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◆ Gregory Francis Welch (’ 95 MS, ’ 97 PhD) of
Longwood, Fla., has been appointed to the Florida
Hospital Endowed Chair in Healthcare Simulation
at the University of Central Florida College of Nursing. The tenured chair supports the research and
development of enhanced simulation technology
to improve health-care education. Welch continues
to serve as an adjunct professor at UNC.
Rachel Marie Burton (’ 96 AB) and Scott Richard
Every (’ 93 BSMS) of Moncure; a son, Errol Noble
Every, on Dec. 11, 2013. ◆ D. Michael Tucker
(’ 96 AB) and Audrey Lee Tucker of Mountain Home,
Idaho; a son, Jack David Tucker, on April 3, 2014.
Julie Swistak Maloney (’ 96 MS), 43, of Saunder-stown, R.I.; March 17, 2014.
Matthew James Campen (’ 97 MSPH, ’00 PhD)
of Albuquerque, N.M., has received the 2014
Achievement Award from the Society of Toxicolo-
gy, an annual recognition of an individual with less
than 15 years in the field. Campen is an associate
professor in the department of pharmaceutical
sciences at the University of New Mexico and a
specialist in the area of inhalation toxicology and
cardiovascular toxicity of inhaled substances. ◆
Jennifer Windley Meyers (’ 97 ABJM) of El Dorado,
Ariz., has been named digital marketing specialist
for the convenience store chain Murphy USA.
Kevin Lindsey Webb (’ 97 PhD), 52, of Dubai,
United Arab Emirates; Feb. 9, 2014. An associate professor of business administration at the
American University of Ras al Khaimah, Webb
previously taught at James Madison University,
the University of Richmond and Drexel University.
Elisa Chinn Gary (’ 99 JD, ’00 MSW) of Charlotte
has received the 2014 Julius L. Chambers Diversity Champion Award for her leadership in building
Race Matters for Juvenile Justice, a collaboration
working to mitigate the impact of racism on children and families. Gary is the Family Court administrator for Mecklenburg County and a candidate
for clerk of Superior Court in Mecklenburg County.
◆ Robert Kevin Pleasants (’ 99 AB, ’00 MAT, ’07
PhD) of Durham has received a 2014 Robert E.
Bryan Public Service Award from UNC. Pleasants
is the interpersonal violence-prevention coordinator and an adjunct professor of health behavior
in UNC’s Gillings School of Global Public Health,
where he teaches the leadership and violence-prevention service-learning course. Pleasants created
One Act, a related education program for violence
prevention. ◆ John Justin Turner-McClelland (’ 99
AB) of Little Elm, Texas, was certified unopposed
and re-elected to a second term as president of
the board of directors of Denton County Fresh
Water Supply District 11A. Turner-McClelland is
assistant manager, intermodal logistics, at Evergreen Shipping Agency (America) Corp.
Margaret Hooper Turner (’ 99 AB) and Matthew
Lewis John Clarke of North Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Brad Donald Worley (’ 99 AB, ’02 JD) and Erin
McGraw Worley of Raleigh; a daughter, Kaley
Elizabeth Worley, on Feb. 18, 2014.
Karen Jayne Klish (’ 99 BSN), 51, of Whispering
Pines; Jan. 22, 2014. Klish worked in the N.C.
Jaycee Burn Center at UNC for seven years
before becoming clinical director of FirstHealth of
Krista Michelle Bremer (’00 MA) of Carrboro has
published My Accidental Jihad, a reflection on
her marriage to a Libyan-born Muslim, their two
children and life in a multicultural household. The
book meshes humor and serious reflection to explore juggling two strong personalities in a time
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