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Updates from Grads by the Decades

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*Harold Halpern, JD 1958 & BA 1955,

received the Nathan Benderson Community Service Award from the Jewish Foundation of Greater Buffalo. He resides in East Amherst, N.Y.

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*John A. Cirando, JD 1966,

serves on the Commission on Judicial Nomination, where he evaluates and nominates candidates for vacancies on the New York Court of Appeals. He resides in Syracuse, N.Y.

Dennis Weissman, BA 1966

is the senior adviser at England & Company in Washington, D.C., and president of Dennis Weissman & Associates LLC. He lives in Front Royal, Va.

Anthony P. Capozzi, BA 1967,

has been named to the Commission on Judicial Performance by California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. He resides in Fresno, Calif.

Jay A. Gershen, BA 1968,

is president of the Northeastern Ohio Universities Colleges of Medicine and Pharmacy. He lives in Greenwood Village, Colo.

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Diane Blum, MSW 1970,

is chief executive officer of the Lymphoma Research Foundation, executive director of CancerCare and editor–in–chief of the American Society of Clinical Oncology website, www.cancer.net. She resides in New York, N.Y.

Steven I. Gordon, BA 1970,

is interim director of the Ohio Supercomputer Center in Columbus, Ohio, where he lives.

Hafil Abdulgani, BA 1971,

is a professor of cardiothoracic surgery at Universiti Teknologi MARA in Selangor, Malaysia. He resides in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Dennis Dennis, BS 1972 & BA 1971

is assistant secretary for the Washington State Department of Health in Tumwater, Wash. He lives in Redmond, Wash.

Robert S. Folman, MD 1972,

is president of Bridgeport Hospital in Bridgeport, Conn. He resides in Easton, Conn.

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Peter M. Hourihan, MA 1972,

is director of research at Cannon Design in Boston, Mass. He lives in Charlestown, Mass.

Marybeth Priore, MA 1972,

is a shareholder of Colucci & Gallaher in Buffalo, N.Y. She resides in East Amherst, N.Y.

Rose H. Sconiers, JD 1973,

is a New York State Supreme Court justice for the Fourth Department Appellate Court in Rochester, N.Y. She lives in Buffalo, N.Y.

Alexander W. Hunter Jr., JD 1974,

is an associate justice of the appellate term JD of the Supreme Court, 1st Judicial District. He resides in New Rochelle, N.Y.

*Jonathan Kolber, MA 1974 & BS 1972,

is a director for the Engineering Society of Buffalo, N.Y. He lives in Tonawanda, N.Y.

Glenn T. Koszka, BS 1974,

is executive director and chief executive officer at the law firm Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman in Buffalo, N.Y. He resides in Orchard Park, N.Y.

Gary L. Rosner, BA 1974,

is director of the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins University’s Quantitative Sciences Program and Biostatistics Division, where he is also professor of oncology. He lives in Baltimore, MD.

John Ellie, BA 1975,

is an anesthesiologist at Oswego Hospital in Oswego, N.Y. He lives in Rochester, N.Y.

Curtiss Quirin, MBA 1975,

is chief operating officer at Easter Seals Crossroads in the Crossroads Industrial Services division in Indianapolis, Ind. He resides in Fishers, Ind.

Scott L. Slesinger, JD 1975 & BA 1972,

is legislative director of the Natural Resources Defense Council. He resides in Chevy Chase, Md.

*Diane Bosse, JD 1976 & BA 1973,

who practices law at Bender Crawford & Bender LLP in Buffalo, N.Y., was honored with the Excellence in Public Service Award from the New York State Bar Association. Bosse lives in Clarence, N.Y.

Linda B. Akanbi, EdD 1978 & EdM 1971,

professor of reading education emeritus at Kennesaw State University, has been recognized by Cambridge Who’s Who for demonstrating dedication, leadership and excellence in higher education. She resides in Acworth, Ga.

*Steven Gerber, JD 1978,

is an equity partner at Gonzalez Saggio & Harlan LLP and leads the firm’s office in Wayne, N.J. He lives in Bloomingdale, N.J.

*David F. Smith, JD 1978,

is president, chief executive officer and chair of National Fuel Gas Company in Amherst, N.Y. He resides in Clarence, N.Y.

*Dennis C. Vacco, JD 1978,

former New York State Attorney General, is a partner at Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP in Buffalo, N.Y. He lives in Boston, N.Y.

Joseph Darcy, BA 1979,

is executive vice president and sector head of municipal finance for Hartford Investment Management Company. He resides in Belle Mead, N.J.

Robert H. Fritzinger, EdM 1979 & BA 1976,

is director of the SUNY Fredonia Technology Incubator’s new facility in Dunkirk, N.Y. He lives in Buffalo, N.Y.

Christina K. Hurnyak, JD 1979,

is an associate at Rudberg Law Offices LLC. She resides in Murrysville, Pa.

Dennis M. Kane, MBA 1979,

is superintendent of the Cheektowaga, N.Y. school district. He lives in Buffalo, N.Y.

* Andrew B. Rosengard, BS 1979,

is a member of the advisory board for CPX Interactive, a global online ad network. He resides in Dix Hills, N.Y.

Robert J. Rosenthal, MA 1979,

is chief executive officer of Intelligent Medical Implants. He lives in Sherborn, Mass.

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Mark Glosenger, MD 1980,

is a physician at Candor Family Care, part of United Health Services in Candor, N.Y. He lives in Ithaca, N.Y.

William A. Lundquist, JD 1980,

is a partner at Hodgson Russ LLP in Buffalo, N.Y. He resides in Hamburg, N.Y.

Angela Rasmussen, DDS 1980,

was recognized by Cambridge Who’s Who for demonstrating dedication, leadership and excellence in dentistry. Rasmussen lives in Tampa, Fla.

Donald F. Sabo, PhD 1980, MA 1975, EdM 1971 & BA 1969,

professor of health policy at D’Youville College, is the first male to receive the Darlene Kluka Women’s Sports and Physical Activity Research Award from the Women’s Sports Foundation. Sabo resides in Alden, N.Y.

Keith Schessl, MFA 1980 & BFA 1978

, has been recognized by Cambridge Who’s Who for demonstrating dedication, leadership and excellence in music education. He lives in Ransomville, N.Y.

Bryan K. Mullen, BS 1981,

is managing director of meal programs at ES Foods in Woodbury, N.Y. He resides in Port Washington, N.Y.

Mitchell Posner, MD 1981,

is president of the Society of Surgical Oncology. He lives in Chicago, Ill.

Robin H. Bronstein, MBA 1982,

is a director for the accounting firm Chiampou Travis Besaw & Kershner in Amherst, N.Y. Bronstein resides in Buffalo, N.Y.

*Richard A. Kopley, PhD 1982,

has been named a distinguished professor of English at Penn State DuBois. He lives in State College, Penn.

*Michael D. LaMancuso, BS 1982,

is director of the Orchard Park, N.Y. office of the Vineyard Group LLC. He resides in Amherst, N.Y.

Chrysostomos L. Nikias, PhD 1982 & MS 1980,

is president of the University of Southern California. Nikias lives in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.

Daniel C. Oliverio, JD 1982, MBA 1980 & BS 1978,

a partner at Hodgson Russ LLP, was appointed chair of the Erie County Fiscal Stability Authority by New York Gov. David A. Paterson. Oliverio resides in Buffalo, N.Y.

Ann Podd, MBA 1982,

is deputy managing editor and night editor for The Wall Street Journal. She lives in Glen Rock, N.J.

Dwayne J. Allen, BS 1983,

is the manager of new business development at Ajinomoto AminoScience, LLC in Raleigh, N.C. He resides in Durham, N.C.

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Dianne Morrison-Beedy, MS 1983,

is assistant dean for research in the School of Nursing at the University of South Florida. She lives in Tampa, Fla.

Thomas Wilson, BS 1983,

is vice president and chief strategy officer of SRCTec. He resides in Fayetteville, N.Y.

Norton Lowe, JD 1984,

is an associate in the department of personal injury and malpractice at Hogan Willig in Buffalo, N.Y. He lives in Kenmore, N.Y.

Steven Magat, BA 1984,

is owner of Tutor Doctor, an academic tutoring company in Richmond Va., where he resides.

Douglas J. McCrosson, BS 1984,

is chief operating officer at CPI Aerostructures in Edgewood, N.Y. He lives in Bayport, N.Y.

Gary M. Pollack, PhD 1984,

is dean of Washington State University’s College of Pharmacy. He resides in Chapel Hill, N.C.

GregorT. Young IV, JD 1984,

is president and chief executive officer of AmeriServ Trust and Financial Services Company in Johnstown, Pa. He lives in Indiana, Pa.

Carmen Einfinger, BFA 1985,

won an international competition to transform Dolna Square in Gdansk, Poland into a vibrant outdoor gallery. She resides in New York, N.Y.

Elizabeth J. Graham, EdM 1985 & BA 1975,

a teacher and department head at C. Leon King High School in Tampa, Fla., was honored by Cambridge Who’s Who for showing dedication, leadership and excellence in all aspects of secondary education. She lives in Tampa, Fla.

David P. Miranda, BA 1985,

a partner at Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti PC in Albany, N.Y., is secretary of the New York State Bar Association. He resides in Voorheesville, N.Y.

Kevin Broadwater, BA 1986,

is an executive vice president and senior attorney at PIMCO in Newport Beach, Calif. He lives in Laguna Hills, Calif.

Marc A. Edwards, BS 1986,

professor of environmental and water resources engineering at Virginia Tech, received the Editor’s Choice Award for Best Science Paper of 2009 from Environmental Science and Technology. Edwards resides in Blacksburg, Va.

Larry J. Hahn, MBA 1986,

is corporate account executive for Allens Inc., the nation’s largest privately held vegetable company. He lives in Rochester, N.Y.

Jill Kurtz, BA 1986,

is chief operating officer at Balance Interactive in Springfield, Va. She lives in Fairfax, Va.

*Timothy Lafferty, BS 1986,

is national sales manager at the PCA Group Inc. in Buffalo, N.Y. He resides in East Aurora, N.Y.

Warren Lederer, BS 1986,

is vice president of solutions for Diversified Information Technologies in Scranton, Pa. He resides in Budd Lake, N.J.

Donnica L. Moore, MD 1986,

an expert in women’s health, is celebrity spokesperson and advocate for the Whittemore Peterson Institute for Neuro Immune Disease in Reno, Nev. She lives in Far Hills, N.J.

Adeboye A. Akinola, MArch 1987 & BPS 1985,

and his firm, Boye Architecture Inc., have been recognized for their unique brand of visionary commercial and residential design, innovative and technologically superior construction drawings and cost-effective project management. Akinola lives in Congers, Ga.

Carmen Yolanda Bonta, PMCert 1987,

is executive director of the Hispanic Dental Association. She resides in Somerset, N.J.

Daniel DeLaus Jr., JD 1987,

is deputy Monroe (N.Y.) County Executive. He lives in Webster, N.Y.

*Arlene F. Kaukus, MBA 1987,

is director of career services at UB. Kaukus resides in Buffalo, N.Y.

Richard A. Kowalski, MBA 1987,

is an adviser to the executive team at ATM USA in Mooresville, N.C. He lives in Depew, N.Y.

Anthony Mirenda, BA 1987,

is vice president of global communications at Moody’s Corporation. He resides in Edison, N.J.

Peter Pawlik, BS 1987, PhD 1970, MS 1967 & BS 1965,

is a director of the Engineering Society of Buffalo. He lives in Eden, N.Y.

Andrew Plager, MD 1987,

has opened a primary care practice in Stockbridge, Mass. He resides in Lenox, Mass.

Lynn Szymanski, BA 1987,

received the 2009 Piscataqua Artist Advancement grant from the Piscataqua region of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation. She lives in Rollinsford, N.H.

Deborah A. Cooper, BS 1988,

a medical technologist at Saratoga Hospital in Saratoga, N.Y., has been recognized by Cambridge Who’s Who for demonstrating dedication, leadership and excellence in health care. Cooper resides in Scotia, N.Y.

Thomas F. Knab, JD 1988 & BA 1982,

is a partner at Underberg and Kessler LLP. Knab lives in Williamsville, N.Y.

Walter Ludwig, MBA 1988 & BS 1981,

is chief operating officer for the Catholic Health System. He resides in East Amherst, N.Y.

Thomas E. Oram, BA 1988,

is chief financial officer of Healthcare Solutions in Atlanta, Ga. He lives in Marietta, Ga.

Vincent E. Doyle III, JD 1989,

is president of the New York State Bar Association. He resides in Elma, N.Y.

Sharon Kerr, EdM 1989 & BA 1979,

is investor relations account coordinator for Travers Collins and Co. in Buffalo, N.Y. She lives in Hamburg, N.Y.

Stephen K. Lindley, JD 1989,

was appointed by New York Governor David A. Paterson to serve in the Appellate Division, 4th Judicial Department. He resides in Pittsford, N.Y.

Mark N. Mercer, BS 1989,

is a tax principal at Lumsden & McCormick in Buffalo, N.Y. He lives in Orchard Park, N.Y.

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Elizabeth Bauman, MBA 1990,

is chief administrative officer at First Niagara Financial Group Inc. in Buffalo, N.Y. She resides in Lancaster, N.Y.

Mary Jane DiPietro, EdM 1990,

is the 2010 recipient of the Interclub Council’s Woman of the Year award in Jamestown, N.Y., where she resides.

Renee A. Gaines, EdM 1990,

is a faculty member in the humanities department at Gateway Community College in New Haven, Conn., and a Pier Community College Faculty Fellow at Yale University. She resides in Hamden, Conn.

Derek Knight, MA 1990,

director of Brock University’s School of Fine and Performing Arts, has be named the Marilyn I. Walker Chair in Creativity, Imagination and Innovation. He lives in St. Catherines, Ontario.

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David R. Ludwig, MD 1990 & BA 1985,

a radiologist at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, Sisters of Charity Hospital and Buffalo Medical Group, has been recognized as a VIP member of Cambridge Who’s Who for showing dedication, leadership, and excellence in all aspects of diagnostic radiology. He resides in Buffalo, N.Y.

Piero Bussani, JD 1991,

is a member of the board of trustees for U-Store-It in Wayne, Pa. He serves as general counsel and executive vice president for Luxury Resorts and Hotels in Boca Raton, Fla., where he lives.

Christopher J. Kalil, JD 1991,

served for one year in Jerusalem as legal counsel to the U.N. Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees in the Near East. He is scheduled to return to his home New Hartford, N.Y. in November 2010.

Scott Peterson, BA 1991,

president and founder of Global Youth Justice LLC, launched its website, www.GlobalYouthJustice.org, which promotes the global expansion of numerous quality juvenile justice programs. He resides in Somerville, Mass.

Mary D. Stockman, BA 1991,

is assistant vice president of Glens Falls National Bank and Trust Company in Glens Falls, N.Y. She lives in Fort Ann, N.Y.

Nicholas J. Boccolucci, PhD 1992, MS 1975 & BA 1970,

is a leadership coach at Career Partners International Buffalo Niagara in Williamsville, N.Y. He resides in Hamburg, N.Y.

Elizabeth A. DeFazio, BA 1992,

is chief operating officer of Instant Technology, and has been recognized by Cambridge Who’s Who for demonstrating dedication, leadership, and excellence in business management. She lives in Chicago, Ill.

William E. Harrison, MBA 1992,

is chief internal auditor at the University at Vermont. He resides in Burlington, Vt. Kevin S. Neumaier, MS 1992, president and chief executive officer of Ecology and Environment, was elected to the Business Council of New York State’s board of directors. He lives in Lancaster, N.Y.

David J. Oestreicher, MBA 1992,

was elected to the New York Life Insurance Agents Advisory Council. He resides in Williamsville, N.Y.

Maren C. Boot, MBA 1993,

is vice president of human resources at Remy Cointreau USA. She lives in New York, N.Y.

Michael E. Cross, EdM 1993 & BA 991,

is director of athletics at Bradley University in Peoria, Ill., where he lives.

Kent J. Niederhofer, BS 1983,

has been named president of Ricardo Inc. in Van Buren Township, Mich. He lives in West Bloomfield, Mich.

Jennifer M. Posener, BA 1993,

is assistant dean for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Alfred University in Alfred, N.Y. She resides in Wellsville, N.Y.

Denise Juron-Borgese, BA 1994 & BPS 1993,

is the development project manager at Ciminelli Development Co. in Amherst, N.Y., and a LEED Accredited Professional through the U.S. Green Building Council. She lives in Tonawanda

, N.Y.

*Gregory Michaelidis, MA 1994 & BA 1992,

is director of speechwriting for the Department of Homeland Security in Washington, D.C., where he resides.

Ronald S. Mornelli, MA 1994,

is senior vice president and chief operating officer at Olean General Hospital in Olean, N.Y. He lives in Lancaster, N.Y.

Gregory Agoston, PhD 1995,

is the reference materials acquisition manager at U.S. Pharmacopeia in Rockville, Md., where he resides.

David P. Hughes, MD 1995,

is medical director of corporate employee health at Kaleida Health in Buffalo, N.Y. He lives in Clarence, N.Y.

Ki Ryung Kim, PhD 1995 & MA 1992,

is chief executive officer of Aon Consulting in South Korea, where he is responsible for expanding the solutions in health and benefits and human capital consulting. He resides in Kyunggi-Do, Korea.

Lisa A. Mrkall, BA 1995,

is a supervising senior accountant at Tronconi Segarra and Associates. She lives in Grand Island, N.Y.

Stephen P. Sorrentino, MD 1995,

has been named a hospitalist at Sisters Hospital, St. Joseph Campus, in Cheektowaga, N.Y. He resides in Clarence Center, N.Y.

David H. Blackmon, JD 1996,

is an associate in the real estate center at Hogan Willig in Amherst, N.Y. He lives in East Aurora, N.Y.

Doris A. Ferguson, BS 1996,

is a supervising senior tax accountant at Tronconi Segarra and Associates. She lives in Amherst, N.Y.

*James Gordon, BS 1996,

lead programmer and analyst for UB Libraries, co-authored “Office 2008 for Mac All-in- One For Dummies,” published by Wiley Press. In February 2010, he attended the Microsoft MVP Global Summit, which recognizes exceptional technical community leaders from around the world. He resides in Buffalo, N.Y.

Bruce Karpati, JD 1996,

is co-chief of asset management in the enforcement division of the Securities and Exchange Commission. He resides in New York, N.Y.

Jacqueline Morrison, MSW 1996,

is adoption services coordinator for the Western Region of Hillside Children’s Center, an affiliate of Hillside Family of Agencies. She lives in Penfield, N.Y.

Heather Okoro, JD 1996 & BA 1992,

is vice president of human resources for Girl Scouts of Western New York. She resides in Snyder, N.Y.

Diana Panattoni-Henry, BS 1996,

is a tax supervisor at Gaines Kriner Elliott LLP in Amherst, N.Y. She lives in Niagara Falls, N.Y.

Lisa Rapaport, BA 1996,

is U.S. health editor at Bloomberg News in New York, N.Y. She resides in Brooklyn, N.Y.

*Julian Willock, MA 1996 & BA 1993,

is permanent secretary assigned to the Ministry of Communications and Works in the British Virgin Islands. He is the chief adviser to the minister for policies that fall under the minister’s portfolio. He lives in Tortola, British Virgin Islands.

Salvatore Collana, ME 1997 & BS 1996,

is a structural engineer for Parsons Brinkerhoff in the firm’s Buffalo, N.Y. office. He resides in Williamsville, N.Y.

Mark A. Maddalina, MArch 1997,

recently received an architectural license from New York State. As an architect for SWBR Architects, he focuses on the integration of sustainable design within SWBR’s projects and processes. Maddalina lives in Fairport, N.Y.

Timothy McGovern, BS 1997,

is an associate at the engineering firm of Erdman Anthony in Buffalo, N.Y. He resides in Lancaster, N.Y.

Kristopher John Winkler, BS 1997,

is a civil engineer in the civil–structural department at Watts Architecture and Engineering in Buffalo, N.Y. He lives in East Amherst, N.Y.

Daniel E. Blamowski, BS 1998 & BS 1995,

is a lead civil engineer at Parsons Brinkerhoff in the firm’s Buffalo, N.Y. office. He resides in Orchard Park, N.Y.

Ryan L. Everhart, JD 1998 & BA 1994,

is a partner at Hodgson Russ LLP in Buffalo, N.Y. He lives in East Aurora, N.Y.

John J. Koeppel, JD 1998, MBA 1995 & BS 1995,

is the leader of Nixon Peabody’s investment funds practice in Buffalo, N.Y. He resides in Hamburg, N.Y.

Michael D. Myers, BS 1998,

is manager of database marketing and analytics for AAA Western and Central New York. He lives in Eden, N.Y.

Joseph Reynolds, JD 1998,

is a senior associate at Sargent and Collins LLP in Amherst, N.Y. He resides in Buffalo, N.Y.

Jimmy Yan, BS 1998,

is executive vice president and managing director of servicing and asset recovery operations at Franklin Credit Management Corporation, the mortgage servicing subsidiary of Franklin Credit Holding Corporation in Jersey City, N.J. He lives in Monroe, N.Y.

James M. Connolly, JD 1999,

is of counsel at Stevens & Lee in Philadelphia, Pa. He resides in Chester, N.J.

Craig Feinberg, MD 1999,

received an MDX American Registry Medical Patient’s Choice Award. He lives in South Orange, N.J.

James M. Hickey, BPS 1999,

is a project manager at Young & Wright in the firm’s Buffalo, N.Y. office. He resides in Cheektowaga, N.Y.

Jody Lawson, BS 1999,

is director of the Warner Place Day Program at the Lutheran Home and Rehabilitation Center in Jamestown, N.Y., where she lives.

Amy Martoche, JD 1999,

received the ATHENA Young Professional Award for her demonstration of excellence, creativity and initiative as an attorney. She resides in Buffalo, N.Y.

Lynn Oswald, MBA 1999 & BS 1985,

is director of the Small Business Development Center at Niagara County Community College in Sanborn, N.Y. She resides in Niagara Falls, N.Y.

Kirstin Lowry Sommers, JD 1999,

is of counsel at Hurwitz & Fine PC. She is the only LEED Accredited Professional attorney in Western New York. Sommers lives in Orchard Park, N.Y.

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*Jeffrey M. Goldfarb, CEL 2000 & BA 1977,

a certified financial planner and president of Jeffrey M. Goldfarb & Associates in Buffalo, N.Y., joined Raymond James Financial Services Inc. as a branch manager. He lives in Buffalo, N.Y.

Walter B. Walek, MD 2000 & BA 1988,

a pathologist certified by the American Board of Pathology, is a staff member of the Southeastern Regional Medical Center. He resides in Claremont, N.H.

Rebecca Wightman, BS 2000 & BA 1985,

is president of the board of directors for the Engineering Society of Buffalo. She lives in East Aurora, N.Y.

Allison Minton, MA 2001,

is an associate at Steptoe & Johnson, where she focuses her practice in litigation. She resides in Glenville, W.Va.

Jason J. Jankowiak, MBA 2002,

is vice president of cardiovascular services for the Catholic Health System in Western New York. He lives in Buffalo, N.Y.

Stephen W. Kelkenberg, JD 2002,

is a partner at Hodgson Russ LLP in Buffalo, N.Y. He resides in Hamburg, N.Y.

Brian M. Maze, BS 2002,

is a tax supervisor at Chiampou, Travis, Besaw and Kershner in Amherst, N.Y. He lives in Lancaster, N.Y.

James E. Mulka, MArch 2002,

is senior facilities planning and projects manager for First Niagara Financial Group’s facilities department in Lockport, N.Y. He resides in Buffalo, N.Y.

Patrick G. Radel, JD 2002 & BA 1999,

is a partner at Getnick Livingston Atkinson and Priore LLP in Utica, N.Y. He lives in New Hartford, N.Y.

Michelle Williams, MSW 2002 & BA 1996,

is program coordinator for mental health services at the Resource Center. She resides in Frewsburg, N.Y.

Dharshan Jayasinghe, BA 2003,

is president of the health care staffing division of Strauss Group Inc., a national executive recruiting firm in Williamsville, N.Y. He lives in North Tonawanda, N.Y.

Joseph M. McCabe, MArch 2003 & BPS 2001,

is director of construction at the Hamister Group in Williamsville, N.Y., where he leads the overall design, scheduling and construction of capital improvements projects. McCabe resides in Buffalo, N.Y.

Jacquelyn R. Torrez, PharmD 2003,

is pharmacy manager at Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers, where she also serves as preceptor for Midwestern University and Southern Illinois University. She lives in Bolingbrook, Ill.

Jennifer Milewski, BA 2004,

an assistant director of admissions at Western Michigan University, was selected as the university’s 2009-10 Supervisor of the Year in recognition of her initiative, professionalism, reliability and work quality. She lives in Kalamazoo, Mich.

Dale T. Payne, BS 2004,

is a registered representative on Emerling Agency’s team of insurance and financial professionals in Buffalo, N.Y. He resides in Clarence Center, N.Y.

Jonathan L. Roller, MS 2004 & BS 2003,

is an audit manager at Lumsden & McCormick LLP in Buffalo, N.Y. He lives in Amherst, N.Y.

Anise A. Saif, BA 2004,

is a member of the development staff at Student Voice, an assessment company in Buffalo, N.Y. He resides in Lackawanna, N.Y.

Normah Salleh-Barone, PhD 2004 & EdM 1985,

is vice president of student development at Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills, Ill. She lives in Harvard, Ill.

Kyle R. Andrews, JD 2005,

serves as treasurer of Niagara County. He resides in Wilson, N.Y.

Ronald J. Bochenek, MUP 2005,

is a senior planner at Parsons Brinkerhoff at the firm’s Buffalo, N.Y. office. Bochenek lives in Hamburg, N.Y.

Ronald Ferri, EMBA 2005,

is regional vice president of the Western Region of Tops Friendly Markets in Williamsville, N.Y. He resides in Lancaster, N.Y.

Sylvia A. Trusso, MSW 2005,

is the therapeutic foster care program manager for the Jamestown, N.Y. office of Gustavus Adolphus Family Services. She resides in Jamestown, N.Y.

Jenny T. Bagen, PMCert 2006,

is a nurse practitioner in the Behavioral Health Inpatient Program at Wyoming County Community Health Systems. She lives in West Falls, N.Y.

Christina Barone, BS 2006,

is a tax senior at the Tax Advisory Group at Dopkins and Co., certified public accountants and consultants. She resides in Williamsville, N.Y.

Bartholomew Chacchia, JD 2006,

is an associate at Harter Secrest and Emery in Rochester, N.Y. He lives in Fairport, N.Y.

Andrew T. Moon, BS 2006,

is a supervising senior accountant at Tronconi Segarra and Associates. He resides in Buffalo, N.Y.

*Stephanie M. Palladino, JD 2006,

is an associate at Hogan Willig. She lives in Fayetteville, N.Y.

Ishtiaq J. Rafiuddin, MArch 2006 & BA 2003,

an architect for Rex Architects in New York, N.Y., led the on-site team that oversaw the construction of the innovative Vakko Fashion Center Headquarters in Istanbul, Turkey. He resides in Jamaica, N.Y.

Jeremy Watts, BS 2006,

is the secretary of the Engineering Society of Buffalo. He lives in Newfane, N.Y.

Laura Casillo, BS 2007,

is manager of financial planning and analysis at Synacor, a Buffalo, N.Y. technology company. She resides in North Tonawanda, N.Y.

Jessica L. Colby, BS 2007,

is a senior auditor at Drescher & Malecki, a certified public accounting firm in Cheektowaga, N.Y. She lives in Brockport, N.Y.

Robert E. Koller, BS 2007,

is a senior accountant at Tronconi Segarra and Associates. He resides in Alden, N.Y.

James W. Mahoney, JD 2007,

is an associate at Harter Secrest and Emery in Buffalo, N.Y. He lives in Amherst, N.Y.

*Karlen L. Chase, MLS 2008,

was inducted into Beta Phi Mu, the international library and information studies honor society. He resides in Buffalo, N.Y.

Christopher M. Kozlowski, BS 2008,

is a management information systems analyst at North Forest Office Providers in Williamsville, N.Y. He lives in Depew, N.Y.

Manik Saini, JD 2008,

is an associate at Chelus, Herdzik, Speyer and Monte in Buffalo, N.Y. He resides in Williamsville, N.Y.

Chintan Hariprakash Shukla, MBA 2008,

is an investment executive at Jeffrey Goldfarb & Associates. He lives in Amherst, N.Y.

Roberta Thompson, MSW 2008,

is a real estate associate broker for Real Estate Advantage in Jamestown, N.Y., where she resides.

Michael R. Borynski, BS 2009,

is a staff accountant at Schunk, Wilson and Company in Amherst, N.Y. He lives in Cheektowaga, N.Y.

Thomas Colgan, MA 2009 & PMCert 2009,

received the Ted Bernstein Award from the New York Association of School Psychologists for excellence in school psychology. He resides in Congers, N.Y.

Christina M. Cotter, JD 2009,

is an associate at Phillips Lytle LLP, in Buffalo, N.Y., where she lives.

*Tammie Lee Demler, EMBA 2009, PharmD 2002 & BS 1992,

has been named the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Research and Education Foundation’s 2009 recipient of the Pharmacy Residency Excellence New Preceptor Award. She resides in Wheatfield, N.Y.

Jennifer A. Ehman, JD 2009 & MBA 2009,

is an attorney at Hurwitz & Fine P.C. in Buffalo, N.Y. She lives in Amherst, N.Y.

Kevin Espinosa, JD 2009 & BA 2006,

was admitted to the New York State Bar. He is an attorney at Hodgson Russ LLP in Buffalo, N.Y., where he lives.

*Gabrielle S. Foley, JD 2009 & BA 2002,

is an associate at Phillips Lytle LLP at the firm’s Buffalo, N.Y. office. She resides in East Amherst, N.Y.

Henry L. Janowsky, BS 2009,

is a staff accountant at Tronconi Segarra and Associates. He lives in Williamsville, N.Y.

Charles W. Malcomb II, JD 2009 & BA 2004,

was admitted to the New York State Bar. He is an attorney at Hodgson Russ LLP in Buffalo, N.Y., where he resides.

Michael P. Maley, MS 2009,

is a staff accountant at Lougen, Valenti, Bookbinder and Weintraub LLP in Buffalo, N.Y. He lives in East Amherst, N.Y.

Alec J. Marotto, BS 2009,

is a staff accountant at Tronconi Segarra and Associates. He resides in Clarence Center, N.Y.

Rozana Melandinidis, BS 2009,

is a staff accountant at Tronconi Segarra and Associates. She lives in Amherst, N.Y.

Anand R. Parekh, BS 2009,

is a research associate in the laboratory of Roopa Thapar, research scientist at Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute. Parekh resides in Buffalo, N.Y.

Adam J. Petrie, BS 2009,

is a staff accountant at Tronconi Segarra and Associates. He lives in Clarence Center, N.Y.

Rebecca A. Powell, BS 2009,

is an account coordinator for Roberts Communications in Rochester, N.Y., where she resides.

*Michael E. Reyen, JD 2009 & MA 2009,

was admitted to the New York State Bar. He is an attorney at Hodgson Russ LLP in Buffalo, N.Y. Reyen lives in Kenmore, N.Y.

Pamela S. Schaller, JD 2009 & BS 2005,

was admitted to the New York State Bar. She is an attorney at Hodgson Russ LLP in Buffalo, N.Y., where she resides.

Christopher M. Zera, JD 2009, MBA 2003 & BS 2003,

is a staff accountant at R.A. Mercer and Co. at the firm’s Orchard Park, N.Y. office. He lives in Buffalo, N. Y.

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4/11/2014 Talking about the link between alcohol and cancer may work as a deterrent.

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4/11/2014 UB professor of emergency medicine says putting your cell phone down when walking may save lives.

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