Class Correspondent

I was pleased that so many of you submitted Class Notes. I heard from many old friends whom I had not been in touch with for years. It always brings a smile to my face when I am reminded of the fun moments we had. Even though time has passed and many of us have lost touch on a daily basis, it is always heartwarming to know we share some great memories; 
that time in our lives was an important stepping-stone for us. Please keep the updates coming, whether directly to me 
or through Brandeis.

Sam Skura started a new job as vice president of medicine at the Lahey Clinic Medical Center. He lives in Framingham, Mass., with his wife, Mindy ’94, and three kids, Adam, 11; Stephanie, 9; and Joey, 5.

Michael Molla is the new director of bioinformatics at the Joslin Diabetes Center and is on the faculty of Harvard Medical School. He lives in Lexington, Mass., and has twin 6-year-old daughters.

Sydra Mallery teaches third grade at a public school in Brooklyn. She and her partner, Angela, have two sons. Blake was born in 2005 and Milo came along three years later.

Miriam Weiner is the literary associate at the Tony Award-winning Vineyard Theatre. She is also working on a book about theater for children. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband, Gregg, and her 3-year-old, Abel Weiner Bellows.

Sue Lowcock celebrated her daughter Emma’s first birthday in Hong Kong. Sue is executive director at the Hong Kong Juvenile Diabetes Association. She invites alumni in the Hong Kong/China region to contact her at

Thomas Holdgate and his wife, Megan, welcomed their second child, Abigail Lynne, on April 7. Thom, the athletic director at Duxbury High School, was recently named the 2010 Massachusetts Secondary School Athletic Director of the Year by the state athletic association and state athletic directors association.

Richard Coco and his wife, Georganne, have a new baby daughter, Juliet Lily, born on May 12.

Chris Edelson and his wife, Jen, welcomed a baby girl, Annabelle Edelson Stark, on April 13. He writes, “We are all having a great time, though hoping to recover on sleep sometime this decade.”

Michele Yellowitz Shapiro and her husband, Neil, also had a baby; Jonah Charles, born on April 29, joins siblings Max and Kate.

Paul Greene, M.A.’94, is one of only a few lawyers in the country who specialize in representing Olympic athletes. In the weeks leading up to the Winter Games in Vancouver, which he attended, he represented 14 Olympic athletes in three separate eligibility cases before an arbitrator. Greene was a TV sportscaster before deciding to pursue a law degree. He graduated from the University of Maine’s School of Law in 2007.

David Winter has lived in Sharon, Mass., for the past 10 years with his wife, Malkah, and their five kids. His consulting firm, Winter Solutions, specializes in small business IT management and custom home theater systems. He is also helping his wife produce the first unscripted Jewish reality television series. It’s called “InOverOurHeads” and airs on the Jewish Life Television Network. The show can also be watched online at

Ilan Simon and his wife, Dina, live in Livingston, N.J. (around the corner from Josh Savitz), and have four kids: Daniel, 7; Avigayil, 6; Aryeh, 3; and Noam, 1. The Simons just celebrated their 10th wedding anniversary and Dina’s “special birthday” with a trip (sans kids) to Paris. Ilan was recently promoted to senior legal director, employment, at a mid-sized global pharmaceutical company. He writes, “Work and family keep me extremely busy, but I still find time to enjoy watching the Mets.”

Mitchell Davis is married with two kids (1-year-old daughter and 3-year-old son). He lives in Bel Air, Calif., and is in the music management business.

Mimi Barowsky Moss and her husband, Brett, have two daughters, Ella, 6, and Avery, 4. Mimi is a stay-at-home mom in Boston.

Writes Erica Schultz, “You would think that waiting until age 35 to get married for the first time would help it stick, but, alas, I moved out last fall after just over a year. On the plus side, however, I have a great new apartment in Davis Square in Somerville, Mass. (feel free to come visit!), and have been promoted to director of communications at Maimonides School in Brookline. I’m continuing to do a lot of theater in my spare time and sing with Boston’s postcollegiate Jewish a cappella group, Honorable Menschen.”

Mylissa Graber is the director of the Emergency Department at Wuesthoff Medical Center in Rockledge, Fla. Mylissa, who has been at Wuesthoff since December, also serves as regional director for a group based in Atlanta that oversees 10 other emergency rooms.

Eric Parker is the communications director for Ohio congresswoman Betty Sutton.

Jennifer Brody has settled back in New York after four years in Westchester County. In addition to resuming part-time work as a clinical social worker at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, she has started studying in a master’s program in narrative medicine at Columbia University. Her son is in kindergarten. She writes, “We recently acquired a new addition to our family, a 1-year-old rescue cat named Juliet.”

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