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  1. Victoria H. Ballantyne, CRNA (Cert.'79/AHP), has retired after 37 years in practice as a nurse anesthetist. She served as a clinician, manager, educator and mentor at Carilion Clinic in Roanoke, Va., and Roanoke Valley Center for Sight in Salem, Va. She also served in leadership roles in the Virginia Association of Nurse Anesthetists. She and her husband now live in Williamsburg, Va.

    Submitted on Mar 19, 2017
  2. Pamela Taylor (B.A.'81/H&S) retired in March 2011 from the Virginia Department of Social Service Division of Child Support Enforcement as an operations manager.

    Submitted on Mar 11, 2017
  3. Catherine Finney (B.S.W.'78/SW) has retired from teaching full time.

    Submitted on Feb 25, 2017
  4. Warren R. Reichel (B.S.'77/MC) has written "Wanted Dead: The Legend of Henry Berry Lowrie." The novel tells the 150-year-old story of a real American Robin Hood, a blue-eyed North Carolina Indian who robbed rich plantations and gave away the contraband to the starving poor.

    Submitted on Feb 22, 2017
  5. Sabrina Scott (B.S.'09/H&S) is completing her yearlong APA-accredited counseling psychology doctoral internship at the VCU Virginia Treatment Center for Children in Richmond, Va.

    Submitted on Feb 19, 2017
  6. John Melton, M.D.** (M.D.'67/M; H.S.'70/M) is retiring March 31, 2017, following a 50-year medical career where he specialized in rheumatology.

    Submitted on Feb 19, 2017
  7. Jennifer Rajkumar, M.D. (M.D.'12/M) practices family medicine in Gretna, La., and is certified in obesity medicine from the American Board of Obesity Medicine.

    Submitted on Feb 15, 2017
  8. Charles Copenhaver (M.H.A.'72/AHP) has worked as a hospital administrator for 40 years and is president of the Foundation for a Healthy Carolina.

    Submitted on Feb 15, 2017
  9. Eva Dillon** (B.M.'82/A) has written a book that will be published in May 2017 by HarperCollins. The book is about her CIA father and the Russian double agent he handled during the Cold War. Reporting from the inside, Dillon breaks the incredible story of her father, his Soviet asset and their remarkable relationship in "Spies in the Family: An American Spymaster, His Russian Crown Jewel, and the Friendship That Helped End the Cold War." Given the cooperation of both families as well as extraordinary access to archival documents and former CIA and FBI officials involved in the case, Dillon delivers a riveting account that is part nail-biting spy thriller, part intimate family memoir and an altogether electrifying read.

    Submitted on Feb 3, 2017
  10. Michelle Johnson-Brown (B.S.'95/B) married Dr. Laurie (Abdelmageed) Johnson-Brown, Ph.D., on Dec. 31, 2016.

    Submitted on Feb 1, 2017

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