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Beau (Everett) Smith, A&S '46, is the author of Twelve Theophanic Teachings of Bible, a study of 12 theological subjects, including angels, forgiveness, and The Holy Spirit.


Sidney Offit, A&S '50, received a 2002 Police Athletic League (PAL) Award for his contributions to the children of New York.

1952 (Reunion class)

Robert R. Holland, Engr '52, of Catonsville, Md., retired in January 2001 and is enjoying golf and traveling.
    Jerome "Jerry" Julius, Engr '52, of Lanham, Md., served 20 years of military service, during which time he was awarded the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Services Commendation Medal, Air Force Commendation Medal, Secretary of Defense Service Badge, and the Joint Chiefs of Service Badge. He then spent 17 years as a federal civil servant in the area of employee pay and benefits. During his service as CEO for the Civil Service Retirement System and the Federal Employee Health Benefit System, he was awarded the Presidential rank of Meritorious Senior Executive, the OPM Director's Award for Distinguished Service, and the Director's Citation for Distinguished Public Service.
   Albert V. Kanner, A&S '52, writes that he is enjoying his retirement. He still runs most days and spends winters in Arizona. He also gets together with his four children and eight grandchildren as frequently as possible.
   Robert M. Markush, A&S '52, of South Natick, Mass., writes, "At this stage of life, you focus on your wife and the happy and rewarding years left. I then am enjoying the wonderful achievements of my four daughters. And finally, I am fully engaged in the sports and programs of my eight grandchildren--what joy! I continue my teaching at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels at Babson College--most rewarding after my corporate career."
   James A. McComas Jr., A&S '52, writes: 'Two years ago we moved from Richmond, Va., where we lived for 20 years, to Abingdon, a pretty, culture-filled town in southwest Virginia. We're busier in this small town than we ever were in Richmond, despite the considerable difference in size. I recommend it to anyone who is thinking of relocating.
   Milton Paul Miecznikoski, Engr '52, of Baltimore, is retired. He enjoys racing sailboats on the Chesapeake, flying radio control gilders, golfing, and building Early American furniture.
   Alan B. Miller, A&S '52, of Windsor, Calif., is retired. He enjoys golf and whitewater rafting.
   Irvin P. Pollack, A&S '52, of Baltimore, recently retired from the chairmanship of the Department of Ophthalmology at Sinai Hospital and as director of The Krieger Eye Institute. He is now working full time in patient care, research, teaching and writing. He and his wife have five children and eight grandchildren.
   Wildred M. Potter, A&S '52, had a private urology practice in Scottsdale, Ariz., from 1963-1997, and he was a Mayo Clinic Scottsdale Urology consultant from 1997-2000. He is now retired. Dr. Potter has completed 27 marathons and still holds the Arizona Record from 1980 with his 2:49 run. He is active with tennis, skiing, golf, and his four grandchildren.

Record album cover? No, Spring Fair 1977, organized around the theme "3400 Onstage." Each April the student-organized fair draws a multitude of people to the Homewood campus. 1956

George M. Landes, A&S '56 (PhD), recently published a completely revised and expanded edition of his Hebrew vocabulary manual, first published in 1961, but now also under a new title, Building Your Biblical Hebrew Vocabulary (2001). Dr. Landes has retired from his professorship at Union Theological Seminary in New York and lives in Schnecksville, Pennsylvania.

1957 (Reunion class)


Mary Jean Scott, A&S '58 (PhD), was installed as a Canon of the Cathedral in November. There are only six Canons in the Diocese of Johannesburg. She retired at the end of July and has donated many of her theology books to the newly started Desmond Tutu School for Ministries at a nearby parish.


Joel Montague, SAIS '60 (MA), was part of a three-person American Refugee Committee team that recently took a trip to Iran to meet with government officials, representatives of international organizations, and local relief groups. He has more than 40 years of experience working with non-profit development organizations in the Middle East, Asia, and Africa and went as a technical consultant to the ARC. A public health officer, he has spent extensive time in Iran and speaks the native language, Farsi.

1962 (Reunion class)


Fred A. Kramer, A&S '63, of Brookline, Mass., has retired from the Political Science Department of the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. As a teacher, he writes, he "tried to show the same enthusiasm and excitement for his subject matter that he found at Hopkins in the lectures of Professor Phoebe Stanton." He plans to embark on a second career as a stone carver.


Michael E. Makover, A&S '64, is in private practice in internal medicine in Manhattan. Dr. Makover is on the faculties of New York University Medical Center and Cornel (Weill) Medical School. He is also a co-founder and co-chairman of the board of a new company called indeedmd, Inc. He writes: "We have developed revolutionary technology that will allow patients to connect with their doctors from anywhere in the world. I have also begun a writing career with a number of newspaper and magazine articles and a book, Mismanaged Care: How Corporate Medicine Jeopardizes Your Health (Prometheus Books, 1999). A new book on preventing heart disease is in process. I am married and have two children and live on Long Island."


P. Thomas May Jr., A&S '65, retired as president and CEO of First Virginia Mortgage Company on October 1, 2000.


Nan Phifer, SPSBE '66 (MLA), has written Memoirs of the Soul: Writing Your Spiritual Autobiography, published by Writer's Digest Books. She piloted her manuscript in workshops sponsored by the Oregon Writing Project at the University of Oregon, PeaceHealth Medical Group, and Lane Literary Guild in Eugene, Oregon. She gives workshops in Oregon and elsewhere.

1967 (Reunion class)

David L. Rimoin, Med '67 (PhD), chair of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center's Department of Pediatrics and director of the Medical Genetics-Birth Defects Center, recently was named the 2001 Pioneer in Medicine Award recipient at the annual meeting of Cedars-Sinai's medical staff. Dr. Rimoin is a former member of the Johns Hopkins Hospital medical staff and is the holder of the Steven Spielberg Chair in Pediatrics at Cedars-Sinai.
   Christopher Wade Stelyan Ross, SAIS '67 (MA), is senior adviser to the undersecretary of state for public affairs and public diplomacy.
   Arthur W. Weinman, A&S '67, owner and principal of Arthur Weinman, Architects, has been awarded the Texas Historical Commission's Award of Excellence in Historic Architecture for his work in historic preservation.

1972 (Reunion class)

1977 (Reunion class)


Michael Martone, A&S '79 (MA), has published The Blue Guide to Indiana, "an ersatz travel book for the Hoosier State." He is the author of six other books of fiction including Alive and Dead in Indiana, Pensees: The Thoughts of Dan Quayle, and Fort Wayne is Seventh on Hitler's List.


Bruce Adelson, A&S '80, writes: "My wife, Valerie, and I were blessed with a beautiful baby boy, Michael Daniel Adelson, who gives us new joys and pleasures every day. I work as a trial attorney in the voting section, civil rights division of the U.S. Department of Justice. In December 2001 my newest books were published--four biographies for children about leaders from the Civil War and American Revolution: David Farragut, George Meade, Baron von Steuben, and William Howe."
   Chaim Levin, A&S '80, SAIS '81 (MA), writes: "Working on Wall Street has provided an especially stark exposure to the 9/11 calamity. Several close friends were lost. On the personal front, my children have drawn me back to soccer. I have also finished four triathalons and am training for an Ironman (my first) for next year. At work, I have been promoted to the position of chief legal officer of the GFI Group, including its Internet trading portal,"


Josiah Gluck, A&S '81, has been nominated for a Grammy Award in the category of Best Engineered Album (non-classical). The CD is Ballads--Remembering Coltrane, by vocalist Karrin Allyson on Concord Records. This is his third nomination.
   Barry Gordon, A&S '81 (PhD), director of the Cognitive and Neuropsychology Clinic and professor in the departments of Neurology and Cognitive Science at Johns Hopkins University, has been elected by his peers as a Fellow of the American Psychological Association for 2002. APA fellows are selected for their exceptional and outstanding contributions to the research, teaching, or practice of psychology.

1982 (Reunion class)

Evan Bauman, Engr '82, writes: "I am currently working E-commerce issues for the Shell Chemical Company. I've also been asked to serve as regional coordinator for the Engineering Alumni Association. So all those JHU engineers in the Midwest who would like to participate, please contact me at"
   Peter N. Brieloff, A&S '82, is president of the Brieloff Food Centers, with five offices in Maryland and Nevada. He writes: "I have recently married and am the proud father of a beautiful and talented daughter."
   Michael Bruno, A&S '82, who received a medical degree and a master's degree in biophysics from the University of California-Irvine College of Medicine in 1987, is assistant professor of radiology and orthopedics at the Penn State College of Medicine in Hershey, Pennsylvania. He writes: "We moved to Hershey two years ago from Nashville, where Andrea and I were on the faculty of Vanderbilt University. We're now only 90 minutes from Baltimore! We love it here, despite the aggravation of academic medicine. Our daughter, Sarah, is in second grade."
   Mary Jean Cuaycong, A&S '82, an ophthalmologist, opened her own practice, called Premier Eye Care, in July 1999. She is interested in cycling and collecting fine wines.
   William P. Daly Jr., A&S '82, is married to Lynn L'Hommedieu, and they have three children: Nicholas, Rene, and Adrianna.
   Julie Weinberg Fishbein, A&S '82, writes: "My firm, Fishbein Associates, Inc., consults in the areas of marketing, technology R&D, federal facility reutilization, defense programs, environmental remediation, and worker transition issues. Our clients are drawn from U.S. industry (including a number of Fortune 500 companies), U.S. government agencies, and not-for-profit organizations."
   Sheila H. Forman, A&S '82, who has a law degree from Boston University and a PhD in psychology form California Graduate Institute, is the author of Self-fullness: The Art of Loving and Caring for Your 'Self.' The website for her book is
   Linnaea Knisely, A&S '82, writes: "When our 3-year-old son, Julien, was born, I stopped working as the director of marketing for United Health Care's western operations. Since then, I've become a tidepool docent for a local natural sciences museum, sung backup harmony on an album of children's music, captained a tennis team or two, and fully-explored the joys and horrors of parenting--mostly joys, I'm quite happy to note. Every so often, I put on a professional persona and take on some consulting work, which is fun, too!"
   Ken Marvin, A&S '82, is practicing cardiology in Stockton, California. He is married, and his daughter, Cadence, is three years old.
   Laura J. Nash, A&S '82, of Plainsboro, New Jersey, is a part-time school psychologist with Mercer County Special Services and St. Peter's University Hospital in New Brunswick, New Jersey. She is involved in community activities such as the local Juvenile Conference Committee and her children's schools.
   Leslie Marchal Profeta, A&S '82, writes: "I'll be starting graduate school in the fall at Columbia University, going for my master's degree in education. I'll be going back to work part time as a teacher. Laura (10) and Stephen (8) are great, and so is Larry."
   Annu Goel Sangal, A&S '82, writes: "Sanjay and I are enjoying raising our three daughters--although admittedly, juggling career and motherhood is very challenging."
   Mark D. Trachtenberg, A&S '82, of Brighton, Mass., is an audit division librarian for the Massachusetts Department of Revenue. He has a radio show in his neighborhood called Mark's Classical Caravan, from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday. He writes: "It's on Allston-Brighton Free Radio at 1630 AM, 1670 AM, and on the Internet at"
   Lawrence B. Wolfe, A&S '82, writes: "My wife, Carol, and I moved our growing family from the city to Westchester three years ago. We now count three young Wolfes with the birth of Jeremy, one year ago (Connor is 7, and Sarah is 5). Professionally, since 1988, I have been a partner with Eastdil, a real estate investment bank, based in Manhattan. My area of expertise--lodging and resort finance--keeps me traveling around the world."
   Sydney S. Yoon, A&S '82, is chief of neuroradiology and co-chief of interventional radiology at Physicians Diagnostic Imaging at St. Francis Hospital in Roslyn, New York. He has been listed as "Best Doctor" for radiology in the June 2000 and June 2001 issues of New York Magazine. Dr. Yoon became a partner in the Physicians Diagnostic Imaging, P.C., in January 2000.


G. Marie Swanson, SPH '83 (MPH), professor in the department of family practice and director of the Cancer Center at Michigan State University, has been appointed new dean of the University of Arizona College of Public Health.


Angela Denise Mickalide, SPH '85 (PhD), was recipient of the 2001 Sarah Mazelis Award, which is given for outstanding professional practice from the American Public Health Association. For the past 11 years, she has served as program director of the national Safe Kids Campaign.

Beisbol Diplomacy: Coming off an incredible 31-2 season (plus one tie) in 1986, the Blue Jays traveled to Cuba for an unforgettable week of baseball fun in the sun, and a visit to the Tropicana. 1986

Elizabeth Suet Hing Tse-Au, A&S '86, is happy to announce that she has completed all the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey. She currently works as a senior technical staff member at AT&T Labs in Middletown, New Jersey. Friends and classmates are welcome to contact her at

1987 (Reunion class)

Howard N. Baker, A&S '87, who earned his medical degree from University of Connecticut School of Medicine in 1991, is president of the Westfield Medical Corporation in Southwick, Massachusetts. He is married and has three children.
   Donald H. B. Braswell, Engr '87, MSE '88, a lieutenant commander in the U.S. Navy who works in the Pentagon, was part of the rescue operations after the bombing of the building on September 11.
   Daniel Buccino, A&S '87, is co-founder and co-director of the Baltimore-Washington Brief Therapy Institute, Inc., a national training and consulting group in effective, efficient, and civil clinical and organizational solutions.
   Cynthia (Galiszewski) Cullen, Engr '87, writes: "After stints in the aerospace, electric utility, and financial industries, in addition to work in the municipal government sector, I am currently at home, raising our son, Ian."
   Edwin G. Fee Jr., A&S '87, writes: "In January 2001, I became a partner with Whiteford, Taylor & Preston LLP, where I practice estates and trust law. At reunion 2002, my son, Alex, will be 3, my daughter, Katie, will be 1, and my wife, Lisa Barkan, and I will have been married for nine years."
   Andy Gray, A&S '87, writes: "We still live in Baltimore in a rowhouse we rehabbed, and are doing more on our block. Larcia Premo, A&S '89, teaches art at Catonsville Community College. I am self-employed."
   Geannine L. Hladky, A&S '87, is director of financial development for the American Lung Association of Maryland. She writes: "I'm addicted to golf and am currently president of the board of directors for the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Maryland Chapter. I love spending time with friends and family."
   Sarah Judd, A&S '87, who is a learning specialist with Nashoba Brooks School in Concord, Massachusetts, has received a sabbatical grant from her school to join an Earthwatch Expedition, excavating a Mayan archaeological site in the Yucatan, Mexico. She writes that she often sees Londa Holsinger, A&S '87, and her son, Zane.
   Liza (Klein) Hughes, A&S '87, is senior writer/producer for the Food Network. She and her husband, David Hughes, live in New York.
   Samantha McBride, A&S '87, writes: "I am working in the field of environmental policy and would be interested in corresponding with alumni in this field, or in sociology, political economy, or political ecology." She is currently a student in the sociology PhD program at New York University.


Animesh Agarwal, Engr '88, and his wife, Jennifer, announce the birth of their daughter, Priya Lynn Agarwal, on October 20, 2001. She was 5 lbs., 13 ozs., and 18-3/4 inches long. She was six weeks premature. He writes: "Baby and mom are both fine and home."


Kirsten Michener, Bologna '90, SAIS '91 (MA), writes: "On September 22, I married Michael Cox in Ross, California. Our guests included SAIS/Bologna 1990 and Washington D.C. 1991 classmates Jocelyn Mason, Kate Starr, and Florence Navarro. Mike and I both work for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission for Kosovo in Pristina."


David Liss, A&S '91, and Deidre Wheatley-Liss, A&S '92, announce the birth of their son, Trevor Andrew, born on October 1. They write: "We are thrilled about the wonderful changes Trevor has brought to our lives."

1992 (Reunion class)

Anthony J.G. Alastra, A&S '92, is a fellow in interventional neuroradiology at New York University Medical Center.
   Amol S. Bapat, A&S '92, is a cardiology fellow at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.
   Steven Biever, Engr '92, a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of California-Berkeley, writes: "I was just married in September 2001 in Bethesda, Maryland. My wife, Julie, and I moved to the San Francisco area for academic research positions."
   Dave Blair, Engr '92, writes: "My wife, Laura, and I gave birth to our first child, Nicole, in September 2000. We live in Columbia, Maryland, and I have been working at Ohmeda Medical for three and a half years as manager of mechanical design. I'm pursuing an MBA part-time from Loyola."
   Heidi Blume, A&S '92, of Seattle, is chief resident in pediatric neurology at the University of Washington. She got married in November 2000.
   Susanne C. Bozzo, A&S '92, writes: "I completed a master's degree in mythological studies from a depth psychological perspective at Pacifica Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara, California, in spring 2001. I am now working on a PhD in the same program."
   Penny Breyer, Engr '92, writes: "After living in Munich and London, I've recently relocated to Dallas to work for a small wireless startup company called CSR."
   Jill Brown, A&S '92, who graduated in 1997 from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health with an MHS in health finance and management, is managing editor of Managed Care Week, a weekly business newsletter about the managed care industry.
   Richard Bungiro, A&S '92, is a postdoctoral fellow at Yale University School of Medicine. He recently attended the wedding of Vlassis Travias, A&S '92, with other members of the class of 1992, including Andrew Ptak, A&S '92, and Jeffrey Alderman, A&S '92,
   Forrest T. Closson, A&S '92, is clinical instructor of pediatrics and emergency medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.
   Matthew D'Amario, A&S '92, who is a teacher at Mt. St. Joseph High School in Baltimore, has been an extra in four operas with the Baltimore Opera Company.
   Chryssanthe Ganiaris Detroyer, A&S '92, is a financial consultant with A.G. Edwards & Sons, Inc. in Short Hills, New Jersey.
   Melinda Fan, A&S '92, writes: "I completed my residency and fellowship training in pathology in June 2001, and am now a staff pathologist at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston."
   Stacy (Maltzman) Feldman, A&S '92, who is a teacher at Moshe Aaron Yeshiva High School in South River, New Jersey, writes: "Life hasn't been the same since the birth of our son two years ago."
   Maureen Gorsen, SAIS '92 (MA), has been named partner at the Los Angeles law firm of Weston Benshoof Rochefort Rubalcava & MacCuish LLP.
   William J. "Paz" Hayne III, A&S '92, writes: "I have been practicing law with Wyatt for five years now, and I serve on various boards for local and national bar associations and non-profit groups. In February, I attended the wedding of fellow alumnus Leon Atterbery, A&S '93. Life has been good."
   Laurie (Ramos) Heyden, A&S '92, is a school psychologist with Bristol Warren Regional Schools in Bristol, Rhode Island. She won a "Health Kids! Health Schools!" Award from the Rhode Island Department of Education and Health for an innovative violence prevention program she is implementing at an elementary school to reduce bullying behaviors in children.
   Evelyn Jerome, A&S '92, got her pilot's license in 1996.
   William J. Kephart, A&S '92, of Garden City, New York, who is married to Nancy Paolucci, left the Nassau Co. District Attorney's Office after five years and opened a law firm--Terno, Kephart & Favale--specializing in criminal defense, real estate, wills and trusts, personal injury, and immigration.
   Nitin Kahkee, A&S '92, is a corporate associate with Greenberg Traurig in New York.
   Sarah Greenberg Kovensky, A&S '92, SPSBE '93 (MAT), writes: "In June, we welcomed our latest addition, a son, Alexander Jay Kovensky. Meanwhile, I'm enjoying working with the local coalition of Reach Out and Read to help it expand to rural counties in Georgia."
   Brian Lukacz, A&S '92, has retired from the Marine Corps and is working as a corporate real estate agent in San Diego.
   Mimi (Spencer) Lukacz, A&S '92, has finished her Ob/Gyn residency training and is now in her second year of fellowship training in reconstructive pelvic surgery.
   Stuart Lutz, A&S '92, writes: "I buy and sell historic documents, autographs, manuscripts, and letters--very esoteric. I also am currently at work on my first history book. I enjoy history, writing, roadtrips, exercise, adventure, and living, as well as life with Sara."
   Beverly Moy, A&S '92, writes: "I'm having a blast with my husband and 1-year-old son Corey. I'm finishing up my fellowship in hematology-onocology and am finally looking for a 'real job.'"
   Raymond Parungao, A&S '92, writes: "I am in my second year at Miami Children's and Miami Beach. I'm enjoying being close to my family in Georgia and my new-found friends here who have become my family. I work and play hard--the beach lifestyle--and I love it."
   Christine Bickel Plumer, A&S '92, is the chairperson of the art department at Notre Dame Preparatory School in Baltimore. She and her husband, Andrew Plumer, SPSBE '99 (MLA), announce the birth of their son, Jack Edward Plumer, on June 11, 2001.
   Arlene "Ari" Rapkin, A&S '92, writes: "I started skydiving in 1997, and met my boyfriend, Craig, through the sport. I live with him and his two children 10 miles from the airport. In June 2001, I accompanied Craig to Spain, where, as a member of the U.S. Parachute Team, he won a gold medal at the world championships. When I'm on the ground, I cook, juggle, and crochet baby blankets, some of which I donate to Project Linus for distribution to hospitalized children."
   Monami Roy, Engr '92, who is a patent attorney, has a new baby.
   Erin E. Sasaki Scherger, Engr '92, writes: "After leaving my job to stay home with my kids, I decided to start teaching women about natural, normal childbirth. As a childbirth educator, I not only explain the physiology and psychology of labor, but also teach them to be educated consumers in their birth. My newest hobby is helping friends and family preserve their family's memories through Creative Memories."
   Janelle K. Thomas, Engr '92, writes: "2000 was a great year for cycling for my husband and me--I completed 9 century rides (100 miles each) and also completed The Death Ride (129 miles with 16,000 feet of climbing). Unfortunately, 2001 brought three surgeries, but I am now recovering with hopes of completing The Death Ride one more time. Our Border Collie, Ralphie, brings us great joy, and he is by far the coolest dog in Reno."
   Kelly A. Van Houten, A&S '92, and her husband, Neil Dello Russo, announce the birth of their son, Edward Nicholas, on September 13. She is a chemist at Sensor for Medicine and Science, Inc. in Germantown, Maryland.
   Randi Wells, A&S '92, was recently promoted to accounting manager of Gai's Northwest Bakeries in Seattle. She has started law school and made it through her first finals.
   Deirdre Wheatley-Liss, A&S '92, has recently been named a partner at the law firm of Fein, Such, Kahn & Shepard PC. She is just returning to her tax and business law practices after a brief maternity leave. She and husband David Liss, A&S '92, are the proud new parents of Trevor Andrew Liss.
   Suzanne White, A&S '92, got married in March to David Keyser, whom she met while playing softball on The Mall in Washington, where she works as a program examiner for the National Security Division of the Office of Management and Budget.
   Tracy J. (Williams) Yellen, A&S '92, writes: "Since graduating from JHU, I moved to the U.S.- Mexico border on a crusade to clean up the environment there. I've since made the border--and El Paso, Texas--my home. I married Steve Yellen, and we had our son, Jack. I enjoy community work, running, and keeping up with my JHU friends."

The 1983 Blue Jays made it all the way to the NCAA finals before losing a heartbreaker to Syracuse. Despite a 13-7 lead in the third quarter, the Jays couldn't hold on. Final score: Syracuse 17, Hopkins 16. 1993

Tess D'souza-Magee, SPSBE '93 (MSB), is a commercial finance manager at Transio Place. "I am now married," she reports, "and have a 2-year-old son. I live in Warwick."
   Kimberly Rampaul-Pino, A&S '93, announces the birth of her son, Christopher Sankia Rampaul-Pino, on November 1, 2001.


Samuel Gurevich, A&S '95, is a medical resident at Yale University, where he is "doing great, [and] loving work."
   Irene Kim, A&S '95, writes: "I'm so glad so many people are safe and sound...I cannot forget the horror of September 11. I live in old Jersey City, where looking down my street, you could see the World Trade Center a few miles distant. I am working for a firm that specializes in pharmaceutical litigation. Outside of volunteer work, my job, ICLE classes, golf, and volleyball, I can't seem to find too much free this what being grown up is all about? Saori Dan, A&S '95, and I had the rare honor of working with the Red Cross effort at Ground Zero."
   Samuel R. King III, A&S '95, married fellow alum Krista Hartman King, A&S '94, on May 19, 2001, on a bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Del Mar, CA. Krista is an internal medicine physician in private practice, and Sam is a labor and employment attorney in the San Diego office of King and Ballow.


Seema Mohapatra, A&S '96, was married to Sanjay K. Reddy on October 6, 2001, in her hometown of Orlando, Florida. She writes: "It was so great having close friends from Hopkins at our wedding. Suchet (Venkatash)Bhandari, A&S '96, Ghida AlJuburi, A&S '96, and Rita Kim, A&S '96 were three of my bridesmaids. Other close friends in attendance included Margarita (Racsa) Alamgir, Engr '95, and Naseer Alamgir, A&S '95, Sara Clemence, A&S '96, Eugene Chung, A&S '95, Devon Chivvas, A&S '96, and of course, my brother Manas Mohapatra, A&S '98.
   Alberto Clark Nunez, SPSBE '96 (MLA), married Gulnara Mammadova on September 25, 2001, in Prague, Czech Republic.

1997 (Reunion class)

Suji Elizabeth Bang, A&S '97, is a third-year medical student at the Medical College of Virginia. She is interested in pursuing a career in child psychiatry, possibly neurology, and enjoys growing exotic plants in her spare time.
   Michele Bradford, A&S '97, writes: "After two years in Lagos, Nigeria, I have moved to Jakarta, Indonesia, as a political officer in the U.S. Embassy."
   Christopher D. Brown, Engr '97, an area engineer with Kiewit Construction Company, is playing indoor soccer, as well as basketball on occasion. He writes, "I have bought a house in Charles Village with my fiancˇe, Jenny Rolling, A&S '97. We have a German Shepherd named Ursa. I am keeping busy with Boy Scouts and engineering societies."
   Kerrie Cathcart, Engr '97, writes: "I just got a new job with the state of Alaska Crime Lab. I'm going to be a latent print examiner/crime scene technician."
   Bryant Cornett, A&S '97, married Mary Pillow Robertson in May 2000. He works for Farrington Design Group, and they live in Atlanta.
   Steve Crutchfield, Engr '97, graduated in 1998 from Stanford University with an M.S. in computer science. He writes, "I switched from trading stock options to managing my firm's research department in an attempt to weather this volatile market."
   Robert W. Deichert Jr., A&S '97, writes that he enjoyed some Canadian heliboarding with Geoff Gray, A&S '97, last winter and plans to do the same this year. He is a senior consultant with in Baltimore.
   Aimee DeDomenico, A&S '97, of New York, writes: "I've pursued an interest in photography--black and white to be specific. I've continued traveling a lot. Most recently, I've been to Peru and Morocco. I've also become an avid hiker--going to places like Zion National Park in Utah, as well as to Yosemite."
   Yi S. Ellis, A&S '97, SAIS '96 (MA), a graduate student at Columbia University who wants to become a professor in U.S.-China relations, writes: "I am married to a Bologna graduate and have just returned from tracing the Silk Road in China. I have been rock climbing regularly and have just taken up sailing. I have gone back to graduate school after a stint in Morgan Stanley Mergers and Acquisitions and having taught high school history for three years."
   Michael G. Gaies, A&S '97, a student at Harvard Medical School, writes: "I got married June 10, 2000, to Elissa Slovik and had a baby girl, Abigail Cory, on April 17, 2001. I finished my master's of public heath at Harvard in 2000, and I will graduate from Harvard Medical School in 2002, after which I plan to do a residency in pediatrics."
   Bennie Claude Gates III, A&S '97, was elected to the Outstanding Young Men of America in 1998 for vocational/business. He worked in Baltimore City for a state-funded position affiliated with Americorps/ Peace Corps. He also was nominated to the American Legion in 2001.
   David Goetz, A&S '97, writes: "Since graduating from Hopkins in 1997, I have graduated from the Sackler School of Medicine with a doctor of medicine in May 2001. I am currently an intern in the department of medicine at the Jacobi Medical Center at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx. It would be great to hear from old friends. I can be reached at"
   Geoffrey Goodman, Engr '97, writes: "I am in my second year of school at Cornell University for my MBA. I spent the summer working at SG Cowen in New York City as part of their technology mergers and acquisitions group."
   Natasha Klenke, Engr '97, '98 (MSE), is living in upstate New York and working for General Electric in the Environmental, Health & Safety Department for Power Systems. She has been traveling around the world to Italy, Hungary, United Kingdom, and Puerto Rico. She writes: "I have been keeping up with skiing (water and snow) and dancing."
   Anupa Laheri, A&S '97, who received her DDS from the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in 2001, writes, "My graduation was attended by Ty Thalyananthan '97 and Neetu Abluwalia '97. I often talk to Priti Patel, A&S '97, SPH '00, (MS), Michelle Dequina, A&S '96, and Sunil John '95."
   Stephen A. Lewis, A&S '97, has been married for seven years and has two children. He is working as a primary care doctor in Berwick, Pennsylvania.
   Laura Mielcarek, A&S '97, a doctoral student in developmental psychology at Columbia University, plans to marry R.J. DeRose, A&S '97, '99 (MA), on June 8, 2002.
   Aparna Mohan, A&S '97, SAIS '98 (MA), is working in Manhattan for Edelman Public Relations in Times Square. She specializes in media relations for Edelman's financial communications practice.
   Jennifer Nevin, A&S '97, a graduate student at Duke University, writes: "After four years working at a non-profit in Washington, D.C., I returned to school in August 2001. I am working on my master's degree in international development policy."


Audrey Huang, A&S '98, graduated from law school in May 2001. After graduation, she traveled to Africa, where she toured Egypt and went on safari in Kenya. She was recently sworn into the California Bar and is an attorney at McCutchen, Doyle, Brown & Enersen in downtown Los Angeles. She also recently became engaged and plans to marry in October 2002.
   Holly Hunter, A&S '98, and Anthony Ceci II, Engr '99, were married October 7 at the Pier 5 Hotel in Baltimore. Holly is in her second year of law school and hopes to become a securities lawyer. Tony works as a software engineer and is pursuing his master's degree in computer science. They live in Gaithersburg, Maryland.


Thomas Bellavia, SPSBE '01 (certificate of graduate study), is a practicing physician in New Jersey.
   Zaire DuRant-Young, A&S '01, writes: "After graduating from Hopkins in May 2001, I began graduate school at the George Washington University in August. I am currently pursuing my master's degree in speech language pathology, and hope to attend a PhD program in speech science after receiving my degree in 2003. I currently live in northwest Washington D.C."
   Raphael S. Isaac, A&S '01, is a constituent services representative for U.S. Rep. Rush Holt.

Correction: In our February 2002 issue of Alumni Notes, we should have listed Lee Warren, ScD, SPH "57, as being the grandfather of Homewood freshman Ariel Lyons-Warren. Ariel, the recipient of a Hodson Trust scholarship, is the daughter of David Warren, A&S '78, and Rhona Lyons, A&S '78. The Magazine regrets the errors.

In Memoriam

1932: Lydia B. Edwards, Med '32, a Public Health Service physician who retired in 1973 as a medical director assigned to tuberculosis research operations at the NIH, died on November 7 in Bedford, Massaschusetts. Dr. Edwards was a volunteer tutor at the Oyster School in Washington, an interviewer of candidates for admission to Radcliffe College and Harvard University, and a member of the alumni associations of Johns Hopkins and Radcliffe.

1938: William E. Eyring Sr., A&S '38, a retired Baltimore attorney, died on October 30. He was a charter member of the Kiwanis Club of Highlandtown and a communicant of the Roman Catholic Cathedral of Mary Our Queen.

1939: Kenneth F. Maxcy Jr., A&S '39, a former Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel executive and member of the tank battalion that helped liberate the Dachau concentration camp at the end of World War II, died on October 10, 2001, of complications from surgery. He was 82. He is survived by five sons, six daughters, a brother, 32 grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren.

1940: Cutting B. Favour, Med '40, physician and humanitarian, died of a stroke on June 1, 2001. Dr. Favour was awarded the Pasteur Institute Medal in 1954 for his early research on tuberculosis. In 1993, he was honored with the Henry Renteln Award for his outstanding contribution to the control of tuberculosis. Throughout his life, he contributed much of his time, effort, and skills to both his local community in California and to poorer areas of the world in need of medical service and expertise. He set up medical clinics in Honduras and El Salvador and was an officer of Flying Samaritans International. He is survived by his wife, a sister, two daughters, and three grandchildren.

1942: Leonard T. Kurland, A&S '42, PH '51 (DrPH), a neurologist who mined the science of epidemiology for techniques that led to new thinking about diseases in his field and others, died on December 4. Dr. Kurland, a researcher at the Mayo Clinic and the National Institutes of Health, was a major force behind the Rochester Epidemiology Project. He is survived by his wife, four sons, and a daughter.

1949: Alton P. "Jim" Balder, A&S '49, '61 (MA), a free-spirited artist, writer, and outdoorsman, who wrote several books, died in December. He is the author of Six Maryland Artists (1955), which included his narratives, as well as reproductions of the works of regional artists Jacob Glushakow, Aaron Sopher, Keith Martin, Reuben Kramer, Herman Maril, and Glenn Walker. As a sculptor, he created pieces out of welded iron and steel. He is survived by a daughter, a son, his mother, and a brother.

1949: Clement James Gresock, A&S '49, a Catholic University psychology professor from 1953 until 1986, died November 16. He was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Frederick and the St. Vincent de Paul Society. He also was a member of the Knights of Columbus and a Eucharistic minister to the homebound.

1949: Myron "Mike" Subotnik, A&S '49, '79 (MA), died on November 6. He had a long career in Baltimore in advertising and was president of his own agency. He served with the Ninth Army Headquarters overseas in World War II and was in the first class of returning veterans in 1945. He wrote and edited the 1990 Annual Report for the City of Baltimore for Mayor Kurt L. Shmoke and served on the Board of Temple Har Sinai and on its brotherhood Board, as well as on the committee for the 50th Reunion of his class of '49.

1955: A. Mario Loiederman, Engr '55, a civil engineer whose company, Loiederman Associates Inc., had worked on such projects as the Federal Triangle complex in Washington, the Shady Grove Life Sciences Center in Rockville, and the White Flint and Montgomery malls in Bethesda, died on December 4. Mr. Loiederman was president of the board of trustees of Strathmore Hall Arts Center and was chairman of the Maryland State Arts Council. He is survived by his wife, two children, a brother, and three grandchildren.

1968: William F. Lang, SPH '68 (MPH), a retired physical therapist and Korean War veteran who headed a state employees union in the late 1970s, died in December in Baltimore. Throughout his long career, he held several posts in the field of physical therapy and was in private practice when he retired in 1997. He served as president of the Maryland chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association and served on the board of directors of the national organization. He is survived by his wife, a son, a daughter, a brother, and a grandson.

2000: Luciano Rossetti, A&S '00, died in February 2001 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where he was working at Masland Lab, which is associated with Massachusetts General Hospital, as a research assistant and was planning to enroll in medical school. His mother writes: "Although only 22 years old, Luciano was an accomplished musician and composer, published poet, and compassionate human being."

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