Johns Hopkins Magazine -- September 1997
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DUNCAN MACRAE has co-authored Expert Advice for Policy Choice, published by Georgetown University Press. He is William Rand Kenan Jr. professor of Political Science, Sociology, and Public Policy Analysis at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

JEROME M. FIEN, of West Orange, N.J., a retired CPA and former managing partner of Samuel Klein and Company, has been reappointed to the State Board of Dentistry by New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman. As one of two public members, he serves in an oversight capacity with reference to board policy and procedures. He writes: "Serving is challenging, gratifying and an opportunity to use my experience from the past." He is president of The Woodlands Condominium Association, treasurer of The Jewish Historical Society of MetroWest and Jewish Community Housing Corporation, and board member of EIES of New Jersey, New Jersey Anti-Defamation League, Jewish Community Foundation MetroWest, and Hebrew Free Loan Association.

1949 MD: JAMES E. HANSEN, of San Pedro, Calif., is emeritus professor of medicine at UCLA School of Medicine.

MARTIN F. ZAVELL, of Larchmont, N.Y., a consultant for Jefferson SmurFit Corporation on the Joseph E. Seagram account, is busy traveling, including a safari to Africa. He is active in Larchmont and N.Y. Yacht Clubs and has several active grandchildren.

FRANK "WHIZZER" WHITE, of Vero Beach, Fla., writes: "Lacrosse is still in my blood, and I am still refereeing lacrosse games in Florida. I plan on becoming the oldest living lacrosse referee. My hand-eye coordination that I discovered facing off for Hopkins, as a naval aviator, and a Pan American World Airways captain, has also brought me a skeet shooting trophy, which was presented to me by Prince Michael and Princess Michael, the Duke and Duchess of Kent, at the Windsor President's Cup. There were shooters from all over the world at this competition. As my classmates and friends know, JHU alumni don't get older, they get better!"

1954 PhD (A&S): ROBERT F. GLECKNER, BA Williams College '48, of Raleigh, N.C., professor of English at Duke University, published his 10th book in December 1996, titled Gray Agonistes: Thomas Gray and Masculine Friendship (JHU Press). He and his wife, Glenda J. Karr Gleckner, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on February 7, 1996.

WARREN E. GRUPE, MD Univ. of Pa.'59, of Charlottesville, Va., is the 1997 recipient of the Jacob Ehrenzeller Award from the Pennsylvania Hospital of Philadelphia. The award is given each year to a former intern or resident who has made an outstanding contribution to the field of medicine. He is currently medical director of the International Center for the Health Sciences in Charlottesville and holds an appointment as clinical professor of pediatrics at the University of Virginia.

1956 PhD (Eng): SALAMON ESKINAZI, of Tucson, Ariz., a faculty department chairman at Syracuse University, has recently published a historical novel titled The Embezzled Land. The novel illuminates the magnificent lives and contributions of the Sephardis--the Jews of Spain and Portugal. For more than a millennium until the end of the 15th century, they shared the Iberian Peninsula with Catholics and Moslems. He is the author of six engineering books and many research papers; this book is his first literary publication. Currently, he is finishing a second historical novel about the life of a messianic contender during the 17th century.

1957 MM (Peabody): BIEN S.P. PANGANIBAN, of Okinawa, Japan, is director of the Ryukyu Classical Academy and a faculty member at the University of Maryland Asian Division in Okinawa. He recently conducted Mozart's Requiem with the Ecumenical Chorale.

RUD TURNBULL III, of Lawrence, Kansas, has received the national leadership award of the American Association on Mental Retardation, the nation's oldest and largest professional organization in the field of mental retardation. He previously served as the association's president (1985-86). He also has been re-elected a trustee of the Judge David L. Bazelon Mental Health Center, the nation's first and oldest public i7cacy for citizens with mental disabilities.

1959: TSUNG O. CHENG, of Washington, D.C., a cardiopulmonary fellow at Hopkins from 1957 to 1959, and professor of medicine in the Division of Cardiology at The George Washington University, was invited to be visiting professor in the Heinrich Heine University of Dusseldorf, the Medical University of Hannover, and the University of Hamburg-Eppendorf, all in Germany. He was also recently appointed contributing medical editor of the Cortlandt Forum.

1961 PhD (A&S): MARK MUSA has published Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy (Indiana Univ. Press), a vivid verse translation of the classic with facing Italian text. Musa also examines and discusses the critical commentary of other Dante scholars and presents his own ideas and interpretations. He is a distinguished professor of French and Italian at Indiana University and is well-known for his translation of the Italian classics, including the works of Dante, Petrarch, Boccaccio, and Machiavelli.

1962 PhD (A&S): RONALD J. BAUMGARTNER, professor of chemistry, has been honored by the University of Illinois at Chicago's Teaching Recognition Program for his creative teaching.

1962 PhD (A&S): MARK A. BERKLEY, BA Trinity College '58, of Tallahassee, Fla., is professor of psychology at Florida State University. He has been much honored for his research on the brain mechanisms of vision in cats.

RONALD P. SPARK, of Tucson, Ariz., announces his election to a fellowship in the College of Physicians of Philadelphia.

1963 MAT, MLA (CS) '71: CHARLES GARDNER MALLONEE II and his wife, BARBARA CRAMER MALLONEE, MAT (CS) '63, MLA (CS) '81, of Baltimore, Md., are proud to announce that their son, CHARLES GARDNER MALLONEE III, received his Master of Teaching degree from Hopkins this June. They write: "He will teach computers in Dundalk, thus joining in profession his parents, Barbara--who teaches writing and media at Loyola College--and Charles--who teaches computer information systems at Essex Community College. Charles III is the third C. Gardner Mallonee to get a master's degree at Hopkins; his grandfather was a standout athlete of the class of '28, winning big-time All-American recognition as a football and lacrosse player. He was a coach, business manager, and athletic director at Hopkins from 1932 until 1950.

MARK MONMONIER, MS Penn State Univ. '67, PhD Penn State Univ. '69, of Syracuse, N.Y., professor of geography at Syracuse University. He has recently published a new book titled Cartographies of Danger: Mapping Hazards in America (Univ. of Chicago Press, 1997).

RICK KAUFMANN has recently completed 30 years with the Army and the Illinois National Guard, retiring as a colonel. He served two years in Vietnam, received a Distinguished Flying Cross, and is now taking life less seriously. Currently chief of foreign agricultural labor for the U.S. Labor Department, Rick spends time riding horses in Rock Creek Park and chasing bad guys on the Chesapeake Bay as a volunteer reserve officer--driving a "hopped up" police boat!--with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. He writes: "Despite dismal predictions of my academic future, I did complete an MS from Boston University's overseas Germany campus and am an ABD in economics from BU. You can find me in the summer on my cruiser 'Patriot Games' in Annapolis Harbor. I'm happy, healthy, single (again), and remembering my promise to friends at Hopkins in the early 60s: 'you never really have to grow up...'"

H. SHELTON EARP III, MD Univ. of N. Carolina '70, has been appointed director of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. He will coordinate the cancer research activities of the center's 190 faculty members in the Schools of Medicine, Public Health, Nursing, Pharmacy and Dentistry, as well as the College of Arts and Sciences. He is professor of medicine and pharmacology and conducts fundamental research into the behavior of cancer cells, studying the signals that regulate cell growth and differentiation. He is principal investigator of the UNC Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) in breast cancer, and has received multiple teaching awards. He is a member of the American Society for Clinical Investigators, the Association of American Physicians, the American Association for Cancer Research, the American Society of Cell Biology, and the Endocrine Society.

1966 MD: C.J. PETERS has written Virus Hunter, a scientific- autobiography that focuses on his work as a field virologist both in the U.S. Army and at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, where he currently heads up the special pathogens branch. The book is published by Doubleday and was released in mid-April. He first came to national attention in the book The Hot Zone, by Richard Preston, the story of the Ebola virus outbreak in Reston, Va. He later went on to lead the team of scientists that tracked down the cause of the "mystery" disease that killed a number of people in the Four Corners area--the Hanta virus.

1969 MA (SAIS): HERBERT J. PAINE has been appointed president and chief executive officer of Make-A-Wish Foundation of America, headquartered in Phoenix, Ariza.

KAREN WOLF, BA, MS Boston Univ., PhD Brandeis Univ., of Winchester, Mass., has recently edited a book titled Jo Ann Ashley: Selected Readings, which has been released by the New York-based National League for Nursing Press. She teaches in the graduate nursing program at the Institute of Health Professions in Boston and is active in a variety of progressive political causes. She is also a nurse practitioner with the Cambridge Senior Health Center and has written and spoken on politics and nursing, community health, and women's health and aging.

JOSEPH MAYFIELD, MBA Univ. of Mich., of Stamford, Conn., who is married and has three children, has been named vice president of administrative services for Time Inc. He joined Time Inc. in 1993, as director of finance and became director of finance and real estate in 1996, in which position he was responsible for the financial management of administrative services' multimillion dollar annual expenditures and for Time Inc.'s worldwide real estate strategy. He will now assume the responsibility for the network of support services including everything from real estate, travel, security, and dining services to telecommunications, purchasing, distribution, and facilities.

STUART W. AXE, JD Temple Univ. '79, has joined the firm of Marshall, Dennehey, Warner, Coleman & Goggin as a shareholder in its Philadelphia office. He has 15 years' experience and expertise in the areas of insurance coverage/bad faith liability and bankruptcy law. He has represented primary and excess insurers in many coverage actions, including the MGM Grand Hotel Fire Insurance Litigation, the Cordis Pacemaker Litigation, the San Juan DuPont Plaza Hotel Fire Litigation, and the Happyland Social Club Fire Litigation.

DANIEL W. RAAB, of Miami, Fla., is practicing law as Daniel W. Raab, P.A. His work focuses on the areas of transit, commercial, and insurance law. He also teaches an insurance law course as an adjunct professor at St. Thomas University School of Law in Dade County, Fla.

TIMOTHY J. OLDFIELD, Master of Architecture, Harvard Univ. '80, announces the founding of Timothy J. Oldfield Architect, an architecture firm based in Winchester, Mass. The firm provides architecture, interiors, and planning design services for corporate and residential clients throughout the Northeast. In previous affiliations, he has produced award-winning designs of over $70 million worth of office buildings and interiors.

1978 MA (SAIS): TSUKASA KIMOTO, of Rome, Italy, is FAO representative in Liberia. He writes: "I was evacuated from Monrovia in April 1996, due to the civil war, and after a 6-month assignment in Islamabad for FAO programs for Pakistan and Afghanistan, I returned to Monrovia in late January to resume my duties as FAO representative."

KATHRYN FOSTER, PhD Princeton Univ., assistant professor of planning at the State University of New York at Buffalo and director of The Governance Project, a research and public service program established to analyze systems and issues of governance in western New York, has published a book with Georgetown University Press, titled The Political Economy of Special-Purpose Government. The book examines the trend among local governments of turning specialized functions over to autonomous agencies. She outlines why this trend is happening and whether it makes a difference.

1979 MPH (PH): JAMES F. CAWLEY, BA St. Francis College, BS Touro College, of Lutherville, Md., has been promoted to professor and associate chair, Department of Prevention and Community Health, School of Public Health and Health Services, and professor of health care sciences, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, at The George Washington University Medical Center in Washington, D.C. He is the co-author of two books on physician assistants, titled Physician Assistants in a Changing Health Care Environment and Physician Assistants in American Medicine.

1979 MS (CS): MARK C. HECK, BS Towson State Univ. '72, of Annapolis, Md., writes: "I have spent 25 years in the educational trenches--making a difference!"

MARK THADDEUS GRAY, JD Univ. of Md. '83, a captain in the 360th Civil Affairs Brigade, has been awarded the Meritorious Service Medal for "exceptionally meritorious achievement as the Civil Affairs Detachment Officer in Charge in Haiti." He writes: "In my opinion, this is some of the best work I have ever done, and represents Johns Hopkins University favorably throughout the world. I am proud to be a graduate of the JHU ROTC Cadet Brigade, and I hope that other men and women will use this opportunity as I did, to better themselves and serve the country." CHAIM A. LEVIN, MA (SAIS) '81, a member of Richards & O'Neil, LLP, is an attorney specializing in matters involving the protection or misappropriation of trade secrets and key employees. He writes: "Of greater importance, my daughter is three years old now and is everything! My wife, the former Randi Cooper, is great, too. I look forward to seeing more JHU alums in New York."

JOSIAH GLUCK writes: "I'm wrapping up my fifth season on the audio team at Saturday Night Live--100 shows--and I've also been heavily involved with music mixing for the Rosie O'Donnell Show since its debut last summer. It's a fun and tough show, but the 5 a.m. alarm clocks were not fun. Thankfully, we're no longer live, but on tape. In the CD end of things, I recently mixed a new release for Maureen McGovern, and I'll be recording a live CD this summer with The Tonight Show bandleader, Kevin Eubanks. And yes, I've gone web-crazy. For those who are mildly curious, you can take a peek at"

OLYMPIA DEROSA HAND, of Washington, D.C., is an investigator for the U.S. International Trade Commission. She is married to Patrick Hand and has two children, Luke and Nora.

WAYNE PAN, MD Mt. Sinai School of Med. '92, PhD City Univ. of New York '96, of Philadelphia, Pa., finished his orthopedic surgery residency at Jefferson at the end of June and has started a hand surgery fellowship at Jefferson. He writes: "Other Hopkins grads at Jefferson include PAUL DIMUZIO, now an attending in vascular surgery; STEVEN CHANG, chief resident in general surgery; and RITU GOEL, chief resident in otolaryngology. All are doing great and those skills learned in Orgo Chem Lab are really coming in handy now."

1984 MPH (PH): SONIA FREUNDEL BERG, of Fairfax, Va., is senior industrial hygiene engineer at a start-up joint venture between IBM and Toshiba in Manassas, Va. The organization is called Dominion Semiconductor.

ELAINE M. SILVERMAN, of Lebanon, N.H., has entered a two-year research fellowship with the Dartmouth-White River Junction V.A.H. Medical Outcomes Research Group. She married Patrick J. Magari in July. She is hoping to settle in northern New England "for good." JOHN G. VAN SAVAGE, MD Vanderbilt Univ. '89, of Louisville, Ky., is working at the Kosair Children's Hospital at the University of Louisville School of Medicine as assistant professor of surgery. He married Elizabeth English last September.

MICHAEL A. VARDAC, of Alexandria, Va., is inventory manager at Borders Book and Music Store in Arlington, Va. He writes: "I recently became an uncle for the second time. I now have a four- year-old nephew and a newborn nephew."

1985 MA (SAIS): DEMETRIOS LEFAKIS, BA (A&S) '83, of Caracas, Venezuela, writes: "After almost ten years with Citibank in Mexico, I was transferred in October to Citibank Venezuela to head strategic planning and the oil sector. It's a great challenge as the country is trying to liberalize its economy and to double its oil production in the next ten years. Adapting to life in Caracas after so many years in Mexico City will also be a challenge. Caracas is less polluted, but has a much looser infrastructure and worse crime."

1985 MA (SAIS): GLENN ROBINSON has recently published Building a Palestinian State (Indiana Univ. Press). The book is the result of years of original research. He is assistant professor at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, Calif., and research fellow at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at the University of California, Berkeley.

1985 MD (Med): CHARLES L. SAWYERS, associate chief for basic research in the division of hematology-oncology at the UCLA School of Medicine, is senior author of a journal article detailing a major breakthrough in cancer research relating to developing new treatments for prostate cancer. The advance involves for the first time being able to simulate two critical stages of advanced prostate cancer by growing human prostate cancer cells in the laboratory. In January, he was selected from an international field of 560 prostate cancer experts as one of four recipients of the CaP Cure Competitive Research Awards from the Association for the Cure of Cancer of the Prostate.

VIRGINA A. BOUNDY, PhD Univ. of Pa. '93, and ROBERT J. NICK '85, PhD Princeton Univ. '91, were married on December 27, 1995, in Orleans, Mass. with their family and just a few close friends present to celebrate. He has been working with General Electric since 1990. After completing post-docs at Penn and Yale, she is starting a new job at Ergo Science in Boston.

TODD GILLMAN, of Dallas, Texas, who is a journalist with the Dallas Morning News, writes: "My wife, Lesli, and I are enjoying our wonderful daughter, Rebecca. I've been covering City Hall for the News--politics, scandal, and the occasional mayoral trade mission to South Africa."

"I'm a part-time mommy and part-time anesthesiologist," writes HEIDI VAN ELKAN GORDON, of Cherry Hill, N.J. "My husband, Jeff, an ophthalmologist, and I have two terrific kids--Ariel, age 3; and Avi, age 1. We had a great vacation recently in Los Angeles with MICHELLE SHER ROVNER '89 and ERIC ROVNER '87." She is a lecturer in the Department of Anesthesiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

ANDREW W. GRAY, of Baltimore, Md., and his wife, LARCIA PREMO '89, restored a 1870 rowhouse in the historic Butcher's Hill neighborhood of Baltimore. She is in her final year of a BFA program in sculpture at the Maryland Institute College of Art, and he "has had a little luck with a real estate-based law practice."

Assistant professor in the Department of Economics at the University of the West Indies, ASHU HANDA, of Kingston, Jamaica, writes: "CHRIS PROVAN '87, of Philadelphia, Pa., was in Kingston visiting his parents last Thanksgiving, and for the record, I gave him a sound thrashing on the squash court to avenge my BIA loss more than 12 years ago."

GEANNINE L. HLADKY, of Baltimore, Md., is director of financial development for the American Lung Association of Maryland. "I spend my waking hours surrounded by nine- and ten-year-olds (fourth graders)," writes SARAH L. JUDD, of Arlington, Mass. "I teach at Nashoba Brooks School, which is an all-girls school. Loads of fun! This is my ninth year in education, which is a little scary. I am one of those 'experienced' teachers now. I had a great time at LONDA HOLSINGER's wedding in June 1996. I saw ANNE SIEGEL, HEIDI MCCORMACK, MARTINA WALUK-GAERTNER, ERICH GAERTNER, SCOTT MCNAMEE--all '87 graduates--and JERRY WATSON '86."

ELIZABETH "LIZA" KLEIN, of New York, N.Y., is a writer/producer with MSNBC in Fort Lee, N.J. She writes: "I've settled down a bit with a real job--back in news, out of rock and roll." "I'm still an army pediatrician," writes MICHELLE BOYMANN KRAVITZ, of Silver Spring, Md., "but the exciting news is that we had another baby, Jonathan Daniel, on November 3, 1996. His older brother, David, who is now in first grade, is a big help. Hopkins alumni MARY SMITH '84 and MARY GOULET '86 attended Jonathan's bris, as well as Rabbi Joseph Katz, the Hopkins rabbi." DAVID LAINOFF, of Rochester, N.Y., who got married in May 1996, is working as medical director of an outpatient department serving the indigent. He sees patients and supervises and teaches medical residents.

SUSAN LEVY, of New York, N.Y., writes: "I am still working for Corporation Counsel, prosecuting child abuse and neglect cases in Manhattan Family Court. Since I have been doing this work for the past few years, I have begun to handle 'high profile' cases. I also supervise attorneys in the office. I still find the work to be exciting and rewarding. I am living in Manhattan and trying to take advantage of all that it offers. I would love to hear from any of my old friends!"

DAVID M. LOEB, of Baltimore, Md., has a fellowship in pediatrics hematology/oncology at Hopkins. He is married and has one son, Matthew.

DEBBI OLSON MCCAUL, of Albany, N.Y., writes: "I have been busy as a family practice resident and with two wonderful kids--Megan and Shannon. Next year, I will be pursuing an obstetrics fellowship."

1987 MM (Peabody): HARCOURT E. WALLER, of Savannah, Ga., who works for a travel business called Connoisseurs Tours and moonlights as a pianist at First City Club, has recorded Harcourt Waller III Favorite Piano Classics. The collection is available on CD or cassette. For more information call 800-356-9831 or 912- 352-0225.

ANNEKE CHUNG BUSH, MHS (PH) '92, ScD (PH) '95, and DAVID BUSH, MD/PhD (PH) '95, write: "We have a daughter! Abigail Elizabeth Bush was born on March 8. We are living in sunny California and enjoying life!"

MARY GINDER CAPRIO, CS '92, and FRANK CAPRIO, Med '92, are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Angela Susan, on December 31, 1996.

PAUL A. CEFALU, of Garden City, N.Y., a doctoral candidate at the University of Chicago, has been awarded the Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship for graduate students in the final stages of writing doctoral dissertations on topics of ethical or religious values. His award is presented by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation for his proposed dissertation, titled "Habit, Virtue and Character in Early Modern English Religion and Literature."

STEPHANIE WEISSMAN CLEMENT and her husband, Gregory, are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Samantha, on March 26, 1997.

1988 MA (SAIS): KEVIN O'REILLY graduated from the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, R.I., on June 13, 1997. He is married to Sandra Sanches-Herecarte and is a political officer at the U.S. Embassy in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

MOLLY BARDSLEY, MPH Emory Univ. '92, of Decatur, Ga., writes: "My husband Mark Nuhfer and I were initiated into parenthood with the birth of our daughter, Zoe Madeline Nuhfer, on January 21, 1997. She weighed 6 lbs. 9 oz. at birth and is a red-haired, blue-eyed angel."

Chief resident in pediatrics at St. Louis Children's Hospital, SUZANNE MCGINN HANSON, MD Northwestern Univ. '93 of Valley Park, Mo., and her husband, JASON HANSON '88, welcome their daughter Katherine Elizabeth, born on January 4. She writes: "Being born into a two-doctor family, Katherine had to have an adventuresome arrival, five weeks early, but she is now home and doing well." KIM JUVAN, of Durham, N.C., has received her PhD in electrical engineering from Duke University.

"I am currently a computational quantum chemist at the University of Virginia Health Sciences Center," writes AMY BETH PRAGER. "I would like to give my best wishes to all my friends at JHU." "Since graduating from Homewood in 1989," writes PATRICK G. RUSSELL, "and fulfilling my childhood dream of playing for the Blue Jays in lacrosse, I have been working in the Alumni Relations Office. I've traveled across the country, and the world, and I've networked with all kinds of alumni, seen how this university functions, and kept in touch with many friends while making new ones. Now I'm hoping one of those JHU connections helps me find a job in New York City, where I'll be moving with my fiancee, Robin Bonadio."

ALLISON J. UNGER, of New York, N.Y., JD Fordham Univ. '94, married Eric A. Prager on September 7, 1997. The couple met at law school and each practices at a firm in New York City.

1989 PhD (A&S): JOHN ANTHONY MALTESE was recently promoted to associate professor in political science at the University of Georgia. His most recent book, The Selling of Supreme Court Nominees (JHU Press), won the 1996 C. Herman Pritchett Award for best book on law and courts from the American Political Science Association. He also won a 1996 Grammy Award in the "Best Historical Album" category from the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences for liner notes to the 65-CD set, "The Heifetz Collection" (BMG Classics). He continues to write in both political science and music.

1989 MA (SAIS): JUTTA PACZULLA, BA Univ. of Calgary '85, MA Carleton Univ. '90, of The Hague, The Netherlands, is working as a political analyst and advisor in the Office of the Prosecutor at The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, which was established in 1994. The work involves much travel to the former Yugoslavia, including many missions to Bosnia during the war.

DOUG ARM, PhD Univ. of Wash. '95, of Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif., writes: "After completing a post-doctoral fellowship at Case Western Reserve University, I have started working for Interpore International in Irvine, California, as a biomaterials engineer."

CHING LO GETTMAN, MS MIT '93, of Mahtomedi, Minn., who is employed at Cummins Engine Company, announces the birth of daughter Jade Ashley on June 7, 1997.

Visiting assistant professor at the University of Nebraska- Lincoln ROCHELLE PAYNE ONDRACEK writes: "My husband, TED C. ONDRACEK '90, and I moved to Omaha, Nebraska, after he matched at the pathology program at University of Nebraska Medical Center. We are enjoying being close to family and living in the same state for the first time in our married life. I am teaching at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and enjoying it very much."

1990 MA (A&S): STEVEN BOY SAUM, MA Emory Univ. '89, of Washington, D.C., is director of the Academic Exchanges Office for the U.S. Information Service in Kiev, Ukraine. He writes: "In 1996, I completed two years of teaching contemporary American literature and American studies at Volyn University in Lutsk, Ukraine, and since October 1996, I have directed the Fulbright Scholar Program and other academic exchange programs for the U.S. Information Service in Kiev. I am working on a novel about Ukraine with the working title Mr. Khrushchev's Tornadoes.

ELIN HILDERBRAND CUNNINGHAM, of Nantucket, Mass., splits her time between Nantucket and Iowa City, where she is a graduate student in fiction at the Iowa Writer's Workshop and is the recipient of a teaching writing fellowship. She visited with KELLY ANDREWS '91 and KATHLEEN SLATERRY '92 over the summer.

SCOTT BORST, of Rockville, Md., a senior programmer and project leader, writes: "I've been at Sentient Systems for over four years now, with LIZ KORNYA '92. Work keeps me pretty busy, but I still have some time left to hang out with my housemates, including JOSEPH HARRIS '92. I recently spent some time with JEFF HERSH '91. Enough name dropping for ya?"

A graduate student at Brown University, RICK BUNGIRO, of Cumberland, R.I., writes: "I'm still working on my PhD at Brown, and I hope to be finished within a year. I got married to Stacy Johnson on October 19, 1996. Former roommates VLASSIS TRAVIAS '92 and ANDY PTAK '92 attended the wedding--Vlassis was my best man." NANCY KANG, JD Dickinson Univ. '95, of Philadelphia, Pa., has passed the Pennsylvania Bar Exam, and is working in Philadelphia. She is engaged to MATTHEW L. ROSIN '92, who graduated from the University of Florida College of law and passed the Florida Bar Exam. He is now pursuing an L.L.M. in tax law at New York University Law School.

RAYMOND J. PARUNGAO, MPH George Washington Univ. '93, MD Howard Univ. '97, of Los Angeles, Calif., has just graduated from Howard University College of Medicine and has begun his pediatrics residency at UCLA. He is the son of Drs. Romulo and Josefina Parungao, of Conyers, Ga. He writes: "I am the proud uncle to my first nephew, Lucas, who is the son of my brother Ronald and his wife Nan-Lee, of Seoul, South Korea."

MICHAEL PELZNER, MD New York Medical College '96, of San Antonio, Texas, is a pediatrics intern at Wilford Hall Medical Center. He writes: "I joined the Army to pay for medical school, and am now doing my residency, living in Texas, and loving it. I still manage to stay in touch with some classmates."

A graduate student in the Department of Psychology at Washington University, CYNTHIA SALORIA, of St. Louis, Mo., writes: "I just finished my master's degree in clinical neuropsychology and am now working toward my PhD. I also teach an undergraduate class and work in brain injury rehabilitation at the St. Louis Children's Hospital."

1992 MD (Med): JEFFREY C. KING, of Rochester, Minn., has finished his orthopedic residency in Kalamazoo, Mich., and is now doing a hand surgery fellowship at the Mayo Clinic. He and his wife, Wendy, have two children: Alexandra, age 4; and Morgan, age 2. He writes: "Woody, the dog, lost a leg in an auto accident, but luckily is doing well."

1992 MD (Med): SCOTT M. SEATON, a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy, recently participated in the evacuation of nearly 900 American and foreign citizens from Albania. He is serving with Commander, Amphibious Squadron Eight, embarked aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau, homeported in Norfolk, Va. His squadron also responded to the crisis in Zaire, participated in operations in the Adriatic Sea to support United Nations sanctions against Bosnia, and in an amphibious exercise off the coast of Spain with the Spanish navy.

LEON D. ATTERBERRY, of Brooklyn, N.Y., is a researcher for Fox News Channel.

JEANNE BARTON, of Bulverde, Texas, received her M.D. degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston and has been accepted into the pediatrics residency program at Baylor.

HEITHAM T. HASSOUN, of Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, has been awarded an MD degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. He has been accepted into the general surgery residency program at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

JENNIFER LYNN HOPP, of Paoli, Pa., has received a doctor of medicine degree from Jefferson Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University. While at Jefferson, she received the William Potter Wear Student Research Prize and has now begun a residency in neurology at the University of Maryland.

JOHN P. KELLY, of Venice, Calif., has finished his first year of business school at The Anderson School at UCLA. This summer he worked at Universal Space Lines, a start-up aerospace firm, where he developed business plans for the company's Intrepid launch vehicle system.

"I graduated from law school in May," writes BRIAN DONOVAN KENNEDY, JD Univ. of Mo. '97, of Columbia, Mo. "I have begun clerking at the Missouri Court of Appeals for the Western District."

DANNY KNEE writes: "I have taken teaching 'on tour.' In the four years since graduation, I have taught elementary and middle school at four different schools in three different states. For an occasional second job I have also done freelance writing, cashiered in a burrito joint, and worked in a cafe. But for the upcoming year, teaching will be my only focus. I have been hired to create a creative writing program for a K-8 private school in Houston, Texas. I still get together with the 'BBQ Crew.'

JASON CONTI '93, CHRIS RUSSELL '93, and DOUG SALVADOR '93, a couple times a year. Recently I viewed the film Jason and Chris produced, Dearly Beloved, at the Houston International Film Festival where it won the Gold Medal for Best Short Film. I'm still playing basketball whenever I can, but the story is the same; I still can't go left."

MARC LABBE has received his MD degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston and will continue his career in the orthopedic residency program at Baylor College.

ANTHONY SCOTT MOLLICA, of Massapequa Park, N.Y., is a chiropractic intern at Levitt Health Clinic and plans to graduate from New York Chiropractic College in December with a doctor of chiropractic degree.

DAVID MOREHOUS, of Cleveland, Ohio, who graduated from Duke University School of Law, is an associate attorney with Calfee, Halter & Griswold in Cleveland.

"I'm finishing up my master's thesis in computer science," writes PHILIP MUCCI, of Stow, Mass. He is studying at the University of Tennessee.

FREDERICK C. NUCIFORA JR., of West Chester, Pa., has finished his second year of medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

"I had a bit of a break--no pun intended--from the medical school grind, but am quite happy to be back," writes JESSICA OYUGI, of Boston, Mass. "I graduated from Tufts in the spring and began my residency in internal medicine in July. I've run into HEATHER GORNIK '92 on the interview trail. She and PETER SADOW '94 continue to sing show tunes. JULIE CALLAHAN '93 and I have finally realized that AJ HARPER '93 was taunting and teasing us about his potential move to Boston. He still managed to grace us with a visit. Also, when is MARGARET LEE '94 planning to use that airline ticket to Boston?"

SIGNE A. REDFIELD, of Gainesville, Fla., is working hard for her PhD at the University of Florida. She is "searching vainly for sleep and designing AVLSI chips." She was married in August 1995, and is "very happy."

DOUG SALVADOR, of Baltimore, Md., is a student at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He writes: "JASON CONTI '93 and CHRIS RUSSELL '93 are living in NYC in the East Village on the same block as Hell's Angels' headquarters. They work for a production company and are making movies. Chris just finished work as the assistant producer of Niagra, Niagra. They are currently collaborating as co-producers of a short film."

LISA M. SCORSOLINI, of Brick, N.J., writes: "I left in May for Peace Corps service to Armenia to work on small enterprise consulting and development. I would love to hear from JHU alums in Eastern Europe, so I can have a place to stay during my travels."

ROXANNE G. TENA, of Pittsburgh, Pa., writes: "After two fantastic years working on a rural island in Japan, I decided to torture myself with law school. It is not too bad, since I am mixing in public health studies until I finish. I've been in contact with Hopkins grads at Pitt Law, including LEAH SCHMULWITZ '93, JASON GREENWALD '93, JOHN VENSKUS '94, as well as visiting other graduates CARL NELSON '92 and TODD FASULB '92 in Seattle."

1993 MA (A&S): EVA P. WU MCDONALD received her Master of Information Studies in May 1996. She remarried in November 1995, and gave birth to her son, Michael, in September 1996.

JOE CARLSON, of Champaign, Ill., is currently enrolled in the PhD Biophysics program at the University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign. He has passed his preliminary examination and is now a degree candidate. Married to KATIE BALDWIN '94, who is in her final year of vet school, he has recently presented a paper, which was accepted to The Biophysical Journal, at the American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology meeting in San Francisco. He writes: "There isn't much fencing here, so instead, I have taken up road biking--the roads are nice and flat. Katie and I have two dogs, two cats, and a tree frog."

"On March 15, 1997," writes SARAH KEATING CHETWYND, "I gave birth to a baby girl, Alena Rose Chetwynd. She's beautiful--of course, I'm not biased--with a smile that makes you melt. My husband, Hugh, and I are both over the moon and never cease to be amazed by her daily transformations. In August, we introduced Alena to PERNILLA STAHL's baby boy who was born only a few weeks after Alena. I then returned to work on a half-time basis at the Council of Europe, where for the past two years I have been managing a program to assist in the integration of non-citizens in Estonia and Latvia."

SUSAN M. DOWLING has reported for duty at Naval Air Station in Sigonella, Italy. Her new assignment is an example of how Navy and Marine Corps men and women are assigned to ships, squadrons, and shore commands around the world.

OREST HOLUBEC writes: "Hello, to all '94 alums. I am currently a 2nd lieutenant in the Marine Corps, stationed in 29 Palms, California. I had a chance to run into 1st lieutenant FRANK PARK during joint exercises with the army."

SAMINAZ AKHTER, of Cambridge, Mass., is married to DANIEL METZ, a graduate student at M.I.T. She writes: "Before my graduation I received a grant to establish a nonprofit organization, and I have spent the last year setting up an organization called 'Empowerment through Enlightenment,' which provides health education and literacy classes to slum women in Dhaka, Bangladesh. I began my master's degree studies this fall at Harvard School of Public Health."

A student at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government, DAWN NORRIS, of Cambridge, Mass., writes: "I have successfully finished my first year at Harvard, where I am pursuing a master's degree in public policy. I periodically bump into ANEESH CHOPRA '94, who is also here."

TAHIRA A. WILLIAMS, of New York, N.Y., writes: "After graduation I returned to my hometown of New York City to work. This summer I returned to the Lancaster, Pa., site of the Center for Talented Youth (for the fourth summer in a row), this time as a senior resident advisor. I will now travel to Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, on a Fulbright grant, to begin a Padagogischer Austauschdient teaching assistantship at a German High School."

1996 MA (SAIS): SAVAS BARKCIN, of Ankara, Turkey, was an advisor to the state minister of the Republic of Turkey on foreign policy issues and is currently back in his original position as planning expert at the State Planning Organization. He also is a PhD candidate in political science at the Bilkent University, Ankara. His address is Elmas Sok. 5/12 Kecioren, Ankara, Turkey.

1996 MS: JASON SCOTT SUMMERS, of Baltimore, Md., graduated from Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate School of Management with a Master of Management degree in marketing. He received the dean's award for outstanding service to Kellogg and is working for Bell Atlantic in the Washington, D.C., area.


1925: JUSTINUS GOULD, JD George Washington Univ. '34, of Baltimore, Md., who was chief counsel to the U.S. House Committee on Small Business, died of heart failure. His legal career, spanning more than 50 years, included his House service and private practice. He was a 33rd Degree Mason and a member of the Cassia Lodge and Yedz Grotto and belonged to the Har Sinai Congregation. He is survived by his wife, daughter, and two grandchildren.

1928: DONALD ROBERT LANG, of Towson, Md., died on March 20 of congestive heart failure at the age of 91. He spent his entire career working for the C&P Telephone Company. At the time of his retirement, he was an executive vice president for the company. He was a director of Complan Associates of New York, a member of the Professional Engineers of Maryland, the Baltimore Museum of Art, the Walters Art Gallery and the Maryland Historical Society. His wife, Elizabeth Holms Lang, died in 1976. He is survived by his companion, Verna Lewis, his daughter, and two grandchildren.

1928 (Peabody): MARGARET GORDON GORSUCH MATASSA, of Catonsville, Md., died in January of complications from a stroke. She was the lead vocalist for many pre-World War II performances of Gilbert and Sullivan productions at the old Guild Theatre on 25th Street. A soprano, she began singing classical and operatic music as a child and was known for her wide vocal range, as well as the grace and exuberance she displayed onstage. For more than 30 years, she was a member and soloist at St. John's Episcopal Church in Glyndon. She also was past president of the Randallstown Women's Club and a member of the Randallstown Women's Book Club and Bridge Group. She is survived by her daughter and two granddaughters.

1928: KENNETH C. PROCTOR, of Ruxton, Md., a retired judge of the Baltimore County Circuit Court who had been active in many aspects of the law and government, died of pneumonia in January. He retired from the bench in August 1977 at the mandatory age of 70, but later continued as a judge in settlement court, trying to resolve cases before trial to ease crowded dockets.

1929: ROBERTA M. DOWNES, of Sykesville, Md., died on April 6.

1932: CATHERINE MARIE LOEFFLER, of Oxford, Pa., died on April 2. She was a lifelong member of Reformation Lutheran Church, where she taught Sunday Church School and was active in the Women's Organization. She was a member of the Johns Hopkins Nurses Alumni Association, the American Nurses Association, and the National League of Nursing. She retired from nursing at Johns Hopkins Hospital in 1971, and nursed both of her parents, her sister and her brother-in-law up until their deaths.

1932 MD: PAUL S. TSCHETTER, of Huron, S.D., died on March 12, at the age of 91. He was co-founder of the Tschetter-Hohm Clinic in Huron and practiced general medicine with a subspecialty in urology until he retired in 1983.

1934: MANUEL JACOB SCHENKER, of Annapolis, Md., died in May 1997. An Annapolis native, he took over his father's Family Shoe Store on Main Street in 1950. He retired in 1983, and the store closed a few years later. A well-known member of the shopping area, he was also an active member in the Jewish community, serving as past president and board member for 45 years at Congregation Kneseth Israel and past president of the Allen J. Reiter Lodge of B'nai B'rith. He is survived by his wife, Rita, a daughter, two sons, a brother, and five grandchildren.

1939: CARL P. KAUFMANN, retired director and vice president and chief of engineering at the Ellicott Machine Corporation, died in January. For the past several years, he was a resident at the Charlestown Retirement Community in Baltimore County.

1940: CHARLES D. MONTGOMERY, an engineer at the Aberdeen Proving Ground for 39 years, retiring as chief of the automotive and general equipment division, material test directorate, died in November 1995. Upon retirement, he was sworn in as the mayor of the city of Havre de Grace and served for six years. He enjoyed sailing, tending his vegetable garden, and the Chesapeake Bay.

1941: CHARLES E. DANNER JR., of Baltimore, Md., died of a blood disorder in April. Pastor of St. Christopher-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church on Gibson Island from 1976 until he retired in 1994, he spent his summers touring England and was well-known for his illustrated lectures on that country's gardens and cathedrals, which he presented to area groups. He attended Bexley Hall Divinity School at Kenyon College in 1953, and was ordained a deacon in 1954 and a priest in 1955. He also completed additional theological studies at Mansfield College at Oxford University.

1942: JIM HUNT, of Tulsa, Okla., died on November 1, 1996, of ALS. His wife writes: "He was very proud to be a graduate of Johns Hopkins , and we had a wonderful time at the 50th reunion in Baltimore in 1992."

1942: ALEXANDER M. MOORE, a retired executive research chemist for Warner Lambert-Parke Davis, died. During WWII, he worked for the Anti-malarial Drug Program at Welch Medical Library and in subsequent years had been active in the National Science Foundation, the National Academy of Sciences, and the American Chemical Society.

1944: CHARLES W. BURKLAND, of Sutherland, Neb., died in November 1996.

1947 MD (Med): RUSSELL R. BRANDON, of Huntington, W. Va., died on March 15 at his residence. He served in the U.S. Army in World War II and as a lieutenant commander in the U.S. Navy at the Bethesda Naval Hospital from 1954 to 1956. He was chief medical examiner/medical director for the Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad for 10 years, had a private practice in allergy for 32 years in Huntington and Chesapeake, Ohio, and retired in September 1988. He was a member of the Cabell County Medical Society and a Kentucky colonel. He is survived by his wife and four children.

1947 PhD (A&S): MATTHEW I. WIENCKE, emeritus professor of classics at Dartmouth College, died in April. He was an active member of the Classical Association of New England, served a term as its executive secretary and taught frequently in its annual summer Classics Institute at Dartmouth. He was a member of the Archaeological Institute of America and the American Philological Association, and served as Dartmouth's representative to the board of the American Academy at Rome. He is survived by his wife, two sons, and two daughters.

1949 MD: HOWARD CARBAUGH, BA Penn State Univ., of Allentown, Pa., a family practitioner in Allentown from 1961 until retiring in 1995, died March 20. He served his internship and residency at Sacred Heart Hospital and was an associate plant surgeon at Bethlehem Steel Corporation from 1953 until 1961, when he became chief of medical outpatient clinics. He was a member of several medical societies and organizations and a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church. He is survived by his wife, two sons, and three daughters.

1950: LOUIS S. ADEZIO, of Tucson, Ariz., died on September 27, 1996, in the Carondolet Hospice.

1951: JAMES HENDERSON died last year.

1952: REXFORD R. GILE JR., of Fredericksburg, Va., died April 9, 1997.

1952 MS (CS): MYRTLE L. MARCUM, BA Hood College '45, of Baltimore, Md., was a teacher in the Baltimore Public School System for 30 years. She was a member of Phi Delta Gamma and Phi Kappa Gamma and of the Johns Hopkins Club.

1952: JOHN O. POPE died on March 18, 1997. He retired from Mobil Oil Corporation in 1978 as a domestic account executive for Aramco/Saudi Arabian Projects. He was the former tennis and fencing coach at JHU from 1941 to 1953.

1970: BENSON REPLOGLE died on March 29.

1972: TOMLIN P. CROWDER, of Baltimore, Md., rector of St. Paul the Apostle Church in Baltimore, died in February of cancer. His church, which dates back to the 19th century, is located in the troubled Pigtown neighborhood, and in his position, he fought homelessness, unemployment, and hunger. He welcomed chapters of Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous to the church and made room for a Girl Scout troop. At the time of his death, he was working on a doctorate in theology at the Catholic University.

1975 ME (CS): HELEN G. PATTERSON, of Sykesville, Md., who enrolled in college after raising two sons and became a reading teacher, died of cancer in March. She taught reading for 11 years in Harford County schools and retired in 1983. In 1942, she married Paul W. Patterson Sr., a violinist, music teacher, and piano tuner. For many years, the couple owned and operated the Patterson Piano and Organ store on Kenmore Avenue in Bel Air. The business was closed after he died in 1979. She is survived by two sons.

1977: WILLIE JAMES OLIVER JR., JD Georgetown Univ. '94, of Dayton, Md., died on March 15, of leiomyosarcoma. A tax attorney in the Baltimore office of Coopers & Lybrand, he was married to Pamela Beth Small and had one daughter. At Hopkins, he played football and was president of the JHU "H" Athletics Club in his senior year. He collected antique watches and records of music from the 1960s and 1970s. In recognition of his professional accomplishments, Coopers & Lybrand has created an Equal Justice Foundation scholarship in his honor.

1979 MEd (CS): CHESTINE ANNETTE RAY, of Glen Burnie, Md., a teacher who was a missionary in Africa for two years, died of pneumonia in March. She was a teacher at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School in West Baltimore at the time of her death. Married to the Rev. Samual Ray in 1960, she was a member of the Morning Star Baptist Church of Christ, where he was pastor. She is survived by her husband, a son, two daughters, and a sister.