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Solomon W. Golomb, A&S '51, has been selected to receive the Distinguished Alumnus Award from The Johns Hopkins Alumni Association.


Arthur Ocean Waskow, A&S '54, has published his 20th book, co-authored with his wife, Phyllis Ocean Berman. It is titled A Time for Every Purpose Under Heaven: The Jewish Life-Spiral as a Spiritual Path. Rabbi Waskow has been the director of The Shalom Center of Philadelphia since 1983.


Michael B. Lukens, A&S '59, professor of religious studies at St. Norbert College in DePere, Wisconsin, now serves as dean of the college and academic vice president.


William D. Coplin, A&S '60, professor of public affairs in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University, was recently featured in the spring issue of Syracuse University Magazine. He is founder of a campaign to encourage people of all ages to "do good" through volunteering, donating money, becoming active citizens, and pursuing public-service careers. Dr. Coplin has developed a community project-based approach to citizenship education that is used in more than 50 high schools throughout New York State.


Val Edwards, A&S '62, writes: "I'm still active in ham radio, W8KIC. I am now a competitive sailor, as well." Ray Starr, A&S '62, received the 2002 University of Maryland System's Regents Faculty award for inter-campus collaboration along with two colleagues in the University of Maryland Medical School. A professor in the psychology department at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, he has been an investigator in a multi-site longitudinal study of families in which a child has been or is at risk for abuse or neglect. In addition, he continues his vocation as a visual artist with work in major national and international exhibitions and collections. He and his wife celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary this summer.


John B. Beach, Engr '63, is a retired government employee who is now a full-time charter boat captain operating the Beachcomber out of the Rod-N-Reed Dock at Chesapeake Beach, Maryland.
    Brantley Burns, Med '63, writes: "I retired from the practice of medicine in May 2001. In November, I moved my 38-foot Tartan sailboat to Savannah and, in January, my wife, Sandra, and I began our odyssey exploring the Intracoastal Waterway. If any of my classmates are interested in following our trip vicariously, you may visit our website at"
    Robert A. Herrmann, A&S '63, professor of mathematics at the U.S. Naval Academy, has published his sixth book, Science Declares Our Universe is Intelligently Designed (Xulon Press).

In 1956, the Hopkins varsity football squad captured its first Mason-Dixon conference crown since 1948. (Photo courtesy 1956 Hulabaloo) 1964

Beverly E. Eanes, Nur '64, clinical director of Loyola College's Pastoral Counseling Department in Columbia, Maryland, has written a new book: What Brings You to Life? Awakening Woman's Spiritual Essence (Paulist Press, 2001). It was released shortly after September 11.


David L. Epstein, A&S '65, Med '68, received a master's degree in medical management from Tulane University School of Public Health. He continues as Joseph A. C. Wadsworth clinical professor and chairman of the department of ophthalmology at Duke University School of Medicine.


J. Michael Hemsley, Engr '66, writes: "After 33 years of military and civilian service, I have retired from federal service. I have joined the firm of Dewberry & Davis, LLC, in Fairfax, Virginia, as project resources brand director on the National Flood Insurance Project."
   Lynn K. Mytelka, SAIS '66 (MA), '71 (PhD), writes: "Since July 2000, I have been director of the United Nations University Institute for New Technologies."


Robert D. Botjer, SAIS '67 (MA), retired from Citibank N.A. in January 2001. He is currently living in Miami.
    Paul Chandler, A&S '67, writes: "In September 2000, I became the vice president of engineering for the Litton Integrated Systems Division. With the purchase of Litton by Northrup Grumman in April 2001, I am now a director on the staff of the Vice President of Engineering and Manufacturing for the Western Region of Northrup Grumman's Electronic Systems Sector."
    M. Ray Della, A&S '67, writes: "I am currently doing consultant work for Sclosser Consulting and The College Board. I also work as a reader for the Educational Testing Service."
    Jonathan A. Lowe, A&S '67, writes: "I am continuing a 30-year banking career with what is now JP Morgan Chase and maintaining a primary residence in Tampa, Florida, a work residence in the U.S. Virgin Islands, punctuated by the monthly trips to headquarters in New York."
    Marc Thomas, A&S '67, writes: "I enjoy my grandchildren, travel, friends, reading, and genealogy and family history. I'm currently working on finding and connecting TEP brothers from the 1960s."


Steve A. Asher, A&S '69, an antitrust attorney, has joined the law firm of Fox Rothschild O'Brien & Frankel, LLP.
    Thomas R. Hefty, A&S '69 (MA), president of Cobalt Corporation of Milwaukee, received an honorary degree during Ripon College's 136th commencement on May 19. He is also chairman and chief executive officer of Cobalt and its subsidiary, Blue Cross & Blue Shield United of Wisconsin.


Richard Sabreen, SAIS '71 (MA), has been appointed executive vice president and global head of media for Reuters. He will be responsible for overall strategy and business development for Reuters media business.


Cynthia Koonce, A&S '72, writes: "I have a flock of 300 ewes lambing 5-6 times a year on what's called the STAR system by Cornell University, where it was developed. I sell most of my lambs to a packer as "hot house' or roasters. The wool isn't worth as much as it costs to harvest."


Thomas A. Cebula, A&S '73 (PhD), lead scientist in molecular biology at the Office of Applied Research and Safety Assessment with the Food and Drug Administration in Washington D.C., has been elected to the Johns Hopkins University Society of Scholars.
    Mohamed Gad-el-Hak, Engr '73 (PhD), a professor of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana, has been elected to The Johns Hopkins University Society of Scholars.
    Anne Buckingham Young, Med '73, '74 (PhD), has been awarded the Marion Spencer Fay Award by The National Board for Women in Medicine. Dr. Young is the Harvard Medical School Julieanne Dorn Professor of Neurology and head of the Department of Neurology at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston (see p. 64).


Grover "Cleve" Gilmore, A&S '74 (MA), '75 (PhD), has been appointed dean of Case Western Reserve University's Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences. He has served as interim dean since January.
    Mark Oberle, Med '74, has published an environmental CD-ROM in a book cover. It is available at He writes: "I took a year's sabbatical between a medical epidemiologist position at CDC and a new associate dean position at the University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine to help environmental groups in Puerto Rico improve public awareness of environmental issues."


Craig Thornton, A&S '75 (MA), '78 (PhD), has been promoted to vice president and director of health research for Mathematical Policy Research, Inc.'s Washington D.C. office. In this role, he assumes senior management responsibilities within the firm.


Mark A. Klebanoff, A&S '76, Med '79, SPH '83 (MPH), director of the division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, has been elected to The Johns Hopkins University Society of Scholars.


Rebecca Field, SPH '78 (ScD), was awarded a grant from the J. William Fulbright Program for lecture and research in Central America. She spent two months in Costa Rica to conduct an intensive graduate course in field ecology on wildlife-habitat relationships in tropical forests, and to visit a diversity of protected habitats. She is an adjunct associate professor in the Department of Natural Resources Conservation at the University of Massachusetts.
    William A. Owings, A&S '78 (MS), has recently accepted the position of graduate program director of educational leadership studies at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, where he works with specialists and master's- and doctoral-students. He and his co-author, Leslie Kaplan, are pleased to announce the publication of their books: Enhancing Teacher and Teaching Quality (PDK, fall 2002) and the textbook Critical and Emerging Issues in Educational Leadership (Corwin Press, December 2002).


David W. DeSmith, A&S '80, retired from advertising and is now the editor of the New England Journal of Golf. He is the author of two books on marketing and lives with his wife and two sons on Cousins Island.
    Albert J. Swiston, SPSBE '80, writes: "Nancy, SPSBE '80, and I are approaching our 30th anniversary with the Baltimore County Public Schools. Currently, we are both department chairmen. Our daughter has recently been accepted into the nursing program at Towson University, and our son is completing his freshman year in biomedical engineering at Hopkins as a Hodson Scholar. Along with his studies, he is conducting research under the auspices of Dr. Timothy Weihs in the area of reactive foils and bulk metallic glass."

In the mid 1980s, School Nursing Professor Stella Shiber used a mannequin to instruct students on basic first aid procedures. Shiber joined the faculty in 1962 and retired last April. (Photo courtesy 1956 Hulabaloo) 1981

Ted Robertson, A&S '81, writes: "I have joined Staedtler, the arts & crafts, drafting, and writing instrument manufacturer, as director of marketing for the USA division located in Chatsworth, California. I still live in Orange County, so I spend a great deal of time commuting on the 405 freeway into Los Angeles, but the job is great! My children are now 11-1/2 (Lauren) and 7 (Evan), and my wife, Donna, is staying home to raise them at this time. I still follow Blue Jay Lacrosse over the Internet."


N. Anthony Coles, A&S '82, was appointed senior vice president of commercial operations-pharmaceutical products at Vertex Pharmaceuticals. He will lead marketing and commercialization activities for Vertex's portfolio of drug candidates.
    Sheila Forman, A&S '82, is pleased to announce the publication of her second book, Do You Use Food to Cope? A Comprehensive 15-Week Program for Overcoming Overeating. Both of Dr. Forman's books are available on and


Viv Wasserteil Bucay, A&S '83, is a dermatologist, happily married and raising three girls in San Antonio.
    Lauren Burnhill, A&S '83, has her own virtual consulting firm, currently based in Miami, but she has plans to relocate to Washington D.C. later this year.
    Moia Gruber, A&S '83, recently closed her Washington D.C. law firm to "retire to New York City."
    Carolyn Nunez Oscan, A&S '83, is recently married and living in Dallas, where she works for Fannie Mae.
    Jay Rand, A&S '83, and his wife are both lawyers. They are raising their kids in Connecticut.


Virginia (Pugh) Teddy, A&S '84, writes: "I am living in Clarksville, Tennessee, with my son, Matthew (11), and daughter, Grace (9), and Flossie, the cat I got just three years after leaving JHU. I am a psychiatrist in private practice. Life is good."


Edward H. Laughlin, SPSBE '85, is the author of Coming to Terms with Cancer, published in January 2002 by the American Cancer Society.
    James C. McNaughton, A&S '85 (PhD), writes: "In summer 2001, I moved to Hawaii to accept appointment as command historian for the U.S. Army, Pacifica, at Fort Shafter, with responsibility for Army historical programs in Alaska, Hawaii, and Japan. I would love to hear from my classmates. You can contact me at"
    Charles L. Sawyers, Med '85, a physician and scientist at UCLA's Jonsson Cancer Center, has been named an investigator for the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, one of the nation's highest honors for medical researchers. His research focuses on prostate cancer.
    John Gerard Van Savage, A&S '85, is living in Shreveport, La., where he is a urologic surgeon.

Members of the 1986 Orientation crew lent a hand to help new students move in at Homewood. 1986

Bill Both, Engr '86, and his wife, Connie, announce the birth of their sixth child, Caleb Luke Both, born on July 24, 2001. Luke was the fourth of their children to be born at home under the care of a midwife. Other siblings include B.J. (18), Rachel (15), Jessica (9), Isaac (6), and Jeremiah (3).
    Craig Brooks, A&S '86, is co-owner of a bottled-water company, DrinkMore Water, serving the Baltimore Metropolitan area with 5-gallon bottles and coolers for homes and offices.
    Elizabeth F. Brown, Bol '86, SAIS '87, writes: "I have accepted a position as an assistant professor of law at The University of St. Thomas in Minnesota and will begin teaching there in August."
    Andrew J. Goldberg, A&S '86, and his wife, Michelle, announce the birth of their third child, Haley Jade. He writes: "Her excited siblings include Ryan (4) and Carlee (2)." Andrew, who is board-certified in anesthesiology and pain management, practices pain management in Margate, Florida.
    Mary E. Goulet, A&S '86, is founder of, which offers Internet-based auditioning.
    Stephen Pimentel, Engr '86 (BS/MS), has published Witnesses of the Messiah: On Acts of the Apostles 1-15 (Steubenville: Emmaus Road Publishing, 2002). He is a master's student in theology at the Notre Dame Graduate School of Christendom College in Front Royal and Alexandria, Virginia.
    David Shapiro, A&S '86, a cardiac anesthesiologist in Buffalo, New York, and his wife, Mary Pfeifer-Shapiro, are proud to announce the May 10 birth of their daughter, Alex Rose Shapiro. They write: "She is getting along great with our two dogs and one cat." They can be reached by e-mail at


William James, SPH '87, has accepted a detail as director of the U.S. Codex Alimentarius Office, which provides a forum where member countries and international organizations can meet and exchange information and ideas relative to food safety and trade issues.
    Monica Levine Lacks, BA '87, is living in New Orleans, where she practices employment and employee benefits law with Frilot Partridge Kohnke & Clements on a part-time basis. She writes: "I usually manage to leave work by school pick-up time and enjoy the remainder of my afternoons with my kids, Jake and Hillary. My husband, Dan, is a professor of chemical engineering at Tulane. I can be contacted at"
    Allison C. Pierson, Engr '87, writes: "I am proud to announce the birth of our son, Joseph Edward, in April. He joins his big sister, April Elizabeth, and they do a great job entertaining each other."
    Christopher W. Wasson, A&S '87, a products liability litigator whose practice also includes commercial and environmental matters, has rejoined the law firm of Pepper Hamilton LLP as a partner. He had left Pepper in February to become a partner at Piper Rudnick LLP in Philadelphia.


Rob Gould, SPSBE '88 (MLA), was recently promoted to Lieutenant Colonel in the Maryland Air National Guard.


Thomas G. Mahnken, SAIS '89 (MA), '97 (PhD), recently published his first book, Uncovering Ways of War: U.S. Intelligence and Foreign Military Innovation, 1918-1941.
    Patrick Russell, A&S '89, writes: "After 30 years in Baltimore, I ventured north to New York City for a few years and now live in New Canaan, Connecticut. My wife, Robin, gave birth to Kyle Patrick Russell on June 15. Already recruited by Coach Pietramala, he can play lacrosse both right-handed and left-handed, shoots the ball hard and is quite popular with the ladies. My e-mail is"
    Jonathan Tycko, A&S '89, recently helped found a new law firm in Washington D.C., known as Tycko Zavareei LLP. The firm focuses on complex civil litigation. He is married to Joan Marie Karr Tycko, A&S '88. Joan was recently accepted into the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Department of Art As Applied to Medicine, where she will begin classes this fall. They have two daughters, Serena and Arielle, and live in Bethesda, Maryland.


Linda Couch, SPSBE '90, writes: "I've been working for IBM Global Services in Asia Pacific, based in Toyko, for the last four years. No plans to come home to Baltimore yet -- having too much fun, and my daughter is on her own at college! Would enjoy hearing from the former fellow SCS students or Hygiene Epi coworkers and grad students. I can be contacted at"
    David Dickerson, SPBSE '90, has been awarded a doctoral degree from the University of Cambridge, Magdalene College, The Judge Institute of Management Studies. His dissertation was titled "Synergising the Theories of Culture and Business Strategy Formulation." A cross-cultural strategy formulation software model was developed as a result of research conducted throughout Europe, Middle East, and Africa.
    Kenneth Fromkin, A&S '90, writes: "We have moved to sunny Florida and now both work at the Cleveland Clinic in Weston. Beth is transplant nephrologist and hypertension specialist, and I am an interventional cardiologist and the assistant director of the Cardiac Catheterization Lab. Our daughter Lauren is almost two and talking up a storm."
    Daryl Price, A&S '90, is a self-employed attorney, practicing in Brookville, Maryland. He writes: "I have been working as a solo practitioner for two years now and loving it! I handle immigration, juvenile, and family law and real estate closings. Check out my website at I also take my family fishing, camping, and boating, whenever possible."


Carol C. Bennett, SPSBE '91 (MBA), a Coast Guard Commander, recently returned from Operation New Frontier in the Caribbean Sea while assigned to the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Gallatin, homeported in Charleston, South Carolina.
    Elin Hilderbrand, A&S '91, writes: "My second novel, Nantucket Nights, was published by St. Martin's Press in June [see p. 67], and my husband, Chip Cunningham, and I welcomed the birth of our second son, Dawson Robert Cunningham on March 11."
    Kevin Fitzpatrick, A&S '91, writes: "I am currently living in New York and working as a consultant in the pharmaceutical industry. Work and play have recently taken me to Los Angeles, Puerto Rico, Istanbul, and Paris. In LA, I was able to get together with Councilman Art Yoon, A&S '91, Larry Hochberg, A&S '92, Jesse Chou, A&S '94, and my brother, John Fitzpatrick, A&S '98. I'm hoping to get over there again soon."


Andrew W. Bergen, A&S '92 (MA), writes: "Having wound up a biotech startup in late 2001, I have joined the Cancer Institute, serving as a staff scientist at the coregenotyping facility."
    John J. Grossenbacher, SAIS '92 (MA), is a Vice Admiral in the U.S. Navy.
    Lee B. Rauch, A&S '92, has been appointed coordinator of regional programs for the Tort and Insurance Practice Section of the American Bar Association. He is a partner of the Baltimore law firm of Tydings & Rosenberg LLP, and practices primarily in the area of civil litigation, including commercial litigation, warranty defense and product liability.
    Nicole Twyman Rochester, A&S '92, writes: "I completed my pediatric residency in June 2000 at Children's National Medical Center in Washington D.C. I am a pediatrician at Kaiser Permanente in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. I also live there with my husband, Darryl, and my daughters, Diara and Danielle."


Sherri Rumer Cooper, Engr '93 (PhD), writes: "We just adopted our second daughter, Anji Mei, from China. Our first daughter, Zia Mei, has been part of our family for almost three years. We have photos from our trips to China on our website:"
    William Gould, A&S '93, writes: "Just an update...I currently live in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, where I am head of an internal medicine practice that I started after finishing my medical residency there three years ago. My wife, Amy, who is a practicing emergency medicine physician, recently gave birth to our first baby, a boy named Jacob. I would love to hear from some of my classmates and fraternity brothers from FIJI."
    Christopher Hickey, A&S '93, and Kathleen (Murphy) Hickey, A&S '93, write: "We welcomed the arrival of our second son, Matthew Christopher Hickey, on Valentine's Day. In June, Chris graduated with a master's in public policy from Harvard's JFK School of Government. We will be moving to the U.S. Marine Academy, where Chris will be an instructor in the department of military instruction."
    Ted Kessis, PH '93 (PhD), and Suzanne Newcomb, Peabody '85 (MM), '90 (DMA), announce the birth of their third child, a son named Tyler James Kessis. He was born on November 30. He joins older siblings, Holly (9) and Alex (8). Ted is working as a DNA expert and legal consultant while Suzanne serves on the piano faculty at Otterbein College. She also teaches privately and maintains an active performing schedule, including a solo performance with the Women in Music-Columbus Orchestra last May at Capital University.
    Jo R. Martin, SPSBE '93 (MLA), formed Jo Martin, Inc. in July 2001. The Baltimore company provides writing and strategic communications for corporate and non-profit clients.
    Allyson (Thornton) McInvale, A&S '93, and her husband, Tom, proudly announce the birth of their first child, Sarah Emily, on January 27. After graduating from Georgia State University College of Law in Atlanta in 1999, Allyson and her husband relocated to Tampa, Florida. She has been working as an attorney practicing workers' compensation defense for employers and insurance companies.
    Nayan Sivamurthy, A&S '93, writes: "After graduating from New York University Medical School, I started my general surgery residency at the University of Rochester five years ago. I decided to take a break from residency two years ago and accepted a vascular surgery research fellowship at Harvard Medical School. Last May, I was married to Shefali Talwar. Currently, I am enjoying the last two years of my surgical residency in Rochester, while my wife finishes her fellowship in infectious diseases at the National Institutes of Health in Washington, D.C."
    Timothy A. Waire Jr., SPSBE '93 (MS), was promoted to vice president of information technology for Constellation Power Source, Inc. CPS is a national energy commodities trading company located in Baltimore.
    Raphael Yook, A&S '93, writes: "I am finishing my MBA at Duke University, while my wife, Sandy (Tang) Yook, Nur '94, is working on her MSN at the Nursing School. We would like to announce the birth of our first child, Adam Takmun Dong-guk Yook, in January. He's keeping us up at night, but we're very happy nonetheless. Other Hopkins grads finishing up with me are Michelle (Davison) Edwards, A&S '93, Jared Lawrence, Engr '97, and Pooja Khatri, A&S '98."


Mary-Wanda Fandino, SAIS '94 (MA), is living in Los Angeles and working for Nestle. She's enjoying "California living" and periodic trips to Europe.
    Claudia (DiGiaimo) Nunez, A&S '94, writes: "I am currently living in Tampa, completing my residency in psychiatry. I am planning on entering a fellowship in geriatric psychiatry next year, after completing my residency. I spend most of my time outside of work with my family, although I do find time to keep in touch with some of my friends from Hopkins, including Shaun Terrill, A&S '94, Chris Gregg, Engr '94, Marney Gundlach, A&S '94, and Rachel Laudadio, A&S '94."
    Francis J. H. Park, A&S '94, writes: "I recently turned over command of Troop A, 1st Squadron, 17th Cavalry, the U.S.'s only airborne ground cavalry troop. During a deployment to the National Training Center in November 2001, I had occasion to visit Captain Chris Buchanan, A&S '96. My next duty position will be in Fayetteville, North Carolina, as a unit advisor to an M1 tank battalion in the North Carolina Army National Guard. Navy Lieutenant Rob Woods, A&S '94, sent me an e-mail from the USS Stennis, in the Indian Ocean, telling me about the arrestor hook breaking off his fighter as it went into the sea, which I saw on an NBC special on the ship on April 17. Fortunately, he's doing great and was back in the air within days. My second daughter, Alexandra Hadley Park, was born on April 18."
    La Rue K. Seims, SPH '94 (MPH), joined Saving Newborn Lives this year as monitoring and evaluation advisor. She provides training and technical assistance to newborn health projects in Bangladesh, Bolivia, Malawi, Mali, Pakistan, and Nepal.


Rachel Murray, Engr '95, writes: "After defending a thesis on the development of low alloy steel for rail on October 8, I was awarded a master's degree in materials science and engineering from Penn State."
    Kerry Schalders, A&S '95, reports, "Teresa Slazas, A&S '95, and I continue to enjoy the Washington, D.C. area, with Teresa recently returning from a six-month assignment in Mongolia. I have one more year to go studying law at Georgetown University and commiserated over finals with Alexandra Cohen, A&S '97, who graduated from Hofstra Law in May 2002. Michelle Lee, A&S '95, recently got engaged, and we all enjoy the occasional (okay, frequent!) drinks with Jeremy Hancock, A&S '95, Ernie Shosho, A&S '95, Dave Savolaine, A&S '94, Dave Cox, A&S '95, and Keith Critzer, Engr '97. Other pals around the town: the recently married Bridey Flynn, Engr '95, Clare Callaghan, A&S '95, Andrew and Alysoun Blumhagen '95, Keith Cooperman, A&S '95, Bol '95, SAIS '96, and Steve Mager, A&S '92."


Vijay Padmanabhan, A&S '96, is an MBA student at Yale University School of Management.
    Lawrence Womack, Med '96 (MS), has received the 2002 Young Alumnus Award from The Culver Legion, the alumni organization of The Culver Academies, his high school alma mater.


Elizabeth J. Kuchta, A&S '97, graduated from the University of San Diego Law School in May 2000. She is currently an attorney in San Diego County.
    Anna Alden Lindley, SPH '97 (PhD), earned a medical degree at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. She now expects to complete a residency in pediatrics at St. Louis Children's Hospital.
    Jeffrey A. Salaiz, Bologna '97, SAIS '98 (MA), and his wife, Dr. Ilana Faye Lapidos-Salaiz, are celebrating the March 15 birth of their daughter, Alejandra, in Boston. The family will return to Costa Rica to resume Jeff's current position as second secretary-vice consul at the U.S. Embassy in San Jose.


Dipankar Bagchi, SPSBE '98, is healthcare technical competency lead of IBM's Washington C.C. Innovation Center. He can be reached at
    Patrique A. Campbell, A&S '98, has joined the Syracuse office of Hiscock & Barclay, LLP. She is a member of the firm's commercial litigation practice group and a volunteer with Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Onondaga County.
    Angelin Chang, Peab '98 (DMA), is now the director of keyboard programs and professor of piano at Cleveland State University. She formerly taught on the piano faculty of Rutgers University.
    Michael Dickey, A&S '98, writes: "After graduating with a juris doctor from Washington University in St. Louis in May 2001, I began practicing with the firm McCarter & English, LLP, in New Jersey. I was admitted to the New Jersey Bar in December and currently live in Jersey City."
    Jasmine Mohadjer, A&S '98, writes: "I've just completed medical school at the University of Alabama and matched into my first choice ophthalmology residency at St. Louis University. I bought a condo in a great area and am excited about my upcoming move. I am also looking forward to spending a month in Spain during my intern year. Hopefully, I'll learn a lot of medical Spanish, but I also hope to learn how to appreciate how to balance patients' cultures with the right medical care."
    Katrina Rieflin, Engr '98, married Matthew Ubell on the beach in Maui, Hawaii on September 24, 2001. Katrina graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School on June 7, and will pursue a pediatrics residency at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin.
    Stephanie Wirth, A&S '98, and Kyle Woodward, A&S '98, were married October 7, in Tarrytown, New York. Members of the wedding party included Julia Fox, Engr '97, Alison Leavitt, A&S '98, Laura Zeltmann, A&S '98, and James Pettit, A&S '98. A number of Hopkins alumni attended the ceremony: Chetana Gupta, A&S '98, Veena Mohandoss, A&S '98, Colin Carter '98, Greg Degl '98, Nobu Wakabayashi, A&S '98, Tige Seaburg, A&S '98, Eric Kwon, A&S '98, Dan Dziadosz, A&S '99, Augie Maurelli, Engr '97, and Eugene Zeltmann, A&S '64 (MA), '67 (PhD). Stephanie and Kyle live in Boston, where she works for a nonprofit organization, and he is a financial advisor for American Express.


Eileen Cordoba, Nur '99 (MSN), married Sebastian Tongson Jr., SPH '01 (ScM), on March 23 in Orlando, Florida. Fatima Baysac, SPH '00; Eugene Millar, PH '00; Jennifer Arnold, Med '00; and Hayes Davol, Nur '01, helped the couple celebrate this special occasion. Eileen is a clinical research coordinator at the Stanford University School of Medicine, and Sebastian is a medical student at the University California at San Francisco.
    Lawrence V. Gulotta, A&S '99, writes: "I am in my third year at Harvard Medical School and am enjoying every busy minute of it."
    Steve Laken, Med '99 (PhD), director of business development at EXACT Sciences in Maynard, Massachusetts, has been named one of the world's 100 Top Young Innovators by Technology Review, MIT's magazine of innovation. He is being recognized for his innovative work in the field of applied genomics.
    Char Miller, A&S '99 (PhD), professor and chair of Trinity University's history department, has been selected as a Piper Professor for 2002. The award is given annually by the Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation to recognize college professors in the State of Texas for excellence in teaching, advising, and service to higher education.


Marion Grant, Nur '00, recently won the Shirley Sohmer Award for Research. This award supports nursing staff members in the conducting of clinical nursing research that has a potential impact on patient care. The award, established in 1989, is funded by contributions from colleagues, friends, and family of Shirley Sohmer, who was the director of neuroscience psychiatric nursing from 1978 to 1990.
    Jacqueline Leary-Warsaw, Peab '00 (DMA), assistant professor of music and voice teacher, is one of only 12 from North America selected for the National Association of Teachers of Singing 2002 Intern Program.
    Janna Willhaus, Nur '00 (MA), is currently working as PNP at a pediatrician's office in Overland Park, Kansas.


Edgar Brown, A&S '01, is currently serving as a platoon leader for the 410th Military Police Company, 720th MP BN at Fort Hood, Texas. He writes: "My first assignment, on my first day as platoon leader, was to secure an airfield for the arrival of President Bush, then to secure Air Force One for two weeks while he spent the holidays in Texas."
    Annie Hoffman, A&S '01, writes: "On June 22, I married Rob Harrison, Engr '99, in North Carolina. Rob is in medical school at the University of Maryland, and I am working at the alumni relations office here at Hopkins while working on my master's degree. In the wedding were Deron Charkoudian, A&S '99, and my sister, Kate, who was in the pre-college program in '98."


Shelley R. McCormick, A&S '01, writes: "I am currently working at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, doing clinical [research] on breast and ovarian cancer."

In Memoriam


Herman Krieger Goldberg, A&S '32, MD '36, a former chief of ophthalmology at Sinai Hospital and ophthalmologist-in-chief at the Kennedy Krieger Institute, died in June. He also was an associate professor of ophthalmology and pediatrics at Hopkins School of Medicine, and he established the Krieger Eye Institute at Sinai Hospital with the help of his uncle, the late Baltimore philanthropist Zanvyl Krieger. He is survived by a son, two daughters, nine grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.


Evelyn E. Singleton Thon, A&S '33 (PhD), a world traveler, died in June. Born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, she graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Goucher College in 1930. While doing her graduate work at Hopkins, she met her future husband, Robert W. Thon Jr., a student in the political economics doctorate program at Hopkins. She is survived by two sons, and eight grandchildren.


Alfred James Perkins, A&S '37 (PhD), died on January 11. Dr. Perkins was a member of the faculty of the department of medicinal chemistry at the University of Illinois College of Pharmacy, where he taught until he retired in 1978. In his final years at the university, he served as dean of the graduate school. He is survived by his wife, three children, six grandchildren, and a great-grandson.


Richard S. Schlotterbeck, Engr '37, a retired chemical engineer, died last August 25. Mr. Schlotterbeck was secretary of the Class of '37 and president of Tau Beta Pi. He worked for General Electric for over 41 years and was a pioneer in the production of silicon semi-conductors. He retired to Lynchburg, Virginia in 1978, and was active in many religious, professional, and civic organizations, and enjoyed many Alumni Association trips. He is survived by his wife, three children, and seven grandchildren.


John H. Brewer, Med '38 (PhD), was an expert in microbiological sterilization at Becton Dickinson and Company, from which he retired as director of biological safety. After his retirement, he returned to his native Texas and was appointed professor at Hardin Simmons University, where he established the HSU Science Research Center. He is survived by his wife, his daughter, two grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.


Jay Henry Stoudenmire, Engr '49, '57 (MSE), a retired electrical engineer who worked for AlliedSignal Corp. for more than 40 years, died in June. He retired in 1988 and maintained a tool-filled workshop in the basement of his home, where he enjoyed working on his projects. He was a member of the Society of Professional Engineers and Brown Memorial Woodbrook Presbyterian Church, where he served as a deacon. Mr. Stoudenmire is survived by his wife, a son, a daughter, two grandsons, and a great-granddaughter.


Jerome "Jerry" Williams, A&S '52 (MA), who taught oceanography at the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis for 33 years before retiring in 1990 as a professor emeritus, died June 7. He is the author of about 50 technical papers as well as Naval Academy texts and books for children. He is survived by his wife, a son, a daughter, and three granddaughters.


John J. Bioletti, Med '54, died on April 9.


Ronald N. Fox, A&S '59, died in October in Oxford, Maryland.


David F. Eidman, Engr '60, a retired civil engineer with the State Highway Administration and active churchman, died in June. He enjoyed growing flowers and vegetables and was an avid Orioles fan. Mr. Eidman volunteered preparing income taxes for senior citizens and was a member of the Prettyboy Swingers, a square dancing club. He is survived by his wife, two daughters, a son, a brother, a sister, and four grandchildren.


Beatrice Lorraine Carrington Myers, SPSBE '62, a retired Baltimore public school administrator who was active in the outreach ministry of Metropolitan United Methodist Church, died in May. She is survived by a daughter, a son, four grandchildren, her stepmother, and three nephews.


Iris Precourt McGillivray, SPSBE '68 (MLA), a former Anne Arundel County librarian, died in May. She maintained a life-long interest in anthropology and archaeology and was a longtime member of the Archaeological Society of Maryland. She is survived by a son, a daughter, a sister, and two grandsons.


Francis W. Gillet Jr., SPSBE '94 (BS), a realtor and former Maryland liquor distributor, died in May. He sold real estate for Sotheby's in Palm Beach, Florida, where he moved about 35 years ago. He was formerly a wholesale liquor salesman for Gillet-Wright Inc., a family-owned South Fulton Avenue business in Baltimore that distributed the Hiram Walker beverage line. A hunter, he was president of Game Conservancy USA and had served in the Army, attaining the rank of first lieutenant.

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