Alumni Spotlight Series

We are proud of our alumni who span the globe with so many accomplishments in a variety of fields! The Alumni Spotlight series highlights Pembroke Hill alumni achievements, career success and acknowledges the great work they are doing.

Cherisse Berry Cesar '94, M.D., FACS

This month’s spotlight is on Cherisse Berry Cesar ’94, MD, FACS. Cherisse, who specializes in trauma and acute care surgery, is practicing in New York and serves as an assistant profession of surgery at New York University. She shares with us about her PHS experience, as well as practicing medicine on the frontlines during COVID.

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Jostein Refsnes '62

This month, we are excited to spotlight Jostein Refsnes '62 from Norway. Jostein was Pem-Day’s first foreign exchange student in 1961-62. Jostein currently lives in Oslo, Norway with his wife Bente. He graduated from the Norwegian School of Economics and the Management School INSEAD Switzerland. During his professional career, he held leading roles at Young & Rubicam Advertising Agency.

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Dr. Kimberly Cho, Ph.D., '96

This month, we Spotlight Dr. Kimberly Cho, Ph.D., '96. Kim teaches chemistry and physics at Pembroke Hill and is the head coach of the upper school Science Olympiad team.  She is also a parent of a preschooler in the Early Childhood School and serves as a representative on the Alumni Executive Committee.

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