1987 - 20th Reunion

The Class of ’87’s reunion was a chance to travel back to New Haven from Orlando, Fla., to see old friends, many of whom are now in new places. Joe King and Amy Justice have returned to the Yale community and both are working at the VA Connecticut Healthcare System in West Haven. Ken and Debby Newhouse traveled from Idaho with their three kids for the reunion and to tour New England colleges. Bob Malison and Gene Vining remain happily in New Haven, and stopped by the clambake. Saw Diane Louie at the clambake, too. Mike Solon took the walking tour of the campus. Matt Miller surprised us by coming to the class dinner at the Graduate Club Saturday night. Matt finished his Ph.D. in public health, and is doing research at Harvard. Lisa Cairns has been working at the CDC in Atlanta but is preparing to leave for a several-year stint in Beijing. Dinner at the Graduate Club turned up more classmates, including Leslie Vogel, Kristen Mertz, David Ives and Ian Chandler. Ian is working on Wall Street rather than in the world of medicine. Caught up with Lisa Straus, who reports that she is a “country doctor” practicing primary care in a rural setting … and loving it! Although a lot of the class had trouble making it to the 20th reunion, we’re gearing up for a strong showing at the Big 25th Reunion in 2012!

Barry Weinstock