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Service Recognition

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Congratulations to our 2020 Service Recognition Honorees!

Drexel University celebrates the dedication of faculty, professional staff and retirees who have achieved significant service milestones – in five-year increments – during their careers at Drexel. This year’s 634 honorees represent over 7,900 hours of combined service to the University.


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50-Year Honoree Spotlight

Barbara Schindler

Barbara Ann Schindler, MD, FAPM, DFAPA

Barbara A. Schindler, MD is Vice Dean Emerita, Educational and Academic Affairs, Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics and former William Maul Measey Chair in Medical Education, at Drexel University College of Medicine. In her position as Vice Dean from 1996-2014, Dr. Schindler had responsibility for the admission and medical education of over 1,050 medical students per year at multiple clinical campuses, as well as continuing medical education (CME). She also founded and serves as the Medical Director of the Caring Together Program, an outpatient treatment program for women with addictive and psychiatric disorders in the Department of Psychiatry and the Working Together Program for Women.

Dr. Schindler is a graduate of Boston University and the Women’s Medical College. She completed her training in Adult Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Medical College of Pennsylvania and was the Director of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry at MCP Hospital for over 20 years. She served as Interim Chair of the Department of Psychiatry from 1993-95. She has over 150 publications, abstracts, and presentations in consultation-liaison psychiatry, psychosomatic medicine, and substance abuse in women and in medical education. She is an elected professional member of the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) and has served as a regular site visitor for the LCME since 2002. She collaborated on a multi-centered study of the effects of financial stress on the physical and mental health of academic health center faculty. Dr. Schindler was co-principal investigator on a National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) grant to study the educational outcomes of an innovative online communications skills educational program she developed for medical student, residents, and physicians. Her work has resulted in Drexel being designated by NIDA as a Center of Excellence for Physician Information. She was the Principal Investigator on a three year (2015-2018) SAMHSA grant providing comprehensive service to women with substance use and psychiatric disorders post incarceration through the Working Together for Women program and is the principal investigator of a SAMHSA 3 year grant (2018-2021) on Creating a Center of Excellence for Urban Integrated OUD Healthcare: Expanding Prevention, Identification and Treatment for OUD in Philadelphia.

Dr. Schindler has earned Fellowship status in the American Psychiatric Association and the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine and is a past-President of the Philadelphia Psychiatric Society. She served on the Council of the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine and the Philadelphia Psychiatric Society. She is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha and is the recipient of the Commonwealth Board Award and the WMC/MCP Alumnae/I Association Service Award. She has been honored with the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Women in Medicine Silver Achievement Award, the Pennsylvania Psychiatric Society’s Presidential Award, the Philadelphia Psychiatric Society Lifetime Achievement Award, the Drexel University College of Medicine’s Alumni Lifetime Achievement Award and the Lindback Teaching Award.

On a personal note, Dr. Schindler has been married to Alan M. Schindler, MD, PhD, a MD graduate of the Medical College of Pennsylvania for 54 years. They have 3 children and 7 grandchildren. Pre-COVID, they loved to travel and spend time at the Margate, NJ beach.


2020 Honorees

Use the menu below to view our honorees by numerical year of service. To view the list of honorees by department, click here [.xlsx].

45 Years

Rolph Anderson
Nicholas Cernansky
Richard Freedman
Arnold Smolen

40 Years

Patricia Buck
Margaret Coyle-Savidge
Frank Ferrone
Gary Johnson
Brenda Jones
Janice Wilhelm

35 Years

Annemarie Barcius
Michel Barsoum
Elizabeth Blankenhorn
Rosemarie Breslin
Margaret Bridges
Young Cho
Kevin Fleming
William Gadziala
Michael Gombola
Steve Green
Lawrence Keiser
Vicki McKee
David Miller
Ronald Perline
Vera Weaver
Laura White

30 Years

Maria Benedetto
Joan Berry
Bruce Char
Rena Cumby
Dana D'Angelo
Kathleen Funk
Jon Gelhaus
Florence Gelo
Miriam Giguere
Cynthia Golembuski
Charles Haas
Shawkat Hammoudeh
Santosh Katiyar
Susan Kilham
Christine Kinsinger
Hazem Maragah
Prawat Nagvajara
Andrew Newett
Carlton Reed
Adam Rickert
Joseph Salomone
Jacqueline Sampson
Lawrence Souder
Kathleen Turner
George Zeiset

25 Years

Andrew Altrichter
Ronald Bishop
Stephanie Brooks
Melanie Decinque
Thomas Ernst
Amy Fuchs
Charles Fulmer
Kevin Gard
Cheryl Hanau
Kirk Heilbrun
Gregory Hislop
Gregory Jewell
Matthew Kaminsky
Royce Medlock
Robert Palisano
Robert Pigors
David Velinsky
Jim Waegerle
Jason Weintraub
Gongyao Zhou

20 Years

Luke Abruzzo
Ann Alexander
Fred Allen
Alexey Aprelev
Angelita Autry
Peter Baas
Martin Bell
Georgeanne Bieg
James Burns
Daniel Cahalane
Jodi Cataline
Susan Cerwonka-Phillips
Mariana Chilton
Richard Clements
Jane Clifford
Debra Colbert-Maduforo
Madeline Deery
Elizabeth Diaz
Angelina Ditri
Eugenia Ellis
Nancy Epstein
Michael Exler
Edmund Fantasia
Alessandro Fatatis
Susan Gasson
Yury Gogotsi
Naomi Goldstein
James Greene
Lynne Hickle
Thomas Hunt
Stephen Joyce
Veniece Keene
Karin Kelly
Scott Knowles
Steven Kurtz
Joseph Lynn
Andrew Maddox
George Matuch
Kathryn Matuch
Nathalie May
Jacqueline McCurdy
Andrea McCurry
John McNamara
Olimpia Meucci
Angel Morales
Kathleen O'Brien
Giuseppe Palmese
Eric Peterson
Bruce Pollock
Albert Riess
Jose Rivera
Enola Robinson
Debra Ruben
David Rusenko
Donna Russo
Mark Sabaj Perez
Michael Schilling
Ahaji Schreffler
Kimberly Slade
Karl Sohlberg
Roxane Staley
Katherine Stephens
Rosalind Sutkowski
Gaeson Taylor
Gillian Telford
Christine Tran
Paul Vanderwoude
Robert Watts
John Wiggins
Lisa Williams
Wenqian Yu
Robert Zappolo
Charles Ziccardi

15 Years

Shin Amano
Nicholas Anselmo
Tara Barone
Deborah Bazemore-Seney
Joan Bloch
Danielle Boardley
Robert Brehm
Angelique Bridges
Jennifer Britton
Deborah Brunner
Jie Cai
Jennifer Coates
Camille Coleman
Travis Collins
Martha Davis
David Deneen
Jeffrey Deussing
Lawrence Duke
Wendy Elliott-Pyle
Nadine Ezzat
Raymond Favocci
Marie Fazio
Ellen Feld
Rhonda Ferguson
Troy Finamore
Katherine Fischer
Janet Fitzpatrick
James Friel
Wen-Jun Gao
Jennifer Gay
Andrew Genetta
Pavel Greenfield
Sarah Haley
Tamysha Harrell
Sean Heim
Brenda Holtzapfel
John Houle
Brett Houser
Michael Howley
Cathy Hylick
Stephen Jennings
Gregory Johnson
Stephanie Johnson
Keyanah Jones
Dmytro Kaliuzhnyi-Verbovetskyi
Robert Kaniewski
Matthew Kaufhold
Hangjun Ke
Jeffrey Kelly
Gina Kerwin
Youngmoo Kim
Barbara Lasher
JuHwon Lee
Bruce Levine
Jamie Lindsay
Robert Lis
Longjian Liu
Raphael Lukov
Maria Luszcz
Misael Machado
Julio Martin-Garcia
Una Massenburg
Robert McFarland
Robert McGrath
Brian McGraw
Denise Moore
Kelly Myrick
Sonia Navas-Martin
Lindsay Norlen
Oksana Odintsova
Rasheed O'Kelley
Maria Olivero
Thomas Perry
Catherine Price
Robert Rasberry
Vasantha Reddy
William Rees
John Rich
Lolita Robinson
Edna Rojas
Heidi Rubincam
Joseph Russo
Diana Sandberg
Deanna Schaffer
Lisa Schmidt
Maria Schultheis
John Seay
Christian Sell
Sinclair Smith
Lori Spearman
Jeanne Steuber
Constantinos Syropoulos
Mary Ellen Taggart-Ford
Baris Taskin
John Thygeson
Amanda Tinker
Veronica Tom
April Torgun
Rolando Varela
Kathleen Volk Miller
Mark Votel
Ralph Walkling
Coleen Wybranski
Shushi Yoshinaga
Pok-Yin Yu
Jonathan Ziegert

10 Years

Patience Ajoff-Foster
Sriram Balasubramanian
Richard Barnett
Ivan Bartoli
Grace Beebe
Kristin Bellamy
Valerie Booth
Jocelyn Bowie
Joke Bradt
Christopher Brittin
Elise Bryers
Beth Buckman
Susan Burke
Stephanie Butler
Madonna Calderoni
Perry Chen
Esther Chernak
Kathrine Choy
Irina Ciobanescu Husanu
Bridget Clancy
Patrick Clarke
Jon Coddington
Steffen Crowther
Tania Czarnecki
Brian Daly
William Dampier
Matthew DeAngelo
Melissa DePretto Behan
Kerry DiBlasio
James DiDomenico
Anthony DiMartino
Shayon Dobson-Lynn
Brandon Dorrin
Jaimie Dougherty
Suzanne Dreitlein
Kris Eden
Victoria Egan
Anne Erickson
Lindsay Erlick
Yalcin Ertekin
Jason Farris
Kenneth Fisher
Andrea Forte
Sandra Friedman
John Fry
Kathy Geller
Dustin Glick
Beth Haas
Penny Hammrich
Patrick Haney
Paul Harrington
Kenneth Hemphill
Marcia Henisz
Matthew Herbison
Misty Hill
Jaclyne Hopkins
YanLiu Huang
Karen Hurley
Monica Ilies
Henry Israeli
Michael Jackson
Brian Kall
Vibha Kalra
Weimao Ke
Jane Kelly
Dana Kemery
Lucy Kerman
Amy Kesslick
Christina Klassis
Valerie Klein
Michelle Lange
Vera Lee
Steve Levandoski
Sarah Lydon
Constance Lyttle
Ann Madden
Roger Marino
Robert Matthews
Brenna McBride
Matthew McCarthy
Janel McCloskey
Angus McGill
Kevin McNamara
Bernadette McNulty
Robert Mele
Kathleen Metzker
Lori Miceli
Megan Miller
Jaya Mohan
Katharine Montalto
Bryant Morris
Andreia Mortensen
Ana Mossey
Pearce Muncy
Phi Nguyen
Joseph Nihill
Danuta Nitecki
Daniel O'Rourke
John Orth
Joanne Ott
Noelle Palladino
Dimitrios Papadopoulos
Michael Pasirstein
Kathleen Pelusi
Rachel Pepper
Joyce Pittman
Brian Platt
Christian Polidoro
Daniel Quigley
Pammela Quinn
William Radichel
Radonja Radonjic
Dennis Rivera
Joseph Rusek
Adrian Shieh
Andrew Smith
Norman Stein
Taylor Steltz
Thersa Sweet
Cheryl Tevlin
Julie Thomas
Mary Thornton-Bowmer
Yuzhen Tian
Jennifer Tifone
Daniel Tzabbar
Catherine Ulozas
Erin Vogelsong
Christine Wagner
Jennifer Walker
Algie Williams
Evan Williams
Guang Yang
Blanche Young
Yinghui Zhong
Sarah Zulueta

5 Years

Juan Abreu
Shaili Aggarwal
Jamie Aguilar
Ayana Allen Handy
Samuel Alston
Anthony Angelow
Maria Arce Hernandez
Suzanne Ariza
Jessica Ausborn
Willie Avent
Irvin Bailey
Evelyn Balabis
Corey Barfield
Jesse Barfield
Jessica Barson
Ariel Basch
Joris Beld
Susan Bell
Chamirah Belton
Bisa Bennett
Linda Berardi-Demo
Vivianna Bermudez
Christopher Bertone
Beau Blumenstein
Mark Boady
Michael Boettcher
David Bond
LisaJane Braconnier
Kathleen Bradbury-Golas
Maureen Breen
Marcia Brooks
Jennifer Brown
Carmen Browne-Valentine
Richard Bundschuh
Matthew Burlick
Zoltan Buzas
Eva Byliniak
Rachel Callahan
Amy Campbell
Theresa Campo
Alexandria Capone
Nicholas Catucci
Beth Chiatti
Fanny Chu-Fong
Coley Clanton
Sean Clark
Melissa Clemmer
Asllan Cocaj
Christina Cole
Kevin Comber
Tyrone Cossie
Purnell Cropper
Erik Crudele
Grazyna Czapla
Danuta Czapla
Simon Danner
Mary Davis
Danica Deckard
Stephanie Delaney
Kaitlyn DelDuca
Anthony DelQuadro
Danielle Devine
Ashley Dickinson
Janice Dispoto
Gregory Dix
Cecylia Dlugolecka
Rayfield Dobbins
Kristen Dodge
Catherine Dubaillou
Allison Eby
Elias El Haddad
Anne Estey
Nomi Eve
Jerald Fagliano
Anna Maria Falco
Christine Fiori
Brian Flanagan
Fraser Fleming
Pyla Floyd
Thomas Ford
Andrew Fox
Leah Freiling
William Friel
Christopher Gaffney
Jason Garrett
Lauren Geary
Teresa Gilbert
Qamil Gjibegji
Valon Gjibegji
Kristen Glaser
Kea Glenn
James Goldstein
Donna Gonzales
Elizabeth Goralczyk
Colin Gordon
Gwynne Grasberger
Sarah Greer
Glenn Gremmel
Beril Guceri
Teshome Guduno
Afrim Gutaj
Susan Hahn
Elisabeth Hall
Theresa Hall-Imbesi
Monet Harbison
Meera Harhay
Michael Haslip
Ronzell Hicks
Anthony Hopkins
Ashley Hopson
Erin Horvat
Vincent Hughes
Alison Huxta
Jordan Hyatt
Barbara Inkeles
Luke Jacoby
Aaron Jeter
David Johnson
Hakim Johnson
George Jones
James Jones
Katherine Jordan
Emily Kahn
Eric Karnes
Emily Kashka
Jillian Keating
Matthew Kegerise
Hae Min Kim
Michael King
Kerri Kloorfain
Sotiraq Koco
Rachael Kratzer
Jakup Kulli
Mediha Kulli
Ivy Lane
Brent Langellier
Paula Larson
Melinda Lewis
Harriet Logan
Laura Lynch
Amy Ma
Andrew Magenau
Asiya Mahmud
Virginia Mahoney
Bianca Marrero
Ana Martinez-Donate
Joanne Mathiasen
Craig McClure
Leslie McClure
Jermaine McCorey
Elizabeth McGhee Hassrick
Patricia Meehan
Mark Mehalik
Talibah Metcalf
Richard Metzner
Damond Miller
Sarah Miller
Elizabeth Milroy
Rogelio Minana
Anthony Mitros
Cassidy Moellers
Norelle Morris-Groll
Kevin Moseby
Roshell Muir
Jackie Murphy
Regan Murray
Shell Myers
Nicholas Natalicchio
Caitlin O'Brien
Alexander Ortega
Winfred Pearson
Gregory Peck
Marcia Penn
Ryan Petrie
Danielle Pettigrew
Aaron Ploucher
Richard Pointer
John Poluchuck
Alexander Poole
Malgorzata Pracon
Liri Prifti
Pamela Purnell
Reginald Purnell
Liang Qiang
John Rakus
Linda Redford
Cheryl Renz
Yluminada Reyes
Alphonso Richardson
Willie Rios
James Rivera
Jasmin Rivers
Julia Ross
Victor Rovira Zambrana
Gregory Ruggiero
Matthew Sawicki
Stephanie Schleidt
Sara Schultz
Elizabeth Schwartz
Marc Scott
Ricardo Serrano-Padial
Tatiana Shapiro
Michael Shepherd
Valbona Shkodra
Karen Shulik
Crystal Singleton
Andrew Smith
David Smith
Kenneth Smith
Kevin Smith
Czeslaw Sokolowski
Toni Sondergeld
Nancy Spector
Robert Sroka
Alison Standefer
Zahed Subhan
Steven Surgalski
Swathi Swaminathan
Marek Swoboda
Zdzislaw Szumowski
Sara Tadesse
Carl Taylor
Thomas Taylor
Selamawit Tedla
Evelyn Thimba
Anna-kay Thomas
Brian Thomas
Kevin Thomas
Constance Thompson
Nuno Torcato
Ramon Torres
Taylor Vanderwoude
Catherine Von Reyn
Christina Vorndran
John Votel
Grazyna Wach
Patricia Wagner
Mukit Wali
Shawn Walsh
Dane Ward
Raheem Whitmore
Johnathan Williams
Darin Willoughby
Audrey Woods
Danielle Wooten
Lizette Zayas
Dominic Zizza