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1960s Classnotes

Donald M. Clark, EdD 1961, has been recognized as a distinguished member by the American Association for Career Education. He is the president and chief executive officer of the National Association for Industry-Education Cooperation in Buffalo, NY. Clark has made significant contributions to such developments as the national career model, an intensive two-semester career education professional staff development program, and career education teams, which infuse career education in all academic subjects and grade levels. He lives in Eggertsville, NY.

*Lawrence A. Eusanio, MS 1961 & BS 1956, has received the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics' biannual award for outstanding contributions to improve survivability of aircraft. He is on the research staff at the Institute for Defense Analyses in Alexandria, VA, where he leads a team that supports the Office of the Secretary of Defense in testing and evaluating military aircraft. Eusanio resides in Springfield, VA.

Hedria Lunken, EdB 1961, president of Hedria Consulting, has been named copresident of Creative Education Foundation, an international nonprofit membership organization of leaders in the field of creativity theory and practice. Lunken is an internationally known speaker, consultant, author and specialist in creativity training and methodologies and has designed hundreds of creativity and management seminars. She lives in Rochester, NY.

Karl Kristoff, BA 1965, has been named in the 11th edition of The Best Lawyers in America. He is an education law attorney at Hodgson Russ in Buffalo, NY, and resides in Williamsville, NY.

Stuart Fischman, PMCRT 1966, has been honored by the Western New York region of the National Conference for Community and Justice for service to others in the Buffalo area. He is a dentist and professor emeritus at the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine and is also the founder and coordinator of the oral health-care program for the AIDS Designated Center at Erie County Medical Center. Fischman lives in Buffalo.

Philip Frost, MD 1966, has joined ImClone Systems, a biopharmaceutical company, as executive vice president and chief scientific officer. He will oversee all of ImClone System's scientific endeavors, including the company's research, clinical and regulatory departments. Frost is the former vice president of oncology and codirector of the oncology therapeutic area leadership team at Wyeth. He resides in Morristown, NJ.

Arthur Orlick, BA 1966, has been named chief medical officer and chief operating officer of Lifetime Health Medical Group. In this position, he oversees the operations and clinical management of 12 health centers in Rochester, Buffalo and Syracuse, NY, as well as several private medical offices and home infusion pharmacy operations affiliated with the group. Orlick is formerly the vice president and chief medical officer at Buffalo General Hospital. He lives in Williamsville, NY.

*Paul Nussbaum, BA 1967, has been elected as the non-executive chair of the board of directors of Coda Octopus Group. He is a principal partner in the Waramaug Partners Group, a private real estate and special situations equity firm. Nussbaum is the former chair emeritus of Wyndham International and served as founder, chair and chief executive officer of Patriot American Hospitality from 1991 to 1999. He resides in Washington, CT.

Carl F. Siekmann, BA 1967, has been appointed to the newly created position of vice president for corporate development for biolitec Pharma. In this position, he will direct the company’s corporate and business development efforts to establish the platform for a U.S. pharma operating presence. Siekmann lives in Chesterfield, MO.

*Robert Conklin, JD 1968, was honored by the students of the Buffalo Law Review at the 16th Annual Law Review dinner held April 21, 2005. He is former president of Hodgson Russ, where he focuses his practice in both business and employment litigation. Conklin is a member of the law school’s Dean's Advisory Council, for which he introduced the mentoring program for first-year law students. He resides in Orchard Park, NY.

*Jeremiah J. Moriarty, JD 1968, has been nominated to serve on New York State's Court of Claims to hear civil cases in Buffalo, NY. He is chair of the Cattaraugus County Republican Party and has been in private practice for the past 36 years. Moriarty lives in Franklinville, NY.

John D. Stobo, MD 1968, has received the 2005 Quasar Award for Economic Development Excellence from the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership. The award is presented to individuals who have demonstrated a strong and continual effort to support the business foundations of the greater Bay Area Houston communities. Stobo is president of the University of Texas Medical Branch and resides in Galveston, TX.

Stuart Barzman, DDS 1969 & BA 1964, a partner in the dental practice of Barzman, Kasimov & Veith, has opened a fourth dental practice office in Depew, NY, that focuses on cosmetic dentistry. He lives in Eggertsville, NY.

Milton Ezrati, BA 1969, is a partner and senior economic and market strategist at Lord Abbett & Company. In this position, he helps portfolio managers understand the macroeconomic picture of their mutual funds and helps with risk control in the future. Ezrati resides in New York, NY.

*Joseph P. Sedita, JD 1969 & BA 1967, has been named in the 11th edition of The Best Lawyers in America. He is a criminal defense attorney at Hodgson Russ of Buffalo, NY, where he lives.

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