Class Notes (May 2011)

V.
Paul Chattergy (HI ‘88)
started
work in April as the Investment Specialist with the State of Hawaii Employees’
Retirement System (HIERS). He reports directly to the Chief Investment Officer
of the approximately $11.5 billion pension fund, which provides retirement
benefits to the employees and their dependents of the state, county, and
judiciary of Hawai’i. He is very pleased to be back in the public sector, and able
to bring his broad experience in financial markets to the position.

Ms. Shawn Vogt Sween (MN
‘99)
was named one of Minnesota
Lawyer’s “Up & Coming” Attorneys for 2011: http://www.svslawoffice.com/2011/04/minnesota-lawyer-recognizes-shawn-vogt-sween-as-2011-up-and-coming-lawyer/ 

Wendi Adelson (FL ’00) will begin a new position as Clinical
Professor and Director of the Medical Legal Partnership at Florida State
University College of Law in August. The Medical Legal Partnership at Florida
State University, a collaboration between the Colleges of Law and Medicine, is
an innovation in interdisciplinary education. Law students will partner with
medical students, social work students, lawyers and physicians to examine
patients’ social determinants of health. Wendi would love to connect with other
Trumans working in public health.

Dr. Marcia Chatelain (IL
‘00)
was appointed Assistant
Professor of History at Georgetown University.   She and her husband
Mark Yapelli will be moving to Washington, DC in August.  Her first book
“South Side Girls: African-American Girlhood in Chicago, 1890-1950”
will be published by the University of Illinois Press.a

Marie-Adele (Sorel) Kress
(MD ‘04)
was
married to Jeremy Kress in Washington, DC on April 3. “It’s great to be
starting a new phase of life, and we’re looking forward to a delayed honeymoon
in Big Sur at the end of the month,” she said.

Sarah Sattelmeyer (GA ‘04) complete an MPP and an MPH at the
University of California – Berkeley in May. She is returning to Washingotn, DC
to work on health and welfare policy.

Anthony Shop (MO ‘04) was a member of the winning team in The
George Washington University Business Plan competition (www.gwbizplan.com). He
and his teammates received $25,000 in seed funding for their new venture,
LeadDriver, which develops software. Shop will graduate from GWU with his MBA
in May.

Pooja K. Agarwal (MO ’05) is recently engaged to Chuck Rickert.
Chuck, an “honorary Truman” pursuing a public service career in
medicine, has met many a Truman over the years and he enjoyed the 20th
Anniversary of TSLW in Independence, MO last year. They look forward to
spending the rest of their lives together, in public service, and as part of
the Truman community.

Brett Keller (AR ’07) will be working this summer as an Epi
Scholar with the New York City Department of Health, studying childhood lead
poisoning in the city.

 

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