School of Medicine and Dentistry
School of Medicine and Dentistry classes celebrating reunions
October 12–14, 2006
60th Reunion: 1946
55th Reunion: 1951
50th Reunion: 1956
45th Reunion: 1961
40th Reunion: 1966
35th Reunion: 1971
30th Reunion: 1976
25th Reunion: 1981
20th Reunion: 1986
15th Reunion: 1991
10th Reunion: 1996
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Anthony Tartaglia (MD) is lead independent director
at Albany Molecular Research. He has been on the company’s board of directors
Julian Earls (Mas) was a finalist to become Alabama
A&M University’s 10th president. Julian is director of the NASA Glenn
Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio.
Mohamed Sharawy (PhD), professor of oral biology
and maxillofacial pathology at the Georgia School of Dentistry, received the
2005 Isaiah Lew Memorial Research Award from the American Academy of Implant
Dentistry Research Foundation.
Paul Mintz (MD) (see ’70RC undergraduate).
Capt. Jack Riggs (MD), ’81 (Res), ’82
(Res) and Col. Michael Panosian ’86 (MD),
’94 (Res) met in the desert of Kuwait while serving in Operation Iraqi
Freedom. Jack writes, “We reminisced about our common medical school experiences
in cold, snowy Rochester while serving together in hot, sandy Kuwait.”
Jack, who has served in the Navy Reserves for 25 years, is commanding officer
of the U.S. Military Hospital in Kuwait and Expeditionary Medical Facility Dallas,
a unit that staffs the Kuwait hospital and nine clinics in Kuwait and Qatar.
Michael, who has served with the Air Force for 22 years, is commander of the
386th Expeditionary Medical Group. Jack is professor of neurology at West Virginia
School of Medicine. He and his wife, Christine, have four children—three
in college and one who will be attending West Point in the fall. Michael and
his wife, Rene, have two middle school–age children. They live in Xenia,
Barry Rosenstein (PhD) (see ’73RC undergraduate).
David Nash (MD) is a coauthor of The Quality
Solution: The Stakeholder’s Guide to Improving Health Care. David
is the Dr. Raymond C. and Doris N. Grandon Professor of Health Policy and chair
of the health policy department at Thomas Jefferson University’s medical
college in Philadelphia.
Patrick Pullicino (Res), professor and chair of
neurosciences at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in Newark,
was reappointed to the National Advisory Neurological Disorders and Stroke Council,
a component of the National Institutes of Health.
Melinda Saran (Mas) (see ’82RC undergraduate).
Christopher Hillyer (MD) is chair of the scientific
advisory board of Immucor, a blood transfusion equipment manufacturer. Christopher
is director of the transfusion medicine program at Emory University in Atlanta.
Dolores Bacon (MD) writes, “In December
2004, I was promoted to associate clinical professor of medicine at Columbia
Presbyterian College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City.” . .
. Michael Panosian (MD), ’94 (Res) (see
’76). . . . Tess Schmalbach (Flw), ’89
(PhD) is senior vice president of clinical and medical affairs and chief medical
officer of Dyax Corp, a biotherapeutics company. Previously, Tess was vice president
of clinical development at Coley Pharmaceutical Group.
Denise Dion (MD) was appointed to the Oregon Governor’s
Commission on Senior Services. Denise is the medical director of Greater Oregon
Todd Whitman (MD) is an internist at the NorthEast
Medical Center in Concord, N.C.
Julie Neuberg (MS) and Paul Mason were married
on October 8, 2005, in Lockport, N.Y. Julie is a scientific technical assistant
at the University of Düsseldorf in Germany, and Paul is a computer programmer
at Element K in Düsseldorf.