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Edward Clautice, Engr '38, has been recognized in the International Library of Poetry's The International Who's Who in Poetry.


Timothy D. Baker, A&S' 48, is serving on the surgeon general's task force on global health. He presented a special lecture, titled "Injuries in Russia and U.S.–Then and Now," at the Trauma Surgeon's Meeting.


Robert L. Lamborn, A&S '51 (EdD), writes: "In the mid-'80s, as my wife, Barbara, and I approached retirement, we decided to get our aging bodies in shape. Weights were boring, a fractured hip eliminated jogging, and bicycling became a way of life. Since then we've cycled over 48,000 miles in 42 states and 10 foreign countries. Cycling has led to speaking, writing, and conducting seminars on cycling, fitness, and senior lifestyles. We have just finished collaborating with an eco-tourism organization, Delmarva Low Impact Touring Experiences (DLITE), on a publication featuring the Great Delmarva Bicycle."


Ronald B. Berggren, A&S '53, has received the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education's John C. Gienapp Award to recognize national leadership and vision in graduate medical education.


Wendell A. Smith, A&S '54, Dennis A. Estis, A&S '69, and Christine F. Li, partners in the New Jersey law firm of Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP, have authored the 2005 edition of New Jersey Condominium & Community Association Law (Gann Law Books). The book is a practical guide to assist condominium and other common interest communities, attorneys, and other professionals, as well as lay persons, in thoroughly understanding the rights and obligations of common property ownership and enabling officers and board members of condominium and community associations to better understand their roles.


George F. Bass, A&S '55, Distinguished Professor emeritus at Texas A&M University, has been named a Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar for 2004–2005. A pioneer in nautical archaeology, he is one of 14 distinguished scholars selected by the Phi Beta Kappa Society for this program.


Michael T. Kelly, Peab '60, has formed the American Symphonic Clarinet Choir, composed of professional clarinet players from the Baltimore-Washington area. The choir performs standard repertoire for clarinet choir, adaptations of music written for other musical ensembles, pieces adapted for the choir by the composer, and originalworks written for the ASCC. You can view pictures of the choir at


W. Henry Lambright, A&S '61, of Syracuse, N.Y., professor of public administration and political science and director of the Center for Environmental Policy and Administration in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs of Syracuse University, has been awarded the distinction of AAAS Fellow, an honor bestowed upon members of the American Association for the Advancement of Science by their peers. Lambright was elected an AAAS fellow for his distinguished contributions to the field of science and technology policy, including issues involving space, environment, and transfer technology.


Philip M. Torrance II, Med '62, is in solo private practice in psychiatry; he retired from the U.S. Air Force as a colonel in 1985.


August "von" Born Millard, Engr '63, is team leader for the Democracy and Governance Program at the USAID Mission in Katmandu.


Mark Monmonier, A&S '64, of Syracuse, N.Y., Distinguished Professor of Geographyin the College of Arts and Sciences and the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs of Syracuse University, recently spoke on "Geographic Aspects of Location Tracking with RFID and GPS" at the symposium "Privacy and Identity: The Promise and Perils of a Technological Age," at DePaul University in Chicago. Monmonier also recently published a book, Rhumb Lines and Map Wars: A Social History of the Mercator Projection (University of Chicago Press, 2004).


Juan Alva, Med '65 (Fellow), has been organizing the Osler Club of North Carolina to introduce medical students of UNC Chapel Hill, Duke, Wake Forest, and East Carolina University to the life of Sir William Osler. Dorothy Sands Denitto, Nurs '65, has been ACLS certified for six years. She works part-time in a family practice group and gastroenterology center.


Ivar R. Holmquist, A&S '66 (MA), SPSBE '83 (MS), retired from the Lutheran Church, Division for Mission in 1987, and from the George Washington University in 1994. He is currently representing Woodmen Financial Services of Omaha, Nebraska, as a registered representative.


Michael G. Rokos, A&S '68, has been elected president of the American Friends of the Czech Republic (AFoCR) headquartered in Washington, D.C. AFoCR is an organization dedicated to working with the government and people of the Czech Republic on numerous fronts, including development of civil society, economic development and a market economy, military cooperation, and cultural exchanges. Rokos is also priest in charge of Saint Margaret's Episcopal Church in Baltimore in addition to his private practice in psychotherapy.


Carlo Trezza, Bol '69, SAIS '70, has for the past year and a half been posted as Italy's representative to the Permanent Conference on Disarmament in Geneva. He is there with his wife, Eve Duval Trezza, Bol '71, SAIS '72.


Marvin L. Egolf, A&S '73, writes: "After working with Comcast Cable Communications earlier in 2004, I joined CACI International in July to serve the technology and management needs of the Office of the Secretary of Defense and the Acquisitions, Technology & Logistics customers within the Pentagon and surrounding remote sites. As a customer liaison specialist, I am one of the communications, training, and advocacy bridges between technology users and providers."


Steven "Karl" Kop, A&S '74, and Scott Burgess, a fellow at the School of Public Health, accompanied a group of U.S. lawyers and physicians to China to attend a series of international health law conferences as part of the People to People Ambassadors program. Kop is general counsel and chief legal officer of Aegis Medical Systems Inc. Burgess also teaches and researches public health law at George Washington University Law School and Yale Law School, and has been active for many years in teaching U.S. public health law principles to China through the Temple University/Tsinghua University (Beijing) joint programs. Kenneth V. Perrault, A&S '74, continues to teach in the MBA program at Regis University. He also is consulting locally after re-engineering work in New York, Paris, and Houston. He writes: "Hello to Sigma Nu."


Larry Sullivan, A&S '75 (PhD), associate dean and chief librarian at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice and professor of criminal justice at the Graduate School and University Center of the City University of New York, is the editor in chief of the recently published three-volume Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement (Sage Publications, January 2005) and the author of The New York Historical Society: A Bicentennial History, 1804–2004 (New York Historical Society, 2004). These works follow his recent books, Bandits & Bibles: Convict Literature in Nineteenth-Century America (2003) and the revised edition of his Forlorn Hope: The Prison Reform Movement (2002).


Michele Long Eder, A&S '76, has been appointed by President George W. Bush to the United States Arctic Research Commission for a four-year term, during which the commission will advise the President and Congress on Arctic policy. Eder continues to reside in Newport, Oregon, with her husband, Bob, where she practices law and her husband owns the F/V Michele Ann, which harvests Dungeness crabs and sablefish. She writes: "We used to argue over the merits of Maryland Blue Crab versus Oregon Dungeness Crab, but for the size and flavor, you can't beat Oregon's crab."


Arlen Keith Leight, A&S '77, retired from his dental practice of 23 years and moved from Washington D.C. to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, this past autumn. Having received his master's in social work in 1999 and his PhD in clinical sexology in 2004, Leight has begun a second professional career in south Florida as a psychotherapist with a concentration in sexual issues, human connection, and intimacy. His Web site is, and he can be reached at
    John J. Sakowicz Jr., A&S '77, '79 (MA), is CFO of Battle Mountain Research Group, an offshore registered hedge fund.


Michael Nieder, A&S '78, pediatric hematologist-oncologist, has joined All Children's Hospital and Pediatric Physician Services as director of the blood and marrow transplant program in St. Petersburg, Florida.


Mary K. Barger, SPH '79, is currently assistant professor in maternal and child health at the Boston University School of Public Health. She is a perinatal epidemiologist with an interest in maternal morbidity and mortality.


Andrew B. Pierce, Bol '80, SAIS '81, completed his PhD in international studies at the University of Miami in August 2004. His thesis discussed Miami's municipal diplomacy, using the city as a case study to develop a model to measure cities' foreign policy activity. He has been a news editor for EFE, the news agency of Spain, since 1997.


Richard Clark Irving, Engr '81, received a law degree in 1993 from the George Washington University and is now a patent attorney, specializing in software-related inventions. He currently practices at the Law Office of Thomas M. Isaacson.
    Elisabeth Millard, SAIS '81, has left the National Security Council, where she was director for South Asia. She is now deputy chief of mission at the American Embassy in Katmandu, Nepal, where the crisis resulting from the "Maoist" terror campaign has her full attention. She served as charge d'affaires during the 2004 holiday season.


Robert L. Fellman, A&S '82, is associate general counsel, managing Commercial PBM Services and the Medicaid program preferred drug list and state supplemental drug rebate programs for multiple states. He is also involved with pharmaceutical manufacturers and government agencies on state and federal levels. He writes: "I have fond memories of the Grad Club and Homewood Field. I have been back to campus once or twice since graduation to wander about and take it all in again. The memories tend to return en-masse as the dormant memory synapses fire up."


Stephen M. Levine, A&S '85, writes: "I recently co-authored an article titled 'An Analysis of the Factors That Determine When and How to Resolve a Trademark Dispute.' This article was published in Volume XI, Issue 1 of the Richmond Journal of Law & Technology and is available online at In January, I joined Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro & Schulman in West Los Angeles as "Of Counsel" to the firm and will continue to practice as a civil and commercial litigator. I also was recently elected a trustee of the San Fernando Valley Bar Association. I love spending time with my wife, Carol, and my children, Melanie and Matthew. I am introducing my children to the art of magic, which I perform at various charity and benefit events. I look forward to seeing many classmates at our 20th reunion this spring."

Gib Prettyman, A&S '85, lives in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, with his wife, Karen, and daughters, Greer and Kate. He is an associate professor of English at Penn State Fayette and currently serves as interim director of academic affairs for the campus. His e-mail address is


James Baker Sitrick Jr., SAIS '86, SPH '88, writes; "On August 4, Claudia and I welcomed Thane Daniel Sitrick into our family; he is unique, and the joy of our lives."
    David James Tardio, A&S '86, has been married to Sheri Nimetz, A&S '86, since 1993.


Shirley F. Chapman, SPSBE '87 (MS), received a Doctor of Education degree from Morgan University in 2000. She is now an adjunct faculty member of Sojourner-Douglass College. David J. Horowitz, A&S '87, writes: "I'm working as a public health communications consultant to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, managing national initiatives on injury and violence prevention."
    Sungmin (Ryan) Park, A&S '87, is involved with portfolio management; financial planning; retirement planning; and stocks, bonds, alternative investments, and hedge funds. He writes: "I am offering complimentary review of portfolio and financial planning for Hopkins alumni." He can be reached at
    J. Scott Steckenrider, Engr '87 (BS), '90 (MS), '93 (PhD), has joined the faculty at Illinois College in a new position as assistant professor of physics.


Ana T. Acevedo, Med '88 (Fellow), is practicing physical medicine and rehabilitation.
    Anneke Chung Bush, A&S '88, SPH '92, SPH '95 (ScD), writes: "We've had another daughter! Zoe was born in October and joins siblings, Abby, Morgan, and Ryan. We're still living in the great state of Texas!"
    Shyamali Mallick, A&S '88, writes: "We had a baby girl in May, named Janhavi Amrita Singhal."


Roberto N. Allen, A&S '90 (MA), an attorney in the Baltimore office of Saul Ewing LLP, has been selected by The Daily Record to receive the Maryland Leadership in Law Award. Annually, the publication honors members of Maryland's legal community whose leadership both in the legal profession and in the community has made a positive impact on the state.
    Bradford Gliner, Engr '90 (MS), director of research and program manager at Northstar Neuroscience Inc. in Seattle, has received the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Young Alumni Achievement Award. He was honored for his contributions to the development of the world's first portable automatic external defibrillator.
    Unice Lieberman, A&S '90, and her husband, Stephan Diamond, announce the birth of their son on January 10. David Howard Diamond weighed in at 5 lbs. 15.5 oz. and was 20.5 inches long. Cat Francis Rambo, A&S '90 (MA), currently works for Microsoft in Redmond, Washington. She recently married Wayne Rambo, a developer for Real Networks, and has been publishing short stories under the name Cat Rambo. She writes: "My fellow writing seminars grads are welcome to e-mail me at"


Mark Chernaik, SPH '91 (PhD), E-LAW U.S. staff scientist, recently helped pioneering attorneys at the Legal Resources Center in South Africa negotiate with the petrochemical and motor industries and the South African government to bring its emission control standards in line with the European Union's.
    Jonathan A. Clark, A&S '91, has been named an associate at Pepper Hamilton LLP in Philadelphia. As a partner in the Berwyn office, he focuses his practice on employee benefits, executive compensation, and related securities law matters.
    Jennifer D. Sharp Smith, Engr '91, writes: "I'm still living near Winchester, Virginia, with my husband. Last May I finished my bachelor of music in voice performance with an opera concentration, graduating first in my class and winning awards in vocal and opera excellence! I've finished most of my coursework for a master's in vocal pedagogy and am trying to finalize my thesis topic with the hopes of an August or December graduation. I teach voice and piano lessons at a nearby boarding school for girls, which I love, as well as at the local arts academy. When I finish the master's, I hope to continue teaching, balancing it with performing."


Lance L. Barry, Engr '92 (MS), a judge, and his wife announce the birth of their daughter, Anna Therese, on December 13, 2004.
    Michelle D. Conaway Landen, SPSBE '92 (MS), '01 (Cert), worked at the Maryland State Department of Education as the state specialist for school library media programs and as the coordinator of library media programs for juvenile education. She writes: "I have now been appointed assistant principal at Mt. Royal Elementary/Middle School in Baltimore."
    Heather L. Dubnick, A&S '92 (BA/MA), '97 (MA), '02 (PhD), writes: "I've co-founded an editing, indexing, and consulting business called Ampersand Enterprises — please check us out at" Ketul J. Patel, A&S '92, was recently named senior vice president, strategy and market development, at St. James Hospital and Health Centers, which operates hospitals in Chicago Heights and Olympia Fields. In this newly created position, he will be responsible for strategy formulation; physician relations and recruitment; marketing and communications; new business and service line development; and the Learning Institute and education services.


Dave Edelman, A&S '93, has sold his first novel to Prometheus Books. Infoquake is tentatively scheduled for publication in spring 2006. Bruce Bortz, A&S '73, served as the author's literary agent. Edelman writes: "The book may be a high-minded science fiction novel, but the author is not above making crass pleas for alumni to come to his Web site at and join the mailing list."
    Joseph E. Hooper Jr., SPSBE '93 (MS), retired from the U.S. Army Reserve as a lieutenant colonel in September 2004.


Randy Becker, A&S '94, and his wife, Kerry, announce the birth of their first child, Joelle Isabel. She was born on December 12, 2004, weighing 7 lbs. 5 oz. and measuring 20 inches long. The proud parents are tired, yet very thankful for such a beautiful and happy daughter. Randy will complete his diagnostic radiology residency at the George Washington University Medical Center and will begin a neuroradiology fellowship at the University of Maryland in Baltimore in July. They live in Silver Spring, Maryland, and can be reached at
    Tania (Di Lisi) Coderre, A&S '94, writes: "My husband, Robert Coderre, and I are proud to announce the birth of our daughter, Elisabeth Maria, on December 27, 2004."
    Mark Dixon, A&S '94, and Erica (DeSantis) Dixon, A&S '93, welcomed their second son, Owen Anthony Dixon, on August 5, 2004. Owen is grateful to have his big brother, Matthew, 2, to show him the ropes. Erica is a clinical therapist in private practice, while Mark is an osteoporosis specialist with Merck & Co. Along with their Black Lab, Angus, the Dixons live in Ellicott City, Maryland.
    Cortright McMeel, A&S '94, and Sharon (Zanoni) McMeel, A&S '95, celebrated the birth of their son, Connor, on October 15, 2004. Justin A. Szlasa, A&S '94, writes: "I recently sold my legal software business to Thomson Corporation and started a film production company with my wife, Sandrine. We just finished shooting a short video on microcredit in Morocco."
    Leizle Talangbayan, A&S '94, married Glenn Gabisan on November 6, 2004. Glenn is an attending orthopedic surgeon with Professional Orthopaedic Associates in Monmouth County, New Jersey. Leizle is a third-year radiology resident at Monmouth Medical Center.
    Fellow alumnae Marlene Aquino, A&S '94, and Diana Lin, A&S '94, were bridesmaids at the wedding, along with flower girl Isabella Gayoso Penafiel, daughter of Elise Gayoso Penafiel, A&S '92.


Gabriella N. Burman, A&S '95, married Williams College grad Adam Kaplan in September 2000. Their daughter, Michaela, was born on October 18, 2003.
    Jason, Engr '95, and Erica (Pan) Mah, A&S '96, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Conlan B. Mah, on October 23, 2004. "He weighed 5 lbs. 2 oz. and was five weeks early, but is doing wonderfully."
    Todd B. Ricker, A&S '95, married Lara Dhingra, A&S '95, in 2003.


Stuart Streichler, A&S '96 (PhD), is a visiting Fulbright lecturer in the Graduate School of International Cultural Studies and the Graduate School of Law at Tohoku University in Sendai, Japan, for the 2004–2005 academic year.


David G. Dayhoff, Bol '97, SAIS '98, and his wife, Aimee, announce the birth of their son, Wyatt, in June 2004. David continues in a marketing position with Cargill. Aimee is an attorney with Winthrop & Weinstine in Minneapolis.
    Kerry Reynolds, A&S '97, writes: "This spring I'll begin a practicum as the environmental reporter for the Sun News of Myrtle Beach. The practicum is the final part of a two-year experiential master's program offered by the Audubon Expedition Institute of Lesley University. This degree program has involved living outside for 70 days each semester in different bioregions of the U.S. It's been gonzo. I would love to hear from classmates and any JHU alums in the coastal Carolina area at"
    Jeffery A. Salaiz, Bol '97, SAIS '98, is currently a political officer at the U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.


Jason Dodds, Bol '98, SAIS '00, received a joint degree from the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth College (MBA) and the University of Virginia.
    Morris Ben Chancy Gottlieb, Med '98, writes: "Having graduated from Otolaryngology Residency at Duke University Medical Center, I have started my own practice in Richardson, Texas. My wife, S. Susan Hedayati, M.D., is on the faculty at University of Texas Southwestern School of Medicine. We have two wonderful children, Felix and Leila."
    Carla M. Koretsky, A&S '98 (PhD), assistant professor of geosciences at Western Michigan University, has been awarded the National Science Foundation's CAREER award, a grant designed to recognize and support the early career work of teacher-scholars who are expected to become the academic leaders of the 21st century. Her research will focus on U.S. coastal and inland wetland areas.


Christopher W. Baugh, A&S '99, is attending medical school and business school at the University of Pennsylvania.
    Shawn T. Smith-Moulden, A&S '99, married Elena J. Smith in 1999. He is the proud father of son Ethan. He was admitted to the State Bar of Michigan in November 2004, and he writes: "Check out!"


Cameron M. Birge, A&S '00, writes: "I have now returned from Operation Iraqi Freedom and am getting out of the Army this April to attend business school in the fall."
    Brandon G. Hummel, A&S '00, has joined the firm of Wildman Harrold Allen & Dixon LLP as an associate with the litigation and government affairs practices. He received his JD from Northwestern University School of Law in 2004.
    William G. Kirst, A&S '00, writes: "I am currently consulting for BearingPoint in the public sector. In June 2005, I will be off to Georgia to attend signal officer basic course for the U.S. Army." Leslie Miller, A&S '00, married Adam Green-span, Engr '01, in Philadelphia on October 10. Members of the wedding party included Adrianne Brigido, A&S '00, and Brian Edwards, Engr '01. Many other Johns Hopkins alumni were in attendance as well, including fellow Phi Mu sisters of the bride and Phi Psi brothers of the groom.

Daniel Morrissey, SPSBE '00, writes: "My degree from Hopkins has been paying dividends. In April 2002, I was promoted to regional manager of the Mid-Atlantic region of Keystone Automotive Industries. In September 2004, I was promoted again to vice-president of the Eastern Division, and I now cover Pennsylvania to Florida and have 20 stores and 125 million in annual sales."
    Frederick A. Seguritan, A&S '00, is currently a partner at a hedge fund based in San Francisco.


Emaad S. Burki, SPSBE '01 (MBA), was founder and CEO of Altvia Technologies Inc., which was acquired by NetSol Technologies, Inc., a publicly traded company listed on the NASDAQ Exchange. He now serves as senior vice president of NetSol.
    Jutta B. Heller, Med '01 (PhD), got married in June of 2004. Raphael S. Isaac, A&S '01, is doing various freelance work and looking to attend graduate school next fall.
    Charlotte Inga Millard, A&S '01, a former ROTC battalion cadet commander, returned to Iraq on January 1 for her second tour of duty. During her first tour she received the bronze star.
    Chirag B. Patel, Engr '01, '04 (MS), was one of 10 national recipients of the 2005 Lewis Hine Award for Service to Youth, awarded by the National Child Labor Committee (NCLC) on January 31. Previous recipients of this prestigious award include Hillary Clinton, Oprah Winfrey, Michael Bolton, and Harry Belafonte.


Christophe J. Leroy, SAIS '02, writes: "As of January, I began working at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars as the program associate for theCanada Institute. After two and a half years as the congressional relations officer at the Embassy of Canada in Mexico, I am happy to return to Washington, D.C. and to work on Canada-U.S. relations."
    Jorden L. Manasse, A&S '02, is studying veterinary medicine at the University of Glasgow Veterinary School in Scotland.
    Arash Mostaghimi, Engr '02, and Alicia Novak, A&S '02, became engaged in October 2004. They plan to marry in May in Clifton, New Jersey, and will live in Boston. Alicia will be graduating from the University of Pennsylvania Law School this spring, while Arash is a third-year student at Harvard Medical School.
    Nili Schiffman, A&S '02 (MA), museum educator for internship programs at the Museum of Jewish Heritage–A Living Memorial to the Holocaust in New York, has been accepted to the Muehlstein Institute for Jewish Professional Leadership. Schiffman has been with the museum since June 2001. She will maintain her position at the museum while participating in the fellowship, which began in January.
    Jo Anna E. Shuba, SPSBE '02 (MS), writes: "I would like to tell you that my beloved husband, Brian John Shuba, died suddenly at the age of 36 on Saturday, November 27, 2004. He has a 19-month-old son, Trevor Armiger Shuba, and a second child born on Thursday, December 9, 2004." Donations for his children's scholarship fund, the Shuba Trust Fund, can be sent to Jo Anna Shuba at 9931 Kurtyka Circle, Hagerstown, MD, 21740. She can be contacted at


Jon L. Albee, A&S '03 (Cert), recently relocated from Seattle to Los Angeles to pursue professional opportunities.
    Mark Daniel O'Leary, Engr '03, has worked on robotic needle insertion with Dr. Allison Okamura in the Haptic Exploration Laboratory in Johns Hopkins' Department of Mechanical Engineering.
    Emily G. Shaw, Med '03 (MA), is currently a medical and biological illustrator for Laerdal D.C., where she sculpts digital 3D models of human anatomy for medical training software. In November, she was published in Science magazine for a series of illustrations she produced for the National Library of Medicine at NIH. Her freelance company, Illustrating Medicine, can be found online at Shaw is also the only woman on and captain of the Baltimore Bulldogs, a local ice hockey team. She recently moved to Ellicott City, Maryland, and plans to marry James Hagen on an island in Maine next year.


Robert Alleman, A&S '04, has prepared a new translation of Lope de Vega's play The Dog in the Manger, and his translation is to be performed in a world premiere by the Baltimore-based Chesapeake Shakespeare Company.
    Maureen McCunn, SAIS '04, is associate professor of anesthesiology and critical care medicine at the University of Maryland and medical director of the neurotrauma ICU. She is also founder and CEO of Global Injury Solutions, a nonprofit, culturally focused trauma consultation service.

In Memoriam

1925: Alexander Skutch, A&S '25, A&S '28 (PhD), a field naturalist and author who wrote early descriptions of Central America's tropical birds, died on May 12, 2004, in Costa Rica. He wrote more than two dozen books on birds, as well as essays and philosophical studies in which he defended his theory of biocompatibility.

1938: Ed Heyde, Med '38, died on October 13, 2004. He served three years in the Army Medical Corps in WWII and joined the Vancouver Clinic in 1948, where he practiced internal medicine for 31 years. His chief love was music, and he also enjoyed mountain climbing and backpacking. He is survived by three daughters and two granddaughters.

1940: Leon H. Moore, A&S '40, a physician and surgeon at Fremont Memorial Hospital and Magruder Hospital in Port Clinton, Ohio, died in November 2004. He retired in 1978 and enjoyed racing his 36-foot sailboat on Lake Erie.

1942: William F. Parrish Sr., Engr '42, an electrical engineer who developed ocean exploration equipment for Westinghouse Electric Corp. after serving as a combat engineer during World War II, died on December 1, 2004. Mr. Parrish received five patents during his Westinghouse career. He retired in 1982.

1948: Thomas Donahue, A&S '48 (PhD) died on October 16, 2004. He was an expert on the exploration of the planets and an early advocate of using satellites and spacecraft. He was involved in the Apollo 17, Apollo-Soyuz, Voyager, Galileo, and Cassini missions. Among other honors, he was elected to the U.S. National Academy of Sciences in 1983 and served on committees and panels that advised NASA.

1949: George Russell Wackenhut, A&S '49 (MA), an entrepreneur and pioneer in the security services industry, died on December 31, 2004. After a distinguished military career in the Pacific theater during WWII, he joined the FBI. He and three former agents began an investigative company in 1954, which launched his career in security services. He was the recipient of many prestigious awards and will be remembered for his philanthropy and civic duty.

1951: Samuel E. Clopper Sr., A&S '51 (MA), a decorated combat veteran of World War II who became a Baltimore County public-school teacher and principal, died in November 2004. He retired from his position as principal of Catonsville High in 1977.

1953: Albert C. W. Montague, A&S '53, Med '58, a retired surgeon who treated breast cancer patients for more than 25 years, died in November 2004.

1954: William J. Sullivan Jr., A&S '54, '73 (MA), California State University, Sacramento's longest-serving dean, died in December 2004. Sullivan loved Christmas and played Santa Claus every year for kids on campus. He retired last July after 29 years as dean.

1955: William Skelley Burford, A&S '55 (MA), '66 (PhD), died on November 23, 2004. He is survived by three children, seven grandchildren, and two siblings.

1958: Karl Guenther Rimbach, A&S '58 (PhD), an emeritus professor of German and comparative literature at the University of California at Riverside, died December 31, 2004. Rimbach was an outstanding teacher and ardent defender of language study. He enjoyed camping at Lake Tahoe in the summer, growing tomatoes and roses, watching baseball, gourmet cooking, and listening to classical music. He is survived by his wife, Isabelle; his daughters, Christa and Karen; his son, Karl; his daughter-in-law, Virginia; his grandson, Niklas Karl; his sister-in-law, Miriam Daleng; and his mother-in-law, Tyra Payant.

Mace Tokumi Miyasaki, Engr '60, '66 (MS), a longtime alumni volunteer, died on February 24. He was class president and program chair of the class of 1960's reunion committee for several reunions. An environmental scientist and businessman, Miyasaki's many professional achievements included the development of deep ocean sonar systems; being part of a team at JHU's Applied Physics Laboratory that discovered how to detect and predict clear air turbulence in the upper atmosphere; starting a large environmental consulting firm; and developing solutions to environmental problems. Miyasaki is survived by his wife of 33 years, Bobbie; his son, Alan; two daughters, Lisa and Andrea; a brother, Roy; and two sisters, Mabel and Grace.

1959: Margaret M. Radin, SPSBE '59, a retired child therapist with Jewish Family and Children's Service, died in August 2004. She enjoyed hiking and was a collector of antiques, pink luster china, and colored glassware. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, two daughters, and three grandchildren.

1960: David J. Levin Sr., SAIS '60, a retired economist and amateur basso profundo, died on November 12, 2004. As an information officer with the Foreign Service, he was assigned to Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, and Jakarta. When he returned to Washington D.C., he worked as an economist with the Department of Commerce in the Bureau of Economic Analysis. After his retirement, he volunteered with the Metropolitan Washington Ear. He is survived by his wife, six children, and 16 grandchildren.

1961: James E. Cantler, SPSBE '61 (MEd), a longtime rector at St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church, died on August 21, 2004. He was recognized for his work by the governor of Maryland and mayor of Baltimore. He served on many boards and won many awards, including the annual Brotherhood Award from the National Conference of Christians and Jews.

1964: William Dobelle, A&S '64, '67 (MA), who developed an experimental system of artificial vision for the blind that involved the transmission of electric signals to electrodes implanted in the brain, died on October 5, 2004.

1967: Jerome W. Dobbyn, SPSBE '67, a retired insurance executive, died in December of a cancer-related illness. He also was a co-owner of Greenfield's Nursery at Falls Road and Northern Parkway. Dobbyn enjoyed golf and belonged to the Pine Ridge and Mount Pleasant men's clubs and Emerald Isle Club of Baltimore.

1984: Douglas J. Rahikka, Engr '84 (MS), '86 (MS), a former security specialist for the National Security Agency, died in November 2004. He was an employee of BBN Technologies at the time of his death. He was a member of the national engineering honor society Tau Beta Pi and Eta Kappa Nu, the electrical engineering honor society.

Woodrow Wilson Award

Major General Lester Martinez-Lopez, MD, MPH '84, commander of the U.S. Army's Medical Research and Materiel Command at Fort Detrick, Maryland, leads the Army's infectious disease and vaccine development mission. He maintains a comprehensive portfolio of research and development programs comprised of six major laboratories and six additional support centers. In addition to numerous posts as a division surgeon, chief medical officer, and Army hospital commander, Martinez-Lopez has served as the U.S. Forces command surgeon and commander of the U.S. Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine.

Distinguished Alumni Award

Allan D. Jensen, A&S '65, Med '68, a practicing ophthalmologist, has completed multiple terms on the Johns Hopkins Alumni Council and has served on the Executive Committee. Dr. Jensen is the immediate past-president of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and has served on its board for 18 years. He co-chaired his medical school class's 25th and 35th reunions and still serves as a representative for the class of 1968. Dr. Jensen's philanthropic support of Johns Hopkins has touched divisions and departments throughout the university, including Peabody, the School of Medicine, the Sheridan Libraries, the Wilmer Eye Institute, and the School of Nursing.

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