This Week’s Wedding Announcements


Dr. Hilary Dale Bollman and Dr. Ian Wesley Folkert were married June 9 at Congress Hall in Cape May, N.J. Dr. Vaughn W. Folkert, the groom’s father, became a Universal Life minister to officiate.

The bride, 30, will take her husband’s name. She is an internist at Jeanes Hospital in Philadelphia. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh and received a medical degree from Temple University.

She is a daughter of Julia M. Bollman and Percy D. Bollman of Schellsburg, Pa. The bride’s father retired as the pricing administrator, in Bedford, Pa., for the mining and construction division of Kennametal, a supplier of tooling and industrial materials. Her mother retired as a first-grade teacher at Shade Elementary School in Cairnbrook, Pa.

The groom, 32, is a fifth-year resident in general surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. He graduated magna cum laude from N.Y.U. and received a medical degree from Penn. He is a candidate for a doctoral degree in cancer biology from Penn.

His mother, Laurie P. Folkert of Yorktown Heights, N.Y., is a legal secretary at Welby, Brady & Greenblatt, a law firm in White Plains. His father, who lives in New Rochelle, N.Y., is a nephrologist. He is the director of the Baumritter Kidney Center, a dialysis provider, and is a professor of medicine in the nephrology department at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, both in the Bronx. The groom is also the stepson of Valerie D. Barnett.

The couple met in 2015, at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center in Philadelphia, where both were residents. She had a patient with peripheral vascular disease, and needed a surgical consultation on whether the patient would have to undergo a leg amputation.


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