Category: 1980s

note includes graduate from the 1980s

Matthew Greene ’89 (BUS)

Matthew E. Greene, CLU, ChFC, CFP has been honored as one of the top financial advisors in the country by Northwestern Mutual.  This is the fifth time that he has received this honor.

Paul A. Larson ’82 MD

Paul A. Larson ’82 MD began a one year term as President of the Board of Trustees of the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists in August 2018.  In April 2018, he received the Wisconsin Radiological Society Flaherty Award for lifetime achievement.

Joan Ostaszewski Geronimo ’88 (BGS)

Joan Ostaszewski Geronimo ’88 (BGS) retired as an Certified Energy Manager from NU (now Eversource) in June, 2008 after 36 years. She is currently a substitute teacher in Flagler County, Fla. where her favorite classes are at Matanzas High School. She also enjoys being the on air DJ for the “Ladies of Jazz” heard every Thursday from 5-7 pm on Flagler College Radio WFCF 88.5 FM, an iheart radio station.

Anne Alzapiedi ’88 MPA

Anne Alzapiedi ’88 MPA was recently named to the Board of Directors for the CT American Red Cross where she will utilize her skills in crisis management to serve the community. Anne will also continue in her role as a Human Resource executive with General Electric in Norwalk, Conn.

Dr. Paul Tortland ’81 (CLAS), ’84 MA

Dr. Paul Tortland ’81 (CLAS), ’84 MA, a specialist in sports medicine, non-surgical orthopedics, and regenerative medicine/orthobiologics for over 22 years, opened the New England Stem Cell Institute in April 2018 in Glastonbury, CT, to provide stem cell and orthobiologic treatments for patients. Dr. Tortland was the first physician in Connecticut to begin perform regenerative medicine treatments, including stem cell and platelet-rich plasma injections. An internationally recognized leader in the field of orthobiologics, Dr. Tortland recently was among a set of distinguished faculty teaching at the 9th annual meeting of The Orthobiologic Institute (TOBI) in Las Vegas.

James Hupp ’82 MD

James Hupp ’82 MD has been appointed Professor of Surgery and Vice Dean for Academic, Student and Faculty Affairs at the new Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine at Washington State University in Spokane, Wash. He will also oversee development of their planned medical residency programs. His most recent prior leadership role was as the Founding Dean of the School of Dental Medicine at East Carolina University.

Mark William Russell ’88 MS

Mark William Russell ’88 MS would like to announce his arrival to Duane Morris LLP as Special Counsel in New York. He focuses on patent prosecution and strategic counseling in the chemical areas, specializing in pharmaceuticals.

Mark Boxer ’87 MBA

Mark Boxer ’87 MBA was awarded a Doctorate in Health Administration from the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Boxer’s dissertation was titled “Improving Underserved Population Health: Attitudes on Medicaid Financial Incentives for Medication Adherence in Asthmatic Children.” This is Dr. Boxer’s second doctorate in a health related field. Dr. Boxer also holds a doctorate in global public health from Arizona’s School of Health Sciences. Mark Boxer is Executive Vice President and Global CIO at Cigna and serves on the UConn Board of Trustees.

Scott Baker ’87 MBA

Scott Baker ’87 MBA will be participating in a cross-country bicycle ride to raise money for The Fuller Center for Housing.