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FALL 2017

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50 UOFLMAGAZINE.COM from Presentation Academy. // Steve Gold, 95A, was elected president of the Kentucky County Attorney's Associa- tion for 2017-2019 after serving as the elected county attorney for Henderson County, Kentucky for the last nine years. // Bruce S. Thompson, 96A, 03GM, 05GM, joined Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center as the sr. scientific director of the Therapeutic Products Program. His team provides key work to bringing cutting-edge medicines and therapies to bedsides to treat cancer, HIV/AIDS, and other life-threatening diseases. // Rick Hamilton, 97GE, accepted a position as dean of students at Grove Christian School in Richmond, Virginia. // Martin Little, 97L, joined the firm Howard and Howard Attorneys PLLC concentrating his practice in commercial litigation, construction and personal injury. // Greg Phlegar, 97GE, was chosen to lead Clemson University's Office of Community and Ethical Standards. // Matthew P. Cook, 98L, joined the law firm Kerrick Bachert, P.S.C. in Bowling Green as a partner. In addition, Cook was the program chair for the 2017 Kentucky Bar Association's Annual Convention. // Charlotte Ipsan, 98GN, received a 2017 Tower Award for Science and Healthcare from Presentation Academy. // Donnie R. Stacy, 99MD, was named medical liaison of Alliance for Innova- tion Medicine (AIM). Brent A. Neiser, 79GB, was appointed by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau as one of six consumer experts from outside the federal government to its Consumer Advisory Board. 1980s Ivan L. Goldsmith, 81A, 86MD, works at Trimcare Weight Loss based in Las Vegas, voted best weight loss center in Las Vegas 2016. The center has treated more than 10,000 people with their med- ically supervised program. // Lea Goff, 82A, was named among the nation's top 250 Women in Litigation for the fifth consecutive year. // Douglass T. Collins, 84B, was elected as librarian General for the National Society Sons of the American Revolution at the Annual Congress held this year in Knoxville, Tennessee. // Kathy Williams, 84A, was hired as director of communi- cations for the Ursuline Sisters of Louisville. // V. Edward Gold, Jr., 85S, 86GS, was sworn into his second term as Belle Isle city commissioner for District 1 in Orlando, Florida. // Mark L. McAllister, 89S, was promoted to application engineering manager at Carrier Vibrating Equipment, Inc. 1990s Sheila Seadler, 91L, received a 2017 Tower Award for Government and Law IPSAN Errol L. Wint, 08A, was promoted to Senior Associate Director with the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at UofL. Augustine Choi, 84MD As written in a Weill Cornell Medicine article by Beth Saulner entitled "Citizen of the World," Choi is the nexus of a three-generation medical family. His father served as South Korea's surgeon gen- eral and was a prominent cardiothoracic surgeon; his wife, Mary Choi, is a professor of medicine in the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension at Weill Cornell Medicine; son Justin Choi will join the WCM faculty after finishing his residency at Yale; and younger brother Alex is a medical stu- dent at University of Michigan. Choi came to the U.S. with his parents and three siblings when he was 12, settling in Ken- tucky. After completing his medical degrees and residency, Choi served as a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, chief of pulmonary and critical care medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital, and was recruited by Weill Cornell Medicine to chair what is now the Joan and Sanford I. Weill Department of Medi- cine. In June 2016, Choi began serving as interim dean of Weill Cornell Medicine and was officially appointed to dean this past January. Members of his laboratory team are currently investigat- ing the science of lung disease. CLASS NOTES GOFF SEADLER NEISER

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