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Henri Ford ’80, chief of surgery at the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, was named the next dean of the University of Miami’s Miller School of Medicine. Read more in the Miami Herald.

The Cato Institute’s Brink Lindsey ’84 and Johns Hopkins professor Steven Teles have opposing political beliefs, but their views on the root causes of economic inequality are aligned. — NPR Planet Money
Olympic shot-putter August Wolf ’83 and two-time Olympic gold-medalist rower Caroline Lind ’06 were among the signers of a letter to the U.S. Olympic Committee calling for the removal of the USOC president after the Larry Nassar sexual-abuse scandal. — Hartford Courant
Columbia University psychiatry professor Robert Klitzman ’80 writes in an opinion column that in order to curb opioid prescriptions, the U.S. needs better oversight and restrictions of payments from drug companies to doctors. — CNN
Vanderbilt law professor Robert Mikos ’95 says that a proposal backed by Pasadena, Calif., mayor Terry Tornek ’67, allowing a small number of marijuana stores to open in non-residential areas, illustrates the balancing act local officials face in states where marijuana is legal. — KPCC
“Glass Handel,” an operatic installation created by Anthony Costanzo ’04 that involves moving audience members between different stations, will premiere at Opera Philadelphia’s O18 Festival. — WHYY
Directors Lileana Blain-Cruz ’06 and Sash Bischoff ’09 were named to YesBroadway’s 40 under 40, a list of future Broadway stars. — YesBroadway
Librettist Lily Akerman ’13’s Front of the House was nominated for Best Opera in the Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards. — Irish Times
West Palm Beach attorney Bruce Reinhart ’84 will become a federal magistrate judge for the Southern District of Florida. — Daily Business Review
Andrea Kilbourne-Hill ’02, a 2002 Olympic silver medalist in women’s ice hockey, was inducted into the Saranac Lake, N.Y., Walk of Fame after a parade to welcome home local athletes from the 2018 Winter Olympics. — Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Gwynnie Bee co-founder and CEO Christine Hunsicker ’99 describes the appeal of her subscription clothing service aimed at millennials. — FastCompany
Surgeon Michael Martinez ’02 was one of the Young Physicians of the Year honorees selected by the National Hispanic Medical Association. — The (McAllen, Texas) Monitor
Michael Kelly ’77, the former general manager of the New York City Housing Authority, was named the COO for the Brooklyn Navy Yard, a multi-use development. — Commercial Observer
Sioux Falls pediatric-intensive-care doctor Benson Hsu ’98 received a Bush Fellowship to learn how to analyze data and prevent common diseases. — Argus Leader
New America Foundation senior fellow P.W. Singer ’97 and national-security expert Jeffrey Lin explain how the next generation of Chinese fighter jets will incorporate metamaterials to reflect incoming radar waves. — Popular Science
Pedro Pablo Kuczynski *61 stepped down as president of Peru following allegations of corruption and scrutiny of his connections to the Brazilian construction firm Odebrecht. — The Economist