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Class Notes

1936: Harold T. Knobloch of Essex-ville, Mich., published An America Pediatrician’s Odyssey in the spring.

1943M: Ralph K. Brooks of Annapolis, Md., continues to cruise and race in the Chesapeake. He is a long-time member of the Naval Academy Sailing Squadron. Irving L. Samuels of Delray Beach, Fla., reports that a fourth Samuels family member graduated from the medical school in May when grandson Aaron crossed the stage.

1945: Robert F. Byrne of Wichita, Kans., swims and walks at the YMCA, and attends medical symposia.

1948: Benjamin K. Silverman of Seal Beach, Calif., received a distinguished service career award from the pediatric emergency section of the American Academy of Pediatrics during its an-nual October meeting in San Francisco.

1949: Edward W. Stevenson of Birmingham, Ala., has owned nine airplanes over the years, and he still has one that he flies frequently. He is a member of United Flying Octogenar-ians (UFO). Stevenson also sits on the board of the Alabama Aviation Hall of Fame, the Southern Museum of Flight, and the Birmingham Aero Club.

1950: Miriam S. Daly of Albion, Mich. continues coordinating the blood drive for the American Red Cross where she has volunteered for the past fourteen years. Daughter Martha is an anaesthesiologist at the Kaiser Permanente Hospital in Santa Clara, Calif.

1951: Solomon Cohen of Sebastopol, Calif., grows Sauvignon Blanc grapes that make a fine wine. Dorris M. Harris of Los Angeles is well and enjoying retirement. She recalls receiving the “Golden Handshake” from L.A. County in 1993. Eugene B. Rex is adapting to Florida life in Winter Park. He would like to hear from any nearby alumni.

1952: Timothy D. Baker of Cockeys-ville, Md., served as guest editor for a special issue of Maryland Medicine on global health. Richard A. Sindler of Towson, Md., operates an antique shop while working part time doing whole body CT scanning in Rockville. Wife Vicki is a realtor with Long & Foster.
1953: W. Meredith Smith of Baltimore sadly reports that wife Corinne passed away on May 14.

1956: Charles Sanislow of Midland, Mich., enjoys tree farming, grandchildren, family, and friends. He continues to volunteer a few hours each week in the cancer center and vascular lab at Midland Michigan Medical Center.

1957: Walter M. Shaw of Bonita, Calif., thought the 50th class reunion and the 200th medical school anniversary celebrations were superb, and he will cherish the memories. He plans to return for many more reunions in the coming years.
1958: Bruce N. Curtis of Thatcher, Ariz., reports that he is busy being a father and grandfather. In his family are a radiologist, hospital consultant, veterinarian, housewife and running instructor, as well as airline pilot.

1960: Morton E. Smith of St. Louis was the honorary Grand Marshal at the 2007 Washington University commencement.

1961: John N. Browell of Marshfield, Wis., sadly reports that wife Ann passed away on May 4. Ten months earlier they had celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.

1963: Michael G. Hayes of Baltimore is still working! D. Robert Hess Jr., of Chambersburg, Pa., has cut back to 2 1/2 days of work each week to spend more time with family, church activities, and travel. Arnold J. Jules and wife Lynn of Gwynedd Valley, Pa., enjoy spending time with their two sons and four grandchildren since Arnold’s retirement in February as the president and CEO of the North Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Association.

1964: Gustavo A. Colon of Metairie, La., works three days a week doing aesthetic surgery and is clinical professor of plastic surgery at Tulane University. Mark E. Krugman of Newport Beach, Calif., and classmate Gustavo Colon, both plastic surgeons, attended “Aesthetic Surgery on the Baltic.” Eric D. Schmitter of Santa Monica, Calif., continues working part time at the West Los Angeles Wadsworth VA after retiring from UCLA and private practice.

1965: Frederick S. Herald of Holly-wood, Fla., is medical director for chemical informatics at Memorial Healthcare System following retirement from private practice a few years ago.

1967: Henry Feuer of Indianapolis is the proud owner of a Super Bowl ring, for his role as neurosurgery consultant to the Indianapolis Colts. John Wm. Gareis of Lancaster, Pa., proudly reports that daughter Rebecca is part owner of the Crab Place in Crisfield, Md., specializing in on-line orders for crab cakes. Stuart H. Lessans of Rockville, Md., had a wonderful summer. He and wife Ellen report that twins Matthew and Faye have entered first grade. Allan S. Pristoop of Owings Mills, Md., reports that son Eli is working for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and daughter Rebecca works at the Museum of Modern Art. John R. Stephens of Newport News, Va., reports that son John has sold a TV pilot to NBC. Daughter Clare is expecting twins, and daughter Kate graduated from Clemson last spring.

1968: Kirk A. Keegan and wife Deborah have moved to Arden, N.C., following Keegan’s retirement from the University of California Irvine where he served as associate dean and professor of OB/GYN. Abraham “Abi” Litt and wife Ellen of Newton Center, Mass., are enjoying retirement. Daughter Caryn recently graduated Magna Cum Laude from Fordham Law School. Older daughter Marleen has a graduate degree in social work; both live in Manhattan. Barry J. Schlossberg of Pikesville, Md., reports that son Michael and daughter-in-law Shenna gave birth to Noah Riley on July 4—Schlossberg’s first grandchild. Michael served as chief resident in medicine at Maryland in 2004.

1969: Constance L. Holbrook reports that living in Sun City at Hilton Head, S.C., is a great experience. Choral singing, golfing, and acting were activities she never had a chance to pursue during her medical career, that is until now.

1971: JoAnn C. C. Santos and spouse Arturo of Reisterstown, Md., report the birth of their first granddaughter, Charlotte Ann, on November 17, 2006—the same birthday as Santos!

1972: Sharon L. Landman of Woburn, Mass., has spent time working in Nairobi, Kenya, and in Uganda after retiring from her practice of neurosurgery. She retired after growing tired of the plaintiff’s bar. Howard J. Weinstein of Newton Center, Mass., completed 17 consecutive Boston Marathons last spring to raise money for cancer research. He edited a book on pediatric lymphomas and was honored with a named chair—the R. Alan Ezekowitz Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School. Weinstein and wife Ann are busy planning for the Bar and Bat Mitzvah of twins Becca and Aaron.

1973: Edward M. Eisenbrey of Fort Washington, Md., has survived multiple myeloma for eight years. For now he is practicing part-time and limiting it to office GYN.

1974: William L. Gonzalez of Anna-polis, Md., reports that son Mark graduated from medical school at Georgetown University. After residency training the two plan to practice ophthalmology together. Luis A. Queral of Lutherville, Md., is founder and director of the Vascular Center at Mercy, the state’s busiest program in vascular surgery.

1975: Thom E. Lobe of Memphis, Tenn., recently completed a physician executive MBA program at the Univer-sity of Tennessee Graduate School of Business. John Young of Potomac, Md., is a member of the Maryland Community Health Resources Com-mission, appointed by Governor Martin O’Malley.

1976: Susan M. Willard of Kingsville, Md., reports that her daughter is training in internal medicine at University Hospitals/VA in Cleveland after graduating from Case Western Reserve in May.

1977: Anne C. Goldberg of St. Louis is president of the National Lipid Association, a 2,000-member organization devoted to enhancing the treatment of hypercholesterolemia and other cardiovascular risk, factors. Terrence L. Posluszny and wife Sharon of McAllen, Tex., have three granddaughters. Their oldest daughter Lauren will soon be training in oral surgery; youngest daughter Susan is an aspiring actress in New York City after graduating from Yale.

1978: Stephen A. Valenti and Elizabeth Kingsley of Annapolis, Md., have volunteered to organize the 30th reunion in spring and are hoping to entice as many colleagues as possible to attend the class party on Saturday, May 3. They are in year 24 of cardiology careers. Daughter Elizabeth Lechner is a fourth year medical student at Maryland.

1979: Burt I. Feldman of Rockville, Md., is a certified medical director and serves in this capacity at a skilled nursing facility in Silver Spring in addition to outpatient geriatric practice. He is president of the D.C. Chapter of the American Geriatric Society. Bruce D. Koehler of Temple, Tex., reports that son Michael is a third-year medical student at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Max D. Koenigsberg of Chicago has triplet 12-year-olds. He is senior EMS medical director. Mary C. McKay of Huntsville, Tex., is a semi-retired pediatrician now working as a Locums. William O. Richards of Nashville, Tenn., is president of the Tennessee chapter of the American College of Surgeons.

1980: James P. Richardson of Ellicott City, Md., passed the hospice and palliative medicine board exam this year. He teaches and practices geriatric medicine at Union Memorial Hospital. Roy T. Smoot Jr., of St. Michaels, Md., is chief medical officer at Maryland General Hospital.

1982: Christopher M. Aland of New-town, Pa., is an honorary member of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Trainer Society, recognized for his work in sports medicine over the past 15 years. He and wife Maryellen are official empty nesters since their youngest is off to college. Wayne L. Barber of Owings Mills, Md., reports that his ophthalmology practice with Robert F. Friedman, ’91, opened a new office facility to better meet the needs of their community. Constance J. Johnson of Clarksville, Tenn., is a member of one of the first group practices to be certified in headache medicine by the United Council of Neurologic Special-ties. In addition to seeing patients, Johnson is doing clinical research. In her free time, she rides horses and is now competing in dressage. Charles T. Lucey II of Rockville, Md., is in his fifth year at the FDA working on preventing transfusion-transmitted diseases, and he also is on the staff of the National Navy Medical Center.

1983: Neil B. Friedman of Owings Mills, Md., is director of the breast center and a surgical oncologist at Mercy Medical Center. His daughter was recently admitted to veterinary school. Garry Mueller of Lancaster, Pa., is celebrating 21 years of his family (private) practice and is now experiencing “empty nest syndrome” as his youngest child completes freshman year at the University of Pittsburgh. His oldest works for Americorps in Philadelphia while his middle child is a senior at Temple University.

1984: Katherine D. Tobin of Honolulu enjoys her work with Virtual Radiologic Corp. She, husband Rich, and daughters Kaitrin and Bridget have visited Alaska and Australia this year, and they are looking forward to visiting Balti-more over the winter break.

1986: Gerard Anthony Burns of Jersey City, N.J., is chief medical information officer at Hackensack University Med-ical Center. Patrick A. Flynn of New York City is director of the pediatric echocardiography service at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College and is a member of the Cornell chapter of Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society.

1987: Ralph Gregg and wife Ana of Fort Myers, Fla., report that son Michael is an environmental major at the University of Florida after graduating Summa Cum Laude from high school. He hopes to one day attend medical school. Elizabeth Robert Hatcher of Topeka, Kans., was sorry to miss the Reunion and bicentennial celebration in spring. She continues to enjoy a private psychiatry and psychoanalysis practice. Donald V. Woytowitz of Port Charlotte, Fla., is on sabbatical and is traveling the world with his family during the next year. During their voyage he and wife Karen are home schooling their three children. Woytowitz has submitted two articles to the Journal of Clinical Oncology and has three recent abstracts which he hopes will be published soon.

1988: Mark H. Fraiman of Lutherville, Md., is chief of surgery at St. Joseph Medical Center.

1989: Louis I. Bezold III has relocated to Lexington, Kentucky, and is the division chief of pediatric cardiology at Kentucky Children’s Hospital/ University of Kentucky College of Medicine. Brian Eastridge of San Antonio, Tex., a military colonel, has been deployed to Iraq as the system director for the CENTCOM Joint Theater Trauma System.

1990: Paul E. Shuster and wife Arleen of Hagerstown, Md., recently celebrated 20 years of marriage.

1991: Dana Lise Silver and husband Michael Schweitzer live in Towson, Md., with their two sons, ages nine and 12. Dana is practicing pediatrics at Sinai Hospital, and Mike practices surgery at Johns Hopkins. They are wondering where everyone was last year during reunion.

1992: Theresa Peet of Baltimore sadly reports that husband Gregory was killed in a motor vehicle accident on May 2. She has a seven-year-old daughter. Caroline D. Sherbourne and husband Charles Bouch of Lafayette, Calif., have one son and are expecting twins.

1993: Patricia Jett and husband David of Ellicott City, Md., have been married 15 years and report that their sons are growing up fast. Nicola London of Forest Hill, Md., specializes in OB/GYN in a private group practice with offices in Dundalk and Bel Air. She has two boys, ages 13 and eight.

1994: Amy S. Church and husband Robert of Stockton, N.J., proudly welcomed Ryan Joseph on April 20. He joined sister Erin, age one.

1995: Michael Bond of Pasadena, Md., is assistant professor at Maryland. He and wife Ginger are expecting their second child. Suman Mishra of Pittsburgh and husband Dinarir are happy to announce that all are well after the birth of Milan Golla, their second, on May 1. Olayemi O. Osiyemi of West Palm Beach, Fla., is director of the division of medicine and section chief of infectious disease at St. Mary’s Medical Center, in addition to serving as president/CEO for Triple O Medical Services and the Triple O Research Institute.

1996: Joy Collins of Philadelphia has joined the pediatric general and thoracic surgery faculty at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia after completing fellowship training. Monica Sarang of Los Angeles reports that life is good in California with her two boys Myles and Luke.

1997: Daniel Farber of Mount Airy, Md., specializes in disorders of the foot and ankle as a member of Maryland’s faculty in the department of ortho-paedics. Margaret Kelly of Raleigh, N.C., is a member of the faculty at UNC Chapel Hill after completing residency training and fulfilling her Navy obligation. On a sadder note, her brother John and his girlfriend were killed in a boating hit and run on July 8. Jennifer Moffett and husband Michael Smith of Northridge, Calif., celebrated the arrival of Alaina Rose, their third, in April. Moffett enjoys working part-time in private practice. G. Anthony Reina Jr., and wife Bryn are proud to announce the birth of Peter August on December 4, 2006. He joins brother Zachary, age two. Heidi Ginter Shah and husband Nilesh of Shrewsbury, Mass., proudly announce the birth of Lily, their second daughter, on February 26.

1998: Elizabeth D. Feldman of Wash-ington, D.C., is a breast surgery fellow at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis after completing residency training at Georgetown University Medical Center. Jennifer C. Logan of Mount Airy, N.C., reports that son Warren is a freshman in college after graduating from high school in May. Camil N. Sader and wife Tatiana Lee-Chee, D.O., an ophthalmologist, of Pompano Beach, Fla., report that son Julien recently turned two. Emily Cootauco White and husband Drew of Reisterstown, Md., announce the birth of son Cabot, their third, on June 10.

1999: Eric K. Johnson and wife Amy of Evans, Ga., report the birth of Molly Michele in December 2006, their third daughter. Johnson recently returned from a deployment to Afghanistan. Ursina R. Teitelbaum of Ardmore, Pa., is a member of the hematology/ oncology faculty at the University of Pennsylvania. She and husband Benjamin are expecting their third child in December. Daughter Lillie is three years old and son Sam is one. Mallory Williams of Canton, Mass., is a Commonwealth Fund Harvard University Fellow in Minority Health Policy. This follows completion of his surgical critical care fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

2000: Eliahu S. Feen of University City, Mo., is a member of the faculty at St. Louis University School of Medicine. Joanne D. Saxour of Daytona Beach, Fla., is a member of the clinical faculty at Florida State University in addition to maintaining a solo family medicine practice. Lisa B. Yanoff of Silver Spring, Md., is a third-year endocrine fellow at NIH. She married a commercial pilot from Israel in April 2005.

2001: Joseph G. Hobelmann and wife Betsy of Luther-ville, Md., are expecting again, and this one is a boy. They have two daughters, ages five and two. He practices pain medicine in Towson while she is playing the role of stay-at-home mom. Sandra Stevens of Norway, Maine, is expecting her second in January.

2002: Walid Gellad of Brookline, Mass., is chief resident in medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

2003: Sharla Hart of Polson, Mont., practices family medicine including obstetrics and emergency medicine at a rural 25-bed hospital. Rachel Hartman of Dallas is a hospitalist. She and husband Isamu celebrated the birth of a baby girl in April. Nathaniel Holzman and wife Joanna of Brighton, Mass., announce the birth of Bella Caryl, their first, on July 5. Sachin Kalyani of Baltimore is doing a fellowship in cornea and refractive surgery at the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins after completing his ophthalmology residency. Karen Kinkel of Newark, Del., is a staff physician in primary care at the VA Medical Center in Wilmington. Sarah A. Kremen of Los Angeles is undertaking fellowship training at UCLA in the department of behavioral neurology. Mohammed Manasawala of Glen Mills, Pa., is heading to Boston next summer for a neuro-radiology fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

2004: Katherine Gamble married Ira Marvin in May. She is doing a one-year obstetrics fellowship in Seattle this year and enjoys exploring the Pacific Northwest with dog Misty. Jonathan Rogers and wife Joanna of Pikesville, Md., welcomed son Zachary Asher, on March 16. Robin Veidt is doing an oncology fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. She is engaged to be married on May 17, 2008.

2005: Todd M. Kolb and wife Gina of Baltimore welcomed daughter Sofia on March 24.

2006: Andrea Ceccarelli of Canton, Md., is in year two of a family medicine residency at Franklin Square Hospital. Tara Cook is enjoying Midwest hospitality during her neurology residency in Iowa City. Rachel E. Garvin of Loveland, Ohio, is flying on AirCare during her second year of an emergency medicine residency. She reports that daughter Zoe is now four years old.

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