Tess graduated from the School of Engineering and Applied Science (Class of 2017) with a bachelor of science in Biomedical Engineering and Music. She worked with RCSS as an intern at Terence Cardinal Cooke Health Care Center (Summer 2015), course creator and teaching assistant for AMST UN3930: Life at the End of Life, and administrator. While at Columbia, she has participated in activities such as Columbia/Barnard Hillel (Student Executive Board), Peer Health Exchange (Co-coordinator), Global Brigades, and the Philolexian Society. In addition to biomedical engineering and medicine, she greatly enjoys her music studies, focusing on vocal performance and theory.
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Frances Champagne is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at Columbia University and a Sackler Scientist with the Sackler Institute for Developmental Psychobiology. Dr. Champagne's main research interest concerns how genetic and environmental factors interact to regulate maternal behavior, and how natural variations in this behavior can shape the behavioral development of offspring through epigenetic changes in gene expression in a brain region specific manner.
Harvey Mark Krueger died peacefully at home on April 23, 2017. We are at a loss for our RCSS mentor and we are sending our condolences to the Krueger family.
Harvey Krueger was Vice Chairman of Barclays, the successor to Lehman Brothers, Inc. of which he was also Vice Chairman. In 1977, Harvey merged Kuhn, Loeb, & Co., the investment banking firm of which he was President and CEO, with Lehman Brothers. Prior to joining Kuhn, Loeb in 1959, he worked for the law firm of Cravath, Swaine & Moore after graduating from Columbia Law School in 1953. Harvey, who has been deeply involved with Israel since 1961, is credited with, essentially single-handedly, opening the international capital markets to the Israel government and Israel’s corporations. He served on the Boards of Directors of many American, Israeli, and European companies, including Delta Galil Industries, Ltd., RG Barry Corp., Duff & Phelps, Automatic Data Processing, Inc., and Hansard Global plc.
Harvey was former Chairman and current Trustee of the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum of the Smithsonian Institute. He was a member of the Boards of Directors of Beth Hatefutsoth, and was a member of the Board at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York, and its parent Continuum Health Partners. Harvey was Chairman of the Board of Governors of Tel Aviv University and The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, was also President and Chairman of the American Friends of the Hebrew University, and was past Chairman of the Peres Center for Peace. Harvey served on the Advisory Board of Carnegie Mellon University Department of History and was a Visiting Professor at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland.
Netana Markovitz graduated from Columbia College (Class of 2017) with a bachelor of arts in English. She was a coordinator of the Terence Cardinal Cooke: At Your Service volunteer program, and she interned at Terence Cardinal Cooke the summer after her sophomore year through the TCC-RCSS Internship. She also co-organized Faculty Fridays, a faculty lecture series co-sponsored with the Columbia-Barnard Hillel, and she founded the RCSS Journal. She plans to go to medical school following a gap year working at Mass General Hospital in Boston.
Hailing from Toronto, Canada, Will graduated from Columbia College (Class of 2017) with a major in Biology. He has a strong academic interest in mental health disorders and also in the effect of social environments on health outcomes. Will was involved with the Manhattanville Intergenerational Housing project under the RCSS and the At-Your-Service volunteer program as the Education Coordinator. His hobbies include photography, music, and books, and more recently, cooking.