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Newsmakers the Week of August 8, 2013

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Dr. Richard I. Fisher

Dr. Richard I. Fisher, an eminent hematology/oncology specialist, has been named president/CEO of Fox Chase Cancer Center. Fisher, who recently became part of the Temple Health system, will serve as Cancer Center director and as principal researcher of the Cancer Center Support Grant issued by the National Cancer Institute. He
remains the senior associate dean for cancer programs at Temple University School of Medicine.

Bruce Fishberg has been named chief financial officer of JEVS Human Services. He was immediate past CFO and senior operating officer of Beth Tfiloh Synagogue and Schools in Baltimore; before that, he was CEO of the former Pincus Bros., Inc., in Philadelphia.

Matthew Siegel of the legal firm Cozen O’Connor has been voted in as vice president of the Support Center for Child Advocates.


Linda A. Stein has published Trenton Dead, her debut novel. Among publications she has worked for as a journalist is the Times of Trenton.

In partnership with the National Constitution Center, Judith E. Glazer has put together Conversations That Transform History, a series set for
the NCC this fall.

William Heiman, lead faculty/area chair of the Criminal Justice Administration program at the local campus of the University of Phoenix, was honored at commencement ceremonies with
its Distinguished Teacher of the Year Award.

Among those making the new Who’s Who Among American Junior Colleges are these students from Montgomery County Community College: Amy Kolesnik of Ambler; Jessica Lowenstein, Abington; Leland Cohen, Cheltenham; Karen Katz, Harleysville; Jordan Feldman, Horsham; Alyssa Goodman, King of Prussia; and Chelsea Epstein, Willow Grove.


Sharrona Pearl, who is assistant professor of communication at the Annenberg School for Communication at Penn, recently had a piece published in After Image: The Journal of Media Arts and Cultural Criticism on dealing with “Believing in Not Seeing: Teaching Atrocity Without Images.”

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