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PENDLETON HERRING has received the Frank J. Goodnow Award from the American Political Science Association in honor of his outstanding contributions to both the development of the political science profession and the building of the American Political Science Association. As president of the Social Science Research Council, he advanced the quality, value, and effectiveness of interdisciplinary research in the social sciences, and his efforts helped build an infrastructure for the social sciAmerican Political Science Association, and a scholar.

MORRIS WESSEL, MD Yale Univ. '43, of New Haven, Conn., has received the C. Anderson Aldrich Award in Child Development from the Section of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics of the American Academy of Pediatrics. For more than 42 years, he practiced primary pediatrics in New Haven and has received many awards for his work, including the Connecticut State Health Department Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Health of Mothers and Children and the Practitioner Research Award of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He also has written and presented over 200 publications and presentations and is the author of the book Parent's Book for Raising a Healthy Child. He is married and has three sons and a daughter.

STANLEY J. JESATKO, of Clarendon Hills, Ill., writes: "I have retired a third time--just couldn't stand the inactivity after the first two retirements. We have also decided a four-bedroom home was too much space and that a family of far more than the two of us could use it much better than we were. So, we have relocated to a condominium and are hoping to enjoy this new and different (to us) way of living."

DONALD N. ROTHMAN, JD Harvard Univ. '48, of Baltimore, writes: "After 44 years of law practice with the firm I helped found-- Gordon Feinblatt, Rothman, Hoffberger & Hollander--I became counsel of the firm on August 1, 1997. I am continuing my active law practice, and I am, by no means, retired."
ROBERT G. ROUSH, of Baltimore, officially retired from Westinghouse Electronic Systems in 1993, but continues working as a consultant in radar systems areas for Northrop Grumman.
JAMES S. RUSSELL, of Springfield, Va., chairman of Northern Virginia Beverage Company, is married and has five children. He writes: "I have one male doctor, three daughters married to lawyers, and a dead-end son in business with me--and I still can't get a pill or a piece of advice from all the education!"

JOHN BONNET, of Temple, Texas, was named Texas Society of Internal Medicine's Texas Internist of the Year in recognition of his dedication to the art and science of healing, and his service to his community and his colleagues. Although retired, he spends many volunteer hours at the Temple Community Free Clinic, which provides medical care to the working poor, as well as Martha's Clinic, where medical students provide care to the homeless of Martha's Kitchen.

1952 MEd (CS): BETTY TAKSAR BEINER, AB Goucher College '48, MA Baltimore Hebrew Univ. '87, of Jerusalem, Israel, is professor emeritus at Towson State University. She is currently teaching part time at Empire State College-SUNY in Israel. She and her husband, Irvin, have been married for 44 years and have four children and 12 grandchildren. She writes: "My love of the academic world began at Homewood in 1940 when I attended the Johns Hopkins Demonstration Program, a six-week program of study that enabled me to skip half a year in 8th grade. This love continued all my life."

LEONARD B. BJORKMAN, BD '59, ThM '60 Princeton Theological Seminary, DM McCormick Theological Seminary '86, of Syracuse, N.Y., writes: "From the time I was a short-term teacher in Lebanon in 1953-56, I have been involved in Middle East peacemaking efforts and in numerous peace and anti-nuclear activities, locally and nationally. In my retirement, I'm active in short-term pastoral interim positions."
ANDREW J. BOZZELLI, of Ardmore, Pa., retired from his full-time job in 1995, and is doing consulting and personal corporate acquisitions. He recently moved his weekend/vacation home from the New Jersey shore to Maryland's Eastern Shore.
EMIL A. BUDNITZ JR., of Baltimore, is owner of Budnitz & Associates. He is a member of many organizations, including a founding member of the Twenty-Five Million Dollar Forum. He has written several books, including The Magic of the Whole Life Contract and The Dynamics of Life Insurance Selling, and is a member of the Lacrosse Hall of Fame and the Johns Hopkins University Athletic Hall of Fame.

STEVENSON YOST, of St. Helena, Calif., who is retired from Bethlehem Steel, is owner of Steve Yost Sales Company, which sells steel products produced by Eastern and Midwestern Steel Mills to West Coast customers. He writes: "I still play squash and tennis, and we travel when we can."

EUGENE H. GALEN, MD State Univ. of New York '59, of Beverly Hills, Calif., has retired from active practice of internal medicine after 33 years. His son, STEVEN S. GALEN '88, received his MD at the State University of New York, and is also an internist. He has taken over his father's practice in California.

BARTON B. SKEEN JR., of Wayland, Mass., writes: "I am semi-retired, working as a securities arbitrator for NASD, NYSE, and Philadelphia Stock Exchange. I moved to Massachusetts in the fall to be closer to my two grandsons who live in Vermont."
JOHN H. TEXTER JR., MD (MED) '62, of Springfield, Ill., is professor and chairman of the Urology Division at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. He was elected to the executive committee of the north central section of the American Urological Society and plans to retire to the Eastern Shore of Virginia.
FRANCIS A. ZAMPIELLO, MD Univ. of Maryland '62, has been appointed director of community driven quality for the Bureau of Primary Health Care within the Department of Health and Human Services. A commissioned officer in the U.S. Public Health Service since 1978, when he left private practice to volunteer for the National Health Service Corps, he is a fellow in the American Academy of Family Physicians. He most recently served as regional clinical coordinator in the Philadelphia Health Resources and Services Administration Field Office.

1958 PhD (A&S): MARY JEAN SCOTT, who lives in South Africa, announces the birth of her fourth grandson. Last year, she received an honorary BTh in Theological Ethics from UNISA, but was unable to attend the ceremony due to a total hip replacement. She continues to edit the Diocesan newspaper, and to run the Cathedral Home Intercessors, and preach for two services each Sunday. In addition, the International Atomic Energy Authority purchased 14 of her procedure manuals to be sent to 14 countries in Africa as a model of what a procedure manual should be.

DANIEL A. BRONSTEIN, LLB Univ. of Maryland '66, LLM Univ. of Michigan '71, JJD Univ. of Michigan '72, of Okemos, Mich., is a professor at Michigan State University. He writes: "My wife has retired from teaching, and in connection with my responsibilities as editor of an international journal, we have done a lot of ecotouring to Antarctica, South Africa, Botswana, Indonesia, Argentina, and Brazil."
HARVEY ALLEN HOROWITZ, MSEE Univ. of Pittsburgh '64, of Williamsville, N.Y., is senior engineer for Buffalo Power Electronics Center, Inc. He and his wife, Myra, have three children and one grandchild, Rachel Hannah Horowitz. JAMES E. MCCLAINE, of Potomac, Md., is vice president and general manager of Pulse Electronic, Inc. He has two daughters and two grandchildren.
"I retired in 1991," writes LEE B. MILNER, MD Tufts Univ. '66, of Leavenworth, Wash., "and I love my unstructured time: hiking, biking, climbing, travel and piano--but especially eating bagels with my wife."
RONALD M. NORDMANN, MBA Fairleigh Dickinson Univ. '66, of West Orange, N.J., writes: "After 24 years on Wall Street as a healthcare stock securities analyst, I joined with an old competitor to form Deerfield Management in 1994. This healthcare money management firm has experienced great growth and success, and I love my new career."
As president of Southwestern Gastroenterological Association, JOSEPH L. PERROTTO, JD Southern New England School of Law, of Norwood, Mass., practices healthcare law, specializing in gastroenterology.

MA (A&S): MICHAEL KISCHNER, a professor at North Seattle Community College, has been named the 1997 Washington Professor of the Year by The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The award recognizes the most outstanding undergraduate instructors in the country--those who excel as teachers and influence the lives and careers of their students.

MICHAEL E. KILPATRICK, of Vienna, Va., of the Medical Corps of the U.S. Navy, has been named director of medical and health benefits collaboration for the special assistant to the deputy secretary of defense for gulf war illnesses in Washington. He had been the commanding officer of the Naval Hospital in Millington, Tenn. until it was disestablished in November 1997. Currently, he provides medical direction for the research, investigations, and analyses being conducted to better understand gulf war illnesses.

JEROME D. SCHNYDMAN has been named executive assistant to the president of The Johns Hopkins University. He will be President William R. Brody's chief of staff, responsible for the operation of both the President's Office and the Office of the Board of Trustees. He is a board member of both the Central Scholarship Bureau and Hillel of Baltimore, and is commissioner of the Baltimore City Middle School Lacrosse League. He was elected in 1997 to the Greater Baltimore Lacrosse Hall of Fame.

KENNETH G. TORRINGTON, MD Univ. of Nebraska, is deputy commander and chief of professional services in the U.S. Army, stationed in Seoul, South Korea. JON D. WESTON, of Rockville, Md., vice president and technical director of CACI, has written a book devoted to lacrosse goal tending. He still plays goal at the master's and grandmaster's level.
DOUGLAS F. YRIART, of McLean, Va., is a computer specialist with the U.S. Office of Personnel Management. He retired from the Navy Reserve with the rank of captain in 1994, and is active in community theater as a stage manager and actor. He is a founding member of a community alliance that supports theater in McLean.

1969 PhD (Med): DAVID M. CAPUZZI, BS St. Joseph's Univ., MD Jefferson Medical College, of Haverford, Pa., has been appointed to the faculty of Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University and has been named director of the newly-formed Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Center at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia. In addition, his work has been published in leading national journals, and he maintains memberships in national and local professional and scientific societies.

BRENT PETERSON of Eau Claire, Wis., has been appointed associate professor of German at Ripon College. Prior to his appointment, he was associate professor in the department of modern languages at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, and earlier served as a lecturer in the German department at Princeton University. He is the author of the book Popular Narratives and Ethnic Identity: Literature and Community in Die Abdnschule and several articles. Throughout his career, he has received several awards, including a $5,000 Presidential Scholarship in 1994, awarded by the president of Duquesne University.

MEd (CS): SARAH MANDY KERN, of Philadelphia, received her PhD from Temple University in 1996. She is married to Frank Kern, who was a resident and fellow at Hopkins Hospital in 1970-72 and in 1975. Her brother Stephen Mandy was a resident in dermatology at Hopkins, and her father, Arthur Mandy, was on the medical faculty there until his death in 1975.

JIM ADAMS, DDS Univ. of Maryland '77, of Hanover, Pa., is a self-employed oral and maxillofacial surgeon. He is married and has three daughters. He writes: "LES MATTHEWS, HAL ALTMAN and I are partners in standard-bred race horses, aptly named Hopkins Bluejay Stables."
JAMES F. PITTS, MS (ENG) has been named vice president, engineering and manufacturing, at Avionics Systems. In this position, he is responsible for all engineering and manufacturing operations at the division's facilities in Maryland; College Station, Texas; and Puerto Rico.

1973 PhD (SAIS): JANE PISANO, BA Stanford Univ., dean of the University of Southern California's School of Public Administration and the university's vice president for external relations, has been named senior vice president for external relations. In this position, she will provide strategic and administrative leadership for the university's external relations programs, including alumni affairs, public relations, government relations, and civic and community relations. Before joining USC in 1991, she headed the 2000 Partnership, a civic organization working to improve the quality of life in Southern California.

MPH (PH): CLAUDE J. AGUILLAUME, of New York, is a consultant to the United Nations, USAID. He was recently nominated United Nations representative for the French League Against Drugs. He is also a member of the Medical Committee of Planned Parenthood Federation of America / New York and is currently learning the piano at Juilliard School of Music.

DIANE KRASNER, BA (A&S) '76, MS (A&S) '85; BSN '79, MS '94, PhD '97 Univ. of Maryland, of Baltimore, is the Johnson & Johnson Post Doctoral Fellow in wound care at JHU School of Nursing. As part of her fellowship, she will improve the understanding of wound care management by developing and testing new knowledge, practices, and products. As an ET nurse, she has 18 years' experience consulting, nursing, managing, and educating in the fields of wound care and home health. She is currently the executive director of the Association for the Advancement of Wound Care.

1976 PhD (PH): RICHARD C. MCCARTY was recently appointed to serve as the American Psychological Association's executive director for science. He is currently a professor and chair of psychology at the University of Virginia.

DONALD ZHANG OSBORN, PhD Michigan State Univ. '97, writes: "1997 has been an especially busy year. My wife, Lixing, and I had our first child on July 9, a son whom we named Nabil. In December I completed my PhD in resource development at Michigan State University. My middle name is Lixing's maiden name, which I took following our marriage."

YAKIR LUBOWSKY, JD Northwestern Univ. '84, of New York, writes: "Last year, as I turned 40, Claire and I had our second child, Cassandra (joining four-year-old Margot). I had a good year in my international business law practice, as counsel with Baer Marks & Upham in Manhattan, with some terrific projects. One highlight was flying to Amman with an interesting Israeli client to negotiate a resource agreement with the energy minister of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan."
JOE TIER, MSE '80, of Beltsville, Md., is the director of NT technical operations for the DIGEX Web Site Management Group. DIGEX is a national Internet carrier and operates as a wholly owned subsidiary of Intermedia Communications. His group manages complex Web sites for Fortune 1000 companies and other high end enterprises. He writes: "The Lord has blessed me with a beautiful wife, three children, and a profession that I thoroughly enjoy. At the end of the day, I stop having fun at work, so I can go home and spend quality time with my family. People often ask me how I like my job--my response is, `I love it!'"
RONALD ZAGORIA, MD Univ. of Maryland '83, was promoted to professor with tenure at Wake Forest University School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, N.C. A faculty radiologist in charge of the division of uroradiology, he and his wife KATHY, MSE '80, have two sons, David and Michael. He writes: "Life is great here with so much satisfaction from family and work."

CATHY BONK, MPH (PH) '86, MD Emory Univ. '86, of Atlanta, is a physician in obstetrics and gynecology. She has a private practice, Atlanta Gynecology and Obstetrics, in Atlanta. She writes: "Seventeen years after graduation, I have finally found 5 minutes to report in. Life is full and great." She and her husband, Michael de Give, have two children, Joseph and Kate.

1980 PhD (A&S): NATHAN CARLINER GOLDMAN, JD Duke Univ. '75, of Houston, is an attorney and adjunct professor. He presented two papers at the International Institute of Space Law in Turin, Italy, in October and was guest lecturer at the U.S. Air Force Academy in September. In 1997, he also was honored with entry in Who's Who in America and Who's Who in American Law.

SHEILA H. FORMAN, JD Boston Univ. '85, PhD California Graduate Institute '95, of Los Angeles, is a licensed psychologist in private practice. She is also an assistant professor and director of a counseling center.
SYDNEY S. YOON, of Roslyn, N.Y., is chief of magnetic resonance and neuroradiology and co-chief of interventional radiology at St. Francis Hospital. He married Kyung-Hee Yoon in November 1997 in Washington, D.C.

SUZANNE ZORN, MD Penn State Univ. '88, of Raleigh, N.C., is a rheumatologist with Cardinal Healthcare. She writes: "I am happily married and doing 100% rheumatology in a large multispecialty practice. I'm still singing in a community chorus- -for once there are plenty of tenors and basses."

STEPHEN GELHAUS, of New Canaan, Conn., and his wife announce the birth of their first child, a son named Joseph Paul, born November 18.

MA (SAIS): CHRIS SANDROLINI signed on with the U.S. Foreign Service during the Reagan era and over the years has been stationed in the Dominican Republic, India, and Honduras. He is currently the senior desk officer for India at the Department of State, Washington, D.C.

INGRID, MA Georgetown Univ. '87, and JIM KEIM, MSW Catholic Univ. '87, of Fort Collins, Colorado, write: "Along with our three children, we have relocated to Fort Collins, thus fulfilling two goals of ours: working at home and living in the Rockies." "After completing my term as president of the California Young Lawyers Association of the State Bar of California," writes STEPHEN M. LEVINE, JD NYU '88, of Novato, Calif., "I have been elected to the Board of Governors of the State Bar of California. I also recently joined Becherer, Kannett & Schweitzer and was elected to the Board of Governors of the Lawyers Club of San Francisco. I am currently engaged to Carol N. Umles, BA San Diego State Univ. '82, MBA USC '90, and we are planning a February wedding. A number of 1985 alums should be attending."

1986 PhD (A&S): FRANK DONOGHUE, of Columbus, Ohio, who married Jacquelyn Simmons in October 1997, is associate professor of English at Ohio State University. He writes: "My book, The Fame Machine, was published by Stanford University Press last year and was selected by Choice as an outstanding academic book for 1996."

1986 MSEE (ENG): BILL HODGSON, of Alice Springs, Australia, is delighted to announce the adoption of his daughter Emily Jane, from Taganrog, Russia. She joins her two brothers, Tyler Alexander, eight years old, and Elliott Marshall, four years old. He writes: "Although less than one year old, Emily has been to Moscow, London, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Texas, and California, as well as Sydney and Alice Springs, Australia. This little world traveler spreads joy everywhere she goes!"

MONICA LEVINE LACKS writes: "My daughter, Hillary Gwen, was born on June 28. She joins her brother, Jake, age 3 1/2. I am now back to work, four days per week, as an attorney with the New Orleans firm of McGlinchey Stafford."
MARTINA WALUK-GAERTNER is in her second year of coaching women's basketball at Catholic University. She and her husband, ERICH GAERTNER '87, cordially invite all JHU alums in the D.C. area to come to a game this season. For more information, a schedule, or just to say "hi," please contact Martina at

1987 PhD (A&S): NICOLAS S. HUMPHREY has been awarded a Fulbright grant to lecture in German/ English at the People's Ukrainian Academy in Kharkov, Ukraine. He is one of approximately 1,600 U.S. grantees who will travel abroad for the 1997-1998 academic year under the Fulbright Program.

ANIMESH AGARWAL, MD UT Medical School at San Antonio '92, of San Antonio, Texas, is an orthopaedic trauma fellow at Orthopaedic Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery. He writes: "I finished my residency in June 1997 and got married (twice) to the same girl, Jennifer L. Hilliard, on July 5th in an Indian wedding and on July 12 in a Presbyterian wedding. We moved to Columbus, Ohio, to start my fellowship in orthopaedic trauma for one year and will return to San Antonio to become faculty at the medical school." CHRIS J. DALTON, JD Syracuse Univ. '94, of Hoboken, N.J., writes: "After 18 months as new associate, I've started learning to be a lawyer. Last year was my `year of fun traveling'--London in February, Louisville in April, San Francisco in July, and Bermuda in September."
JOHN DILEO, MS The George Washington Univ. '94, MBA Central Mich. Univ. '97, writes: "I returned to school full time in Fall 1995. Last year I went to Sunrayce '97 with the GW Solar Car Team. Although we didn't finish the race, it was a terrific experience."
"As a stay-at-home mom," writes MICHELLE DION, of Wayne, N.J., "I keep busy outside the home volunteering in the schools, fundraising for charities, and doing community service work. Last year, I competed in my first--and hopefully, not my last-- triathalon."
ELIZABETH HARRIGAN, MD Loyola Univ. '94, of Wauwatosa, Wis., completed her pediatrics residency and started a fellowship in allergy and immunology at the Medical College of Wisconsin. She and her husband, Bruce, have one daughter, Susan Nicole, born in May 1997.
President and owner of Herman Computer Resources, HOWARD HERMAN provides business solutions in the form of networks, databases, troubleshooting, upgrades, and sales. He is married and has a house in the south hills of Pittsburgh.
"I returned to Maryland after eight years in Houston," writes STEPHEN M. HEWITT, PhD Univ. of Texas '95, MD Univ. of Texas '96, of Bethesda, Md. "I am enjoying living in D.C., now that I am really earning a living." He is married to Mercedes Meyer. TERRY HSU, of Reisterstown, Md., is vice president and chief information officer of Helix Health Inc. He is married to Anita P. Ho, and they have one child, Ryan Michael. He writes: "Anita and I returned to the Baltimore area a few years ago when I took the position with Helix Health. She has a dental practice in Glen Burnie."
JENNIFER STAHL, MBA Fordham Univ. '94, of Fairfield, Conn., is division business manager for Bayer Pharmaceutical. She writes: "Jim and I have been married for three years and have bought a house in the burbs." He works for the U.S. Attorney's Office in New Haven.

1988 MD (Med): NATHAN BLUM contributed to the recently released best-selling disability reference book Children with Disabilities. He co-authored a chapter on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. He is currently medical director for the Center for Complex Medical Management, a center for children and adolescents for whom biopsychosocial issues interfere with medical treatment and interdisciplinary rehabilitation. He is also an attending physician in the Biobehavioral Program at Children's Seashore House and serves as assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

1988 PhD (A&S): KATHRYN A. LEE, of Wayne, Pa., is an associate professor of political science at Eastern College in St. Davids, Pa. She writes: "Last May I received the Lindback Foundation Award for Excellence in Teaching. In May, I will complete my law degree at Temple University School of Law. This past summer I worked for the Department of Justice in San Diego in the Executive Office for Immigration Review."

DOUG DAUGHERTY, PhD Princeton Univ. '94, of San Francisco, writes: "1997 was a busy year for me. On September 13th, my partner of six years, Philip Leighton, and I were married under the redwoods in San Francisco. In attendance were fellow Hopkins alumni SHIV CHOPRA '88, KIM PITTS CHOPRA '89, ANIL HARI '89, and DAVE HACKOS '91. We honeymooned in Tahiti and are now settling into life again after our visit to tropical paradise. Phil is continuing his post-doc at UCSF in developmental neurobiology, and I am entering into the environmental consulting field with ENVIRON."
"I am now chief resident in ophthalmology at Long Island Jewish Medical Center," writes MICHAEL FARBOWITZ. "I am moving to California for a fellowship at UCLA in July 1998." He and his wife, Talia, have a son, Jordan Seth, born in October 1996. JOE SOKOLOWSKI and his wife, PENNY BUTLER SOKOLOWSKI '93 announce the birth of their first child on November 15. His name is Joseph William Sokolowski IV. His Hopkins aunts and uncles include KATHLEEN SOKOLOWSKI MORRISSEY '93, MICHAEL MORRISSEY '91, and MIMI SOKOLOWSKI '99.

1989 PhD (ENG): MENACHEM ELIMELECH has been promoted to full professor in the department of civil and environmental engineering at UCLA. He is currently the vice chair and graduate adviser of the department.

ALLENE SALCEDO BURDETTE, MD Univ. of Kentucky '97, of Lexington, Ky., writes: "Finally! After six years of dating, I married Richard E. Burdette III in June. Who could have guessed I would marry some guy I met at P.J.'s just after graduating from JHU? Our best man was MATTHEW D. FISHER '92. Also crazy enough to come to Kentucky for the big day was my college roommate, REGINA MITCHELL '90. One of my classmates from medical school was ANDREW SCHNEIDER '93. Currently I am doing a surgical internship at UK in Lexington, to be followed by a residency in radiology at Penn State's Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Pa. It is a chocoholic's dream come true. My husband--who is doing an outstanding job as a surgery intern's spouse--and I are enjoying our last year in Lexington and looking forward to our move eastward."
"I am still involved with the reliability of ultra-thin gate oxides," writes NELS DUMIN, of Wylie, Texas. "I recently presented a paper at the International Integrated Reliability Workshop in Lake Tahoe, and I will be presenting another at the International Reliability Physics Symposium in Reno. Jennifer and I just bought our first house. It is located just outside of Dallas and we are getting used to the `joys of homeownership!' I talk to CHARLES STEWARD '91 every now and then. He is still working on his MD/PhD in New York."

MATTHEW L. ROSIN, an attorney, has joined Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP as an associate in the firm's Philadelphia office. He is a member of the Trusts and Estates Department, practicing estate planning, estate and trust administration, charitable giving, and foundation work. At the University of Florida College of Law, from which he received his JD, he was senior research editor of the Florida Law Review and was honored as the Most Outstanding Associate Editor. He received his LL.M. in taxation from New York University School of Law.

1992 PhD (ENG): CHRISTINE L. TILLER, BS Caltech '85, a student at Columbia Theological Seminary in Atlanta, is the recipient of a Merit Scholarship. The scholarship was awarded on the basis of academic achievement, leadership ability, and potential for ministry. She was a professor of environmental engineering prior to entering the seminary.

JASON KLUGMAN, of Philadelphia, writes: "Since last I wrote...I left my job at Youth Service America in Washington in May 1996 and have traveled around Europe and East Africa for three and a half months. I climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro and spent three heavenly days in Zanzibar, did the whole safari thing, and went white water rafting in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. I flew back to the States and dove into a doctoral program in Education, Culture and Society at the University of Pennsylvania. My plan is to get a faculty position in urban education some day. In June 1997, I was best man in MATT MABIE's '93 wedding to Karla Jennings. In October, I had the opportunity to swim against my former swim team captain, BRIAN McGLOIN '93, at the International Gay and Lesbian Aquatics Championships (IGLA) in San Diego, where Brian is working on both a law degree and a master's degree in international and pacific studies."
A. REBECCA NEAL, of Miami, is currently enrolled in a child clinical/applied developmental psychology doctoral program at the University of Miami. She writes: "Since I'm going to be in Miami for a while--I just finished my second year of a six-year graduate program--I took the big plunge and bought a condo in the Coconut Grove area. So, I have roots for the first time in about eight years. Grad school is still keeping me happy and busy, and Miami keeps things interesting otherwise."
"My flower business is blooming--excuse the pun," writes CHELSEA TITEFANTS. "I even had the chance to visit some Hopkins friends at a wedding in Annapolis last September. I hope to visit JHU for Spring Fair '98."

JENNIFER FEENEY, of Baltimore, is beginning graduate school at UMAB, pursuing a PhD in neuroscience.
ERICA NATHANSON writes: "I'm having a great time as a congressional aid, in the Los Angeles district office of U.S. Congressman Henry Waxman. As luck would have it, one of my co-workers is another JHU alum, KAREN MIMMS SWIFT '93. I'm having an equally great time planning my May 24th wedding to attorney Micah Jacobs. ELVIRA KISISH '94 will be bridesmaid, BETTINA GENSOLLEN '94 and CARLA BERG '94 will make the trip to Los Angeles for the big day."

CHRISTOPHER R. PAGE, of Rye, N.Y., is a first-year medical student at the SUNY Stony Brook School of Medicine. KERRY SCHALDERS writes: "TERESA SLAZAS and MICHELLE LEE are living in Washington, D.C. while they study for graduate degrees at George Washington University. Since misery loves company, I have decided to attend law school and continue to negotiate contracts for a computer company. ALEXANDRA COHEN '97 and I enjoyed the pre-holiday season by studying for the LSATs. All of us remain great friends with ERNIE SHOSHO '95, who shortly will have to face the bar exam. JEREMY HANCOCK '95 is in his first year of business school in Virginia and manages to get up to DC every few weeks, while pal RICK SHARMA '95 doesn't get down from New York City very often. Having just moved to northern Virginia, KEITH KRITZER '96 is burning the midnight oil at his new job. JUSTIN SONDAK '95 is successfully promoting the arts at the Washington Opera, while the newly promoted DAVE SAVOLAINE '93 is working for his home-state senator up on Capitol Hill. Other good friends keep in touch, such as KATJA ELBERT '95 who is knocking them dead (figuratively, of course) in medical school in Michigan; PAMELA SCHRAMM '95 in Texas, and LENA MALIK '93 in California."

1995 MS (A&S): LINDA LEE COLES-ADAMS, of Baltimore, is a psychotherapist in private practice at the International Center for Creative Choices. She married Brett C. Adams on July 12.

1995 MD (Med): JEFF D. WILLIAMSON, MPH (PH), has been named an assistant professor in the department of internal medicine at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. He will direct a new outpatient center for frail elderly adults in the J. Paul Sticht Center on Aging and Rehabilitation.

ERICA NICOLA DAVID is a second-year medical student at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. MINI REASIN, BA St. Mary's College of Maryland '90, of Baltimore, is an oncology nurse at Mercy Medical Center and infusion nurse specialist for Synergy Health Care. She writes: "I have started working in the home care setting, but am still keeping hours in inpatient oncology. I moved to Middle River after graduation and love my new home. I still have my dog and cat."

1996 MSEE (ENG): STEPHEN J. KRILL JR., BS Univ. of Cincinnati '92, of Arlington, Va., is project manager at the ICF Kaiser Consulting Group, which is headquartered in Fairfax, Va. ICF Kaiser is one of America's largest engineering, construction, project management, and consulting firms, providing services in the areas of environment, infrastructure, industry, and energy.

1996 MS (A&S): AMY ROLLE, BS Towson State Univ. '93, of Ashburn, Va., is employed by the Motorola/IRIDIUM Project.

ARON JAMES BEATTY is a first-year student at The Dickinson School of Law of The Pennsylvania State University.
BETH BOWMAN writes: "In February, I'm finally off to Zambia with the Peace Corps, where I'll be working on a health assignment until June 2000. I would love to get mail, and I promise to write back. My address is Beth Bowman/PCV, Peace Corps/Zambia, P.S. Box 50707, Lusaka, Zambia."
HELEN G. HUI-CHOU recently completed the Officer Indoctrination Course of the U.S. Navy. During the course, students are prepared for duty in the naval staff field corresponding to their civilian profession.
JEFFREY JOHN MALAK is a first-year student at The Dickinson School of Law of The Pennsylvania State University.

1997 MPH (PH): JASON BARBOUR writes: "I recently relocated to San Diego, where I work as an analyst, providing biostatistical, data management, and authoring services for a health research group attached to the Navy. I am currently working on a reproductive outcomes study from which results should be released shortly. I was very pleased to find a position working in maternal and child health in such a beautiful place--and I am happy to report that I survived my first surfing lesson."

1997 MS: CAROLINE FERMIN-KNUTH attended the 22nd annual Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, D.C. She was one of nearly 19,000 participants in this event, which is the fourth largest marathon in the U.S.

1997 MAT (CS): HAROLD EARL GASKINS, BS Columbia Union College, of Laurel, Md., is a fifth-grade teacher with Montgomery County Public Schools. He writes: "I am in my second year of teaching, and I have been selected to be team leader for the fifth grade. My wife, Heather, and I are the proud parents of Jason Earl Gaskins. He was born on July 9, at Washington Adventist Hospital in Takoma Park, Maryland.

1997 MS (A&S): BRIAN E. MOORE, who is employed by the U.S. Coast Guard's Marine Safety and Environmental Protection Branch, writes: "I administer the Oil Pollution Prevention Program for ships. This program grew out of the Exxon Valdez disaster. My first son was born two months after I graduated--talk about lifestyle changes!"

1997 MA (SAIS): PHILIP ROBERTSON JR. has moved to Bangkok, Thailand, to take over a position as Thailand / Burma / Cambodia coordinator for the AFL-CIO.

1997 MA (A&S): ELLY SUMMERS of Frederick, Md., was a 1997 Walter E. Dakin Fellow at the Sewanee Writers' Conference. Her novel, This Never Happened, is published by Random House. She is currently an instructor in the JHU part-time writing program.


1932: ISABELLE (CHRISTLE REVILLE) CARL died on August 6. She was married to ROBERT L. CARL, '33 (Peabody) and '40.

1933: MAX A. SCHREIBER, of Rockville, Md., died on October 26 at home. He worked at Bethlehem Steel in Baltimore before coming to Washington, D.C., where he joined the staff of the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. During his 18 years at APL, he worked on Navy projects, including the Terrier and Talos missiles and on satellite navigation systems. He served as an associate treasurer of Temple Sinai in Washington and did volunteer work at the temple and in Rockville for the Jewish Council for the Aging. He also was a member of the United Jewish Appeal Federation. He is survived by his wife, two daughters, five grandchildren, and a great-granddaughter.

1934: ALBERT HENDLER died in March 1997. After graduating from Hopkins, he worked at Hendler Creamery Company before enlisting in the U.S. Army during WWII. He was honorably discharged with the rank of captain, having helped plan the logistics of the Alcan Highway, as well as the Normandy Invasion. He returned to Hendler Creamery, where he was eventually president. He was an avid collector, a 32nd degree Mason, and a contributer to the Chizuk Amuno Congregation--Hendler Art Gallery, as well as The Park School.

1938 PhD (A&S): THOMAS HARRISON DAVIES, of Pittsburgh, died September 7, 1997, at his La Quinta, Calif. home. After receiving his PhD, he did his postdoctoral research at California Institute of Technology under Linus Pauling. During WWII, he was first employed at Lederle Laboratories and then worked as a nuclear scientist in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. After the war, he became head of The Research Institute at the University of Chicago. In 1950, he came to Pittsburgh as head of the Pittsburgh Plate Glass Fellowship at Mellon Institute. He was a member of the American Chemical Society and a contributor to the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists. He is survived by his wife, two daughters, one son, and three grandchildren.

1938 (A&S): MAXWELL IBSEN, of San Jose, Calif., died on January 12.

1941: LOUISE HOHN COBB, of Gardner, Mass., died in November 1997.

1944 (Nursing): DONALD S. BAILLIE, of Cheshire, Conn., died December 10 at Yale-New Haven Hospital. She was a member of St. Peter's Episcopal Church and for 10 years was employed as personnel manager at Blue Cross/Blue Shield until her retirement. During WWII, she was a nurse with the U.S. Navy. She is survived by her husband, a son, a daughter, and three grandchildren.