- 2000s - Necochea
Alejandro J. Necochea, M.D. ’04, was married on July 1 to Lauren B. Smith, M.P.A., in Philadelphia. Necochea is a third-year resident in internal medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Smith is a policy analyst fellow with joint appointments at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in Princeton, N.J., and the Center for Health and Wellbeing at Princeton University. The two met in Lima, Peru, Necochea’s hometown, when he was on leave from medical school to study tuberculosis in shantytowns and she was there on a Fulbright scholarship, studying microfinance, the provision of small loans to women entrepreneurs.