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PENDLETON HERRING has received the Frank J. Goodnow Award from
the American Political Science Association in honor of his
outstanding contributions to both the development of the
political science profession and the building of the American
Political Science Association. As president of the Social Science
Research Council, he advanced the quality, value, and
effectiveness of interdisciplinary research in the social
sciences, and his efforts helped build an infrastructure for the
social sciAmerican Political Science Association, and a
MORRIS WESSEL, MD Yale Univ. '43, of New Haven, Conn., has
received the C. Anderson Aldrich Award in Child Development from
the Section of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics of the
American Academy of Pediatrics. For more than 42 years, he
practiced primary pediatrics in New Haven and has received many
awards for his work, including the Connecticut State Health
Department Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Health of
Mothers and Children and the Practitioner Research Award of the
American Academy of Pediatrics. He also has written and presented
over 200 publications and presentations and is the author of the
book Parent's Book for Raising a Healthy Child. He is married and
has three sons and a daughter.
STANLEY J. JESATKO, of Clarendon Hills, Ill., writes: "I have
retired a third time--just couldn't stand the inactivity after
the first two retirements. We have also decided a four-bedroom
home was too much space and that a family of far more than the
two of us could use it much better than we were. So, we have
relocated to a condominium and are hoping to enjoy this new and
different (to us) way of living."
DONALD N. ROTHMAN, JD Harvard Univ. '48, of Baltimore, writes:
"After 44 years of law practice with the firm I helped found--
Gordon Feinblatt, Rothman, Hoffberger & Hollander--I became
counsel of the firm on August 1, 1997. I am continuing my active
law practice, and I am, by no means, retired."
ROBERT G. ROUSH, of Baltimore, officially retired from
Westinghouse Electronic Systems in 1993, but continues working as
a consultant in radar systems areas for Northrop Grumman.
JAMES S. RUSSELL, of Springfield, Va., chairman of Northern
Virginia Beverage Company, is married and has five children. He
writes: "I have one male doctor, three daughters married to
lawyers, and a dead-end son in business with me--and I still
can't get a pill or a piece of advice from all the education!"
JOHN BONNET, of Temple, Texas, was named Texas Society of
Internal Medicine's Texas Internist of the Year in recognition of
his dedication to the art and science of healing, and his service
to his community and his colleagues. Although retired, he spends
many volunteer hours at the Temple Community Free Clinic, which
provides medical care to the working poor, as well as Martha's
Clinic, where medical students provide care to the homeless of
1952 MEd (CS): BETTY TAKSAR BEINER, AB Goucher College '48, MA
Baltimore Hebrew Univ. '87, of Jerusalem, Israel, is professor
emeritus at Towson State University. She is currently teaching
part time at Empire State College-SUNY in Israel. She and her
husband, Irvin, have been married for 44 years and have four
children and 12 grandchildren. She writes: "My love of the
academic world began at Homewood in 1940 when I attended the
Johns Hopkins Demonstration Program, a six-week program of study
that enabled me to skip half a year in 8th grade. This love
continued all my life."
LEONARD B. BJORKMAN, BD '59, ThM '60 Princeton Theological
Seminary, DM McCormick Theological Seminary '86, of Syracuse,
N.Y., writes: "From the time I was a short-term teacher in
Lebanon in 1953-56, I have been involved in Middle East
peacemaking efforts and in numerous peace and anti-nuclear
activities, locally and nationally. In my retirement, I'm active
in short-term pastoral interim positions."
ANDREW J. BOZZELLI, of Ardmore, Pa., retired from his full-time
job in 1995, and is doing consulting and personal corporate
acquisitions. He recently moved his weekend/vacation home from
the New Jersey shore to Maryland's Eastern Shore.
EMIL A. BUDNITZ JR., of Baltimore, is owner of Budnitz &
Associates. He is a member of many organizations, including a
founding member of the Twenty-Five Million Dollar Forum. He has
written several books, including The Magic of the Whole Life
Contract and The Dynamics of Life Insurance Selling, and is a
member of the Lacrosse Hall of Fame and the Johns Hopkins
University Athletic Hall of Fame.
STEVENSON YOST, of St. Helena, Calif., who is retired from
Bethlehem Steel, is owner of Steve Yost Sales Company, which
sells steel products produced by Eastern and Midwestern Steel
Mills to West Coast customers. He writes: "I still play squash
and tennis, and we travel when we can."
EUGENE H. GALEN, MD State Univ. of New York '59, of Beverly
Hills, Calif., has retired from active practice of internal
medicine after 33 years. His son, STEVEN S. GALEN '88, received
his MD at the State University of New York, and is also an
internist. He has taken over his father's practice in
BARTON B. SKEEN JR., of Wayland, Mass., writes: "I am
semi-retired, working as a securities arbitrator for NASD, NYSE,
and Philadelphia Stock Exchange. I moved to Massachusetts in the
fall to be closer to my two grandsons who live in Vermont."
JOHN H. TEXTER JR., MD (MED) '62, of Springfield, Ill., is
professor and chairman of the Urology Division at Southern
Illinois University School of Medicine. He was elected to the
executive committee of the north central section of the American
Urological Society and plans to retire to the Eastern Shore of
FRANCIS A. ZAMPIELLO, MD Univ. of Maryland '62, has been
appointed director of community driven quality for the Bureau of
Primary Health Care within the Department of Health and Human
Services. A commissioned officer in the U.S. Public Health
Service since 1978, when he left private practice to volunteer
for the National Health Service Corps, he is a fellow in the
American Academy of Family Physicians. He most recently served as
regional clinical coordinator in the Philadelphia Health
Resources and Services Administration Field Office.
1958 PhD (A&S): MARY JEAN SCOTT, who lives in South Africa,
announces the birth of her fourth grandson. Last year, she
received an honorary BTh in Theological Ethics from UNISA, but
was unable to attend the ceremony due to a total hip replacement.
She continues to edit the Diocesan newspaper, and to run the
Cathedral Home Intercessors, and preach for two services each
Sunday. In addition, the International Atomic Energy Authority
purchased 14 of her procedure manuals to be sent to 14 countries
in Africa as a model of what a procedure manual should be.
DANIEL A. BRONSTEIN, LLB Univ. of Maryland '66, LLM Univ. of
Michigan '71, JJD Univ. of Michigan '72, of Okemos, Mich., is a
professor at Michigan State University. He writes: "My wife has
retired from teaching, and in connection with my responsibilities
as editor of an international journal, we have done a lot of
ecotouring to Antarctica, South Africa, Botswana, Indonesia,
Argentina, and Brazil."
HARVEY ALLEN HOROWITZ, MSEE Univ. of Pittsburgh '64, of
Williamsville, N.Y., is senior engineer for Buffalo Power
Electronics Center, Inc. He and his wife, Myra, have three
children and one grandchild, Rachel Hannah Horowitz.
JAMES E. MCCLAINE, of Potomac, Md., is vice president and general
manager of Pulse Electronic, Inc. He has two daughters and two
"I retired in 1991," writes LEE B. MILNER, MD Tufts Univ. '66, of
Leavenworth, Wash., "and I love my unstructured time: hiking,
biking, climbing, travel and piano--but especially eating bagels
with my wife."
RONALD M. NORDMANN, MBA Fairleigh Dickinson Univ. '66, of West
Orange, N.J., writes: "After 24 years on Wall Street as a
healthcare stock securities analyst, I joined with an old
competitor to form Deerfield Management in 1994. This healthcare
money management firm has experienced great growth and success,
and I love my new career."
As president of Southwestern Gastroenterological Association,
JOSEPH L. PERROTTO, JD Southern New England School of Law, of
Norwood, Mass., practices healthcare law, specializing in
MA (A&S): MICHAEL KISCHNER, a professor at North Seattle
Community College, has been named the 1997 Washington Professor
of the Year by The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of
Teaching. The award recognizes the most outstanding undergraduate
instructors in the country--those who excel as teachers and
influence the lives and careers of their students.
MICHAEL E. KILPATRICK, of Vienna, Va., of the Medical Corps of
the U.S. Navy, has been named director of medical and health
benefits collaboration for the special assistant to the deputy
secretary of defense for gulf war illnesses in Washington. He had
been the commanding officer of the Naval Hospital in Millington,
Tenn. until it was disestablished in November 1997. Currently, he
provides medical direction for the research, investigations, and
analyses being conducted to better understand gulf war illnesses.
JEROME D. SCHNYDMAN has been named executive assistant to the
president of The Johns Hopkins University. He will be President
William R. Brody's chief of staff, responsible for the operation
of both the President's Office and the Office of the Board of
Trustees. He is a board member of both the Central Scholarship
Bureau and Hillel of Baltimore, and is commissioner of the
Baltimore City Middle School Lacrosse League. He was elected in
1997 to the Greater Baltimore Lacrosse Hall of Fame.
KENNETH G. TORRINGTON, MD Univ. of Nebraska, is deputy commander
and chief of professional services in the U.S. Army, stationed in
Seoul, South Korea.
JON D. WESTON, of Rockville, Md., vice president and technical
director of CACI, has written a book devoted to lacrosse goal
tending. He still plays goal at the master's and grandmaster's
DOUGLAS F. YRIART, of McLean, Va., is a computer specialist with
the U.S. Office of Personnel Management. He retired from the Navy
Reserve with the rank of captain in 1994, and is active in
community theater as a stage manager and actor. He is a founding
member of a community alliance that supports theater in
1969 PhD (Med): DAVID M. CAPUZZI, BS St. Joseph's Univ., MD
Jefferson Medical College, of Haverford, Pa., has been appointed
to the faculty of Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson
University and has been named director of the newly-formed
Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Center at Thomas Jefferson
University Hospital in Philadelphia. In addition, his work has
been published in leading national journals, and he maintains
memberships in national and local professional and scientific
BRENT PETERSON of Eau Claire, Wis., has been appointed associate
professor of German at Ripon College. Prior to his appointment,
he was associate professor in the department of modern languages
at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, and earlier served as a
lecturer in the German department at Princeton University. He is
the author of the book Popular Narratives and Ethnic Identity:
Literature and Community in Die Abdnschule and several articles.
Throughout his career, he has received several awards, including
a $5,000 Presidential Scholarship in 1994, awarded by the
president of Duquesne University.
MEd (CS): SARAH MANDY KERN, of Philadelphia, received her PhD
from Temple University in 1996. She is married to Frank Kern, who
was a resident and fellow at Hopkins Hospital in 1970-72 and in
1975. Her brother Stephen Mandy was a resident in dermatology at
Hopkins, and her father, Arthur Mandy, was on the medical faculty
there until his death in 1975.
JIM ADAMS, DDS Univ. of Maryland '77, of Hanover, Pa., is a
self-employed oral and maxillofacial surgeon. He is married and
has three daughters. He writes: "LES MATTHEWS, HAL ALTMAN and I
are partners in standard-bred race horses, aptly named Hopkins
JAMES F. PITTS, MS (ENG) has been named vice president,
engineering and manufacturing, at Avionics Systems. In this
position, he is responsible for all engineering and manufacturing
operations at the division's facilities in Maryland; College
Station, Texas; and Puerto Rico.
1973 PhD (SAIS): JANE PISANO, BA Stanford Univ., dean of the
University of Southern California's School of Public
Administration and the university's vice president for external
relations, has been named senior vice president for external
relations. In this position, she will provide strategic and
administrative leadership for the university's external relations
programs, including alumni affairs, public relations, government
relations, and civic and community relations. Before joining USC
in 1991, she headed the 2000 Partnership, a civic organization
working to improve the quality of life in Southern California.
MPH (PH): CLAUDE J. AGUILLAUME, of New York, is a consultant to
the United Nations, USAID. He was recently nominated United
Nations representative for the French League Against Drugs. He is
also a member of the Medical Committee of Planned Parenthood
Federation of America / New York and is currently learning the
piano at Juilliard School of Music.
DIANE KRASNER, BA (A&S) '76, MS (A&S) '85; BSN '79, MS '94, PhD
'97 Univ. of Maryland, of Baltimore, is the
Johnson & Johnson Post Doctoral Fellow in wound care at JHU
School of Nursing. As
part of her fellowship, she will improve the understanding of
wound care management by developing and testing new knowledge,
practices, and products. As an ET nurse, she has 18 years'
experience consulting, nursing, managing, and educating in the
fields of wound care and home health. She is currently the
executive director of the Association for the Advancement of
1976 PhD (PH): RICHARD C. MCCARTY was recently appointed to serve
as the American Psychological Association's executive director
for science. He is currently a professor and chair of psychology
at the University of Virginia.
DONALD ZHANG OSBORN, PhD Michigan State Univ. '97, writes: "1997
has been an especially busy year. My wife, Lixing, and I had our
first child on July 9, a son whom we named Nabil. In December I
completed my PhD in resource development at Michigan State
University. My middle name is Lixing's maiden name, which I took
following our marriage."
YAKIR LUBOWSKY, JD Northwestern Univ. '84, of New York, writes:
"Last year, as I turned 40, Claire and I had our second child,
Cassandra (joining four-year-old Margot). I had a good year in my
international business law practice, as counsel with Baer Marks &
Upham in Manhattan, with some terrific projects. One highlight
was flying to Amman with an interesting Israeli client to
negotiate a resource agreement with the energy minister of the
Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan."
JOE TIER, MSE '80, of Beltsville, Md., is the director of NT
technical operations for the DIGEX Web Site Management Group.
DIGEX is a national Internet carrier and operates as a wholly
owned subsidiary of Intermedia Communications. His group manages
complex Web sites for Fortune 1000 companies and other high end
enterprises. He writes: "The Lord has blessed me with a beautiful
wife, three children, and a profession that I thoroughly enjoy.
At the end of the day, I stop having fun at work, so I can go
home and spend quality time with my family. People often ask me
how I like my job--my response is, `I love it!'"
RONALD ZAGORIA, MD Univ. of Maryland '83, was promoted to
professor with tenure at Wake Forest University School of
Medicine in Winston-Salem, N.C. A faculty radiologist in charge
of the division of uroradiology, he and his wife KATHY, MSE '80,
have two sons, David and Michael. He writes: "Life is great here
with so much satisfaction from family and work."
CATHY BONK, MPH (PH) '86, MD Emory Univ. '86, of Atlanta, is a
physician in obstetrics and gynecology. She has a private
practice, Atlanta Gynecology and Obstetrics, in Atlanta. She
writes: "Seventeen years after graduation, I have finally found 5
minutes to report in. Life is full and great." She and her
husband, Michael de Give, have two children, Joseph and Kate.
1980 PhD (A&S): NATHAN CARLINER GOLDMAN, JD Duke Univ. '75, of
Houston, is an attorney and adjunct professor. He presented two
papers at the International Institute of Space Law in Turin,
Italy, in October and was guest lecturer at the U.S. Air Force
Academy in September. In 1997, he also was honored with entry in
Who's Who in America and Who's Who in American Law.
SHEILA H. FORMAN, JD Boston Univ. '85, PhD California Graduate
Institute '95, of Los Angeles, is a licensed psychologist in
private practice. She is also an assistant professor and director
of a counseling center.
SYDNEY S. YOON, of Roslyn, N.Y., is chief of magnetic resonance
and neuroradiology and co-chief of interventional radiology at
St. Francis Hospital. He married Kyung-Hee Yoon in November 1997
in Washington, D.C.
SUZANNE ZORN, MD Penn State Univ. '88, of Raleigh, N.C., is a
rheumatologist with Cardinal Healthcare. She writes: "I am
happily married and doing 100% rheumatology in a large
multispecialty practice. I'm still singing in a community chorus-
-for once there are plenty of tenors and basses."
STEPHEN GELHAUS, of New Canaan, Conn., and his wife announce the
birth of their first child, a son named Joseph Paul, born
MA (SAIS): CHRIS SANDROLINI signed on with the U.S. Foreign
Service during the Reagan era and over the years has been
stationed in the Dominican Republic, India, and Honduras. He is
currently the senior desk officer for India at the Department of
State, Washington, D.C.
INGRID, MA Georgetown Univ. '87, and JIM KEIM, MSW Catholic Univ.
'87, of Fort Collins, Colorado, write: "Along
with our three
children, we have relocated to Fort Collins, thus fulfilling two
goals of ours: working at home and living in the Rockies."
"After completing my term as president of the California Young
Lawyers Association of the State Bar of California," writes
STEPHEN M. LEVINE, JD NYU '88, of Novato, Calif., "I have been
elected to the Board of Governors of the State Bar of California.
I also recently joined Becherer, Kannett & Schweitzer and was
elected to the Board of Governors of the Lawyers Club of San
Francisco. I am currently engaged to Carol N. Umles, BA San Diego
State Univ. '82, MBA USC '90, and we are planning a February
wedding. A number of 1985 alums should be attending."
1986 PhD (A&S): FRANK DONOGHUE, of Columbus, Ohio, who married
Jacquelyn Simmons in October 1997, is associate professor of
English at Ohio State University. He writes: "My book, The Fame
Machine, was published by Stanford University Press last year and
was selected by Choice as an outstanding academic book for
1986 MSEE (ENG): BILL HODGSON, of Alice Springs, Australia, is
delighted to announce the adoption of his daughter Emily Jane,
from Taganrog, Russia. She joins her two brothers, Tyler
Alexander, eight years old, and Elliott Marshall, four years old.
He writes: "Although less than one year old, Emily has been to
Moscow, London, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania,
Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Texas, and
California, as well as Sydney and Alice Springs, Australia. This
little world traveler spreads joy everywhere she goes!"
MONICA LEVINE LACKS writes: "My daughter, Hillary Gwen, was born
on June 28. She joins her brother, Jake, age 3 1/2. I am now back
to work, four days per week, as an attorney with the New Orleans
firm of McGlinchey Stafford."
MARTINA WALUK-GAERTNER is in her second year of coaching women's
basketball at Catholic University. She and her husband, ERICH
GAERTNER '87, cordially invite all JHU alums in the D.C. area to
come to a game this season. For more information, a schedule, or
just to say "hi," please contact Martina at
1987 PhD (A&S): NICOLAS S. HUMPHREY has been awarded a Fulbright
grant to lecture in German/ English at the People's Ukrainian
Academy in Kharkov, Ukraine. He is one of approximately 1,600
U.S. grantees who will travel abroad for the 1997-1998 academic
year under the Fulbright Program.
ANIMESH AGARWAL, MD UT Medical School at San Antonio '92, of San
Antonio, Texas, is an orthopaedic trauma fellow at Orthopaedic
Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery. He writes: "I finished my
residency in June 1997 and got married (twice) to the same girl,
Jennifer L. Hilliard, on July 5th in an Indian wedding and on
July 12 in a Presbyterian wedding. We moved to Columbus, Ohio, to
start my fellowship in orthopaedic trauma for one year and will
return to San Antonio to become faculty at the medical school."
CHRIS J. DALTON, JD Syracuse Univ. '94, of Hoboken, N.J., writes:
"After 18 months as new associate, I've started learning to be a
lawyer. Last year was my `year of fun traveling'--London in
February, Louisville in April, San Francisco in July, and Bermuda
JOHN DILEO, MS The George Washington Univ. '94, MBA Central Mich.
Univ. '97, writes: "I returned to school full time in Fall 1995.
Last year I went to Sunrayce '97 with the GW Solar Car Team.
Although we didn't finish the race, it was a terrific
"As a stay-at-home mom," writes MICHELLE DION, of Wayne, N.J., "I
keep busy outside the home volunteering in the schools,
fundraising for charities, and doing community service work. Last
year, I competed in my first--and hopefully, not my last--
ELIZABETH HARRIGAN, MD Loyola Univ. '94, of Wauwatosa, Wis.,
completed her pediatrics residency and started a fellowship in
allergy and immunology at the Medical College of Wisconsin. She
and her husband, Bruce, have one daughter, Susan Nicole, born in
President and owner of Herman Computer Resources, HOWARD HERMAN
provides business solutions in the form of networks, databases,
troubleshooting, upgrades, and sales. He is married and has a
house in the south hills of Pittsburgh.
"I returned to Maryland after eight years in Houston," writes
STEPHEN M. HEWITT, PhD Univ. of Texas '95, MD Univ. of Texas '96,
of Bethesda, Md. "I am enjoying living in D.C., now that I am
really earning a living." He is married to Mercedes Meyer.
TERRY HSU, of Reisterstown, Md., is vice president and chief
information officer of Helix Health Inc. He is married to Anita
P. Ho, and they have one child, Ryan Michael. He writes: "Anita
and I returned to the Baltimore area a few years ago when I took
the position with Helix Health. She has a dental practice in Glen
JENNIFER STAHL, MBA Fordham Univ. '94, of Fairfield, Conn., is
division business manager for Bayer Pharmaceutical. She writes:
"Jim and I have been married for three years and have bought a
house in the burbs." He works for the U.S. Attorney's Office in
1988 MD (Med): NATHAN BLUM contributed to the recently released
best-selling disability reference book Children with
Disabilities. He co-authored a chapter on attention deficit
hyperactivity disorder. He is currently medical director for the
Center for Complex Medical Management, a center for children and
adolescents for whom biopsychosocial issues interfere with
medical treatment and interdisciplinary rehabilitation. He is
also an attending physician in the Biobehavioral Program at
Children's Seashore House and serves as assistant professor of
pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania School of
1988 PhD (A&S): KATHRYN A. LEE, of Wayne, Pa., is an associate
professor of political science at Eastern College in St. Davids,
Pa. She writes: "Last May I received the Lindback Foundation
Award for Excellence in Teaching. In May, I will complete my law
degree at Temple University School of Law. This past summer I
worked for the Department of Justice in San Diego in the
Executive Office for Immigration Review."
DOUG DAUGHERTY, PhD Princeton Univ. '94, of San Francisco,
writes: "1997 was a busy year for me. On September 13th, my
partner of six years, Philip Leighton, and I were married under
the redwoods in San Francisco. In attendance were fellow Hopkins
alumni SHIV CHOPRA '88, KIM PITTS CHOPRA '89, ANIL HARI '89, and
DAVE HACKOS '91. We honeymooned in Tahiti and are now settling
into life again after our visit to tropical paradise. Phil is
continuing his post-doc at UCSF in developmental neurobiology,
and I am entering into the environmental consulting field with
"I am now chief resident in ophthalmology at Long Island Jewish
Medical Center," writes MICHAEL FARBOWITZ. "I am moving to
California for a fellowship at UCLA in July 1998." He and his
wife, Talia, have a son, Jordan Seth, born in October 1996.
JOE SOKOLOWSKI and his wife, PENNY BUTLER SOKOLOWSKI '93 announce
the birth of their first child on November 15. His name is Joseph
William Sokolowski IV. His Hopkins aunts and uncles include
KATHLEEN SOKOLOWSKI MORRISSEY '93, MICHAEL MORRISSEY '91, and
MIMI SOKOLOWSKI '99.
1989 PhD (ENG): MENACHEM ELIMELECH has been promoted to full
professor in the department of civil and environmental
engineering at UCLA. He is currently the vice chair and graduate
adviser of the department.
ALLENE SALCEDO BURDETTE, MD Univ. of Kentucky '97, of Lexington,
Ky., writes: "Finally! After six years of dating, I married
Richard E. Burdette III in June. Who could have guessed I would
marry some guy I met at P.J.'s just after graduating from JHU?
Our best man was MATTHEW D. FISHER '92. Also crazy enough to come
to Kentucky for the big day was my college roommate, REGINA
MITCHELL '90. One of my classmates from medical school was ANDREW
SCHNEIDER '93. Currently I am doing a surgical internship at UK
in Lexington, to be followed by a residency in radiology at Penn
State's Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Pa. It is a
chocoholic's dream come true. My husband--who is doing an
outstanding job as a surgery intern's spouse--and I are enjoying
our last year in Lexington and looking forward to our move
"I am still involved with the reliability of ultra-thin gate
oxides," writes NELS DUMIN, of Wylie, Texas. "I recently
presented a paper at the International Integrated Reliability
Workshop in Lake Tahoe, and I will be presenting another at the
International Reliability Physics Symposium in Reno. Jennifer and
I just bought our first house. It is located just outside of
Dallas and we are getting used to the `joys of homeownership!' I
talk to CHARLES STEWARD '91 every now and then. He is still
working on his MD/PhD in New York."
MATTHEW L. ROSIN, an attorney, has joined Schnader Harrison Segal
& Lewis LLP as an associate in the firm's Philadelphia office. He
is a member of the Trusts and Estates Department, practicing
estate planning, estate and trust administration, charitable
giving, and foundation work. At the University of Florida College
of Law, from which he received his JD, he was senior research
editor of the Florida Law Review and was honored as the Most
Outstanding Associate Editor. He received his LL.M. in taxation
from New York University School of Law.
1992 PhD (ENG): CHRISTINE L. TILLER, BS Caltech '85, a student at
Columbia Theological Seminary in Atlanta, is the recipient of a
Merit Scholarship. The scholarship was awarded on the basis of
academic achievement, leadership ability, and potential for
ministry. She was a professor of environmental engineering prior
to entering the seminary.
JASON KLUGMAN, of Philadelphia, writes: "Since last I wrote...I
left my job at Youth Service America in Washington in May 1996
and have traveled around Europe and East Africa for three and a
half months. I climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro and spent three heavenly
days in Zanzibar, did the whole safari thing, and went white
water rafting in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. I flew back to the
States and dove into a doctoral program in Education, Culture and
Society at the University of Pennsylvania. My plan is to get a
faculty position in urban education some day. In June 1997, I was
best man in MATT MABIE's '93 wedding to Karla Jennings. In
October, I had the opportunity to swim against my former swim
team captain, BRIAN McGLOIN '93, at the International Gay and
Lesbian Aquatics Championships (IGLA) in San Diego, where Brian
is working on both a law degree and a master's degree in
international and pacific studies."
A. REBECCA NEAL, of Miami, is currently enrolled in a child
clinical/applied developmental psychology doctoral program at the
University of Miami. She writes: "Since I'm going to be in Miami
for a while--I just finished my second year of a six-year
graduate program--I took the big plunge and bought a condo in the
Coconut Grove area. So, I have roots for the first time in about
eight years. Grad school is still keeping me happy and busy, and
Miami keeps things interesting otherwise."
"My flower business is blooming--excuse the pun," writes CHELSEA
TITEFANTS. "I even had the chance to visit some Hopkins friends
at a wedding in Annapolis last September. I hope to visit JHU for
Spring Fair '98."
JENNIFER FEENEY, of Baltimore, is beginning graduate school at
UMAB, pursuing a PhD in neuroscience.
ERICA NATHANSON writes: "I'm having a great time as a
congressional aid, in the Los Angeles district office of U.S.
Congressman Henry Waxman. As luck would have it, one of my
co-workers is another JHU alum, KAREN MIMMS SWIFT '93. I'm having
an equally great time planning my May 24th wedding to attorney
Micah Jacobs. ELVIRA KISISH '94 will be bridesmaid, BETTINA
GENSOLLEN '94 and CARLA BERG '94 will make the trip to Los
Angeles for the big day."
CHRISTOPHER R. PAGE, of Rye, N.Y., is a first-year medical
student at the SUNY Stony Brook School of Medicine.
KERRY SCHALDERS writes: "TERESA SLAZAS and MICHELLE LEE are
living in Washington, D.C. while they study for graduate degrees
at George Washington University. Since misery loves company, I
have decided to attend law school and continue to negotiate
contracts for a computer company. ALEXANDRA COHEN '97 and I
enjoyed the pre-holiday season by studying for the LSATs. All of
us remain great friends with ERNIE SHOSHO '95, who shortly will
have to face the bar exam. JEREMY HANCOCK '95 is in his first
year of business school in Virginia and manages to get up to DC
every few weeks, while pal RICK SHARMA '95 doesn't get down from
New York City very often. Having just moved to northern Virginia,
KEITH KRITZER '96 is burning the midnight oil at his new job.
JUSTIN SONDAK '95 is successfully promoting the arts at the
Washington Opera, while the newly promoted DAVE SAVOLAINE '93 is
working for his home-state senator up on Capitol Hill. Other good
friends keep in touch, such as KATJA ELBERT '95 who is knocking
them dead (figuratively, of course) in medical school in
Michigan; PAMELA SCHRAMM '95 in Texas, and LENA MALIK '93 in
1995 MS (A&S): LINDA LEE COLES-ADAMS, of Baltimore, is a
psychotherapist in private practice at the International Center
for Creative Choices. She married Brett C. Adams on July 12.
1995 MD (Med): JEFF D. WILLIAMSON, MPH (PH), has been named an
assistant professor in the department of internal medicine at
Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. He will direct a
new outpatient center for frail elderly adults in the J. Paul
Sticht Center on Aging and Rehabilitation.
ERICA NICOLA DAVID is a second-year medical student at Mount
Sinai School of Medicine in New York City.
MINI REASIN, BA St. Mary's College of Maryland '90, of Baltimore,
is an oncology nurse at Mercy Medical Center and infusion nurse
specialist for Synergy Health Care. She writes: "I have started
working in the home care setting, but am still keeping hours in
inpatient oncology. I moved to Middle River after graduation and
love my new home. I still have my dog and cat."
1996 MSEE (ENG): STEPHEN J. KRILL JR., BS Univ. of Cincinnati
'92, of Arlington, Va., is project manager at
the ICF Kaiser
Consulting Group, which is headquartered in Fairfax, Va. ICF
Kaiser is one of America's largest engineering, construction,
project management, and consulting firms, providing services in
the areas of environment, infrastructure, industry, and energy.
1996 MS (A&S): AMY ROLLE, BS Towson State Univ. '93, of Ashburn,
Va., is employed by the Motorola/IRIDIUM Project.
ARON JAMES BEATTY is a first-year student at The Dickinson School
of Law of The Pennsylvania State University.
BETH BOWMAN writes: "In February, I'm finally off to Zambia with
the Peace Corps, where I'll be working on a health assignment
until June 2000. I would love to get mail, and I promise to write
back. My address is Beth Bowman/PCV, Peace Corps/Zambia, P.S. Box
50707, Lusaka, Zambia."
HELEN G. HUI-CHOU recently completed the Officer Indoctrination
Course of the U.S. Navy. During the course, students are prepared
for duty in the naval staff field corresponding to their civilian
JEFFREY JOHN MALAK is a first-year student at The Dickinson
School of Law of The Pennsylvania State University.
1997 MPH (PH): JASON BARBOUR writes: "I recently relocated to San
Diego, where I work as an analyst, providing biostatistical, data
management, and authoring services for a health research group
attached to the Navy. I am currently working on a reproductive
outcomes study from which results should be released shortly. I
was very pleased to find a position working in maternal and child
health in such a beautiful place--and I am happy to report that I
survived my first surfing lesson."
1997 MS: CAROLINE FERMIN-KNUTH attended the 22nd annual Marine
Corps Marathon in Washington, D.C. She was one of nearly 19,000
participants in this event, which is the fourth largest marathon
in the U.S.
1997 MAT (CS): HAROLD EARL GASKINS, BS Columbia Union College, of
Laurel, Md., is a fifth-grade teacher with Montgomery County
Public Schools. He writes: "I am in my second year of teaching,
and I have been selected to be team leader for the fifth grade.
My wife, Heather, and I are the proud parents of Jason Earl
Gaskins. He was born on July 9, at Washington Adventist Hospital
in Takoma Park, Maryland.
1997 MS (A&S): BRIAN E. MOORE, who is employed by the U.S. Coast
Guard's Marine Safety and Environmental Protection Branch,
writes: "I administer the Oil Pollution Prevention Program for
ships. This program grew out of the Exxon Valdez disaster. My
first son was born two months after I graduated--talk about
1997 MA (SAIS): PHILIP ROBERTSON JR. has moved to Bangkok,
Thailand, to take over a position as Thailand / Burma / Cambodia
coordinator for the AFL-CIO.
1997 MA (A&S): ELLY SUMMERS of Frederick, Md., was a 1997 Walter
E. Dakin Fellow at the Sewanee Writers' Conference. Her novel,
This Never Happened, is published by Random House. She is
currently an instructor in the JHU part-time writing program.
1932: ISABELLE (CHRISTLE REVILLE) CARL died on August 6.
She was married to ROBERT L. CARL, '33 (Peabody) and '40.
1933: MAX A. SCHREIBER, of Rockville, Md., died on October
26 at home. He worked at Bethlehem Steel in Baltimore before
Washington, D.C., where he joined the staff of the Johns Hopkins
University Applied Physics Laboratory. During his 18 years at
APL, he worked on Navy projects, including the Terrier and Talos
missiles and on satellite navigation systems. He served as an
associate treasurer of Temple Sinai in Washington and did
volunteer work at the temple and in Rockville for the Jewish
Council for the Aging. He also was a member of the United Jewish
Appeal Federation. He is survived by his wife, two daughters,
five grandchildren, and a great-granddaughter.
1934: ALBERT HENDLER died in March 1997. After graduating
Hopkins, he worked at Hendler Creamery Company before enlisting
in the U.S. Army during WWII. He was honorably discharged with
the rank of captain, having helped plan the logistics of the
Alcan Highway, as well as the Normandy Invasion. He returned to
Hendler Creamery, where he was eventually president. He was an
avid collector, a 32nd degree Mason, and a contributer to the
Chizuk Amuno Congregation--Hendler Art Gallery, as well as The
1938 PhD (A&S): THOMAS HARRISON DAVIES, of Pittsburgh,
September 7, 1997, at his La Quinta, Calif. home. After receiving
his PhD, he did his postdoctoral research at California Institute
of Technology under Linus Pauling. During WWII, he was first
employed at Lederle Laboratories and then worked as a nuclear
scientist in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. After the war, he became head
of The Research Institute at the University of Chicago. In 1950,
he came to Pittsburgh as head of the Pittsburgh Plate Glass
Fellowship at Mellon Institute. He was a member of the American
Chemical Society and a contributor to the Bulletin of Atomic
Scientists. He is survived by his wife, two daughters, one son,
and three grandchildren.
1938 (A&S): MAXWELL IBSEN, of San Jose, Calif., died on
1941: LOUISE HOHN COBB, of Gardner, Mass., died in
1944 (Nursing): DONALD S. BAILLIE, of Cheshire, Conn.,
December 10 at Yale-New Haven Hospital. She was a member of St.
Peter's Episcopal Church and for 10 years was employed as
personnel manager at Blue Cross/Blue Shield until her retirement.
During WWII, she was a nurse with the U.S. Navy. She is survived
by her husband, a son, a daughter, and three grandchildren.
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