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FALL 2013

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Class Notes Class Notes honors alumni, students, faculty and staff — the individuals who make UofL a dynamic and diverse academic community. 1950s Degree Index A Arts & Sciences, undergrad. AC Associate alumnus AD Adopted alumnus AH Allied health, undergrad. B Business, undergrad. DH Dental hygiene, undergrad. DMD Doctor of Dental Medicine DR Dental residency E Education, undergrad. GA Arts & Sciences, grad. GAH Allied health, grad. GB Business, grad. GD Dentistry, grad. GE Education, grad. GI Interdisciplinary studies, grad. GJA Justice administration, grad. GK Kent School of Social Work, grad. GM Medicine, grad. GMU Music, grad. GN Nursing, grad. GP Public Health, grad. GS Engineering (Speed School), grad. GU Urban & public affairs, grad. H Honorary JA Justice administration, undergrad. K Kent School of Social Work, undergrad. L Law LA Louisville School of Art LGH Lou. Gen. Hospital Nursing School MC Municipal College MD Doctor of Medicine MR Medical residency MU Music, undergrad. N Nursing, undergrad. P Public Health, undergrad. S Engineering (Speed School), undergrad. SC Kentucky Southern College SP Southern Police Institute U Urban & public affairs, undergrad. 58|LOUISVILLE.EDU At 81, Benjamin G. Martin, 54S, 73GS, became the oldest graduate from Florida's newest state university, Florida Gulf Coast University. Martin earned a bachelor of arts degree in philosophy, graduating cum laude, while still working part time at the Cape Coral Eye Center practicing medical ophthalmology. 1960s USAF Col. Arthur W. Ahl, 62A, is retiring from service to his country after 51 years, including the last 24 as the director of the Junior ROTC program at Northwestern High School in Rock Hill, S.C. At UofL, Ahl was the only person — scholarship athletes included — to pass the rigorous exam for Sigma Delta Psi, the honorary athletic fraternity. He served a year in Vietnam as a helicopter pilot and forward air controller directing fire from unarmed Piper Cubs, and was a training consultant to NATO partners Italy, Greece, Turkey, West Germany and the United Kingdom. He also served as an assistant director of operations for the airfield at the U.S. Air Force Academy, and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, a Bronze Star and 17 Air Medals. Alan M. Silbert, 67A, 71MD, was re-elected Chief of Ophthalmology at the Memorial Health System in Hollywood, Fla. He also serves as board of trustees chairman of both the Tenet North Shore Medical Center in Miami and Doctor's Charter Medical School in Miami Shores. 1970s Saeed Assef, 79GS, received the Distinguished Service Award from the Louisville Chapter of the Kentucky Society of Professional Engineers for his dedication to the professional, civic and technical interests of the engineering profession. Susan Herbert Peacock, 77E, 78GE, has accepted a new position as the director of human resources for Acentia, a company located in Falls Church, Va., which provides technology solutions to federal government and commercial markets. Susan received her MEd degree in college student personnel systems and BS degree in guidance and counseling. James M. Woods, 78DMD, has been recognized in Orthodontic Products magazine as a Best of 2013 Orthodontist. This is an annual profile of the industry's top orthodontists. Woods owns Bluegrass Orthodontics and has maintained a private orthodontic practice in Paducah, Ky., since 1980. Robert A. Taylor, 79B, retired from AkzoNobel in 2013 as president and managing director of decorative paints North America. He rejoined AkzoNobel in 2006 as president of the global industrial finishes business unit located in China, and most recently served as president of the global marine and protective coatings business unit based in London. 1980s Michael C. Mills, 86A, has been appointed to the New York State Racing Fan Advisory Council by the New York State Assembly for his involvement, interest, knowledge and devotion to the sport of horse racing. Mills has spent 23 years working in the field of local government management. Theresa K. Raidy, 84A, 07GE, has been named senior vice president for mission advancement at Kosair Charities, where she will bring the mission of Kosair Charities to life, inform stakeholders of the positive results of their philanthropy and work with them to create new ways to support the Kosair Charities mission. Paul B. Whitty, 83L, and Alicia Awkard, 07A, 11L, were recently appointed assistant county attorneys by Jefferson County Attorney Mike O'Connell. Their new duties will include the legal representation of Louisville Metro government and its agencies. 1990s David R. French, 97MD, was named national director of medical affairs for Marathon Health, a third-party health care provider based in Winooski, Vt., which provides onsite health care to companies, municipalities, universities and other health care organizations in 36 states. French will continue in his role as medical director for the Samuel Brown Health Center for the city of Lexington, Ky. S. Timothy Glasscock, 91MU, 98GMU, assistant professor of music at Bellarmine University, was appointed chair of Bellarmine's music department in fall of 2012. He has taught for the Indiana University system, Campbellsville University and was director of vocal studies for 11 years at the Youth Performing Arts School in Louisville. Glasscock holds a DMA in Choral Conducting from University of Kentucky and is founding artistic director of The Louisville Vocal Project, a professional chamber choir based in the metro area. Lt. Col. Allan H. Lanceta, 91A, completed a successful tour as the Battalion Commander of the 601 Aviation Support Battalion in the 1st Infantry Division, Ft. Riley Kan. Lt. Col. Lanceta's next assignment will be in the Chief of Staff of the Army's Office in Washington, D.C. Kurt G. Hummeldorf, 91DMD, retired from the U.S. Navy as captain after serving 23 years. During that time he provided care as lead medical planner, U.S. Naval Hospital Ship Mercy, for the Indonesian Tsunami relief 2005, and taught Navy oral surgery residents for eight years at Naval Medical center San Diego. Hummeldorf is going into private practice in the San Diego area.

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