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Class Notes

Reunion News

School of Medicine and Dentistry classes celebrating reunions

September 27–29, 2007

60th Reunion: 1947
55th Reunion: 1952
50th Reunion: 1957
45th Reunion: 1962
40th Reunion: 1967
35th Reunion: 1972
30th Reunion: 1977
25th Reunion: 1982
20th Reunion: 1987
15th Reunion: 1992
10th Reunion: 1997

For more about Alumni Weekend, visit the School of Medicine and Dentistry’s office of Alumni Relations

School of Medicine and Dentistry

Paul Todd (MS) is a coauthor of Bioseparations Science and Engineering (Oxford University Press). Paul writes that the book “is designed for use in educating seniors and graduate students in engineering and science in the downstream processing (isolation and purification) of biotechnology and pharmaceutical products.”

Donald Gordon (MS), a medical micro­biologist and forensic scientist, has published his first novel, Uncle Harold (Lulu Press).

David Pashley (PhD), the Regents professor of oral biology and a professor of physiology and endocrinology at the Medical College of Georgia, received a Distinguished Research Award from the college’s research institute.

Carl Soderland (MD), ’79 (Res) has been named medical director of Lahey Clinic Medical Center in Massachusetts. He and his wife, Diane, have two children: Peter is a medical resident at Boston University, and Callie ’03 is a fourth-grade teacher in Acton, Mass.

A Form of Optimism, a book of poems by Roy Jacobstein (Res), won the 2006 Samuel French Morse Poetry Prize. The book draws on Roy’s crosscultural work in international health.

Holly Atkinson (MD) ’79 (Res) has been named the founding medical editor-in-chief of, a Web site launched in July 2006 that provides information for managing more than two dozen health conditions.

Cardiologist Eric Topol (MD) has been named to lead the new Translational Science Institute and Genomic Medicine program for Scripps Health in San Diego.

Teresa Liberati (PhD) has been named a research assistant professor of internal medicine at the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, where she also is director of laboratory animal medicine.

Patricia Bauch (MPH), ’06 (PhD) is a senior research analyst at Hillside Family of Agencies and an adjunct assistant professor at Monroe Community College in Rochester.

Shana Katzel (MD) married Jonathan Dowell on September 3, 2005, in Rochester. Shana is a resident at Columbia Presbyterian. Jonathan is an associate with the law firm of Heller Ehrman in New York.

Patricia Bauch (PhD) (see ’99).