Paula and Joel Kalman of Southampton announce the engagement of their son, Ross A. Kalman, to Allison Ziff, daughter of the late Denise Ziff, and Nancy and Ted Ziff of State College.
Allison received her dual bachelor’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh in communications and sociology. She completed a master’s degree in occupational therapy at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. She works as a pediatric occupational therapist in Chicago.
Ross graduated summa cum laude from Lafayette College with a bachelor’s degree in biology. He earned his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University and completed an emergency medicine residency at Cooper University Hospital in Camden, New Jersey. He is an attending emergency room physician in Chicago.
Sharing in their happiness are the couple’s siblings Melanie, Joey, Shawn and Andrew Kalman. The couple lives in Chicago and is planning a September wedding there.
Ross is the grandson of the late Esther and Howard Baer, and the late Miriam and Israel Kalman.