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Listee Features — August 17, 2021

Janet Myhre

JANET M. MYHRE

Dr. Janet M. Myhre is an award-winning statistician and professor emerita of mathematics at Claremont McKenna College, where she dedicated more than four decades to teaching and research. She is perhaps best-known for her work in data analysis and risk assessment, including contracts with the United States Navy and the Environmental Protection Agency, and her outspoken advocacy for teaching statistics and decision science through real-world applications. Dr. Myhre earned a Bachelor of Arts in mathematics from Pacific Lutheran University in 1954, graduating summa cum laude, and a Master of Arts in mathematics from the University of Washington in 1956. She accepted a faculty position at Claremont McKenna College in 1962, and pursued her doctoral studies abroad at the University of

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Sabrina-Lynn McDow

SABRINA S. MCDOW

Since 2010, Sabrina-Lynn McDow, LMSW, has been the chief executive officer of the Children’s Health Center of Columbus, Inc., a full-service emergency and preventive medicine clinic providing children and families in the Columbus area with compassionate and cutting-edge care since 1984. Established by Ms. McDow’s father, the Children’s Health Center of Columbus grew from a simple pediatric clinic to include an in-house laboratory and radiology department, allergy and ADHD diagnostics, and an urgent care department capable of treating injuries and routine outpatient procedures. For more than 35 years, the Children’s Health Center of Columbus has been a cornerstone of the community, providing parents and families with a range of health care options and support for managing long-term childhood conditions without

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Karen Tyler

KAREN TYLER

Karen Tyler is the founder, owner, and principal broker at Prodigy Realty, a real estate company helping clients in southeastern Virginia find and sell their dream homes since 2018. Ms. Tyler specializes in working with first-time homebuyers and prides herself in tailoring her strategies to meet the individual needs of each client she works with, recognizing that the homebuying process can be daunting even for those with experience in the field. She earned her real estate license and entered the industry in 2008, launching Team Tyler Homes in Chesapeake, Virginia, only to be faced with a market wide real estate crash. Ms. Tyler credits her tenacity and optimism during these years with much of her success, as she learned quickly

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Barbara Green

BARBARA GREEN

Holding considerable expertise in writing of all sorts, both technical and creative, Barbara Green specializes in writing, designing and producing corporate communications, technical documentation, training manuals, and creative texts, such as novels, newspaper and magazine articles, and essays. After studying at St. John of the Cross from 1961 to 1964, she graduated with a diploma from Lyons Township High School in 1968 and earned her Bachelor of Arts in journalism from Drake University in 1972. She subsequently earned a Master of Arts in journalism at Southern Illinois University in 1975. Attributing much of her success to her mentor, Norbert Blai, Ms. Green began her career as an instructor at the College of DuPage in 1980, teaching various types of writing

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Joe-Anne McCormick

JOE-ANNE CHARLESZETTA MCCORMICK

Attributing much of her success to her father for encouraging her to do anything she wanted, Joe-Anne Charlesetta McCormick was inspired to pursue a career in nursing by her desire to help others. Attending Cass Technical High School, where they had career focused curriculum, she was originally enrolled in performing arts and earned credits to join SAG-AFTRA after acting in commercials and sit coms. Soon after, she realized her passion for helping people and changed to a health and human services curriculum following her sophomore year. In her senior year, she added a minor in computer technology. Once graduated, she moved to California and enrolled in the Institute of Medical Studies in Santa Monica, where she studied and received her

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CAPRICIA CUNNINGHAM

Attributing much of her success to the support of her children, Capricia Cunningham was inspired to her career as a resource specialist out of a desire to help people access the multitudes of community resources that are available but not well known. Embarking on her education at Alaska Career College, she earned an Associate of Applied Science in business administration and computer technology in 2014, followed by addiction treatment certification from ICDC College in 2015. In 2018, she continued her studies with certification as a counselor technician from the National Board for Certified Counselors. Since 2014, Ms. Cunningham has excelled as a re-entry employment and resource specialist with AmeriCorps and Nine Star Education & Employment Services. In this role she

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Natasha Washington

NATASHA NICOLE WASHINGTON

Inspired to a career in health care out of a desire to take care of others, Natasha Nicole Washington has garnered considerable experience over the years. Embarking on her studies in the pre-nursing program at Hinds Community College, she ultimately attained certification as a nursing assistant and in phlebotomy and began her career in 2012 as a hospice caretaker. Continuing to offer her services to clients and families after hours, Ms. Washington realized that she could make a greater impact by running her own personal and companion care agency. In 2015, she founded Washington Home Health Agency LLC, which has since grown from zero to 15 employees. Looking toward the future, Ms. Washington plans to open additional offices and establish

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Bihong Margaret Sha

MARGARET BIHONG SHA

An accomplished film director, producer, poet, talk show host and screenwriter from China, Margaret Bihong Sha has worked as a writer and film director for more than 20 years, traveling extensively through Asia, Europe and the United States, and strives to create more great novel and film works. She is currently in the final stage of production for her film “See Me Once More, My Dear Kid,” which is a feature film based on the true story of a school shooting. It is also her first film after settling in the United States. Love and peace have been a common theme in her works. Since 1986, she has made more than 100 episodes of a documentary TV series as well

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STEPHANIE D. KRUCHTEN

Holding considerable expertise in infectious disease epidemiology and social epidemiology, Stephanie D. Kruchten, MPH, has been a program administrator leading a federally funded program at the Westchester County Department of Health since 2021. Concurrently, she teaches epidemiology as an adjunct professor at Mercy College to both undergraduate and graduate students. Previously, she excelled as a level three evaluation specialist for COVID-19 with Health Research Inc. between 2020 and 2021, and a research assistant at the Mary Amelia Center for Women’s Health Equity Research since 2018. During the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, her primary work was on compiling weekly reports of COVID-19 rates in Westchester County and reports on vaccination rates and breakthrough cases; expanding educational outreach and meeting with

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RANDI STROH

Born with an innate talent for music, Randi Stroh, MM, started studying and playing piano at the age of 5 and began her advanced music education in high school at the Masters School in Dobbs Ferry, New York, where she graduated with “Honor and Distinction in Music.” After completing a Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, at Smith College in Massachusetts in 1971, she subsequently enrolled at the College of Music at the University of Colorado Boulder, where she earned a Bachelor of Music, with honors, in 1975 and a Master of Music in 1982. Ms. Stroh brings a creative approach to everything she does and attributes her success to many excellent teachers, as well as her own perseverance and ability

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