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Meredith Cohn

Writer

Meredith Cohn came to The Sun in 2000 to cover commercial real estate after nearly a decade covering politics and business. Most of her recent time, however, has been dedicated to health and medicine, following all the advances in research at local institutions and the launching of the state’s online health insurance exchange. A runner since junior high and a particular eater for almost as long, she tries to keep up on health and fitness trends.

Recent Articles

  • Researchers see a path to end HIV epidemic

    Researchers see a path to end HIV epidemic

    With a sustained emphasis on prevention, detection and treatment, the nation's HIV epidemic could reach the beginning of the end in 2025, according to new projections from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore and Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. That's the year...

  • Valuable nutrients are lost when food is tossed, Hopkins study finds

    Valuable nutrients are lost when food is tossed, Hopkins study finds

    Americans waste as much as 40 percent of the available food every year across the country and much of it is nutritious, representing a missed opportunity to improve people's diets and prevent hunger, say researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health's Center for a Livable Future....

  • Sinai Hospital taps one of its own as president

    Sinai Hospital taps one of its own as president

    If not for the accent, it would be easy to mistake Dr. Jonathan Ringo for a hometown boy. Sinai Hospital of Baltimore's recently named president and chief operating officer has extensive local ties. His wife, mother-in-law and five of his six children were born at Sinai and he did his medical training...

  • BGE plans to test system that reduces strain on electric grid

    BGE said it planned a test Friday of the system it uses to reduce strain on the electric grid and prevent outages from periods of peak electricity usage. The program, called PeakRewards, allows customers to sign up for credits of up to $100 on their bills for allowing the company to interrupt power...

  • KeyW makes changes to executive leadership team

    KeyW makes changes to executive leadership team

    KeyW said Wednesday that the Hanover-based security firm had made several changes to its executive leadership team. The chief operating officer, Mark Willard, and chief administrative officer Kim DeChello, will leave their positions at the end of the quarter. The pair are founders and shareholders...

  • Pharmacy school to foster more entrepreneurial spirit

    Pharmacy school to foster more entrepreneurial spirit

    Leaders of the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy plan to retool some of the program's curriculum beginning this fall to spur more innovation, critical thinking and entrepreneurial spirit among students. The effort at producing more "pharmapreneurs" will involve new classes but will also...

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