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Alumni Notes — Spring 2011
February 24, 2011  |  by Johns Hopkins Staff

1951

John Collins, A&S ’51, has published Seeing the Unseen: Opening the Closed Circuit of Everyday Consciousness (Xulon Press, 2010).

Donald H. Dembo, A&S ’51, a cardiologist, retired from his position as an assistant professor in the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in June 2010.

Solomon Golomb, A&S ’51, ’53 (MA), is a full-time faculty member at the University of Southern California, where he recently served on the presidential selection committee for the university’s new president.

William “Bill” Hyde, Engr ’51, provides world travelogues to different organizations.

Daniel McCarter, A&S ’51, is fully retired after 26 years of college teaching, four years of public administration, and 20 years as a small shop owner.

John Messer, A&S ’51, writes that his son-in-law, Dave Baker, A&S ’84, is also a Johns Hopkins alum.

Lars Molander, Engr ’51, who holds a patent, has served for 12 years on the NCEES Professional Engineering Exam Committee. NCEES is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing professional licensure for engineers and surveyors.

William Sims, A&S ’51, has started a new business to assist senior citizens in Florida with food shopping, home repairs, banking, and bill paying.

Eli Veazey, A&S ’51, retired as a colonel in the U.S. Army in 1979 and hopes to see some members of the class of ’51 at reunion weekend.

Donald J. White, A&S ’51, retired in 1995 from investment positions with financial firms in New York City and New Jersey and now enjoys his five grandchildren and playing golf.

1955

Edward Glassman, A&S ’55 (PhD), is the author of several books, including Family Magic I and II (Create Space, 2010), Team Creativity at Work I and II (Create Space, 2010), and Weight Loss Simplified (Create Space, 2010).

1956

Robert Alderson, Engr ’56, and his wife founded in 1992 Aubrey’s Angels, a nonprofit organization that teaches music and crafting to elderly residents of small group residential homes.

Frank N. Aronhalt, Engr ’56, is still enjoying getting together with his Johns Hopkins Delta Upsilon classmates two or three times a year.

Sanford N. Cohen, A&S ’56, Med ’60, who retired several years ago, received an award from the Wayne State School of Medicine Alumni Association and was named a Distinguished Alumnus by Children’s Hospital of Michigan Alumni Association. He has served on the board of Temple Judea in Fort Myers, Florida, for eight years.

Louis Dubilier, A&S ’56, has been actively involved with music since retirement, playing in five bands and practicing and improvising daily.  Dubilier also has seven grandkids all within 70 miles of his home.

Norio B. Endo, A&S ’56, creates websites for different organizations that he is involved with, and spends time editing photos, golfing, and studying with a master bird carver.

Richard Fein, A&S ’56, Med ’60, is a proud new grandfather of Solei Mira Fein, who was born February 23, 2010, and joins her brothers Hudson and Nathan.  Richard also has eight other grandchildren.

Richard Gatchell, A&S ’56, has worked in residential real estate in Baltimore for 52 years.

H. Thomas Hall, Engr ’56, retired in 1992 from his position as director of internal audit with Martin Marietta and now enjoys seven grandkids and many activities, including golf and community service.  He started a tax practice in 1993 as a hobby, but now has his own practitioner business.

James I. Pessin, A&S ’56, has three grandchildren and recently celebrated his 50th wedding anniversary.

Raymond M. Schulmeyer, Engr ’56, Bus ’68, A&S ’70 (MS),  has worked as an engineer for 40 years, including 35 years at Westinghouse, and has been on the faculty of the Whiting School of Engineering since 1988.

1961

Bruce S. Campbell, A&S ’61, served as centennial governor for Rotary International. He is currently serving as host area coordinator for the organization’s Center for International Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution at the University of California, Berkeley. Campbell also owns and operates a computer training company and is a proud grandfather of six.

Robert E. Daly, A&S ’61, Bus ’66, retired in 2001 as rector of the Episcopal Church of the Messiah, Baltimore.

Howard Garfinkel, A&S ’61, is a part-time clinical nephrologist and teaches medical students, residents, and fellows. He is also enjoying spending time with his wonderful wife, family, and friends.

Armand Girard II, A&S ’61, Ed ’73 (MEd), a retired high school math teacher, challenged the incumbent Republican candidate for Maryland state comptroller in the September 2010 primary election.

Joshua Grossman, A&S ’61, published a review of the Johns Hopkins Internal Medicine Board Review 2008–2009 (Certification and Recertification), 2nd edition, in the August 2010 issue of Tennessee Medicine, the official medical professional journal of the Tennessee Medical Association.

David Harris, A&S ’61, who is retired, maintains a small apartment in Greenwich Village and spends his winters in Sunny Isles, Florida.

David W. Hunter, A&S ’61, is an asthma and allergy specialist in Toledo, Ohio.  Hunter enjoys trout fishing and saltwater flats.

Charles “Chips” Lickson, A&S ’61, is the founder and CEO of Cotefco Energy Group and the author of six books, including Ironing It Out: Seven Simple Steps to Resolving Conflict; Negotiation Basics (Crisp Learning, 1996).  He is also an adjunct faculty member at Shenandoah University.

Delvin Ryan Jr., Engr ’61, has seven grandchildren and hopes one may go to Johns Hopkins University.

S. Donald Sherin, Engr ’61, retired in July 2004 after a 43-year career in architectural engineering procurement with the state of Maryland.  Sherin received the 2008 President’s Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies.

Richard Stewart, A&S ’61, retired in 2010.

1963

Roger Titus, A&S ’63, a Maryland District Court judge, has been appointed by the American Bar Association to be a member of its Standing Committee on Federal Judicial Improvements.

1965

Michael Comenetz, A&S ’65, is the co-author of Valéry’s Graveyard (Peter Lang, 2010), which is a descriptive account of Paul Valéry’s famous poem, “Le Cimetière Marin.”

Charles Wehrenberg, A&S ’65, is the founder of Solo Zone Publishing and Design, an e-book publisher.

1966

Renato Barahona, A&S ’66, retired as professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago, where he has been teaching in the Latin American studies program as well as the history department since 1975.

James Beauchamp, Engr ’66, provides business advice and assistance to for-profit and nonprofit businesses.

Henry Ditman, Engr ’66, has self-published 11 books of poetry and is working on the 12th. He also makes jelly and has won the Helen Burns Smythe Award for it at the Maryland State Fair.

Frederick Fogelson, Engr ’66, is enjoying time with his 2-year-old grandson, Elijah.

Stephen Greenberg, A&S ’66, is dean of medical education at Baylor College of Medicine and continues as chief of medicine at Ben Taub General Hospital. He spends time with his four grandchildren, and his youngest son recently got engaged.

J. Michael Hemsley, Engr ’66, is writing a book on vehicles whose design was influenced by or reflects the art deco style.

Frank Ierardi, A&S ’66, is the founder and president of Woodworkers for Children Charity Inc., as well as treasurer for Community Clinic Inc., located in Montgomery County, Maryland.

Martin Karel, A&S ’66, retired from his position as an associate math professor at Rutgers-Camden as of July 1, 2010, but is still doing research and is enjoying time with his new granddaughter.

Adam Kline, A&S ’66, a retired litigator, ran for a fourth term in the Washington State Senate in 2010.

Henry “Hank” Spalinger, A&S ’66, writes that he has sampled beer from more than 3,070 breweries worldwide.

James Zevely, A&S ’66, works part time for Catholic Charities of San Diego.

1968

Bernard Grossfeld, A&S ’68 (PhD), an adjunct professor of Hebrew and Aramaic at Spertus College, Chicago, published The Pronominally Suffixed Verb in Biblical Hebrew: A Reference Guide (White Dove Group Publishers, 2010).

1969

David F. Barbe, Engr ’69 (PhD), is executive director of the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute of the University of Maryland at College Park.

Brian Berke, Engr ’69, who ranks third in school history for career scoring average in men’s basketball, will be inducted into the Johns Hopkins Athletic Hall of Fame on May 1.

1971

Stephen Bartlett, A&S ’71, who works in a private school in Tennessee, is planning to retire this summer.

Peter Batts, A&S ’71, celebrated his 35th anniversary as a Dominican friar in August 2010.

Frank L. Calkins, Bus ’71, published his sixth genealogical article in the September 2010 issue of The Connecticut Nutmegger, the quarterly journal of the Connecticut Society of Genealogists.

James Cleary Jr., A&S ’71, is the appellate attorney at McDonnell and Adells PLLC, Garden City, New York.

Robert R. Duncan, A&S ’71, writes that he is traveling, coaching lacrosse, enjoying life with his family, and still working.

Steve Heller, Engr ’71, is an adjunct faculty member at Georgetown University and president-elect of the Metro DC Chapter of the International Coach Federation.

Jed “Edward” Kirschbaum, A&S ’71, travels frequently as a staff photographer for The Baltimore Sun, and has covered assignments in more than 20 states.

Thomas Lusby III, A&S ’71, has been in private practice as an oral surgeon since 1981.

Kathleen Matthews, A&S ’71, is the author of 17 nonfiction books including four New York Times best-sellers.

Brent Peterson, A&S ’71, co-directed a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar in Berlin.

Michael Stewart, A&S ’71, is doing part-time consulting work.

George  A. Taler, A&S ’71, is enjoying his new grandson, Jackson Chase Taler, a budding lacrosse player.

R. Bruce Weisman, A&S ’71, a researcher and teacher at Rice University, started a small scientific instrument company in 2004.

1972

W. Stan Wilson, A&S ’72 (PhD), chief scientist at National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, is one of four co-editors of Understanding Sea-level Rise and Variability (Wiley-Blackwell, 2010).

1974

Jeffrey Finkel, Ed ’74 (MEd), is the owner and CEO of Finkel and Associates Corporate Training Services in Atlanta, which develops training courses for corporate clients.  In 2010, he lived half the year in Saudi Arabia developing courses for Saudi Aramco Oil Company.

1976

Michelle Longo Eder, A&S ’76, is vice chair of the U.S. Arctic Research Commission and spoke recently at the World Ocean Council on the topic of Arctic fisheries in Belfast, U.K. Her book, Salt in Our Blood: The Memoir of a Fisherman’s Wife, won the Willa Award in 2009 for best creative nonfiction.

Alan Fink, A&S ’76, owner of ABC Box Company, got married in 2006 and lives in Baltimore.  He spends time with his three children and travels as often as his schedule permits.

Alexander I. Glogau, A&S ’76, is a senior partner at Associated Orthopedics and Sports Medicine in Plano, Texas.

Jay S. Goodgold, A&S ’76, who worked for Goldman Sachs from 1978 to 2003, is currently an independent investor serving as a trustee for Marsico Investment Funds, located in Denver.  He is also on the board of the Organization of American Historians.

Robert Schimmel, A&S ’76, SPH ’77, opened a law practice in Miami in 2010 and was selected as a member of Florida’s Legal Elite 2010 by Florida Trend Magazine.

Robert Schwenkler, Engr ’76, is currently working with a couple of startup companies; one involves a breakthrough wellness product and the other involves concentrating solar energy with electrical or thermal output.

Susan Terranova, A&S ’76, SAIS ’77, has been teaching Spanish since retiring from the U.S. Army in 1999.

Linda Vane, A&S ’76, is in the real estate field, specializing in bank-owned properties and getting experience in short sales.  She also spends time with her 3-year-old grandson, Richie, and vacations with her mom.

1977

Stephanie M. Cascio, A&S ’77, has returned to Baltimore as a master of public health student in the Class of 2011 at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.  She also has plans to visit her daughter, Esther Bell, A&S ’09, in Ethiopia, where she is a foreign service officer at the U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa.

Nancy Gardner Margolis, A&S ’77, has been named president and CEO of Energetics Incorporated, an energy and management consulting firm in Columbia, Maryland.

1979

Colin Chinn, A&S ’79, SPH ’82, a physician in the U.S. Navy, has been promoted to rear admiral (select) and is currently assigned as director of the TRICARE Regional Office–West, overseeing managed care support contracts and an integrated health care delivery system in 21 states.

Richard Heuser, HS ’79, chief of cardiology at St. Luke’s Medical Center, was named a 2010 Health Care Hero by the Phoenix Business Journal in August 2010.  The award recognized Heuser for his achievements in the health care industry in education.

Daniel Thorp, A&S ’79 (MA), ’82 (PhD), associate professor of history at Virginia Tech, was named the university’s director of curriculum for liberal education in October 2010.

1980

Suber S. Huang, A&S ’80, an ophthalmologist at University Hospitals in Cleveland, was installed as president of the American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS) in December 2010.  Huang will also serve as chairman of the American Retina Foundation, which is the charitable arm of ASRS.

1981

Joseph P. Acks, Engr ’81, has retired from the U.S. Navy.

Todd Cohen, A&S ’81, Med ’85, a doctor and inventor of a number of medical devices, has published a book titled A Patient’s Guide to Heart Rhythm Problems (JHU Press, 2010).

Josiah N. Gluck, A&S ’81, recently wrapped up his 18th season as a music engineer for Saturday Night Live and is busy being a dad to twin toddlers.

Sheila Hand, A&S ’81, is working for the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance in Albany, New York. Her daughter, Alisa, is attending Cornell University.

Gail Kaden, A&S ’81, is a pediatrician and adjunct professor at Hofstra University.  Jeffrey Kaden, Engr ’81, is managing partner of Gottlieb, Nackman and Reisman, an intellectual property law firm in New York.  They are the parents of two future Johns Hopkins graduates (Classes of 2011 and 2016).

Maynard Luterman, A&S ’81, writes that his daughter, Sara Luterman, will be graduating from Johns Hopkins in 2011 and that he helped set up the new Niagara medical school campus for McMaster University in Ontario.

Melanie Manary, A&S ’81, has been in private practice as an internist/geriatrician for 20 years and has two sons in college.

Hugh K. McNeelege, A&S ’81, ’85 (MA), had two of his plays read at the 2008 and 2009 Classic Theater Guild New Play Festival and was re-elected as president of the Hudson Valley Community College Non-Teaching Professional Association in May 2010.

Kevin Miller, Engr ’81, Med ’85, is professor of clinical ophthalmology and chief of the comprehensive ophthalmology division at UCLA’s David Geffen School of Medicine.

Linda J. Miller, A&S ’81, started her position as an associate dean for basic science at New York University School of Medicine in September 2010, after 22 years as a science editor.

Patricia A. Pickup, A&S ’81, is a software developer who is also active in the arts and belongs to a fiction writing group.

Theodore J. Robertson, A&S ’81, lives in Orange County, California.  His daughter is a junior at San Diego State, and his son is a sophomore in high school.

1982

Katherine Towler, A&S ’82 (MA), has published her third novel, Island Light (MacAdam/Cage, 2010). This book, which is set in 1991 at the start of the first Gulf War, is the final volume of her Snow Island trilogy.

1985

Istvan Andras “Andy” Fehervary, SAIS Bol ’85 (Dipl), A&S ’86, has been actively involved in SAIS Bologna alumni activities and has served as president of the Belgian chapter of the Johns Hopkins University Alumni Association.

Evan Krakovitz, A&S ’85, writes: “I live with my wife, two sons, and an English bulldog in Chappaqua, New York. I am a colorectal surgeon and was just named a ‘top doctor’ in Westchester Magazine for the second year in a row.”

Jon Laria, A&S ’85, a partner in the real estate department of the Baltimore office of Ballard Spahr, was appointed chair of the Maryland Sustainable Growth Commission in September 2010.

1986

Deane Brown, A&S ’86, an attorney for almost 20 years, is first vice president of the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois.

Michael A. DeRosa, A&S ’86, is engaged and loving life down in Florida.

Brenda Greenberg, A&S ’86, is moving into a new home in Gaithersburg, Maryland.

Marc F. Greenberg, A&S ’86, has been chief of ophthalmology at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite for the last 10 years. He also started an additional practice in Bermuda in 2009.

James G. Hoff, A&S ’86, writes that his daughter, Caitlin Hoff, is a member of the Johns Hopkins University Class of 2014.

Jennifer Hosza-Dzielak, A&S ’86, teaches music to grades K-12, and is the piano accompanist for several ensembles.

Marci Lecrone Howes, Engr ’86, and Kevin Howes, A&S ’84, Bus ’89 (MAS), have moved to St. Paul, Minnesota, and are looking forward to their child’s Johns Hopkins University graduation in May.

Regina Kelly, A&S ’86, is a part-time fundraiser for New Jersey Health Foundation/Foundation of UMDNJ and has two children.

Richard S. Levin, Engr ’86, ’90 (MS), coaches girl’s IOU fast-pitch softball and writes that his team, the Vienna Stars, has won one national championship.

Sujata Massey, A&S ’86, a fiction writer, is raising two children with her husband in Minneapolis.

Michael Silverman, Engr ’86, is a partner in Cohen & Grigsby law firm in Pittsburgh.

James Sullivan, A&S ’86, is director of emergency services at Harrington Memorial Hospital in Southbridge, Massachusetts.

Robin Witkin, A&S ’86, is married with three children and has been practicing pediatrics for 17 years.

1988

Alexandra Marmion Roosa, A&S ’88, an attorney and museum professional, was named director of research and sponsored programs for Pepperdine University in Malibu, California, effective July 2010. The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs assists faculty and staff in finding external funds for their creative and academic projects.

1989

Grace Kung, A&S ’89, Med ’93, and her husband welcomed their twins, Jake and Ella, on March 16, 2010. Kung was recently promoted to associate professor at the USC Keck School of Medicine where she is on faculty as a pediatric cardiologist.

1991

Erin Ganju, A&S ’91, SAIS ’92, left the corporate world in 2001 to become co-founder and CEO of Room to Read, a global nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and enabling education through programs focused on literacy and gender equality in education.

1992

William Wallace, Engr ’92 (MS), has designed a website called easybyte.org, that offers free easy piano sheet music arrangements, including classical, folk, and hymn melodies, in the public domain.

1994

Randy Becker, A&S ’94, and Kerry A. Becker, A&S ’95, are proud to announce the birth of their son Ethan Bryce, born on September 9, 2010.  They live in Howard County, Maryland, and are both in private practice.

1995

Evan Barrett, A&S ’95, is a life adviser who specializes in financial planning, retirement planning, and education funding.

James “Jamie” B. Eldridge, A&S ’95, won re-election to the Massachusetts State Senate on November 2, 2010.  Eldridge has served the Middlesex and Worcester District since January 2009.

Thanos Kafopoulos, SAIS ’95, writes that he assumed the post of Consul General of Greece in Montreal on September 30, 2010.

Zuwena “ZZ” Packer, A&S ’95 (MA), a writer, appeared for a talk and book signing at the Francis Marion University Pee Dee Fiction and Poetry Festival, held on November 4, 2010, in Florence, South Carolina.

1996

Ashutosh Pradhan, A&S ’96, passed his neurosurgery boards in May 2010.

1997

Aaron Sherinian, SAIS Bol ’97 (Dipl), an executive for the United Nations Foundation, was selected for the Devex Washington, D.C., list of “40 under 40” international development leaders in September 2010. Devex is the world’s largest community of aid and development professionals.

1998

Caryn Dashukewich, Bus ’98 (MS), was promoted to corporate vice president, human resources, Olympus Corporation of the Americas in September 2010.  Olympus Corporation, which is located in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, designs and delivers imaging products, including cameras, medical and surgical products, and life science imaging systems.

Stephani E. Hosea, A&S ’98, a federal employment litigator, became an associate at the Washington law office of Tully Rinckey PLLC in October 2010.

Yvette Saint-Andre, SAIS Bol ’98 (Dipl), SAIS ’99, and her husband, Neven Filip Stipanovic, welcomed their son, Charles André Stipanovic, on February 16, 2010.  In 2009, Saint-Andre was promoted to unit chief in the U.S. State Department Office of Central Europe.

2000

Brian Carcaterra, A&S ’00, and his wife welcomed their firstborn, Emily Reese Carcaterra, in October 2010.

2001

Shawn Nadelen, A&S ’01, a Major League Lacrosse defenseman, will continue to play for the Chesapeake Bayhawks as they enter their 2011 season. Nadelen, who is the longest-tenured Bayhawk, holds the franchise record for games played (94) and is a two-time All-Star and 2010 Team USA champion.

2003

Jeffrey Hausfeld, Bus ’03 (Cert), ’05 (MBA), a former ear, nose, and throat surgeon and current president of Memory Care Communities of Illinois, announces the November 2010 opening of Lincolnshire Place, which is the first dedicated Alzheimer’s and memory care assisted living community in DeKalb/Sycamore, Illinois.

Melissa Prince Sigel, Nurs ’03, lives in Los Angeles and is a nurse practitioner for UCLA doing forensic medicine at the rape treatment center. In 2010, she went on a five-week medical mission in Kathmandu, Nepal, and spent a week trekking through the Himalayas.

2004

Evan L. Balkan, A&S ’04 (MA), writes that his manuscript, The Wrath of God: Lope de Aguirre, American Revolutionary, will be published by the University of New Mexico Press in fall 2011.  The book is an examination of the life and legacy of the 16th-century Basque conquistador Lope de Aguirre.

Neil Bardhan, A&S ’04, writes: “On July 30, I successfully defended my PhD in the Brain and Cognitive Sciences Department at the University of Rochester. In September, I started a post-doc position at the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics in Nijmegen, The Netherlands.”

Susan McCallum-Smith, A&S ’04 (MA), received a Pushcart Prize for her essay “The Watermark,” which originally appeared in The Gettysburg Review and is now anthologized in The Pushcart Prize XXXV, Best of the Small Presses (Pushcart Press, 2010).

Rachel Bowen Pittman, Bus ’04 (MBA), is director of member services for the American Urological Association, located in Linthicum, Maryland.  She was previously with the Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society in Rockville, Maryland.

2005

Eric Hines, Bus ’05 (MBA), coach of the Capital Alumni Network Hopkins flag football team, led his team of 25 alumni to victory in the December 2010 championship against Michigan State.

Susie Jang, A&S ’05 and Steven Chen, A&S ’05, Med ’09 (MD/PhD), were married in April 2010 at Baltimore’s George Peabody Library. In attendance and performing at the reception were fellow alumni from the Octopodes, the JHU a cappella group through which they met. They now reside in Boston where they have begun residencies in anesthesiology and internal medicine/dermatology.

2009

Will Jawish, A&S ’09, works for Pfister Energy, one of the fastest-growing solar companies on the East Coast.

2010

Leyla Isik, Engr ’10, Salina Khushal, Engr ’10, Michael Shen, Engr ’10, and Emilie Yeh, Engr ’10, received third prize in the 2010 Collegiate Inventor Competition for an intelligent drill guidance device that would be used to train and guide orthopedic surgeons. The team developed the drill as biomedical engineering undergraduates.

Correction:

In the Winter 2010 issue, the class note for Evan Barrett, A&S ’95, was mistakenly attributed to Michael Scheib, Engr ’06. The correct submission from Barrett appears above. We regret the error.

In memoriam

Carl A. Heinz, Engr ’28, who was 104, died August 19, 2010, in Towson, Maryland.

Jane Adams Pollard Gould, Nurs ’30 (Cert), an active philanthropic volunteer who was 104, died November 7, 2010, in Fort Collins, Colorado.

Malda Mabel Fink LaRochelle, Nurs ’38, a nurse who had 42 grandchildren and great-grandchildren, died October 24, 2010, in Springfield, Massachusetts.

Linda E. Hartung, Nurs ’39, a retired public health nurse and World War II veteran, died May 9, 2010, in Bethesda, Maryland.

Frances Daws Crocker, Nurs ’40, died on September 14, 2010, in Bakersfield, California.

John P. Dodge, A&S ’40, a retired administrative law judge, died July 21, 2010, in Blue Hill, Maine.

Ernest Kiehne, A&S ’40, who continued to work into his 90s, died in Baltimore on August 13, 2010.

Gustav Kruger, HS ’40, an oral surgeon, educator, and textbook author, died July 5, 2010, in Bethesda, Maryland.

Charles B. Thomas, A&S ’42, a career Army man and a three-time All-American lacrosse player, died September 12, 2010, in Melbourne Beach, Florida.

Richard J. Bing, HS ’43, a pioneering cardiologist in the area of congenital heart disease, died at the age of 101 in La Canada, California, on November 8, 2010.

Alvin Joseph Cummins, Med ’44, a retired professor and private practitioner, died September 27, 2010, in Carmel, Indiana.

George E. Lang III, Engr ’47, a retired consultant and veteran, died October 18, 2010, in Wilmington, Delaware.

Leon Marks, Med ’48, died August 10, 2010, in Brookline, Massachusetts.

Robert H. Marshall, A&S ’48 (MA), an IBM executive, died in El Paso, Texas, on August 20, 2010.

Robert W. McCollum Jr., Med ’48, an epidemiologist and former dean of Dartmouth Medical School, died September 13, 2010, in Etna, New Hampshire.

Robert W. Miller Jr., A&S ’48, a retired businessman, died September 11, 2010, in Baltimore.

Mary E. Sheriff, Nurs ’48 (Cert), a public health nurse, died on August 24, 2009, in Galesburg, Illinois.

William M. Benesch, A&S ’49 (MA), A&S ’52 (PhD), a veteran, atmospheric physicist, and University of Maryland physics professor, died in Washington, D.C., on September 17, 2010.

Robert B. Fortenbaugh, A&S ’50 (PhD), who worked on the Manhattan Project during WWII, died on December 2, 2009, in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

Walter C. Pohlhaus Jr., A&S ’50, a member of the 1950 Johns Hopkins championship lacrosse team, died on August 16, 2010, in Baltimore.

Donald H. Robinson, SPH ’51, a writer and columnist, died January 14, 2005, in Akron, Ohio.

Charles M. Fornaci, A&S ’52, who worked for the New York State Department of Transportation and the International Right of Way Association in California, died October 18, 2010, in Valatie, New York.

Janet Frye, Nurs ’52 (Cert), a veteran and an electrical engineer, died September 6, 2010, in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

Milton H. “Mickey” Miller Sr., A&S ’52, a civic leader and retired commercial real estate broker, died November 12, 2010, in Baltimore.

David Gipe Jr., Engr ’53, who worked for Union Carbide Corporation, died August 16, 2010, in St. Albans, West Virginia.

Sanford “Bud” S. Jenkins Jr., A&S ’53, died April 23, 2010, in Lee’s Summit, Missouri.

Robert M. Sutton Sr., Engr. ’53, a former electrical engineer, died November 10, 2010, in Baltimore.

Sydney S. Netreba, A&S ’54 (MA), who worked in the financial field, died on August 14, 2010, in Millbrae, California.

John E. Hardy, A&S ’56 (PhD), a literature professor, died August 13, 2010, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Sherling Theresa Lauricella, HS ’56, a retired pediatrician, died on September 25, 2010, in Aspen, Colorado.

Emilio del Rosario, Peab ’56 (AD), ’57 (MA), world-renowned pianist and piano professor who taught at the Music Institute of Chicago, died October 3, 2010, in Wisconsin.

Edwin M. Henry Jr., Engr ’57, a former electrical engineer and attorney, died in Ellicott City, Maryland, on August 23, 2010.

Malcolm M. Martin, HS ’57, Med ’57 (PDF), an endocrinologist, died October 8, 2010, in Montgomery County, Maryland.

Philip M. Eisenberg, A&S ’58, a longtime prompter for the San Francisco Opera, died August 16, 2010, in San Francisco.

Richard W. McClelland, Engr ’58, an engineer and commercial real estate developer, died on October 17, 2010, in Severna Park, Maryland.

Jerome R. Pomeranz, HS ’58, Med ’65 (PGF), a physician and educator, died August 22, 2010, in Berea, Ohio.

William A. McGovern, Med ’59, a neurosurgeon and U.S. Navy veteran, died September 15, 2010, in Great Kills, Staten Island.

Rolf H. Bessin, A&S ’60, a vascular surgeon and past president of the medical staff at Morristown Memorial Hospital, died October 6, 2010, in Baltimore.

Saverio M. “Sam” Quintiliani, Engr ’60, a retired electrical engineer, died September 2, 2010, in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Eugene G. McCarthy Jr., SPH ’62, of Boston, the former chief medical adviser for President John F. Kennedy’s Alliance for Progress Program for Paraguay, died November 16, 2010.

Hannah F. Goldberg, A&S ’63 (MA), A&S ’64 (PhD), historian and provost emerita of Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts, died September 24, 2010, in Yellow Springs, Ohio.

Jerome P. Bukovsky Jr., Bus ’64, A&S ’69 (MA), Bus ’88 (MA), a retired Bethlehem Steel Corporation executive and member of the Hopkins Bayview Advisory Board, died October 16, 2010, in Baltimore.

Sidney Carton, Ed ’64, A&S ’72 (MLA), a high school math teacher, died on August 11, 2010, in Baltimore.

William J. Evitts, A&S ’64, ’71 (PhD), a writer, historian, college professor, and director of the Johns Hopkins Alumni Relations office from 1983 to 1989, died December 14, 2010, in Baltimore.

David E. Ryer, Ed ’64 (MEd), A&S ’65 (MA), died September 3, 2010, in Baltimore.

Oliver E. Owen, HS ’65, a physician and researcher, died September 6, 2010, in Philadelphia.

Joseph S. Roeder, A&S ’68, who worked at the National Industries for the Blind, died on October 8, 2010, in Baltimore.

Hayden G. Braine, Med ’69, HS ’73, emeritus professor of oncology at the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins and a blood cell transfusion pioneer, died November 2, 2010, in Baltimore.

Ruby F. Shubkagle, A&S ’70 (MLA), an educator for more than 50 years, died November 3, 2010, in Lutherville, Maryland.

Alexander B. Rakow, SPH ’71, of Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, a doctor in the public health field, died November 19, 2010.

John B. Curry III, A&S ’72, an attorney and military veteran, died November 16, 2010, in Holyoke, Massachusetts.

Margaret M. Dabney, A&S ’73, an accountant and mother of three, died December 13, 2010, in New York.

Ella Edemy, Ed ’73 (MA), a retired educator with a focus on adult education, died September 17, 2010, in Baltimore.

Kathleen Mary Klemmer, A&S ’73, a neighborhood activist and former manager in the Baltimore Mayor’s Office of Employment Development, died on September 30, 2010, in Baltimore.

Karen Nelson, A&S ’73 (MA), daughter of Patricia Ruppert Nelson, A&S ’65 (MA), ’71 (PhD), and Frank Mathild Nelson, Engr ’67 (PhD), and sister of Douglas Ruppert Nelson, Bus ’81 (MAS), died July 30, 2010, in Northampton, Massachusetts.

Margaret O. Peeples, HS ’75, a pediatrician, died on December 9, 2010, in Fort Myers, Florida.

John T. Cockerham, A&S ’76, a pediatric cardiologist and resident of Alexandria, Virginia, died August 17, 2010.

John Desmond Corcoran, Ed ’76 (MA), a retired English teacher and well-versed traveler, died September 8, 2010, in Owings Mills, Maryland.

Donald O. Fedder, SPH ’78, ’83 (DrPH), a veteran, pharmacy owner, and educator, died August 29, 2010, in Baltimore.

Thomas Howard Artes, Bus ’79 (MAS), a 32-year employee of Baltimore’s McCormick & Company Inc., died November 19, 2010, in Baltimore.

Charlie Yates, Engr ’79 (PhD), who worked for the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory for almost 20 years, died August 11, 2010, in Norfolk, Virginia.

Kenneth J. Blair, Med ’80, a family practitioner, died October 31, 2010, in Austin, Texas.

Kennedy Joseph O’Brien, SPH ’80, a physician and astronomer, died on August 12, 2010, in Ottawa, Canada.

Frank C. Garland, SPH ’81 (PhD), a professor who connected vitamin D deficiency and various types of cancer, died August 17, 2010, in La Jolla, California.

Robert J. Stengel, A&S ’81, a family medicine practitioner, died November 4, 2010, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Arnold Bennett “Arnie” Cushing, Engr ’84 (MS), co-founder of SoftCafe LLC, a computer software company, died October 3, 2010, in Baltimore.

Kathleen Slone Morgan, A&S ’85 (PhD), an educator and editor in Hillsborough, New Jersey, died November 2, 2010.

Joseph “Jay” Jaso, Bus ’86 (MAS), a financial adviser, died in Massachusetts on August 17, 2010.

Karen A. Johnson, SPH ’95, a clinical research oncologist at the National Cancer Institute, died August 19, 2010, in Chestertown, Maryland.


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  1. 1996

    Bridget McDonald III, A&S ’96 (PhD) CEO of the Women’s International Center (wic.org, 27 year history) honoring, encouraging, celebrating, and educating women around the world through scholarship programs.

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