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A career fighting infectious disease

A career fighting infectious disease

Physician and Connecticut state epidemiologist James Hadler sees the public as his patient.

James L. Hadler, M.D., FW ’80, M.P.H. ’82, said that his relatives, many of whom are physicians, sometimes tease him for not working at the bedside. “They ask me, ‘When are you going to be a real doctor?’ ” But, he said laughingly, “The public is my patient.”Hadler, who retired in June after almost 25 years as...

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A primary care physician finds peace of mind in concierge medicine

A primary care physician finds peace of mind in concierge medicine

On a typical day two years ago, Steven Fugaro, M.D. ’81, saw a patient in his solo primary care practice every 10 to 15...

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2007-2008 Association of Yale Alumni in Medicine

The Executive Committee of the Association of Yale Alumni in Medicine directs association activities, links the School of Medicine with its graduates, and helps alumni stay in touch with Yale.

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About two dozen alumni of the Physician Associate Program gathered in June for their fourth annual reunion. The tradition started in 2005, as graduates from the program’s 35 years reunited over dinner at the Graduate Club on Elm Street. With program director Mary L. Warner, PA-C (third from left), were, from left, Gary Spinner, PA-C ’83; Kenneth Watkins, PA-C ’98; and John Cassidy, PA-C ’73.

1960s

Arthur L. Beaudet, M.D. ’67, the Henry and Emma Meyer Professor and chair of the Department of Human and Molecular Genetics at Baylor College of Medicine, has been elected to the Johns Hopkins University Society of Scholars. Beaudet and 14 other esteemed scientists and clinicians were honored during the society’s 39th induction ceremony in May. His accomplishments include key discoveries in...


Arthur L. Beaudet, M.D. ’67, the Henry and Emma Meyer Professor and chair of the Department of Human and Molecular Genetics at Baylor College of Medicine, has been elected to the Johns Hopkins University Society of Scholars. Beaudet and 14 other esteemed scientists and clinicians were honored during the society’s 39th induction ceremony in May. His accomplishments include key discoveries in several genetic disorders, including Angelman syndrome, Prader-Willi syndrome and autism. Beaudet’s many honors include the March of Dimes/Colonel Harland Sanders Award for lifetime achievement in genetic sciences.

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1970s

Harvey Berger, M.D. ’77, and his wife, Chrysanthi, are ecstatic about the latest addition to their family, Isabella Grace Berger, born on March 6. Berger is the founder, chair and CEO of ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc., in Cambridge, Mass., an oncology company developing molecularly targeted cancer drugs.

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John A. Patti, M.D. ’71, was elected vice chair of the American College of Radiology (ACR) Board of Chancellors at the ACR annual meeting in Washington, D.C., in May. Patti, a member of the radiology staff at the North Shore Medical Center in Salem, Mass., since 1975, is the immediate past chair of the ACR Commission on Economics, current chair of the Task Force on Value Added and vice chair of...


John A. Patti, M.D. ’71, was elected vice chair of the American College of Radiology (ACR) Board of Chancellors at the ACR annual meeting in Washington, D.C., in May. Patti, a member of the radiology staff at the North Shore Medical Center in Salem, Mass., since 1975, is the immediate past chair of the ACR Commission on Economics, current chair of the Task Force on Value Added and vice chair of the Commission on Government Relations.

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1980s

Josef Bohm, M.P.H. ’89, will be joining the faculty of City University’s New York City College of Technology as an assistant professor within their Health Services Administration program. Bohm is a former deputy principal to the Anglo-European College of Chiropractic in Bournemouth, England. He is a member of the adjunct faculty at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. His academic...


Josef Bohm, M.P.H. ’89, will be joining the faculty of City University’s New York City College of Technology as an assistant professor within their Health Services Administration program. Bohm is a former deputy principal to the Anglo-European College of Chiropractic in Bournemouth, England. He is a member of the adjunct faculty at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. His academic interests include behavioral economics, health policy and finance.

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Jonathan S. Lewin, M.D. ’85, has been inducted as a fellow in the American College of Radiology. Lewin is the Martin W. Donner Professor and chair of the Department of Radiology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He holds leadership positions in such medical societies as the Academy of Radiology Research, Association of University Radiologists and the International Society for...


Jonathan S. Lewin, M.D. ’85, has been inducted as a fellow in the American College of Radiology. Lewin is the Martin W. Donner Professor and chair of the Department of Radiology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He holds leadership positions in such medical societies as the Academy of Radiology Research, Association of University Radiologists and the International Society for Strategic Studies in Radiology.

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Troy Pappas, M.P.H. ’86, has been appointed to the faculty of the Fox School of Business at Temple University in Philadelphia. He has a dual appointment with Temple’s School of Tourism and Hospitality and will be teaching entrepreneurship and business strategy. This fall, he will teach entrepreneurism at Temple’s College of Health Professions. He is the founder and president of World Athlete, a...


Troy Pappas, M.P.H. ’86, has been appointed to the faculty of the Fox School of Business at Temple University in Philadelphia. He has a dual appointment with Temple’s School of Tourism and Hospitality and will be teaching entrepreneurship and business strategy. This fall, he will teach entrepreneurism at Temple’s College of Health Professions. He is the founder and president of World Athlete, a sports and fitness management company specializing in track and field.

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Steven I. Rosenfeld, M.D. ’80, is an assistant clinical professor of ophthalmology at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami. He received two awards from the American Academy of Ophthalmology at its annual meeting in November 2007: the Senior Achievement Award and the Secretariat Award for “exceptional leadership and enthusiastic service.” He serves on the editorial boards of EyeNet Magazine, ...


Steven I. Rosenfeld, M.D. ’80, is an assistant clinical professor of ophthalmology at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami. He received two awards from the American Academy of Ophthalmology at its annual meeting in November 2007: the Senior Achievement Award and the Secretariat Award for “exceptional leadership and enthusiastic service.” He serves on the editorial boards of EyeNet Magazine, Focal Points, and the Basic and Clinical Science Course, Section 13: Refractive Surgery, and is an associate examiner for the American Board of Ophthalmology.

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Paul Rothman, M.D. ’84, was named dean of the University of Iowa’s Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, effective June 1. Rothman has served as head and professor of internal medicine at the UI Carver College of Medicine and UI Hospitals and Clinics since 2004. An expert in rheumatology, he has provided clinical care for more than 20 years, trained medical students, fellows, and...


Paul Rothman, M.D. ’84, was named dean of the University of Iowa’s Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, effective June 1. Rothman has served as head and professor of internal medicine at the UI Carver College of Medicine and UI Hospitals and Clinics since 2004. An expert in rheumatology, he has provided clinical care for more than 20 years, trained medical students, fellows, and residents, and published extensively. Rothman’s research on cytokines focuses on their role in the development of white blood cells, the abnormal development of which can lead to leukemia.

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2000s

Elizabeth K. Arleo, M.D. ’04, and her husband, Joshua W. Thompson, J.D., announce the birth of their first child. Sophia Arleo Thompson was born on May 31 and weighed in at 8 lbs., 3 oz. Arleo is in the final year of a radiology residency at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center, where she plans to stay for a year-long fellowship in women’s imaging. Thompson is a partner at...


Elizabeth K. Arleo, M.D. ’04, and her husband, Joshua W. Thompson, J.D., announce the birth of their first child. Sophia Arleo Thompson was born on May 31 and weighed in at 8 lbs., 3 oz. Arleo is in the final year of a radiology residency at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center, where she plans to stay for a year-long fellowship in women’s imaging. Thompson is a partner at the New York City law office of Proskauer Rose.

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Lu Anne V. Dinglasan, M.D. ’08, and Kevin C. Lau, M.P.H., M.D. ’08, were married on May 31 at the Yale Club in Manhattan. Dinglasan began an internship in June at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia and Lau began his internship at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

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Carolyn P. Graeber, M.D. ’08, was married on April 26 to Robert E. Jahn at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Manhattan. Graeber began an internship in June at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York. Jahn is completing an M.B.A. at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Mona Kotecha, M.D. ’04, was married on April 5 to Nikhil Shanbhag, J.D. ’03, in Saratoga, Calif. Kotecha is a fourth-year anesthesiology resident at the University of California, San Francisco. Shanbhag is an intellectual property lawyer at Google in Mountain View, Calif.

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