leadership positions with AHRS for 25 years. He
currently serves as president of Watauga Medical
Center, president and CEO of Appalachian Regional
Medical Associates and CEO of Charles A. Cannon
2007 updates Rachel Lynn Dawson
(’07 BSBA) of Berlin, N.J., has retired from the U.S.
women’s field hockey team. Dawson, a midfielder,
spent more than 15 years in the USA Field Hockey
system, including three Olympic appearances,
earning 298 caps — or game appearances at the
international level — the most of any player on
Team USA’s current roster, and winning five gold
and four silver medals at the international level. ◆
John David Inazu (’07 MA, ’09 PhD) of St. Louis has
been installed as the inaugural Sally D. Danforth
Distinguished Professor of law and religion at
Washington University. Inazu, an expert on the First
Amendment, joined the university in 2011 and holds
Sure, everybody remembers the first time they kissed the bells in the Bell Tower. Probably an unforgettable day for the photographer, too. The GAA
sponsors tower climbs on home football days, and the senior class opens it every spring, but when the circular stairs stop at the fifth floor, you know
the ride’s over. Some tedious ladder work, and maybe locksmithing, was involved in getting these two to the off-limits seventh level.
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joint appointments in WUSL’s law school and the
John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics.
2008 update Dr. C. Scott Hultman
(’08 MBA) of Chapel Hill has received an Alumni
Merit Award from UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business
School. Hultman holds the Ethel and James Valone
Distinguished Chair for plastic surgery at UNC. He
is the founder and medical director of UNC’s Burn
Reconstruction and Aesthetic Center, president of
the American Council of Academic Plastic Surgeons
and associate editor for Annals of Plastic Surgery.
marriage Eric Timothy Dowd (’08 BA) and
Caroline Elaine Henderson (’09 BSBA) of Bluffton, S.C.
family additions Andrea Ide Saye (’08
ABJM) and Henry Arthur “Hank” Saye III (’08
BSASC) of Cary; a daughter, Leighton Hope Saye,
in July 2016. ◆ Heather Wensil Venrick (’08 BA)
and Austin Venrick of Charlotte; a daughter, Isabella
Venrick, in October 2016.
obituary Taylor Summey Soloff (’08 BSPH),
31, of Charlotte; Nov. 18, 2016. A registered
dietitian, Soloff worked at Carolinas Medical Center,
spending much of her time with patients on the
2009 update Crister Bond Brady
(’09 BA) of Sacramento, Calif., has been named a
2016 Pisacano Scholar by the Pisacano Leadership
Foundation. The scholarship is awarded to
outstanding medical students who have made
a commitment to enter the specialty of family
medicine. Brady, a fourth-year medical student
at the University of California-Davis School of
Medicine, is completing a master of public health
degree at the University of California-Berkeley with a
focus on community-based health programs.