Mary Michalski is named administrator of public relations at Dundalk Community College. She will be responsible for handling media relations activities.
At Goucher College, Lucie Lapovsky is appointed vice president for finance. For the past year she was special assistant to the president at the University of Maryland at College Park, with responsibility for designing and developing a comprehensive accountability plan for the campus. She has a doctorate in economics.
Charles Cross, controller at Goucher since 1986, assumes additional responsibilities as associate vice president for finance.
He was previously controller for Bradford College in Massachusetts, and has held administrative positions in finance at the University of Minnesota and Johns Hopkins University.
At the University of Baltimore's Center for Business and Economic Studies, Santhi Hejeebu is named assistant director, and Fereidoon Shahrokh is appointed research assistant.
Hejeebu was previously a research analyst at the University of Maryland at Baltimore. Shahrokh, who has a doctorate in economics, was senior economist for Virginia Power Co. and for the West Virginia State Tax Department. He has also served on the faculty of Virginia Commonwealth University and Longwood College. Howard B. "Chip" Silverman is named director of chemical dependency for Green Spring Mental Health Services.
He will be responsible for policy, planning, program development and research for drug and alcohol abuse.
He was previously special adviser to Governor William Donald Schaefer for Substance Abuse Policy for the State of Maryland. He has also served as director of the state's Alcohol and Drug Abuse Administration.
At Fallston General Hospital, Kim M. Cullison is named chief clinical dietitian. She was previously a clinical dietitian at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center at Perry Point. She also served as a nutritionist and operations manager for the Women, Infants and Children Program in Pennsylvania.
At Columbia FreeState Health System, Dr. Gary Blechman is named a neonatologist in the Pediatrics Department. He was previously attending neonatologist at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York. Larry R. Steranka, who has a doctorate in pharmacology, is named vice president, research for Nova Pharmaceutical Corp. He will direct the corporation's research effort with particular focus on the Pain and Inflammation and Central Nervous System Disorders Research Programs. He joined Nova in 1984 as senior scientist. Before that, he was assistant professor of pharmacology and physiology at the Indiana University School of Medicine.
Advertising and public relations:
Ellen Ehrlich is named vice president of new business development for Eisner & Associates.
She was previously a communications consultant for the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland and head of public relations for NBC News and CBS News in New York City.
At W.B. Doner & Co., Tony Everett is named senior vice president. He joined the company in 1984 as vice president of Doner Direct, the direct marketing division of the agency.
James A. Signorelli joins Doner as vice president, group account director. He was previously senior vice president of N.W. Ayer. Louise M. Flannery is named senior accountant at Rowles & Co., Certified Public Accountants. Since joining the firm in 1988, she has worked in the Audit Services Group specializing in audits of financial institutions.
Michelle L. House and Margaret B. Schutz join the firm as staff accountants.
At KPMG Peat Marwick, Myron H. Vansickel joins the company as a manager. He will be part of the multi-state specialty practice, which serves the mid-Atlantic area.
He most recently worked as tax manager/assistant secretary for Clarke American, formerly American Bank Stationery Co., in White Marsh. Todd Unger is named supervisor of customer interactions for Chemspec, manufacturer of products for professional carpet and upholstery care. He will expand and supervise the company's "Solutions Line," a problem-solving service by phone for professional carpet and upholstery cleaners and building service contractors.
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