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H. Max Schiebel, A&S '29, Med '33, writes: "At 93, I am still enjoying working in my vegetable and flower garden, but unfortunately have had to stop playing tennis, skiing, and flying due to a loss of my balance, and my travel is limited."
Harry Goodman, A&S '33, writes: "I am a charter member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and am also the last remaining founding staff member of St. John's Hospital in Santa Monica, California."
Avraham (Bergman) Biran, A&S '34 (MA), '35 (PhD), is 92 years old and continues to work and direct the Nelson Glueck School of Biblical Archaeology of the Hebrew Union College -- Jewish Institute of Religion in Jerusalem, Israel.
Edward Clautice, A&S '38, is the author of two books of
humorous poetry. He writes: "I have a serious one due out
this fall. I have received many athletic awards in my age
group for tennis, ping-pong, running, bowling, race
walking, and skiing."
Arthur Cooper, A&S '43, writes: "Nothing much is new. We
have three grandchildren, ages 2 months to 9 years. I
still play golf regularly, but not well. Otherwise, I
stick pretty close to home."
Leslie Cohen, A&S '44, '52 (PhD), writes: "My sci-fi novel, Children of the Lattice, received an IPPY 2002 Finalist Award."
Tim Baker, A&S '48, '54 (MPH), writes: "At a past reunion,
fellow classmate Sid Levin asked me where I had worked
internationally. I said it was easier to ask where I
haven't worked. Sid said, 'Okay, so where haven't you
worked?' and I replied, 'Well, Greenland.' Sid said, 'I've
been there.' So...I worked in Greenland two years ago,
then last year in Armenia, and this year in Cuba!"
Lawrence Egbert, A&S '48, writes: "I am assisting with the
Health Professions Committee, evaluating premed students
who are applying to medical schools. I take occasional
jobs with Doctors Without Borders (MSF) overseas, and I
work as a Caring Friend with people who are dying and need
help from the Hemlock Society."
Marian Calin Kirkpatrick, A&S '50 (MA), has retired as the school psychologist for District 10 in Bronx, New York.
George D. Arnold, Peabody '51, taught instrumental music
in Baltimore County elementary and high schools. In
addition, he played as a freelance musician in the
Louis Head, A&S '52, recently published Dancing in the Dark: And the Nature of Escape and Evasion in Croatia During the Second World War.
Ronald B. Berggren, A&S '53, has been elected chairman of
the Institutional Review Committee of the Accreditation
Council for Graduate Medical Education, the group that
reviews all the institutions in the country that sponsor
graduate medical education.
George Bass, A&S '54, has received one of the 2001 National Medals of Science, which honors individuals in a variety of fields for pioneering scientific research. The award was announced by President George W. Bush.
Clifton T. Harding, Engr '58, has retired--for the second time--from CDI consulting firm.
Joseph F. Cudia, A&S '59, writes: "I retired this year after 30 years of private group practice in Ob-Gyn. I am enjoying more time with my family and hobbies, including running, scuba diving, and flying radio-controlled airplanes."
Jim Kallis, Engr '60, was married on July 14, to Beverly
Ball, a dentist.
John Edinger, Engr '61, '65 (PhD), recently published his book Waterbody Hydrodynamic and Water Quality Modeling, an introductory workbook to three-dimensional water body modeling. which includes modeling software on CD-ROM. Dr. Edinger was in the Department of Environmental Engineering and Water Resources from 1960 through 1965, then taught for several years at Vanderbilt University and the University of Pennsylvania before starting his own consulting firm in 1974 in environmental hydrology and waterbody hydrodynamics.
Karl Albrecht, A&S '63, has written his 27th business
book, Minds at Work: Leveraging the Power of
Organizational Intelligence (September 2002, American
Richard B. Kaufmann, A&S '65, is still living on his motor yacht Patriot Games in Annapolis Harbor, and he is "happily single."
Don H. Nicolson, Med '66, won first place in the Male Great Grandmaster's Division of the 2002 Apalachicola River Bridge 10K.
W. Bruce Fye, A&S '68, Med '72, A&S '78 (MS), was recently inducted as president of the American College of Cardiology, a professional society with 28,000 members. He is a cardiologist and professor of medicine and the history of medicine at the Mayo Clinic and Foundation in Rochester, Minnesota.
Kathleen A. Conboy-Ellis, Nursing '69, a pediatric nurse
practitioner and epidemiologist, has been elected to the
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology.
The staff members of the 1971-72 News-Letter.
Published weekly by students, the newspaper has been a
Hopkins tradition since 1896.
Photo courtesy 1972 Hulabaloo
Mervell L. Bracewell, SPH '71 (MPH), '76 (DrPH), is a retired professor of nursing from the graduate program in nursing at the Louisiana State University Medical Center in New Orleans.
Steven C. Goldman, A&S '72, SAIS '73 (MA), '74 (PhD),
currently serves as the director of the Office of
Nonproliferation Controls and Treaty Compliance at the
U.S. Department of Commerce.
Jeffrey L. Gordon, A&S '73, writes: "I have had a few occasions to come back to Hopkins over the years, but none will match the fact that my son, Brooks, will be a freshman at Homewood this fall. He is our third child. Our older two girls graduated from Yale and Duke. I have been very impressed with the many campus improvements completed over the years, and of course, the school's reputation continues to be second to none. I'm looking forward to reconnecting with Hopkins and rediscovering some of my old haunts (if they're still there!)." (See p. 62)
Jim Corr, SAIS '74 (MA), is currently on sabbatical leave from the International Monetary Fund. He is a visiting scholar in the Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley, where he is undertaking research on U.S. monetary policy in the 1980s. He will return to the IMF in January 2003.
Elisa Braver, A&S '75, A&S '90 (PhD), and her husband, L.
Austin Doyle, A&S '74, write: "We would love to tell you
about our awe-inspiring career achievements and our two
astonishingly gifted and well-mannered children, but hey,
things did not quite work out that way. We thought we
would write in to speak on behalf of all the silent alumni
who are muddling along day by day. Here's to modicums of
Thomas A. Pressley, A&S '77, writes: "My family and I will
be enjoying a sabbatical at the University of Poitiers in
France from August to December 2002, where I'll be
teaching physiology to undergraduates in a biotechnology
program. I'll also be counseling them on job opportunities
and training in the U.S."
Bruce D. Fox, A&S '78, graduated from the State University
of Buffalo dental school in 1982, from New York
University's orthodontics school in 1985, and has been
practicing in Randolph, New Jersey, since 1985. He married
Dinah Rappaport in 1979, and they have two children, Evan
and Robyn. He was just installed as president of Temple
Frank Mondimore, Med '79, author of Bipolar Disorder, A Guide for Patients and Families (JHU Press), was mentioned in a TIME magazine online article titled "The Bipolar Child."
Nancy W. Harvey, SPH '80 (MPH), is public health manager for Pueblo at Jemez. She supervises 12 tribal paraprofessional staff in community health representation and diabetes, health education, and public health programs.
Michael A. Bruno, A&S '82, writes: "I would love to hear
from old friends and classmates. You can e-mail me at
Arlene I. Greenspan, SPSBE '83 (MS), SPH '87 (MPH), '91
(DrPH), teaches at Emory University's Division of Physical
Therapy and is involved in special products for the
Centers for Disease Control. She has written or
co-authored many articles that have been printed in
peer-reviewed journals, as well as two book chapters and a
William R. Bernstein, A&S '85, writes: "I received the Lawrence Taft 2002 Clinical Teaching Award from the Department of Pediatrics at UMDNJ -- Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, where I am director of pediatric ambulatory services at Saint Peter's University Hospital." James L. Stofan, A&S '85, is senior vice president of education for the National Wildlife Federation.
Scott Conwell, A&S '86, is running for Congress on the
Republican ticket. He is campaigning for Maryland's 3rd
District seat, currently held by Ben Cardin. He is an
attorney with Venable, Baetjer and Howard LLP in their
Julie P. Glass, A&S '87, writes: "In January, I married
Thomas Locke. These days, I'm spending a lot of time on
our house in Bethesda, Maryland, and learning about the
joys of being a stepmom to Tom's two children, Caroline
Evan Chuck, A&S '89, of White & Case LLP was recently
tapped as special counsel to the Huntington Library, Art
Galleries and Botanical Gardens, in connection with the
development and construction of a classical Chinese
botanical garden on the Huntington Library's site in San
Marino, California. Projected to open in 2004, the garden
will be one of the largest classical Chinese gardens
Risa "Rickey" (Alpert) Anav, Engr '90, and her husband,
Dan, are the proud parents of Ethan, who is 1. She writes:
"He is a lot of fun. I'm currently working at Novacept in
Palo Alto, California."
Bevanne A. Bean-Mayberry, SPH '92 (MHS), completed her
women's health fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh
and the Pittsburgh Veterans Administration Hospital in
June 2001. She is now an assistant professor of medicine
at the University of Pittsburgh.
Danielle Bird, A&S '93, writes: "Last year I finished my
pediatric residency in Hawaii. I am currently completing a
one-year tour in Korea as a staff pediatrician for the
U.S. Army. The exciting part is that I'm going back to
Hawaii for another tour at Tripler Army Medical Center. If
any of my old swim team buddies want to check out
paradise, drop me a line at
Sarah R. Boutwell, A&S '96, recently received her
commission as a naval officer after completing Officer
Candidate School at Naval Aviation Schools Command, Naval
Air Station in Pensacola, Florida.
Lina Prabhakar Parikh, SPH '97 (MHS), is a training specialist at a software company. She travels regularly to Europe and Asia for work and gets to use her French language skills.
Angelin Chang, Peabody '98, is director of keyboard
programs and a professor of piano at Cleveland State
University. He performed with the Philadelphia Orchestra's
Chamber Music Series in April and directed the inaugural
event, "New Trends in Piano: A Practical Seminar for
Performing Musicians, Teachers and Students," held in
Cleveland State's Music Department in May.
Janet Freedman, A&S '99 (MLA), has had her graduate
project published by the Maryland Historical Society. The
book is a combination of memoir and historical research
about Kent Island.
Johnathan Z. Buba, Engr '00, is living in Andover,
Reece Dano, Peabody '01 (MM), writes: "I'm working as a cataloger in the Boston University library system for the time being. I may soon take advantage of their tuition remission and get yet another degree. Otherwise, I'm working on finishing up some musical commissions I picked up at the Aspen Music Fest this past summer."
1925: John Angelo Pentz, A&S '25, '51 (MA), who taught poetry and grammar at City College, died in July. In 1996, at the age of 93, Mr. Pentz published his book, The Martinetti Family: The Story of a Nineteenth Century Pantomime Company. It was the story of his mother's family. He is survived by his wife of 72 years, his daughter, two granddaughters and three great-grandchildren.
1931: John Smith Reese, A&S '31 (PhD), a research chemist for the E.I. duPont de Nemours Company and a devoted member of Trinity Episcopal Church, died on June 26. He was a member of the Society of Colonial Wars and was instrumental in the foundation of the Kalmar Nickel project and in the formation of the Wilmington, Delaware Skating Club. He was an avid sportsman until late in life and enjoyed opera, classical music, and the arts.
1933: Morton H. Edelman, A&S '33, Med '37, a wartime specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of tropical diseases, died at his home on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Following World War II, he developed his lifelong interest in tropical diseases and treated servicemen in the Philippines and New Guinea. He returned to New York and opened a private practice in internal medicine. He is survived by three children and two grandsons.
1934: Millard T. Lang, Engr '34, a member of the 1932 U.S. Olympic lacrosse team and one of Sports Illustrated's top 50 greatest sports figures of the 20th century from Maryland, died in August. He was a member of the national champion Johns Hopkins lacrosse teams in 1932 and 1933 and was captain of the 1934 team. He had a 36-year career with Westinghouse Electric Corp. and at his retirement, he was in sales of aerospace and Air Force command systems.
1938: Charlie Dudley, A&S '38, died this summer, approximately one week after his wife died after a long illness.
1938: W.Winchester White, A&S '38, died on July 20.
1939: Calvin Darlington Linton, A&S '39 (MA), '40 (PhD), emeritus professor of English literature at George Washington University, who had served as dean of its liberal arts college from 1957 to 1984, died July 19. Dr. Linton, a biblical scholar who wrote for the journal Christianity and Literature, also taught writing courses for the Federal Reserve Board, the Internal Revenue Service, and other government agencies. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Jean Linton, of Bethesda, Maryland.
1940: Carrington Williams, A&S '40, a McLean lawyer and former member of the Virginia House of Delegates who was board chairman of the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation, died on August 3. He was a planning committee chairman of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority and a founding chairman of the Washington Airports Task Force. He also served on the board of the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum and was a 25-year trustee of the George Mason University Foundation.
1946: Mary Frances Reynolds Whitlock, Nursing '46, died of pulmonary fibrosis on July 9.
1948: Nazir A. Chowdhry, Engr '48, died on February 28. He was the author of many chemistry and chemical engineering publications. He is survived by his wife, one son, three daughters, and eight grandchildren.
1948: Raymond Smith, Engr '48, PH '54, an environmentalist who excelled in research and development, and in the planning and implementation of air pollution control programs at the local and national levels, died January 17, 2002. Mr. Smith represented the U.S. at the first international conference on acid rain in the 1960s, and was director of the federal air quality and emissions data program that compiled the scientific data that led to the Clean Air Act of 1970. The family requests that anyone with fond memories of Ray send a note to: email@example.com. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Irene F. Smith, three children, and six grandchildren.
1952: Lloyd Owens, A&S '52, a former Baltimore resident and account vice president at UBS Paine Webber, died in July. He was the former president of the Johns Hopkins Alumni Association of Illinois.
1952: Kenneth W. Smith, Peabody '52, a retired engineer, church singer, and musical comedy performer, died in August. Beginning in the 1960s, he appeared in many community theaters.
1953: Kenneth Carleton Townsend, A&S '53, who worked with explosives used in quarries, died in July. He was the founder of Townsend Explosives Inc., a White Marsh, Maryland, firm that supplied rock quarries with explosive materials. He is survived by three daughters, two brothers, and four grandchildren.
1959: Paul D. McElroy, A&S '59 (MAT), '72 (PhD), a longtime professor of educational administration at Morgan State University who oversaw the training of dozens of school principals, died in July. He was an amateur magician and author of many academic articles, as well as a book, which he co-wrote with his wife, titled Children and Adolescents with Mental Illness: A Parent's Guide. He was the first president of the Maryland Chapter of the National Association for the Mentally Ill.
1960: Daniel Sapir, Med '60, a Baltimore kidney specialist, internist, and medical educator whose career spanned nearly 40 years, died in July. Until his retirement last year, he maintained his medical practice at Johns Hopkins at Green Spring. Dr. Sapir helped establish the dialysis unit at Union Memorial Hospital in 1970 and trained the staff that operated it. He is survived by his wife, a son, a daughter, his mother, and five grandchildren.
1964: Margaret Sherrard Hamberry, SPH '64 (MPH), retired director of the Baltimore County Health Department who planned and directed large-scale 1950s polio immunizations, died in July. Dr. Sherrard was the first woman president of the Baltimore County Medical Association and was active in the community. She is survived by her husband, a daughter, a son, a sister, and a granddaughter.
1965: Frederick Leist Jr., SPSBE '65 (MLA), a retired St. Paul's School for Boys faculty member and Navy lieutenant commander, died in August. Mr. Leist taught history at the Brooklandville school for 20 years and was a member of the U.S. Navy, from which he retired in 1963. He is survived by two sons and four grandchildren.
1977: Douglas K. Richardson, Med '77, a doctor with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Newton, Mass., who was renowned for his work with premature newborns, died in a bicycle accident in August. Dr. Richardson had published more than 70 articles on newborn intensive care and was board-certified in pediatrics and neonatology. He was affiliated with Winchester Hospital, Children's Hospital, and Brigham and Women's Hospital. He is survived by his wife and three children.
1987: Milton Engel, Med '87, a child psychiatrist and psychoanalyst who practiced in Washington for 36 years, died August 8. Dr. Engel was an adjunct clinical professor of psychiatry at George Washington and Georgetown medical schools, and he was a consulting psychiatrist for Oak Hill Youth Center, Washington's institution for juvenile offenders. He was a member of the Adas Israel Congregation.
1993: Myra D. Jans, Peabody '93, a homemaker, traveler, and amateur pianist, died in August. Mrs. Jans was a benefactor of the Maryland Institute College of Art, where she endowed a scholarship. She is survived by her husband of 55 years and a son.
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