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Class Notes

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SAMUEL J. CHIODO JR. P’72 recently released the second printing of Thirty Twice Tiny Tales of Terror, a unique collection of short stories, specifically brief observations of life and its grotesque and sometimes grandiose behaviors, that opens the door to other realms of possibility. Chiodo is a retired pharmacist but says the stories in this book are not all about pharmacy!

SAMUEL J. CHIODO JR. P’72 recently released the second printing of Thirty Twice Tiny Tales of Terror, a unique collection of short stories, specifically brief observations of life and its grotesque and sometimes grandiose behaviors, that opens the door to other realms of possibility. Chiodo is a retired pharmacist but says the stories in this book are not all about pharmacy!

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Several pharmacy graduates from the class of 1982 gathered for a reunion on Fenwick Island, DE, in June 2019. Front row:
SHARON MAGGIO LARKIN
EDIE GAMBACORDA
LORI PIOTROWSKI HOGAN
 
Back Row:
JEANNE OBZUD TOLERICO
DONNA DESTEFANO SCHUEBEL
ROSE MARY BATTISTA HOY
KATHY HUTTON FLAHERTY

Several pharmacy graduates from the class of 1982 gathered for a reunion on Fenwick Island, DE, in June 2019. Front row: SHARON MAGGIO LARKIN EDIE GAMBACORDA LORI PIOTROWSKI HOGAN Back Row: JEANNE OBZUD TOLERICO DONNA DESTEFANO SCHUEBEL ROSE MARY BATTISTA HOY KATHY HUTTON FLAHERTY

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MARIE ROSENTHAL BW’06, of Robbinsville, NJ, recently won two Tabbie awards. Tabbie is an international b2b editorial and design competition. She won for best single issue for the March 2018 issue of Infectious Disease Special Edition (idse.net): “The Curse of Valley Fever.” She also won for feature writing for in Pharmacy Practice News (pharmacypracticenews.com) for an article about a unique response to drug shortages: “Concerned About Drug Shortages? Think Inside the Box.” Both are published by the McMahon Group in New York City, a family-owned medical publisher now in its fifth decade.

HETAL (SHELADIA) VASAVADA BC’06 recently published a cookbook, Milk & Cardamom, which shares the name of the food blog she started after competing on Fox's Masterchef competition. The book was recently featured in the New York Times' food section.

HETAL (SHELADIA) VASAVADA BC’06 recently published a cookbook, Milk & Cardamom, which shares the name of the food blog she started after competing on Fox's Masterchef competition. The book was recently featured in the New York Times' food section.

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REBECCA COLANDREA BC’19 accepted her first job following graduation at GlaxoSmithKline as a medicinal chemistry co-op.

 

In Memoriam

Leonard H. Finkelstein P'55

June 25, 2019

LEONARD H. FINKELSTEIN P’55 passed away on June 25, 2019, of complications from prostate cancer. After graduating from USciences in 1955, he went on to obtain two degrees from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine before becoming the president of PCOM from 1990 to 2000.

Joseph J. Urban Jr., P'72

June 25, 2019

JOSEPH J. URBAN JR. P’72 passed away on June 25, 2019. After graduating from USciences, Urban went on to get a master's and a doctorate of pharmacy. He was an accomplished inventor, with many U.S. and worldwide patents, and also worked as a research pharmacist and pharmaceutical consultant.

George M. Decurtis P'51

June 29, 2019

GEORGE M. DECURTIS P’51 passed away on June 29, 2019. After graduating from USciences, DeCurtis, an army veteran, worked as a pharmacist before enrolling in medical school. He then opened his own medical practice and practiced for 53 years.

Jerome Goodman P'58

July 08, 2019

JEROME GOODMAN P’58, HonDSc’93 passed away in Boca Raton, FL, on July 8, 2019. He was given an honorary degree years after graduating from Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and also served as a trustee.