Class Correspondent

In November 2015, Natasha Buckler and her husband, Jeffrey, had their second son, Ethan Andrei. Ethan joins big brother Samuel. Eliza (Gregory) Coll and husband Sean welcomed their first child, Miles Roch, on Aug. 2, 2015. The family lives in Phoenix. Eliza works as a public-health preparedness and emergency-management consultant. M. Caitlin Fisher-Reid married James Zuber on July 12, 2015, at Camp Kiwanee, in Hanson, Massachusetts. Alumni in attendance included Carrie Bilodeau, MA’06; Jared Danker, MS’04; Rachel Nobel Fields; and Dianne Gallo. Carrie, Rachel and Dianne served as bridesmaids. Professor Dan Perlman, Caitlin’s former adviser, also attended and spoke at the ceremony. Irene Fishman, IBS MA’06, married Ian Mustich on Oct. 18, 2015. Alumni from the Classes of 2004, 2005 and 2006 were on hand to help celebrate. While working in a Boston hospital as a maternity nurse, Melissa Gersin came up with an idea for a portable mat that could soothe crying babies. After several years of hard work, she finally launched the Tranquilo Mat (check it out at Laura Goldin married Kenneth Ames on March 29, 2015, in Washington, D.C., where the couple resides. Stephen Goldstein joined Holly Tree Dental, in Hanover, Massachusetts, after practicing dentistry in Quincy for five years. He and his wife, Amy, had their first child, son Max, in September 2015. Sophia Mendelsohn is head of sustainability at JetBlue. Matt Mollison earned his PhD in cognitive neuroscience from the University of Colorado Boulder in May 2015. He married Alice Ware the following month on Boulder’s Flagstaff Mountain. They live in San Francisco with their dog. Matt is now a data scientist at Silicon Valley Data Science. Igor Pedan, MA’06, and his wife, Shira (Friedman) ’04, welcomed Liev Zelig on Jan. 30, 2015. Rachel Schneider’s first book, “Making Sense: A Guide to Sensory Issues,” was published in February 2015. The book serves as a guide to sensory issues across the greater sensory community, which includes people with sensory processing disorder (SPD), autism and Asperger’s, and addresses everything from current clinical research to psychopathology. Rachel, who was diagnosed with SPD in 2010, has become a leader in the adult SPD community and an advocate for people with sensory issues worldwide. Her popular blog is Coming to My Senses ( Rachel lives with her husband, Josh Erich, in New York City.

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