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Medicine Academy of Educators. Biese is assistant professor, residency program director and
adviser at the medical school. ◆ Timothy Alan
Ellis (’02 BSBIO) of Raleigh received a 2012 Walter B. Jones Sr. Award from the National Oceanic
and Atmospheric Administration for excellence in
coastal and marine graduate study. Ellis, a doctoral
student at N.C. State University, researches the
management of spotted sea trout and serves on the
advisory committee to the N.C. Marine Fishery Commission. ◆ Dr. Christopher Gordon Halliday (’02
MPH) of Kirksville, Mo., was named dean of the
new Missouri School of Dentistry and Oral Health
at A. T. Still University. Previously, Halliday served
as assistant surgeon general and chief of staff to
the U.S. surgeon general since November 2010. ◆
Dr. Benjamin Andrew Silverberg (’02 AB) of Durham
completed his residency in family medicine at the
University of Virginia. Silverberg joined Duke Urgent
Care as a physician and now studies global health
at Duke University. ◆ Amy Tran Swensen (’02 AB) of
Norfolk, Va., played goalkeeper on the U.S. field
hockey team at the 2012 London Summer
Olympics. The team finished sixth in pool play.
Christopher Marshall Wren (’02 BSBA) and Laura
Lee Fleming of Atlanta.
■ family additions
Lisa Karen Pleasants (’02 ABJM) and Samuel
Benjamin Clar Christie (’02 BSBIO) of Raleigh; a
daughter, Emma Tart Christie, on June 19, 2012. ◆
Stacey Taylor Quaranta (’02 BSRS, ’07 MHA) and
Brian Patrick Quaranta of Asheville; a son, Luke Henry
Quaranta, on March 13, 2012. ◆ Courtney McCarthy
Ramey (’02 BSMS) and John Miles Ramey (’01 MBA)
of Atlanta; a son, Miles David Ramey, on June 19,
2012. ◆ William Flynn Southern III (’02 AB) and
Beth Carroll Southern (’03 AB) of King; a son, William
Flynn Southern IV, on April 16, 2012.
Brett Thomas Lamb (’02 AB), 31, of Isle of Palms,
S.C.; July 4, 2012. Lamb owned Island Heritage Inc.
and was a residential contractor. He was an Eagle
’03 Beth Carroll Southern (’03 AB) of King was named associate general counsel at Hanesbrands Inc. in Winston-Salem.
■ family addition
Beth Carroll Southern (’03 AB) and William Flynn
Southern III (’02 AB) of King; a son, William Flynn
Southern IV, on April 16, 2012.
’04 Michael Lafon Wiley (’04 MFA) of Pitts- boro was the opening ceremony speaker at the Black International Cinema Berlin. He joined director Rob Underhill, at a
screening of Dar He: The Lynching of Emmett Till, the
film of Wiley performing his original play. ◆ Alice
Schmidt (’04 ABJM) of Coronado, Calif., advanced
to the semifinal round in the women’s 800-meter
run by finishing second in her heat at the 2012 London Summer Olympics.
Nancy Carter Carlson (’04 AB) and Caldwell
Mulherin Bernard Bailey of Washington, D.C. ◆
Kellie Thompson Shiley (’02 BSBA), 31, of
Centreville, Md.; July 16, 2012. Shiley was a
pharmaceutical sales representative with
Pfizer. At UNC, she played on the women’s
lacrosse team, serving as tri-captain in her
junior and senior years, and was the career
goals record holder from 1998 to 2011. She
set an NCAA tournament record of 10 points
in a 2002 win over UMBC. An All-American
her sophomore, junior and senior years, she
was on the ACC Academic Honor Roll for her
entire college career.
Emily Graves Cook (’04 AB) and Christopher Sinnott
Dwight of Weldon. ◆ Julia Lea Hall (’04) and
Christopher Thomas Turner of Greensboro. ◆
Ann Alexander Urquhart (’04 AB) and Steven
Lenehan Bell Jr. of Charleston, S.C.
■ family additions
Emily Walter-Ryan Hansel (’04 AB) and Andrew
John Hansel of Chapel Hill; a son, John Bernerd
Hansel, on Jan. 10, 2012. ◆ David Wayne Kinton
(’04 BSMDS) and Stephanie Whitfield Kinton (’05
ABJM) of Durham; a daughter, Chloe Faith Kinton,
on Oct. 13, 2011.
’05 Amanda Marie Ball (’05 PD) of Win- ston-Salem was named trauma ICU clinical pharmacist at Wake Forest
Baptist Medical Center. ◆ Matthew Ryan Crenshaw
(’05 AB) of Burlington won the N.C. Amateur, a four-day golf tournament at the Treyburn Country Club in
June. In May, Crenshaw teamed with Blair Bowland
to win the Carolinas Golf Association’s Four-Ball
Championship. ◆ Shalane Grace Flanagan (’05 AB)
of Portland, Ore., finished 10th in the women’s
Olympic Marathon in London, holding a lead position