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1946

Emogene Fisher Martin traveled from Virginia with her daughter, Pamela Martin, and fellow JHH Nursing alumna Elsie Payton Jarvis, ’47, to celebrate her 70th reunion in September.

1953

Mary O’Connor Cobb enjoyed a long career managing a high-risk newborn follow-up clinic in Mississippi, and now keeps up with nursing through her nurse practitioner granddaughter. She also helps manage timber on her family’s farm and keeps up the log house built there in the 1850s.

1956

From her graduation until her retirement in 2009, Joyce Higdon Littlefield was an active nurse moving from director of staff education at her local community hospital to a community mental health nurse for the South Carolina Department of Mental Health. Now she volunteers her time assisting aging families in the community.

1966

Pamela Seamans Foster began her career teaching at a local community college, but has moved to a variety of positions within health care over the course of the subsequent 40 years. Currently, she is the corporate quality officer at Health Integrity, finding and stopping health care fraud in Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement.

1971

Once recognized in Baltimore County for tobacco prevention and intervention activities, Janice Lynne Wright Kilby continues to be a tobacco consultant for her local hospital system in South Carolina.

1986

Susanne Gibbons is on the faculty of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Graduate School of Nursing and Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Science Program, and also maintains a clinical practice in the community as a geriatric/adult nurse practitioner.

1991

Michele Ardigo has enjoyed her career as a certified nurse anesthetist, and is now on faculty at Texas Wesleyan University Graduate Programs of Nurse Anesthesia, where she was honored with a President’s GEM award in 2015 for her work with the inaugural Simulation Symposium.

1996

Keith Boettiger has spent the past 12 years at St. Jude Medical in Texas. He is now senior vice president and general manager for the Neuromodulation Division, which sells spinal cord and deep brain stimulators for chronic intractable pain and Parkinson’s disease.

2001

Heather Anne Lene started working in the Emergency and Trauma Center of Ben Taub General Hospital in the heart of the Texas Medical Center, then earned her MSN-Family Nurse Practitioner with Emergency Medicine Post Master Certificate. She has continued her work in the Emergency Room, and welcomed her first child in September.

Amber Zupancic-Albin is an attorney in Portland, OR who represents nurses, physicians, and other health care providers before licensing boards and regulatory bodies.

2006

Erin Wright is a certified nurse midwife at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center as well as serving on the faculty of the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing.

2009

Following his service as a captain in the United States Army Reserve Medical Corps, Andy Hoort began working as an RN and performance excellence leader at Trinity Health in Detroit, where he leads cross-functional teams on projects to improve all operational metrics.

Natalia LoBue, MSN/MPH, is executive director at the Abbott Fund Tanzania Limited, a unique public-private partnership with the government of Tanzania implementing one of the most comprehensive initiatives in Africa to strengthen a country’s health care system and address critical areas of need.

2011

Jeanine Frumenti recently became senior vice president of Patient Care Services and chief nursing officer at Brookdale Hospital and Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY.

2015

DNP graduate Lisa Sgarlata is chief administrative officer at Lee Memorial Hospital in Fort Myers, FL

JOHNS HOPKINS
IN MEMORIAM

Mary Williams Danielson ’47
Claire Lambert McCubbrey ’47
Phyllis A. Brower ’62

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