zaire DuRant-Young, A&S '01, writes:
"After graduating from Hopkins in May 2001, I began graduate
school at the George Washington University in August. I am
currently pursuing my master's degree in speech language
pathology, and hope to attend a PhD program in speech
science after receiving my degree in 2003. I currently live
in northwest Washington D.C."
Raphael S. Isaac, A&S '01, is a
constituent services representative for U.S. Rep. Rush
Correction: In our February 2002 issue of Alumni
Notes, we should have listed Lee Warren, ScD, SPH "57, as
being the grandfather of Homewood freshman Ariel
Lyons-Warren. Ariel, the recipient of a Hodson Trust
scholarship, is the daughter of David Warren, A&S '78, and
Rhona Lyons, A&S '78. The Magazine regrets the errors.
Lydia B. Edwards, Med '32, a Public Health Service physician
who retired in 1973 as a medical director assigned to
tuberculosis research operations at the NIH, died on
November 7 in Bedford, Massaschusetts. Dr. Edwards was a
volunteer tutor at the Oyster School in Washington, an
interviewer of candidates for admission to Radcliffe College
and Harvard University, and a member of the alumni
associations of Johns Hopkins and Radcliffe.
William E. Eyring Sr., A&S '38, a retired Baltimore
attorney, died on October 30. He was a charter member of the
Kiwanis Club of Highlandtown and a communicant of the Roman
Catholic Cathedral of Mary Our Queen.
Kenneth F. Maxcy Jr., A&S '39, a former Wheeling-Pittsburgh
Steel executive and member of the tank battalion that helped
liberate the Dachau concentration camp at the end of World
War II, died on October 10, 2001, of complications from
surgery. He was 82. He is survived by five sons, six
daughters, a brother, 32 grandchildren, and 10
Cutting B. Favour, Med '40, physician and humanitarian, died
of a stroke on June 1, 2001. Dr. Favour was awarded the
Pasteur Institute Medal in 1954 for his early research on
tuberculosis. In 1993, he was honored with the Henry Renteln
Award for his outstanding contribution to the control of
tuberculosis. Throughout his life, he contributed much of
his time, effort, and skills to both his local community in
California and to poorer areas of the world in need of
medical service and expertise. He set up medical clinics in
Honduras and El Salvador and was an officer of Flying
Samaritans International. He is survived by his wife, a
sister, two daughters, and three grandchildren.
Leonard T. Kurland, A&S '42, PH '51 (DrPH), a neurologist
who mined the science of epidemiology for techniques that
led to new thinking about diseases in his field and others,
died on December 4. Dr. Kurland, a researcher at the Mayo
Clinic and the National Institutes of Health, was a major
force behind the Rochester Epidemiology Project. He is
survived by his wife, four sons, and a daughter.
Alton P. "Jim" Balder, A&S '49, '61 (MA), a free-spirited
artist, writer, and outdoorsman, who wrote several books,
died in December. He is the author of Six Maryland Artists
(1955), which included his narratives, as well as
reproductions of the works of regional artists Jacob
Glushakow, Aaron Sopher, Keith Martin, Reuben Kramer, Herman
Maril, and Glenn Walker. As a sculptor, he created pieces
out of welded iron and steel. He is survived by a daughter,
a son, his mother, and a brother.
Clement James Gresock, A&S '49, a Catholic University
psychology professor from 1953 until 1986, died November 16.
He was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church
in Frederick and the St. Vincent de Paul Society. He also
was a member of the Knights of Columbus and a Eucharistic
minister to the homebound.
Myron "Mike" Subotnik, A&S '49, '79 (MA), died on November
6. He had a long career in Baltimore in advertising and was
president of his own agency. He served with the Ninth Army
Headquarters overseas in World War II and was in the first
class of returning veterans in 1945. He wrote and edited the
1990 Annual Report for the City of Baltimore for Mayor Kurt
L. Shmoke and served on the Board of Temple Har Sinai and on
its brotherhood Board, as well as on the committee for the
50th Reunion of his class of '49.
Mario Loiederman, Engr '55, a civil engineer whose company,
Loiederman Associates Inc., had worked on such projects as
the Federal Triangle complex in Washington, the Shady Grove
Life Sciences Center in Rockville, and the White Flint and
Montgomery malls in Bethesda, died on December 4. Mr.
Loiederman was president of the board of trustees of
Strathmore Hall Arts Center and was chairman of the Maryland
State Arts Council. He is survived by his wife, two
children, a brother, and three grandchildren.
William F. Lang, SPH '68 (MPH), a retired physical therapist
and Korean War veteran who headed a state employees union in
the late 1970s, died in December in Baltimore. Throughout
his long career, he held several posts in the field of
physical therapy and was in private practice when he retired
in 1997. He served as president of the Maryland chapter of
the American Physical Therapy Association and served on the
board of directors of the national organization. He is
survived by his wife, a son, a daughter, a brother, and a
Luciano Rossetti, A&S '00, died in February 2001 in
Cambridge, Massachusetts, where he was working at Masland
Lab, which is associated with Massachusetts General
Hospital, as a research assistant and was planning to enroll
in medical school. His mother writes: "Although only 22
years old, Luciano was an accomplished musician and
composer, published poet, and compassionate human being."
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