Class Correspondent

Kenneth Dressler, P’15, is chief of the Hematology and Medical Oncology Division at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, Conn. His daughter Danielle is a member of the Brandeis Class of 2015. Alma (Souza) Katsu’s debut novel, “The Taker,” was published in September. The next two books in Alma’s series, “The Reckoning” and “The Descent,” are due out in 2012 and 2013. The Wayne State University School of Medicine named Robert Frank as vice dean for clinical affairs and chief medical officer of its physician group. Robert, a heart surgeon, previously worked at the Ochsner Medical Center’s West Bank campus in New Orleans, where he served as vice chair of the advisory board, chief of quality improvement and utilization review, and medical director of the cardiovascular program. Bruce Zamost joined Pellettieri, Rabstein and Altman as a partner in the Princeton, N.J.-based firm’s medical malpractice, products liability and catastrophic injury group. He was formerly at Stark & Stark. Bruce received the American Jurisprudence Award in Constitutional Law and recently won an unprecedented multimillion-dollar medical malpractice jury verdict. Jay Handlin is a partner in Carlsmith Ball’s Honolulu and Los Angeles offices. Since 1985, he has practiced complex commercial litigation in New York, California and Hawaii. Paul Friedman is director of development for Every Child Matters, a nonprofit, nonpartisan group that works to make children, youth and families national political priorities. He earlier worked as director of development for the American chapter of Save a Child’s Heart, an international children’s medical charity.
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