University of Rochester

Rochester Review
May-June 2010
Vol. 72, No. 5

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School of Medicine and Dentistry


Joseph Andrews (MD) is retired from medicine and was featured in the Boston Sunday Globe last February for his guidebook, and for his speaking and walking tours that focus on the little-known role of minority groups such as Jews, Native Americans, and African Americans, in the Revolutionary War. Andrews is the cofounder of Concord Guides Walking Tours and the author of Revolutionary Boston, Lexington, and Concord: The Shots Heard ’Round the World! A descendant of Jewish patriots, Andrews has lectured on “George Washington’s Jewish Soldiers” at his Concord synagogue and is working on a new book about Jews in the colonies tentatively titled Moses and Miriam in America.


Jerome Gans (MD) has been named a distinguished fellow of the American Group Psychotherapy Association and has published a book, Difficult Topics in Group Psychotherapy: My Journey from Shame to Courage (Karnac Books).


Christine Gleason (MD) has written a book, Almost Home: Stories of Hope and the Human Spirit in the Neonatal ICU (Kaplan). Christine is the chief of neonatology and a professor of pediatrics at the University of Washington and Seattle Children’s Hospital.


David Nash (MD), the founding dean of the Jefferson School of Population Health at Philadelphia’s Thomas Jefferson University, has been appointed to the board of directors of the Louisville, Ky.–based health maintenance organization Humana.


Teresa Liberati (PhD), an assistant professor of internal medicine and director of laboratory animal medicine at Southern Illinois University’s school of medicine, has been awarded a research grant by the American Lung Association to study the influence of genetics, obesity, and pre-existing lung inflammations on the development of lung cancer in humans. She also holds a doctor of veterinary medicine degree.