Class Correspondent

Larry Goldstein was named chair of the Department of Neurology at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and co-director of the Kentucky Neuroscience Institute. He is an expert in stroke and ischemic neurologic disorders. Larry had been at Duke, where he was a professor of neurology, chief of the Division of Stroke and Vascular Neurology, and director of the Duke Stroke Center. Alisa Gravitz, CEO of Green America, was a featured speaker at June’s Slow Living Summit in Brattleboro, Vt. Alisa and other participants discussed creating a new economy; practicing mindfulness; reversing climate change; creating edible ecosystems; launching transition towns; and consuming a plant-based, all-organic, GMO-free diet. David Kraemer is the Jewish Theological Seminary’s librarian and professor of Talmud and rabbinics. Stuart Levy married Charles Bergman in June in Bedford, N.Y. Stuart is an art dealer specializing in contemporary and modern art. He is also chair of the sculpture committee of the Fund for Park Avenue, which selects artists’ installations for exhibition on New York City’s Park Avenue malls, from 54th to 96th Streets. The South Florida Business Journal named Gary Rosen a 2015 Broward Ultimate CEO. The award recognizes Broward County’s top executives for their expertise, leadership and community involvement. Gary is managing shareholder at the law firm Becker & Poliakoff. Brenda Schafer, one of the top women’s tennis players in school history, was enshrined in the Joseph M. Linsey Brandeis Athletics Hall of Fame during ceremonies in October. She played No. 1 singles for the Judges for four years and was the New England singles champion her senior year. Brenda has continued to teach and coach as head of women’s tennis at the Belmont Hill Club, and has played on 10 winning New England teams at the prestigious Pauline Betz Addie Cup. In 2013, Brenda and partner Gail Warden won the USTA 4.5 Over 50 Doubles Championships. Brenda and her mother, Dottie Schafer ’52, P’77, were the only mother and daughter to compete at the national intersectionals in Florida two years ago — Dottie in the 80s bracket and Brenda in the 55s.

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