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GEORGE T. HEMMETER, of Honolulu, has been retired and living in
Hawaii for the past 35 years. He has three children.
STEPHEN ROSENTHAL, MD Univ. of Md. '32, of Scranton, Pa., retired
in 1979. He volunteered with the Bleze Hospital in 1980, and for
the Papago Indians in 1981.
HARRY SELIS, of Pompano Beach, Fla., still
plays golf three days a week, and he recently shot his age--89.
He plays duplicate bridge and enjoys his computer and his six
grandchildren and five great grandchildren. He writes: "I am a
very lucky old man."
MILTON H. MEDENBACH, of Wayne, Pa., is superintendent emeritus of
Valley Forge Military Academy and College. He writes: "At a
reception on February 25, 1998, by the faculty and staff of the
Valley Forge Military Academy and College honoring my 90th
birthday and 65-year association with the institution, the
Governor of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania promoted me from
major general of the Pennsylvania Guard (ret.) to lieutenant
general in the Pennsylvania state military reserve as of December
31, 1997. My son, PHILIP C. MEDENBACH '60, a retired colonel of
the U.S. Army, lives in Ocala, Florida. My wife, Helen Clarke
Medenbach, died on January 18."
EUGENE S. BERESTON, MD Univ. of Md. '37, Univ. of Pa. MS '45, DsC
'55, of Baltimore, is a retired dermatologist. He writes: "My
son, Michael, is a practicing attorney in Annapolis, Maryland,
and my granddaughter, Sarah Katz, received her bachelor's degree
from Columbia University in 1997. My grandson, Benjamin Katz, is
a sophomore at Williams College."
DONALD F. PROCTOR, MD '37, of Baltimore, has
completed his seventh book, A History of Breathing
F. PRESTON TITUS, of Alexandria, Va., retired
in September 1996, and "now plays a lot of duplicate bridge and
ROBERT B. CHAPMAN III, of Lutherville, Md., who is married with
two children, is president, auxiliary, of Sheppard Pratt Health
EDWARD W. CLAUTICE, MBA Boston Univ. '64, of
York, Pa., writes: "My poetry is included in about 15 anthologies
of the International Society of Poetry, Owings Mills, Maryland. I
have even written one poem in the Thai language. How many
engineers can equal that? Also--I won a trophy for a two-mile
run. Just don't ask me the time!"
BENJAMIN L. HARRIS, PhD (A&S) '41, of Glen Arm,
Md., is incumbent governor general of the Order of Founders and
Patriots of America, governor of the Maryland branch of Sons and
Daughters of Pilgrims, and a member of numerous other heritage
societies. He is married and has five children.
ALBERT H. SMITH, of Tucson, Ariz., has been recognized as a
member of the Johns Hopkins Army Reserve Officer Training Corps
Hall of Fame. He and his wife are enjoying retirement in
PETER STERN, of Wyncote, Pa., and his wife, Joan Johnston-Stern,
announce the birth of their 14th grandchild last October. They
are active leaders in township and county democratic politics. He
plays tennis twice a week and writes light verse and parodies. He
is the retired director of the company he founded in 1967--
JOHN G. STRAUCH, of Catonsville, Md., writes:
"I do lots of country western and swing dancing and spend a lot
of time at the Delaware seashore. I love Charlestown Retirement
Community in Catonsville and am an e-mail enthusiast."
HAROLD SUSSMAN, MD Univ. of Md. '47, of
Baltimore, is the retired chief of emergency medicine for Sinai
Hospital. He is married and has three children.
JOHN S. THOMSEN, PhD (A&S) '52, of Baltimore,
writes: "I had a quintuple heart bypass operation in November
1995, but I am now doing well. I am currently active in St.
David's Episcopal Church, Republican politics, and Meals on
Wheels." He and his wife, Helen, have four children and 10
KATHERINE (KAY) C. TURNER, of Saint Inigoes, Md., was thrilled to
learn that she and her School of Nursing colleagues were included
in the Women in Military Service of America memorial, located in
Washington at the entrance to Arlington National Cemetery. The
Hall of Honor recognizes women who gave their life, were
prisoners-of-war, and/or won awards for service and bravery. She
writes: "All of the student nurses at Hopkins School of Nursing
during World War II were enrolled in the USPHS Cadet Nurse Corps,
and, therefore, all are entitled to be listed. Phone
1-800-222-2294 for details."
HENRY GETZ, of Greenfield, Ind., retired as sales training
manager for Weavexx Corporation in Wake Forest, N.C. He is
currently a substitute teacher with the Greenfield Central school
EDWARD D. (NED) HOWELL, of Buffalo, N.Y., is a
taxpayer education specialist for the Internal Revenue Service.
He writes: "Working for the IRS is fun. It's a great fourth
ROBERT M. MCMATH, of Ithaca, N.Y., is receiving rave reviews on
What Were They Thinking, recently released by Times Business
Books. Based on his life's work of studying new consumer product
releases over the last 30-plus years, it is being recommended as
a definitive work on the do's and don't's on new product
introductions. He maintains a library of over 80,000 once-new
consumer products--the only collection of its type in the world.
It is devoted to helping manufacturers increase the likelihood of
new introduction successes.
STEPHEN MINOT, of Riverside, Calif., has just published his
second collection of stories, Bending Time, with the Permanent
Press. His first collection, Crossings, is available from the
University of Illinois Press, and his most recent novel,
Surviving the Flood, has been reissued by Second Chance Press. He
has retired from teaching at the University of California,
Riverside, but not from writing. A fourth novel is in the works.
His wife, Ginny, an artist and printmaker, is showing regularly
both in California and Maine. They continue to migrate coast to
THOMAS G. MCWILLIAMS JR., PhD Univ. of Md. '64, of Elkton, Md.,
dean of the School of Engineering at Widener University, has been
named Engineer of the Year by the Delaware Valley Engineers Week
Council. The annual award is given to an individual who has
demonstrated leadership in the field of engineering. He has been
an active member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers
since 1954 and a member of the American Society of Engineering
Education Board of Directors.
ALAN E. FREELAND, MD George Washington Univ. '61, professor and
director of hand surgery services in the department of
orthopaedic surgery and rehabilitation at the University of
Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Miss., was named the
Clinician/Teacher of the Year for 1997 by the American
Association for Hand Surgery at their 28th Annual Meeting in
Phoenix in January 1998. He also serves as the current treasurer
of the organization.
FRED CAPLAN, of Sanford, N.C., retired in December 1995 from
Charles Pfizer, Coty Division. He had been employed by Pfizer
since 1965 as production manager. He is currently consulting for
various manufacturing facilities and is in the process of
building a new home and relocating to the Myrtle Beach area. He
writes: "On a personal note, my wife, Jamie, and I have three
sons. Lenny, our oldest, graduated from UNC and is production
manager with Black & Decker in Augusta, Georgia. Our middle son,
PJ, graduated from ASU and is in computer information systems
with Burlington Industries. David, our youngest, is at UNC-Chapel
Hill, studying political science. (It's nice when the Blue Jays
beat UNC in lacrosse!) My e-mail address is
1967 PhD (A&S): EUGENE W. ZELTMANN, BA Beloit College '62, of
Clifton Park, N.Y., has been appointed to serve as president and
chief operating officer of the New York Power Authority (NYPA).
Prior to joining NYPA, he was appointed by Governor George E.
Pataki to serves as a commissioner of the New York State Public
Service Commission in December 1995. He was named deputy chairman
in May 1996.
JAMES S. McDONALD, Univ. of Md. '79, of Salisbury, Md., became a
partner at AES, LLC, an architectural / engineering firm in
Salisbury in 1993. The organization moved into its own building
in October 1997. He is married and has two children, Sean and
ISRAEL OPPENHEIMER, MBA Univ. of Baltimore '83,
MS Univ. of Baltimore '87, of Baltimore, writes: "I've managed to
travel a bit in Europe, Canada, and the U.S. on vacations over
the last decade. That's about it. I've discovered that I don't
remember as much French and German as I would like to."
KEITH H. GORDON, JD Univ. of Md. '76, of Mohegan Lake, N.Y.,
writes: "We recently purchased a house in Towson for our daughter
to live in while attending college. We spent summer weekends
fixing up the place, reminiscing about JHU days, and eating great
BILL GOTTLIEB, MBA Univ. of Denver '76, of
Bellevue, Wash., writes: "After 3 1/2 years in Montana, I decided
I didn't share their social or political values and moved to the
Seattle area in June 1997. Finally, decent Chinese takeout. I'll
take the rain over the floods, snow, ice, and forest fires, any
MARK T. GREENBERG, PhD Univ. of Va. '78, one of
the nation's leading specialists in the prevention of family
violence and child delinquency and the promotion of social
competence in children, has been named the first holder of the
Edna Peterson Bennett Endowed Chair in Prevention Research in
Penn State's College of Health and Human Development. He is the
author of more than 100 journal articles and book chapters on
child development and understanding aggression, violence, and
externalizing disorders. Most recently he contributed to
"Promoting Social and Emotional Learning: Guidelines for
1974 MEd (CS): REBECCA A. OATS, of Durham, N.C., was appointed
principal of Brogden Middle School on July 17, 1997. Brogden is a
North Carolina Exemplary School.
E. CHARLES ROWAN JR., JD Univ. of Va. '80, of McLean, Va.,
assistant general counsel at Unisys Corporation, writes: "My wife
is a legislative fellow in the office of Senator Dianne
PAUL J. TOSCANO, PhD (A&S) '83, of Schenectady,
N.Y., writes: "Our daughter, Amy, turned one and had a big party.
She should be ready for Hopkins in about 17 years. I am
collaborating with a colleague on developing new materials for
electronics applications and was again nominated for an
Excellence in Teaching Award." He is associate professor of
chemistry at the State University of New York at Albany.
EDWARD FANCOVIC, MD St. Louis Univ. '83, of Albuquerque, N.M.,
writes: "After over six years of doing primary care and clinical
teaching at Johns Hopkins Bayview, I recently relocated to the
University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, where I am an assistant
professor in the division of general internal medicine. The
atmosphere here, besides being thinner, is very different. Long
hair is common here; big hair is not!"
1980 PhD (A&S): NATHAN CARLINER GOLDMAN, JD Duke Univ. '75, of
Houston, is an attorney and a professor. He has been a guest
lecturer at the U.S. Air Force Academy and the Colorado State
University and has presented papers at the IAF International
Institute of Space Law. He is listed in Who's Who in America
(1998) and Who's Who in American Law (1998).
1982 MA (SAIS): HALL GARDNER, PhD (SAIS) '87, of Paris, is chair
of the international affairs department at the American
University of Paris and has published his second book, Dangerous
Crossroads: Europe, Russia, and the Future of NATO (Praeger,
1997). His editorial "Toward a Euro-Atlantic Compromise" was
published in November 1997 by the Center for Political and
Strategic Studies and is available on the Worldwide Web at
BARBARA BUSHARIS, JD NYU '91, of Tallahassee, Fla., is in her
fourth year as a legal writing instructor at Florida State
University. During her summer vacation last year, she got to do
some lawyering, too.
ROBERT M. INSOFT, MD Boston Univ. '88, of
Boston, and his wife, Andrea, announce the birth of their son,
Adin, on September 30. Their daughter, Rachel, is six years old.
Robert is director of Pediatric and Neonatal ICU Transport
Services for Partners Health Care in Boston and is on the
Intensive Care faculty at Harvard Medical School.
WESLEY STITES, PhD MIT '88, is an associate
professor of chemistry and biochemistry, and he is married.
SUSAN WELSH, of Baton Rouge, La., is working as
a post-doctoral fellow in the Coastal Studies Institute at
Louisiana State University. She is married and has two
KARL A. HERMANN, MBA Univ. of Baltimore '92, of Butler, Ind.,
writes: "Not quite ready to settle in for the long haul, I moved
to Indiana to assist in the start-up of a new steel production
company, Steel Dynamics, Inc., in January of 1997, after 11 years
with Bethlehem Steel, Sparrows Point, outside of Baltimore. My
wife, Lori, and daughter, Montana Lea, welcomed another Hermann
girl, Kendall May, on March 6, 1998. She was born at home with
Daddy `coaching and catching.'"
1985 MPH (PH): DORIS WILKINSON, PhD Case Western '68, of
Lexington, Ky., a professor at the University of Kentucky, was a
visiting professor at Harvard University in the summer of 1997,
where she taught a course, titled Health, Medicine and Society.
Her article, Americans of African Identity, was selected in 1995
as a landmark article for the 32-year-old publication
SONJA BEALS, of Los Angeles, writes: "I got my MBA in 1993 from
UCLA's Anderson School and have put it to good use working in
corporate finance at The Walt Disney Company, where I am manager
of investor relations. My fiancˇ, Miguel, and I have just bought
our first home, a little fixer-upper here in Los Angeles. I
picked up an old ergometer while at UCLA and have dragged it
through three apartments (and now into our new home), even though
I never use it. It brings back fond memories of Hopkins crew
whenever I accidentally bang my car into it in the garage."
1987 MA(SAIS): WINNI M. FEJNE, of Stockholm, Sweden, is a
counselor at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Sweden. She
writes: "As of March, I am dealing with China, Taiwan and
Mongolia, in particular trade and economic development. I'm
interested to hear from SAIS and Nanjing about developments in
the big country! I have been elected to the board of Friends of
the Hebrew University of Jerusalem Association in Sweden."
STEPHANIE WEISSMAN CLEMENT, of Anaheim, Calif., has returned to
work as deputy district attorney for the Riverside County
District Attorney after her maternity leave. Her daughter,
Samantha, was born last March and is a happy, healthy baby. She
writes: "I am currently assigned to work with a police task force
that targets methamphetamine laboratories. I am presently
prosecuting over 100 cases involving the manufacture and sale of
methamphetamine, cocaine, and heroin. Any spare minutes I have, I
spend with my husband and daughter."
TOM DIBARI, MBA Notre Dame '92, of New York,
has recently joined Paine Webber. He also advises small/mid-size
businesses regarding their retirement plans. He writes: "I
recently got engaged to Tracy Cutter. Wedding plans, preparation
for the CFA, and work have been keeping me busy."
ANDREW N. LANG, MS Carnegie Mellon Univ. '91,
of Pittsburgh, is an architect with Joel Kranich, Architect, P.C.
He married Yoko Watanabe in Kita Kyusho, Japan, on May 10,
KATHERINE LAI, of New York, a podiatrist,
writes: "I just got back from a two-week trip to Peru with a
medical team providing medical care to the poor through local
churches. It was a great experience."
A senior contracts administrator for
PeopleSoft, Inc., MARK R. LOONEY, JD Nova Southeastern Univ., and
his wife, Kristen J. Fishbaugh Looney, announce the birth of
their daughter, Kaitlin Rose, on June 6, 1997.
A fellow in gastroenterology and nutrition at
Winthrop University Hospital, SCOTT DAVID LIPPE, MD Mount Sinai
School of Medicine '92, of Fairlawn, N.J., writes: "In the last
few years, I have come close to completing my medical training.
In the meantime, I have also married and have three sons."
TIMOTHY MALIA, of Rochester, N.Y., writes:
"Life is focused on my wife, Ana, our two children and our home
in Rochester. Professionally, I am establishing a new family
medicine practice fully accessible to deaf and hard-of-hearing
patients. I also maintain my interest in international medicine
by sponsoring students and residents for rotations in
KRISTEN JOCKISCH MARGEVICIUS, PhD Case Western
Reserve Univ. '93, of Los Alamos, N.M., is back in science again
at the Los Alamos National Lab.
An ob/gyn resident at the University of South
California Los Angeles County Women's Hospital, ISHRAT RAFI, MPH
George Washington Univ. '92, MD Howard Univ. '96, of Marina del
Ray, Calif., writes: "Alan and I live in Marina del Ray, three
blocks from the beach. Although it's hard not to love the
beautiful weather and the glitz, I can't wait to come back to
ANDREW DAVID HOROWITZ, of Atlanta, an attorney, worked as a law
clerk for a judge in Atlanta for the past two years and is now
working for a civil litigation firm, practicing mostly in
ALLYSON A. HOTFIELD, of Wichita, Kan., a doctor
of internal medicine, is in her second year of private practice
at The Wichita Clinic. She serves on HIV/AIDS committees in the
area, and helps with HIV/AIDS education in the community and for
health care professionals. In her spare time, she works on 80
acres of land and rides horses.
BILL WOODCOCK, of Ellicott City, Md., writes:
"I finally flew the Hopkins coop in 1996, and landed an
administrative position with a government contractor at Walter
Reed Army Medical Center in Washington. My wife, our
three-year-old son, and I live in Ellicott City, and I recently
announced my candidacy for the Maryland House of Delegates."
DARYL PRICE, of Silver Spring, Md., is an immigration attorney.
He and his wife, Iraida, recently bought a house in Silver
Spring, where they live with their daughter Tahlia Amaranta.
JULIA ALLEN VINALL, of Alameda, Calif.,
disability sales consultant for Liberty Mutual, writes: "My
husband and I recently purchased our first home in Alameda, and
we are enjoying life out of a one-bedroom apartment. I am still
swimming on the University of San Francisco's masters' team and
am coming closet than I thought I would to some of my old best
times. I recently attended the wedding of CATHY LOMELINO '91 in
Springfield, Illinois and spent time with JEN STEPHAN '90, her
husband JOHN-SCOTT SMOKELIN '89, and their beautiful daughter,
JACONDA WAGNER, of Gaithersburg, Md., is a
licensing specialist with National Institutes of Health, Office
of Technology Transfer. She writes: "I keep in touch with BARBRA
YANG '90. She's in California working on her dream: entertainment
law. I'm still in Maryland working on mine: intellectual property
law. I recently spoke with DONNA IVERY '88. She's teaching in
Atlanta at Grady."
DAVID M. WESTPHAL, of Seattle, is a homecare
aide with Fremont Public Association. He writes: "I'm having a
wonderful time, singing in the new soon-to-be-world-renowned
Seattle Labor Chorus. I'm also lovingly creating music, beer,
mead, and melomel, not necessarily all at the same time. And the
An actuary with Prudential Investments, DAY YI,
of Roseland, N.J., and his wife, Young-Mee, announce the birth of
their first child, Andrew, on September 8, 1997. He was born at
12:17 a.m. and weighed in at 6 lbs. 10 oz. He writes: "I still
keep in touch with alums KELLY AHN '89, YOUNG KOH '89, and ERWIN
DAVE BOWYER and PATTI PIPPEN, of Ponce Inlet, Fla., were married
in April 1997. ERIK MONT '91, BRIAN COOKE '91, TOM BRETLER '91,
VINCE ALFI '90, MIKE HOLMES '90, CHRIS HALPIN '91, JACK LAURINS
'90, MELISA KOVACH '92, and MARY HILLBRO '91 were there "to eat
and drink for free." Patti finished her medical degree at Medical
College of Georgia and is a family practice resident in Florida,
where they are living on the beach. Dave is a home builder.
STEPHEN BRETZ, MD Univ. of Mich. '95, of
Sacramento, Calif., is resident physician at U.C. Davis Medical
Center, practicing emergency medicine. He writes: "I will
complete my residency training in June, but will stay on as the
first fourth-year chief resident with an academic appointment at
the University of California-Davis School of Medicine. This past
summer I completed a one-month rotation at Johannesburg General
Hospital in South Africa and stopped by to visit GEORGE SYKES '91
and his wife, Amanda, in New York City."
ROBERT K. FITZGERALD, of Chicago, writes: "I am
finishing a pediatric residency this spring and will become chief
resident at Children's Memorial Hospital for the next year. I
recently visited FRED HERBERICH '91 in the hospital in San
Francisco, after he was lost at sea for eight days."
LESLEY BALCH SCHRIER and her husband, Michael,
proudly announce the birth of their daughter Michelle Ann, on
1991 MD (MED): THOMAS G. LUNDQUIST, of Pittsburgh, and his wife,
Kirsten, announce the birth of their fourth child, Katrina, born
on March 1. She joins Erik (age 5), and Sydney and Darby (age 2
1/2). He currently is a pediatrician with Bellevue Pediatrics, a
division of Allegheny University Medical Practices and has a new
position as vice president / regional medical director of
Allegheny University Medical Practices. He can be reached via
e-mail at email@example.com.
JESSICA and SCOTT CADE '94, of Albany, N.Y., got married on
February 17, 1996, with many Hopkins alums in attendance
(including Phi Sigs from the '60s). On August 8, 1997, they gave
birth to their son Paul Cooper Cade. Scott is currently attending
Albany law school.
ZUBIN R. KHAN, MBA/MPH Emory University '96,
of New York, writes: "I've been out of grad school for a year and
am loving my job in pharmaceuticals as it makes the best use of
both my graduate degrees. I have finally settled into my new
place in Manhattan and am enjoying the chance to catch up with
friends from high school, college, and grad school."
1992 MD (Med): MICHAEL MERCY and DEBRA J. (GREEN) MERCY '88, MS
Univ. of Md at Baltimore '94, of Boise, Idaho, were married on
the Carribbean island of Anguilla with many friends and family
attending, including CAROLE BARALDI-JUNKINS, EDWARD JUNKINS, and
ALAN STEIN, all of JHU School of Medicine '91, and CHERYL COOK
KELLY '88, LINDA WISE HALL '93, and KAREN K. DAVIS '94, all of
JHU School of Nursing. He has been appointed the chair and
medical director of the emergency department at St. Alphonsus
Regional Medical Center. This is the largest emergency department
in the state and a Level-2 trauma center; it serves as a tertiary
referral center for a 300-mile radius around Boise. Debra has
joined an oncology group private practice affiliated with St.
Alphonsus Regional Medical Center as nurse practitioner. She also
serves as president of the Oncology Nurses of Southern Idaho and
treasurer of Nurse Practitioner Conference Group of Idaho.
MICHELLE DAVISON EDWARDS, of Waynesville, Mo., an instructor and
writer for the U.S. Army Engineer School, finished a tour in
Germany and Bosnia and returned to the engineer school in April
1997. She and her husband, Adam, plan to move to North Carolina.
She writes: "I had a blast in Europe, but it's nice to be home.
Since I've been back, I've seen several Hopkins grads, especially
at the wedding of KAREN MIMMS and MARK SWIFT in June 1997 with
fellow bridesmaids AMANDA WEISS and AUDREY MASTANGELO."
"After completing a one-year federal clerkship
in Savannah, Georgia," writes ROBERT EASTON, of New York, "I
returned to work at Sidley & Austin, a law firm. I often see
KEVIN MINTZER '93, and JONATHAN PAIKIN '93, also associates at
New York firms."
NATHANIEL FORGOTSON, MSEE Northeastern Univ.
'96, of Annapolis, Md., ASIC design engineer for Annapolis
MicroSystems, has returned to Maryland and has gone on to receive
his Maryland State certification as a professional wrestling
manager and made his debut as "Platinum" Nat Forge in November
1997. His debut in the Mid-Eastern Wrestling Federation (MEWF)
was attended by fellow Hopkins alumni: BILL WOODCOCK '89, GREG
GAGNON '91, KAS RAMYAR '93, SARAH MANCHESTER '94, SARA KUPFER
'94, BARRY WOOD '92, JASON BLACK '95, and current Hopkins English
PhD candidate Karen Fang.
DYAN HES, of Syosset, N.Y., a social pediatric
intern at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore
Medical Center in New York, writes: "This is my first year of
residency in social pediatrics (pediatricians who like to
socialize!) at Montefiore Medical Center and it's been super so
far. I am so lucky, because JENNIFER SUSSAL '92, MPH (PH) '93, is
here with me as an intern in the Triple Board Program (Peds/Child
Psych). We are surviving our overnight calls by using our
all-nighter studying tactics from JHU! It's great to be back in
New York, but I miss Israel so much that I'm going back there
this summer to get married to my boyfriend, Amir Idar, and
bringing Jen along with me!"
"I had some rather huge life events recently,"
writes JAMES T. MCKINLEY III, of Eagan, Minn. "In a military
ceremony immediately following my promotion to captain in the
U.S. Army, I married Nancy McElmurry in Hawaii on Valentine's Day
of this past year. In May, I resigned my officer's commission and
accepted an offer from Andersen Consulting and am now working on
a project at First Bank in St. Paul."
RANDY M. BECKER, of Oradell, N.J., writes: "I completed two years
of medical school last December on the Islands of Grenada and St.
Vincent. Contrary to popular belief, I did not get that
remarkable tan. I'm returning to North Carolina to continue my
research pursuits. KERRY ANTORVEZA '95 is midway through her
third year of podiatry school at Scholl's College of Podiatric
Medicine. She is beginning her clinical rotations, and her career
pursuits include work in diabetes research and treatment."
BETH CARIELLO, of Hoboken, N.J., an associate
analyst in equity research at BT Alex. Brown, is attending
Fordham University at night to get her MBA.
CHRISTOPHER F. DRUM, of Leavenworth, Ks.,
writes: "Upon graduation, I was stationed at Fort Hood, Texas,
assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division. Several JHU alumni were
there at Hood at the same time: SETH MORGULAS '93, FRANK PARK
'94, and CHRISTOPHER HICKEY '93. I spent my time as a platoon
leader for three years, and got a chance to visit Kuwait for four
months--enlightening, to say the least. I met my wife while at
Fort Hood and have since moved to Kansas. I would like to say
`hello' to all my former friends and SAM fraternity brothers. I
hope to make it back some time."
WILL SARGENT, of Dallas, is employed by
SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals. He writes: "After working for
two years in the hot Texas wasteland, I have decided on a change
of scenery and will be moving to Seattle to attend the University
of Washington's School of Business this fall. And, my wedding
will be in Spokane, Washington, this September."
1994 MA (SAIS): JENNIFER (KIMIATEK) HUNNEWELL, of Boston, is
assistant vice president of Wellington Management Company. She
married Tom Hunnewell on September 14, 1997. She is looking
forward to the Bologna Center five-year reunion and keeps in
touch with JOHN MCELHENNY '94, BENJAMIN HEIN '94, and KRISTEN
RAWAN "RO" ABDELRAZEK, of Hackensack, N.J., writes: "After
graduation, I moved to Jerusalem, where I worked for two years
with the Palestinian Team to the Middle East peace talks. A
political officer, I was the liaison to various Asian-Pacific
nations, mainly Japan. I also worked on various economic projects
related to East Jerusalem and participated in many joint
Palestinian-Israeli economic and academic projects. Since
returning last spring, I have been at the United Nations, where I
am a junior diplomat representing Palestine. I am in close touch
with SHEILA HAFFAR '95, EMILIE SALAME '95, RACHEL GERSTEIN '95,
and KASH FIROZVI '95, and hang out with KIMBE HSU in New York
City. I can be e-mailed at RawanA@Palestine-UN.org."
A sales engineer with G.A. Wirth Co., Inc.,
JODY P. AMBALONG, of Sacramento, Calif., got her master's degree
in biomedical engineering at the University of Southern
BERNARD HSIAO, of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., is a
second-year MD/PhD student at University of Miami School of
Medicine, after spending a year teaching English in Japan right
MARK LANDRUM, MD Univ. of Md. '97, of
Reisterstown, Md., began a combined medicine and pediatrics
residency last July at the University of Maryland.
MARLA SMITH and MARK BINKER, of Bensalem, Pa.,
write: "Mark just graduated with an MA in journalism from the
University of Maryland. Marla is working on an MA in art history
from the University of Pittsburgh. We live in Bensalem because
Mark got a job as a correspondent with the Philadelphia Inquirer,
and Marla will be looking for a job in the Philadelphia area."
JESSICA BROWN, of Devon, Pa., is an environmental engineer with
IES Engineers. She has attended several JHU alumni events in the
REBECCA JUSTICE, of Alexandria, Va., writes: "I'm working as a
research associate for the Advisory Board Company and loving it!
I still see JON LAZARUS '97, DANA CARLUCCIO '97, and CHRIS
PEARSON '97 on a regular basis. I was back for the annual Hopkins
debate tournament last October, and I had a great time and got
the chance to see BEN GREENBERG '97, DAVID FELDON '97, and VINCE
THOMASINO '96. I'm living with MARA LIBERMAN '97, and everyone
around D.C. is welcome to visit us!"
KIMBERLEY ANNE ISBELL, of Richmond, Va., is a
student at Harvard University Law School.
"I'm a first-year law student at the University
of Virginia," writes DANIELLE KAMENSKY, of Ringoes, N.J. "MEG
FILBEY '96 is in my section. I'm also in the process of looking
for a summer legal job and studying for exams."
JENNIFER KLOSS, of Boise, Idaho, spends "every
waking moment studying anatomy and biochemistry" at Wake Forest
School of Medicine, where she is earning her doctorate in
LAUREN LAGREGA, of Southboro, Mass., is a
student at Tufts Medical School.
ERIC SHAWN METCALF, of College Station, Texas,
is a member of the inaugural class of the George Bush School of
Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University. He is
studying for a Masters of Public Service Administration degree
and is a recipient of the George Bush Fellowship.
AMY L. PERBECK, of Torrington, Conn., assistant
customer service manager for Big Y Food, Inc., writes: "It's been
a stressful several months since graduation. I decided to defer
my studies at the University of Michigan School of Public Health
and spent the summer working and caring for my mother who was
recovering from a bone marrow transplant. She fought bravely, but
the cancer became stronger than her, and she passed away on
August 19. We're slowly picking up the pieces. I'm currently
working for the company where I worked during high school, but I
will soon begin the job search in my field of public health.
Should anyone find themselves in the northwest corner of
Connecticut, feel free to visit. The house is always open to
A first-year medical student at the University
of Oklahoma, MALA PURI, of Edmond, Okla., writes: "In the very
little free time I have, I take ballroom dancing classes, voice
lessons, and talk to my good friends from Hopkins."
LYDIA K. ROBERTS, of Aliquippa, Pa., writes: "I
was busy the summer after graduation working with a program
called Summerbridge Pittsburgh for the third year and also
preparing for the birth of my first child. My daughter, Kara
Lorraine Roberts, was born on August 25 at 5:39 p.m. She weighed
7 lbs. 13 oz. and was 21 inches long. Being a mom is wonderful. I
keep in close contact with fellow graduate NA'SMA PERKINS, who is
my daughter's godmother. I'll be returning to school this fall to
pursue a PhD in psychology."
A graduate student at Cornell University,
RUSSELL SCHWAGER, of Oakland, N.J., is pursuing his master's
degree in computer science and "enjoying the snow of Ithaca."
TANYA SLICK of Hagerstown, Md., writes: "For
the past few months I have been spending every hour studying
medicine at Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in
Missouri. Every chance I get, I go home and visit my boyfriend,
JEREMY LUBKIN '98, and revisit the Hopkins campus."
"Since graduating in May, I have been pursuing
my career as an agent with Northwestern Mutual," writes PETER D.
TILLINGHAST, of Baltimore. "I concentrate on insurance and
investment planning for individuals and closely-held business
owners. I have immersed myself in the young professional
lifestyle in Federal Hill with my roommate, BILL ORSINI '97."
A law student at New York University School of
Law, WEI-LI TJONG, of New York, writes: "I spend my waking hours
trying to study and complete my juris doctorate, all the while
attempting not to sell out to The Man. Having become somewhat
jaded, I figure I may try staying in school for the rest of my
life, pursuing different degrees (i.e., comparative literature,
medicine, fine arts, etc.) until I am overqualified for any real
employment, and I have set the record for educational debt. I
miss Hopkins quite a bit."
JONATHAN UPTON, of West Chester, Pa., was in
Bonn, Germany, on a scholarship from the German Parliament to
study one semester at the University of Bonn and then completed a
four-month internship in the Parliament. He returns to the U.S.
for a position as an analyst for Andersen Consulting in
CHAD WOTKOWICZ, of Quincy, Mass., is a graduate
medical student at Boston University, working in research for the
pulmonary center on a mouse lung asthma model. He is hoping to
attend medical school at Boston University.
1997 MS (CS): ANTONY CALVO, of North Potomac, Md., is vice
president of AIMCORP, where he is involved in building Internet
electronic commerce sites for both large and small businesses.
1932 (Nursing): ANNA M. WOKE, of Bethesda, Md., a retired
Navy security administrator, who also was a registered nurse,
died on January 23, at the Carriage Hill Nursing Home in
Bethesda. She had Parkinson's disease. After serving as a nurse
in Washington at the old Episcopal Hospital from the late 1930s
to early '40s, she was a hospital nurse in Georgia. She returned
to the Washington area and in 1952 she became an assistant
security administrator with the Naval Medical Research Institute
in Bethesda. She retired from that post in 1978. She is survived
by her husband, a daughter, and two grandchildren.
1936 MPH (PH): AUSTIN E. HILL, MD Baylor Univ. '32, of
Groesbeck, Texas, died on October 28, at the age of 90. He served
as director of public health at Tyler-Smith County, Texas,
Houston, and San Antonio. For 20 years he was director of health
services for Houston Independent School District. He retired to a
ranch in Groesbeck in 1973. In addition, he wrote numerous books
and articles relating to public health.
1937: ALFRED LOUIS FRAHM, of Baltimore, died on November
24. He spent the majority of his professional life as a civilian
chemical engineer for the Department of the Army. In what he
considered to be the highlight of his career, he supervised the
design and construction of a mobile laboratory used for the
demilitarization of toxic substances. Spare time pursuits
included music, photography, reading, and stamp collecting. He is
survived by a daughter, and two sisters, IRENE FRAHM SMITH and
MYRA FRAHM FRAMM, both Hopkins alumnae.
1943: SOLOMON M. SCHAPIRO, JD Univ. of Md. '48, of Owings
Mills, Md., died on November 16. In private practice from 1948,
when he graduated from law school, until 1972, he then joined the
public defender's office, from which he retired in 1990. He is
survived by his wife of 50 years, Marlene.
1956 MEd (CS): MARCELLA DEAN SPIGELMIRE, BA Towson State
Univ. '31, of Perry Hall, Md., died in January of heart failure.
She began her teaching career in the Baltimore County public
schools in the early 1930s and worked as a cryptographer at Fort
Holabird during World War II, returning to teaching in 1952 and
retiring as vice principal of Chapel Hill Elementary School in
1974. She was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma, the national
education honor society, and the Teachers Association of
Baltimore County and was a founding member of Women Educators of
Baltimore County in the late 1950s. She is survived by two
daughters and four grandsons.
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