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A native New Englander, Avis graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a degree in English and Education. She began her 28-year teaching career in Cambridge, MA teaching first, second, and third graders. After moving to Maryland, Avis continued he career in Anne Arundel County, teaching sixth grade and, then, middle school math.
In 1999, she became an active volunteer for the Maryland Affiliate of Komen for the Cure where she reviewed grants and served as Chairman of the annual Educational Symposium and the 2007 Maryland Race for the Cure.
Avis M. Halberstadt, Treasurer
Diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer to the bone in 2007
Avis is currently a member of the Anne Arundel Medical Center IRB board. This board reviews all the research protocols and clinical trials that doctors hope to offer their patients. Also, she continues to run an individualized SAT and math tutoring service that she initiated in 1991. Avis has been married to Fred, a retired Air Force officer, for thirty-eight years. They have one son, Adam, a medical researcher.