Listee Features — April 6, 2021


Holding considerable expertise in public speaking, health care, education and volunteer work, Rev. Shirle Moone Childs, PhD, has had a long standing desire to share her knowledge and expertise with others. Embarking on her studies at the William Cullen Bryant High School in New York, she graduated with an academic diploma in 1953. She subsequently joined the University of Hartford, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in 1968 and a Master of Education in 1970, both in early childhood education and teaching. From there, Dr. Childs began her career in early childhood education and eventually obtained her Doctor of Philosophy in educational leadership and administration from the University of Connecticut in 1978. After years of working with children, she

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For more than 45 years, Susan Carleton Benes, MD, has been regarded as one of the nation’s foremost experts in neuro-ophthalmology, orbital diseases, and orbital surgery. Deeply passionate about medicine “since she can remember,” among her first memories are playing “hospital” with her cousins as a child in Ohio, pretending to care for them while they lay in hammocks and swings, and she dreamed of becoming a doctor. She earned her Doctor of Medicine at Drexel University College of Medicine in 1975 after completing undergraduate coursework and a teacher’s license at the University of Michigan in 1970, and pursued a series of highly competitive residencies and fellowships. After a one-year residency in internal medicine at Philadelphia’s Lankenau Hospital, Dr. Benes

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Miriam Levitt


Attributing much of her success to her parents and her upbringing, Miriam Levitt, MD, FAAP, excels as a pediatrician in her private office of Miriam Levitt, MD, and has additionally been the medical director of the Bronxville Union Free School District since 2003. In these roles, she provides medical care to infants, children and adolescents, and supervises policy for public health and infectious disease issues. Since 2007, she has also been a member of the medical executive committee of Montefiore Medical Center, where she previously served as an attending pediatrician in 1975. Prior to her current work, Dr. Levitt spent over 25 years with Lawrence Hospital in Bronxville, New York. First joining the hospital as a member of the medical

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Ashley Hunsaker


Holding considerable expertise in finance and human resources, Ashley Hunsaker is the chief executive officer of HTS Coatings LLC, a thermal spray, machining and grinding company she has run alongside her husband, Jason, since 2015. She and her husband had long talked about owning a business together, but various aspects of their lives simply made it impossible for many years. For this reason, she notes that the founding of HTS Coatings is her greatest achievement, as it is the culmination of years of dreaming and planning. In her current role, Ms. Hunsaker’s duties include implementing the EOS processing system, making sure the sales and finances are flowing properly, and that everyone is communicating well, while her husband manages the engineering

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