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Sidney G. Adler, A&S '35, is 92 and has 20 great-
grandchildren, 18 grandchildren, and "more on the way." He
spent 35 years in business and 25 years after retirement
teaching in New York City public schools. He is the
national treasurer of Shaare Zedek Hospital in
J. Roy Galloway, Engr '37, writes: "There are still a few
of us left! I plan to visit Vienna in May."
Edward L. Suarez-Murias, A&S '38, Med '42, A&S '71 (MLA),
continues his interest and research in the genetics of
personality styles and differences, neuroscience, and
religion in psychiatry.
W. Harry Feinstone, SPH '39 (ScD), has received an honorary
degree from the University of Memphis.
Bernard H. Shulman, A&S '43, finished his term as chairman
of the board of trustees for the Adler School of
Laurene J. Baccala, SPSBE '47, is the editor of
Reflections, a biannual magazine published by her local
retirement community in Parkville, Maryland.
Walter A. Lyon, Engr '47, '48 (MS),
retired from teaching at Penn in 2003, and he is now
working on several environmental engineering history
Gale W. Allen, SAIS '48, retired from U.S. government
service in 1980, and he now has a retail wildlife art
business, specializing in duck stamps and prints. He has
exhibited at major shows, such as the annual Easton,
Maryland, Waterfowl Festival in November.
John M. Carter, Engr '48, has received
the FAA's Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award.
Jose Ramirez-Rivera, A&S '49, has been named to Mastership
by the American College of Physicians.
Bayne Gibson, A&S '50, has been awarded the Tom Brock Award
for his contributions to the economic success of the
Robert M. Markus, Engr '52, has retired as professor of
management at Babson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts,
after 11 years of teaching. During his tenure, he was
honored as the Professor of the Year four times.
Daniel S. McCarter, A&S '52, has "finally
retired" and moved to Scottsdale, Arizona.
Wilfred "Bud" Potter, A&S '52, has
dedicated more than 30 years to working toward making
public places and workplaces smoke-free. He is also an avid
physical fitness proponent, and he has completed 27
marathons. He and his wife, Joan, live in Scottsdale and
have four children and four grandchildren.
Stephen M. Shafroth, A&S '53 (PhD), is an emeritus
professor of physics at UNC Chapel Hill.
Jo Ann Franklin Sharrer, Nurs '53, SPSBE
'53, retired in 1998 as director of a local hospital's home
health agency and is now catching up with her 13
Ervin R. Pritchett, Engr '54, '59, has moved to Florida and
is "loving it."
Stevenson Yost, A&S '54, writes: "Our
2005 harvest of 4 Row Vineyard cabernet sauvignon grapes
was the best so far. Come join us for a glass of wine."
Frederick S. Billig, Engr '55,
is listed in Who's Who in the East, Who's Who in Science
and Technology, Who's Who in Business and Finance, Who's
Who in America, and he has been notified that he will be
included in Who's Who in the World in 2007.
Elspeth Monro Reagan, Med '56, writes: "I have the same
home, partner, and three-day/week child psychiatry job
— I still find my work hugely rewarding — and
spiritual path of self-realization fellowship. My oldest
grandson is in college, and my four children and their
families are spread from Atlanta to Nova Scotia."
John E. Steers, Engr '56, retired from 35
years of general surgery practice in Westminster, Maryland.
His wife, Charlotte Dunn Steers, passed away on November
25, 2004. He volunteers in Access Care Free Clinic.
Margaret Cousar Tooke, Nurs '56, SPSBE
'56, writes: "My youngest son, Major Robert English Beach,
returned home on Christmas Eve 2005, after one year serving
in Iraq. We are proud of him and thankful to God for his
Ralph A. Gakenheimer, Engr '57, has been appointed chair of
the Transportation in Developing Countries Committee of the
U.S. National Academy of Science Transportation Research
Louis M. Sherwood, A&S '57, has given his
inaugural address as president and chairman of the board of
the Academy of Pharmaceutical Physicians and
Paul W. Bushman, A&S '58, has retired after 44 years of
practicing as a dentist.
Millard F. Beatty Jr., Engr '59, '65 (PhD), professor
emeritus and former chair of the Department of Engineering
Mechanics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, was
elected in 2005 to the rank of Fellow of the Society of
Herman J. Blinchikoff, Engr '59, '63
(MS), '69 (PhD), retired from Westinghouse Electric Corp.
in 1993. He is currently a tutor and part-time instructor
in math at Catonsville Community College in Maryland.
Eugene C. Harvey, Engr '60, has been elected chairman of
the Maryland State Board for Licensing Professional
Robert S. Hillman, A&S '60, recently
formed Corridor Media Inc. to publish a monthly newspaper
of business and politics in the Baltimore/Washington
June M. Pankey, A&S '60 (MA), writes: "My
sister, husband, and I thoroughly enjoyed our Provincial
French Countryside trip last October with the JHU Alumni
and the company and comments of Professor Orest Ranum."
Howard B. Garfinkel, A&S '61, is chief of nephrology and
hypertension at Danbury Hospital in Connecticut and
associated clinical professor of medicine at Yale. He and
his wife, Sandra, love to travel and listen to opera. They
have six grandchildren.
W. Carl Hossfeld Jr., Engr '61, has
retired from James Posey Associates Inc., where he will
continue on a consulting basis.
Michael S. Kappy, A&S '61, has co-edited
a new textbook, Principles and Practice of Pediatric
Endocrinology (Charles C. Thomas, 2005).
Curtis J. Krock, Med '61, SPH '63, is
interim chief of internal medicine for the University of
Illinois's College of Medicine at Urbana-Champagne.
Stanley L. Engerman, A&S '62 (PhD), economic historian and
John H. Munro Professor of Economics and professor of
history at the University of Rochester, received the Award
of Distinguished Fellow from the American Economic
Association in January.
Connie S. Villaflor, Nurs '62, has
started her own business, and she continues to have a
passionate interest in wellness.
Sandra Street Boyd, Nurs '63, writes: "Last fall, my
husband and I had a fabulous Panama Canal cruise with two
other couples, Kathie Kateley Bramlette, Nurs '63, and her
husband, Larry, and Peggy Thompson Cecchine, Nurs '63, and
her husband, Gary."
Charles H. Carlin, A&S '63 (MA), '66
(PhD), has retired after 39 years at Carleton College and
is now the Jim and Marjory Kade Professor of the Natural
James A. Leone, A&S '63 (MA), '65 (PhD),
is chairman of the Information Technology Department at
Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, New
Frank R. Olenchak, SPSBE '63, retired on
June 20, 2005, after 44 years teaching music in
universities and public schools. He continues his work with
Gabriel E. Ceci Jr., A&S '64, is currently semi-retired and
working part time for the College Board and Educational
Testing Services, training high school teachers to teach
Advanced Placement classes in English literature.
Bruce H. George, A&S '64, is a sales
associate with Century 21 A Plus Realty Group in
Gatlinburg, Tennessee, specializing in resort
Stanley J. Haavik, Engr '64, published
the second edition of Marketing Fundamentals for Engineers.
He works with Ray Stamen, A&S '64, on a computer system for
diagnosing children's behavior and development and is
active with other healthcare projects.
Charles E. Kohlerman, A&S '64, has
retired and moved to Maui.
Barbara B. Roque, Nurs '64, continues to
serve as Maryland's Allegany County commissioner and will
seek a second four-year term in the 2006 election.
Issam J. Shaker, A&S '64, Med '67,
retired in 2004 from practicing cardiothoracic and vascular
surgery. He continues to practice pediatric surgery as
chief of pediatric surgery at Mercer University School of
Medicine in Macon, Georgia.
Dwight K. Bartlett III, SPSBE '65 (MAS), has recently
married Helen H. Stough. He writes: "I feel like a kid all
Michael E. Kilpatrick, A&S '65, writes:
"I continue to work for the Department of Defense as deputy
director for Force Health Protection and Readiness
Programs, addressing health issues of deployed military
forces. My wife, Bonnie, and I enjoy our three children and
Craig L. Hudson, Bol '66, SAIS '68, president of the
California Independent Bankers Association, is forming an
international bureau inside the Independent Community
Bankers of America.
John R. Machek, A&S '66, retired
following a 37-year career as a United Methodist minister.
He now lives on Washington Island in Lake Michigan.
Robert J. Schermer, A&S '66, is retiring
after serving as a secondary school foreign language
teacher for 33 years in Alexandria, Virginia, and
Raymond D. Bahr, Med '67 (PGF), who was a medical resident
at Bayview Hospital in 1966, retired from his cardiology
practice after 37 years of working to improve the care of
heart attack patients in emergency rooms across the United
Randolph W. Bromery, A&S '68 (PhD), a former Johns Hopkins
University trustee and Krieger School Advisory Council
member, was in 2005 reappointed by President George W. Bush
to a full three-year term as a member of the President's
Committee on the National Medal of Science.
Thomas M. Foust, A&S '68, has been re-
elected to a third term on the York City School Board in
York, Pennsylvania. He has also been elected vice president
of the board.
Richard W. Perry, SPSBE '68 was re-
elected to the board of directors of the Augsburg Lutheran
Home, a continuing care retirement community in
Eugene Sarver, SAIS '68, is the global
marketing director for FX4casts, the world's largest
foreign exchange forecaster, with 700 clients, including
the Federal Reserve and GM.
James P. Barber, A&S '69, is in his seventh year as a
senior consultant and information technology architect with
IBM. He is currently working in Federal Solutions in
Frank T. Cimino Jr., Peab '69, founder
and artistic director of the Maryland State Boychoir, is
preparing the 35 boys in his tour choir for a trip through
Wales, Scotland, England, France, and Belgium. They will
perform concerts and services in major concert halls,
churches, and cathedrals during the 16-day tour.
Brent Black, A&S '70, a Hawaii-based hat dealer, has
started a nonprofit group to help Panama hat weavers in the
Montecristi region in Ecuador. His hope is that more of the
profits from the hats will be returned to the weavers and
that more people will be drawn to the art.
Charles S. Fax, A&S '70, is a senior
partner in the Baltimore-based law firm Shapiro, Sher,
Guinot and Sandler. He was recently elected president of
the Mid-Atlantic zone of the Jewish National Fund and last
year co-authored a legal text Discovery Programs and Their
Solutions (ABA Publ., 2005).
Kenneth D. Graziano, A&S '70 (PhD), Med
'72, is a consultant to the ethical pharmaceutical industry
in regulatory affairs and quality assurance.
John Micklos, A&S '70, has been appointed
by President Bush to the U.S. Selective Service Board for
Maryland. He was nominated by Maryland Governor Robert L.
A. Everette James Jr., SPH '71, '75, has published
Collecting American Art and has received North Carolina's
highest civilian award, the Long Leaf Pine Award, from the
governor. He is now serving on the board of directors for
the North Carolina Pottery Center.
Richard M. Golden, A&S '72 (MA), '75 (PhD), is editor of
The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft: The Western Tradition. He
was named "Jewish Professional of the Year" in the Dallas-
Fort Worth area by the Regional Hillel of North Texas.
Gordon R. Rode, A&S '72, is now the
headmaster of St. John's Episcopal Parish School in Tampa,
Florida. He is enjoying his grandchildren.
Patrick Stringer, A&S '72, has been
appointed to the Baltimore County Circuit Court bench by
Governor Robert L. Ehrlich.
Larry A. Thompson, A&S '72, is the CEO of
Skagit Valley Medical Center, a 60-physician medical group
in Mount Vernon, Washington.
John S. Birdsall, A&S '74 (MA), SAIS '81, recently joined
Standard Bank as a director in emerging market sales.
Raymond D. Burke, A&S '74, is a principal
in the litigation and construction practice groups at Ober,
Kaler, Grimes, & Shriver in Baltimore.
Richard S. D'Agostino, A&S '74, Med '78,
has been appointed chairman of the Department of Thoracic
and Cardiovascular Surgery at the Lahey Clinic Medical
Center in Burlington, Massachusetts.
Eric C. Hallengren, A&S '74 (MLA), SPSBE
(MS), has retired from full-time teaching at Baltimore City
Community College and is now an adjunct professor of
English at Towson University.
Timothy Wayne Brotherton, A&S '75, announces that Elmer
Pacheco, A&S '75, has joined his oncology practice in
Steven M. Elias, A&S '75, has been the
director of the Center for Vein Disease at Englewood
Hospital and Medical Center, in New Jersey, for the past
five years. He teaches and lectures on minimally invasive
Richard B. Friedman, A&S '75, is a
practicing radiation oncologist in Jackson,
Ludmilla J. Illieva, Peab '75, has won
the 2006 Backstage Bistro Award from the cabaret community
for her vocalist performances.
Vincent A. Cassandra, SPSBE '76, is living in Englewood,
New Jersey, and looking to contact alumni in his area.
Bruce M. Cazenave, A&S '76, writes: "My
family is doing well. My oldest daughter is getting ready
to apply to college. I have recently left my position as
CEO of Dorel Juvenile Group and am doing some consulting
while searching for my next assignment."
Leslie P. Kramer, A&S '76, joined Faegret
Benson LLP in October 2005.
Jonathan D. Krant, A&S '76, SPH '83,
visited Johns Hopkins in April for the U.S. Squash
Joan K. Lunney, A&S '76 (PhD), is working
at the United States Department of Agriculture's
Agricultural Research Service in Beltsville, Maryland, on
pig disease resistance, with a focus on respiratory
viruses. She was awarded the American Women in Science-
Bethesda Excellence in Mentoring Award in 2006.
Robert M. Politzer, SPH '76 (PhD),
retired from federal service after 27 years. He is now in
private practice as a certified addictions specialist in
College Park, Maryland.
Saihou Saidy, SAIS '76, has gone on early
retirement after serving with the U.N. Refugee Agency for
25 years. He will now manage the Sankaranka Gallery in
Brooklyn to promote contemporary African Art.
Christopher A. South, A&S '76, writes: "I
became a father for the first time at age 50. I bought a
kid seat for my daughter, and she and I have been biking
around Manhattan ever since."
Edwin J. Krajci, Med '77, HS '81, '82, writes: "After being
chief resident and an instructor at Hopkins Hospital in
diagnostic radiology, I practiced in Maine's ski country,
until my semi-retirement this summer, when we moved back to
Matthew L. Laskowski Jr., A&S '77, has
relocated to Boca Raton, Florida. He is a professor of
Charles Lewis, SAIS '77, last fall was
the Ferris Professor teaching investigative journalism at
Princeton University. In the spring, he was the Shorenstein
Fellow at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard
James J. Condon, Engr '78, was named Boys' Youth Coach of
the Year by the U.S. Lacrosse Foundation.
Rhona S. Lyons, A&S '78, and David
Warren, A&S '78, announce that their daughter, Ariel Lyons-
Warren, A&S '05, will start the MD/PhD program at
Washington University this year. Their second daughter,
Abra, is a junior at Brandeis; third daughter, Mital, is
getting ready to graduate middle school; and their youngest
daughter, Pardes, is enjoying kindergarten.
Douglas Shaw Smoot, A&S '78, got married
in August 2005.
C. Lekha Subaiya, SPH '78, '81, writes:
"I survived Katrina," but with LSU's Charity Hospital
closed, she now commutes every week to New York, where she
is on the faculty at New York University School of
Kevin D. Cleary, A&S '79, has completed his third year as
coordinator of Operation Crime Watch in the Mayor's Office
of Baltimore City.
Deren M. Sinkowitz, A&S '79, is enjoying
the West Coast living in Manhattan Beach, California. He is
director of critical care at Torrance Memorial Medical
Center and associate professor of medicine, division of
pulmonary/critical care at UCLA School of Medicine.
Rhonda K. Winegarner-Felden, A&S '79, has
completed her first full year in New Hampshire. She writes:
"To tell you that it is a tremendous change from San Diego
would be a gross understatement. I enjoy exploring the
wilderness, and our home abuts the woods. My new position
as assistant director of Upward Bound is going very
Richard S. Broadhurst, Engr '80, retired from National
Guard after serving in Iraq and Hurricane Katrina relief.
He has a private practice in rehab medicine.
Helen M. Collins, A&S '80 (MLA), writes,
"After 30 years with the Baltimore County Public Schools, I
have retired along with my husband, Frank Edgerton, to
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina."
Charles S. Faddis, A&S '80, is the first
secretary of political/military affairs, in Manama,
Patricia H. Gulbrandsen, SPH '80, has
formed Gulbrandsen Energy Medicine LLC in Silver Spring,
Maryland, specializing in medical holistic wellness
Luke T. Sader, A&S '80, has been the
talent producer on PBS' The Tavis Smiley Show since its
premiere in January 2004.
Gerald T. Sparks, SPSBE '80 (MAS), has
taught on the college level for more than 18 years in
Wen Cheng, A&S '81, Med '84, '88 (PGF), HS '93, and his
wife, Julie, welcomed the birth of Michael David Cheng on
October 12, 2005. He joined big brother Daniel.
Joan Marie Colfer, SPH '81, is serving as
director of the Collier County Health Department in Naples,
Florida. She and her husband live on Marco Island, where
they enjoy exploring the surrounding Ten Thousand Islands
on the weekends.
Lesli A. Taylor, Med '81, has been
appointed professor and chief of pediatric surgery at the
James H. Quillen College of Medicine at East Tennessee
Ann Blain Clark, SAIS '82, received a master's degree in
counseling in 2005 and is currently working as a school
counselor at an inner city boys' middle school.
Vincent Joseph Marsiglia, SPSBE '82, is
chief financial officer of the Maryland State Retirement
James T. Dunne, SAIS '83, is working for diplomatic
security at the Department of State and living in
Arlington, Virginia, with his wife, Mariane, and son,
John T. Snell, SPSBE '83 (MAS), was
elected district chairman, Choctaw District, Gulf Coast
Council, of the Boy Scouts of America in 2005 for a two-
year term. He lives in Niceville, Florida, with his wife,
Mary, and son, Johnny.
Kimberly Stevens, A&S '83, writes: "I am
happily running my own private, solo optometric practice in
Bridgeport, allowing me to make my own hours so I can raise
my 6-year-old daughter."
Sherrie L. Borden, SPH '84, is vice president of corporate
communications and development for the Columbia Lighthouse
for the Blind in Washington, D.C.
Alan Ona Malabanan, A&S '85, is director of education for
the section of endocrinology, diabetes, and nutrition at
the Boston University Medical Center. He is married to
Dianne Christiansen, and they have a son, Christian.
Francis J. McHugh, SAIS '85, now flies an
Airbus A-320 as a captain for United Airlines.
Gerry Marie Yeager, A&S '85 (MLA), is
retiring this year as dean of library and instructional
resources at Harford Community College.
Rafael S. Carel, SPH '86 (PhD), has retired as head of the
department of occupational medicine at the Ben Gurion
University in Beer Sheva, Israel. He has been working with
the School of Public Health at the University of Haifa,
where he is developing an environmental/occupational health
Jennifer B. Hosza-Dzielak, A&S '86, who
is a music teacher, was remarried two years ago and is now
the proud mother of two children and two stepchildren, all
between the ages of 10 and 14. She and her husband are
coaching CYO basketball together and looking forward to
William Carlton Jones, SAIS '86, works at
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems.
David I. Shapiro, A&S '86, ran in the
2005 Boston Marathon.
Michelle C. Carras, A&S '87, is married to Alexis Carras,
A&S '89, and they live in Ellicott City, Maryland. She
recently became the volunteer editor of NAMI Maryland's
Connections newsletter. NAMI is an advocacy organization
for people afflicted with mental illnesses and family and
friends of those with mental illnesses.
Allison Marsh Deur, A&S '87, writes: "My
family welcomes Joshua Benjamin Deur, born on February
Julie P. Glass, A&S '87, has been working
as a lawyer for the Air Line Pilots Association for the
past six years. She lives in Bethesda, Maryland, with her
husband, Tony; their daughter, Delilah; and her step-
children, Caroline and Miller.
Sarah Madison Ashe-Donnem, A&S '88, announces the birth of
her daughter, Caroline Sarah Ashe-Donnem, on January 9.
Kenneth Harvey Homer Jr., SPSBE '88
(MAS), graduated from the U.S. Army Command and General
Staff Course in 2005.
Helene J. Rekkers, Bol '88, SAIS '89, has
been posted in Beijing, China, as the deputy head, economic
section of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the
Netherlands since September 2005.
Christopher F. Sengstacke, Peab '88 (MM),
has been president and CEO of Datascan Corp for the past 12
years. He and his wife, Diane, have twins, James and
John Steven Dyer, SPSBE '89 (MS), is working as an
executive-level consultant for John Dyer and Associated in
Arlington, Virginia. He is the divorced father of four
children and can be contacted at
Michelle S. Rovner, A&S '89, writes: "We
are all settled in Charleston, South Carolina, and are
having a great time. Both Eric and I work at MUSC and our
children, Alex and Brooke, love going to the beach."
David B. Bernstein, A&S '90, is living in Stamford,
Connecticut, with his wife, Sam, and boys, Max and Henry.
David Dickerson, SPSBE '90 (MAS), is a
2006 U.S. Senate candidate.
Lydia M. Dibos, A&S '90, has returned to
Baltimore after six years in Guatemala. She is the deputy
regional director for Latin America and the Caribbean for
Catholic Relief Services.
Steven Robert Barnum, Engr '91 (MS), is director of NOAA's
office of Coast Survey, the U.S.'s oldest scientific
Genevieve M. Eichman, Peab '91, is busy
teaching flute students in Ellicott City, Maryland, and
raising two little boys, Peter and Henry.
Paul Steven Kasinski, Engr '91 (MS), has
been hired as chief executive officer and board member of
Directory Xpress Inc.
John B. McGready, Engr '91, is back in
Baltimore, teaching at Hopkins' Bloomberg School of Public
Health. He has been married since 2000 and has two
Timothy D. Train, A&S '91, writes: "With
fellow fencing team alum Jason Coleman, A&S '92, I am
entering my seventh year as a partner at Big Huge Games in
Timonium, Maryland. Our second game, Rise of Legends, will
be released this spring."
Paul J. Zdunek, Peab '91, writes: "As CEO
of the Modesto Symphony Orchestra, I successfully
contracted with the State Theatre of Modesto to manage the
theatre after its historic renovation."
Vanessa M. Dunlap, A&S '92, Nurs '96, writes: "I burned out
of school nursing and so I am now an advice nurse for
Kaiser Northern California Call Center in Sacramento."
Scott W. Rairigh, SPSBE '92 (MS), is
currently vice president for Virco Lab Inc., a J&J
Marcy E. Schwartz, A&S '92 (PhD), is an
associate professor of Spanish at Rutgers University. She
was interim director of the Latin American Studies program
in 2005, and she recently published Photography and Writing
in Latin America: Double Exposures, University of New
Mexico Press, co-edited with Mary Beth Tierney-Tello.
Mary D. Myers, SPSBE '93, is a 12-month Blum mentor in the
Baltimore City Public School System.
Audrey Mastrangelo Reynolds, A&S '93, '00
(MLA), announces that her son was born on August 29,
Edward S. Tuvin, SPSBE '93 (MBA), is one
of 25 recipients of the Baltimore CEO Magazine's CEO's
Choice Top Advisors Award.
Neil S. Rothman, Engr '94 (PhD), recently became vice
president of neuroresearch and development for Infinite
Sally A. Corcoran, Bol '95, SAIS '97, has accepted a short-
term assignment in Cyprus with the United Nations and has
started an alumni club there.
Stephen H. Fisher, Engr '95 (MS), is an
independent business owner with PFS Inc. and looking for
new associates to open and manage their own offices. He
helps families become debt free and financially
Valerie A. L. Strockbine, Nurs '95, and
her husband, Caleb, welcomed the birth of their son, Emery,
on November 25, 2005.
Todd Spitler, A&S '95, is a lieutenant
and public affairs officer for the U.S. Navy in Los
Neena F. Thomas-Gosain, A&S '95, SPH '97,
has completed her infectious disease fellowship at Rush
University Medical Center and has entered private practice.
Her husband, Ankush Gosain, A&S '96, completed his PhD in
cell biology, neurobiology, and anatomy in June and
returned to his surgical residency at Loyola University
Robert W. Barnhouse, SPSBE '96 (MS), is the retired
assistant chief of police for the Montgomery County,
Maryland, Police Department. He is currently the manager of
security services at Westat Inc. in Rockville,
William E. Colligan, A&S '96, writes: "In
October 2005, I was promoted to lieutenant colonel and
continue to serve on the joint staff in the Pentagon."
Ilise L. Feitshans, SPH '96, helped to
organize a conference called "Right to Learn: The Future of
Gifted Special Education," which was held on November 2,
2005, to bring together community leaders, administrators,
students, and parents to discuss the future of gifted
education and special education.
Christopher A. Filpi, A&S '96, is living
in Chicago. He has completed his Certified Employee Benefit
Specialist (CEBS) designation and is a candidate for a
master of science in human resources degree at Loyola
University of Chicago.
Kimberly L. Goldenberg, A&S '96, married
Peter Brooks on February 2, 2005, in Switzerland. She is
currently studying to take the Foreign Service exam.
Darcel G. Kimble, SPSBE '97, '01 (MBA), has been named vice
president and senior manager of external communications for
PNC Financial Services Group.
Natasha A. Klenke, Engr '97, '98 (MS), is
living in Mason, Ohio, and recently got engaged, with plans
to marry in the spring of 2007.
Eric S. Metcalf, A&S '97, is pursuing his
doctorate in public affairs at the University of Texas in
Dallas, while working full time as information
systems/fiscal services manager for the City of Longview
Julia C. Tierney, A&S '97, and her
husband, Jason, welcomed their first child, Colin Robert,
on November 26. They live in Kensington, Maryland.
Heather J. Watts, Nurs '97, advanced to
critical care nurse educator at Kaiser Sunnyside Medical
Center, one of the first five certified PCCNs in Oregon and
the first at Sunnyside.
Jonathan W. Bress, A&S '98, writes: "My wife, Rachel, and I
have a baby boy, Marc Samuel, born on September 18, 2005. I
am currently in the middle of a renal fellowship at the
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
William Cary Lukens, A&S '98, is
brokering yachts at Annapolis Sailyard, coaching the
Annapolis High School wrestling team, and is a therapist at
Psychotherapeutic Treatment Services Inc.
David B. Openshaw, SPSBE '98 (MS), '01
(MBA), is vice president at Ligon & Ligon Inc., utility
contractors in Baltimore.
Lynda Anozie, SPSBE '99, is the coordinator for systemic
teacher mentoring for the Baltimore City Public School
Rodney L. Coldren, SPH '99, and his wife,
Trish, announce the birth of their son, Kyle.
Noah Ryan May, A&S '99 (MS), has received
his doctor of osteopathic medicine degree from the
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Nicole J. Applehans, Nurs '00, and her husband welcomed the
birth of their first child, London Applehans, in 2005.
Karen Land, SPSBE '00 (MDS), is teaching
drama at Gettysburg College. She was happy to be back in
Baltimore in 2005 to direct a play at Theatre Project for
Marirose Coulson, SPSBE '01 (MS), co-presented "From Boring
to Wow: Security Training That Raises the Bar" at the
annual Federal Information Security Educators Association
in Rockville, Maryland, on behalf of Booz Allen
Gwendolyn L. Furr, Engr '01 (MS), works
in the Science Operations Center at the University of
Arizona for the next mission to Mars, the Phoenix Mars
Judith B. Harkins, Nurs '01, '03
(MS/MPH), is an international health consultant focusing on
the treatment of HIV/AIDS in developing countries.
Alonzo F. Joy Jr., SPSBE '01, '02 (MS),
retired in 2003 as deputy chief of the Prince George's
County Police Department.
Stephen W. Offut, SAIS '01, and his wife
welcomed the birth of their daughter, Adrianna Grace
Reynolds Offut, on October 26, 2005.
Marco A. Ramirez-Oritz, SPH '01, is a
pediatric ophthalmologist and director of the
Retinoblastoma Clinic at Hospital Infantil de Mexico. He is
collaborating with Chiapas Ministry of Health to design
programs for preventing avoidable blindness in children and
Jennifer A. Smith, A&S '01, married
Christopher Como on August 19 in Deerfield,
Michelle E. Zavage, A&S '01, graduated
from Jefferson Medical College in June.
John Barth, Engr '02, received a master's degree in
chemical engineering from Stanford University in April.
Mathy M. Downing, SPSBE '02 (MS), writes:
"Following our daughter's death from the SSRI Zoloft, on
January 10, 2004, I have become an avid advocate for public
access to all clinical trials of antidepressants."
B. Thaddeus Ficarra, SPSBE '02 (MBA), is
a human resources specialist in the office of disaster
assistance of the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Laurie (George) Flandrau, SPSBE '02 (MS),
married Robert Flandrau in April, and they moved to Dallas.
Niall C. Keleher, Bol '02, A&S '03,
graduated from Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School
of Government with a master's in public administration in
Svetlana Vassiliouk, SAIS '02, graduated
with a doctorate in political science from Hosei University
in Tokyo. Her dissertation was titled "Energy Politics in
Japanese-Soviet/Russian Relations: From Cooperation
Initiatives in the 1970s to Cautious Engagement in the
Deborah S. Belsky, SPH '03, married Gregory T. Walker in
June 2005, and they welcomed the birth of their daughter,
Lily Jean Walker, on January 8, 2006.
Katherine Church, Nurs '03, is working as
the health supervisor at a Girl Scout Camp in Bailey,
Colorado. She plans to head to Mongolia this fall to pursue
public health work.
Sarah Reeves Cummings, A&S '03, is
working with the Peace Corps in Africa.
Kimberly A. Davis, SPSBE '03 (MBA),
passed the uniform certified public accounting exam in
November 2005 and became a licensed CPA in the state of
Maryland on January 8, 2006.
Tara Donahue, Nurs '03, has been a NICU
nurse at Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring, Maryland,
for three years.
Paul Gullatte, SPSBE '03 (Cert), is a
certified financial planner, who also works as a compliance
analyst for AIG in New York.
Amy Haimovitz, Nurs '03, is working full
time as a case manager for a hospice in Phoenix, Arizona.
She writes: "My oldest child, Erica, will apply to the
University of Baltimore School of Law this year. My older
son, Derek, turned 18 and will attend Catonsville Community
College. Aaron will be learning to drive, and Dana will be
learning to drive me crazy!"
Todd A. Carpenter, SPSBE '04 (MS), is director of business
development with BioOne, an electronic publisher of
scholarship in biology and ecology in Washington D.C.
Sharyn Boissevain Chen, Nurs '04, is a
nurse at the University of California-San Francisco on a
hematology/oncology/bone marrow transplant unit. She
recently became an oncology certified nurse and serves as a
board member at her local Oncology Nursing Society
John E. Kerr, Nurs '04, writes: "We had
a new baby boy, Christophe John Adams Kerr, on November 11,
2004, and we moved to a 13-acre farm near the Maryland-
Priscilla M. Nemeth, A&S '04 (MA), is
brand manager for the American Federation of Teachers in
Washington, D.C., and she continues her writing.
Evan T. Perperis, A&S '04, is in
Monica L. Reid, A&S '04 (MS), is
currently studying for a PhD in pharmaceutical research at
Kings College London.
Chung-Kwe Wang, SPH '04, is the chairman
of the Department of Internal Medicine at Taipei City
Hospital in Taiwan.
Syed K. Ahmed, Engr '05 (MS),
is working at WebMethods Inc. in Fairfax, Virginia, as a
senior quality assurance engineer.
Lawrence Connell, SAIS '05, is working as
a liaison to the Millennium Challenge Corporation in the
State Department Office of Development Finance.
Janine A. Gately, Nurs '05, is working as
a registered nurse in the surgical intensive care unit at
Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania. She
married Keith Gerringer on July 22, 2005.
Ryan K. Johnson, Engr '05 (MS), lives in
Baltimore City and continues to work in FPGA design for a
local defense contractor. He serves on the board of
directors for Bellan Innovations, a research and
development firm serving both the private and public
John Kotler, SPSBE '05 (MA), is a tutor
working with students with learning disabilities and
differences at the elementary and secondary levels.
Mohamed E. Omar, SPSBE '05 (MBA), has
been promoted to lead engineer of general dynamics. He and
his wife announce the birth of their daughter, Samantha, on
December 9, 2005.
Ravi Satkalmi, SAIS '05 (MA), is
currently a Fulbright Scholar in New Delhi, India.
Mathias Tang, Nanj '05, is working at New
Asia Partners in Shanghai as an investment banker.
Daniel A. Williams, Bol '05, is studying
at the HEC School of Management in Paris, where he will
complete his MBA in December. He will participate in an
exchange program in Shanghai, China, this fall.
Woodrow Wilson Award
Recognizes distinguished public
John William Snow, A&S '88 (MLA), served as
secretary of the treasury from 2003 to 2006 under President
George W. Bush. Prior to his appointment to the Treasury,
he served as chairman, president, and chief executive
officer of CSX Corporation. A former university trustee and
Health Advisory Board member at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg
School of Public Health and an alumnus of the Krieger
School of Arts and Sciences, Dr. Snow has had a career that
exemplifies the highest level of leadership in the United
Recognizing outstanding service to Johns Hopkins
Roderich M. (Rick) Carr, Engr '78, a managing
director for Wachovia Securities Inc. in New York, has long
been a dedicated volunteer and staunch supporter of Johns
Hopkins. He joined the Alumni Council and the Society of
Engineering Alumni Council in 1994. Last month, he
completed his two-year term as president of the Johns
Hopkins Alumni Association and university trustee. Mr. Carr
is currently a member of the Whiting School's National
Recognizes personal, professional, or humanitarian
Nancy S. McKelvey, Nurs '64, is the chief nurse of
the American Red Cross, where she oversees the efforts of
more than 35,000 paid and volunteer nurses across the
United States. She represents the agency to other nursing
and health organizations throughout the world and is
instrumental in planning national disaster preparedness.
She was previously a faculty member at the Georgetown
University School of Nursing and has held leadership
positions in several healthcare organizations, including
the National Health Screening Council and ASPO/Lamaze.
Recognizes personal, professional, or humanitarian
F. Suzanne Jenniches, Engr '79 (MS), is vice
president and general manager for Northrop Grumman's
government systems division, overseeing strategic
development of defense communications. She led a team
responsible for the creation of a powerful and affordable
Anthrax detection system for the U.S. Postal Service. Ms.
Jenniches is a member of the Whiting School National
Advisory Council and is the former chair of the Engineering
Professional Programs Advisory Council.
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