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Sheppard Pratt Health System

Sheppard Pratt Health System
Sheppard Pratt Health System, based in Towson, is Maryland's largest provider of mental health and special education services.
Sheppard Pratt Health System, based in Towson, is Maryland's largest provider of mental health and special education services. « Show less

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  • Dr. Paul Lietman

    Dr. Paul Lietman
    Dr. Paul S. Lietman, a retired Johns Hopkins professor of medicine, pharmacology, molecular sciences and pediatrics, died of congestive heart failure April 20 at his Ruxton home. He was 79. "He was a gifted educator and was beloved by generations of...
  • Wedded: Thomas Roberts and Patrick Abner

    Wedded: Thomas Roberts and Patrick Abner
    Wedding day: Sept. 29, 2012 Thomas' story: Thomas Roberts, 40, grew up in Towson and is a news anchor for MSNBC. His mother, Michelle Roberts, is retired and worked in the finance department for Sheppard Pratt Health System. His father, Albert "Rob"...
  • State, city program gives security guards police powers

    State, city program gives security guards police powers
    The two men wore body armor with "POLICE" written across the chest and spilled out of their unmarked car, weapons drawn, ordering Christopher Dukes and his passenger out of their vehicle at a South Baltimore gas station parking lot. When Dukes pulled off,...
  • James Roncie Duke, ophthalmologist

    James Roncie Duke, ophthalmologist
    Dr. James Roncie Duke, a retired ophthalmologist and Johns Hopkins pathologist who was a collector of F. Scott Fitzgerald's works and lived in what once was the novelist's Baltimore home, died of complications from dementia Oct. 16 in Bolton Hill. He...
  • Help is available for college students struggling with mental illness

    Help is available for college students struggling with mental illness
    As someone who has struggled with mental illness for over 20 years, I could closely relate to Kevin Rector's article about students having difficulty finding and getting mental health services at their colleges and universities ("Students struggle for...
  • Mental illness and guns: the issue is suicide

    Mental illness and guns: the issue is suicide
    Some years ago, I was called by one of my patients who had just suffered severe rejection in a love relationship. She told me that she was on her way to buy a gun but thought she might call me first. I suggested that she come see me before she purchased a...
  • Perry Hall High School still under heavy patrol after shooting

    Perry Hall High School still under heavy patrol after shooting
    Perry Hall High School will maintain a heightened police presence until its principal determines that the campus is ready to return to normal, in the aftermath of a cafeteria shooting in which one student critically injured another on the first day of...
  • Hannah More School to become a part of Sheppard Pratt

    Hannah More School to become a part of Sheppard Pratt
    Hannah More School, a private school for children with autism and other emotional and learning disabilities, is becoming a part of Sheppard Pratt Health System. Officials with Hannah More said merging with the state's largest provider of mental health...
  • Parents, teachers uneasy after second gun incident

    Parents, teachers uneasy after second gun incident
    Parents and teachers in Baltimore County expressed a lingering uneasiness about school violence Wednesday, despite school officials' promises of beefed-up security after the second gun-related incident in two weeks. The morning after an eighth-grader...
  • Police investigated cannibalism suspect in machete report

    Police investigated cannibalism suspect in machete report
    Three weeks before Alexander Kinyua was charged with dismembering a family friend and eating some of the body parts, police at Morgan State University investigated a report that the suspect had a machete in his dorm room, school officials confirmed...
  • County executive tours Irene's aftermath; residents, work crews clean up

    County executive tours Irene's aftermath; residents, work crews clean up
    Sunday, Aug. 28, 5:30 p.m. — County ExecutiveKevin Kamenetz and Director of Public Works Edward Adams Jr. were out surveying damage from Hurricane Irene on Sunday afternoon, including a tree that fell on a house in Stoneleigh. "Our folks are...
  • Americans still scarred by Sept. 11 attacks

    Americans still scarred by Sept. 11 attacks
    When an earthquake hit the Baltimore area recently, a familiar anxiety crept over Kimberly Anthony — not unlike her feelings after the terrorist attacks a decade ago. Anthony, a Washington resident, still carries psychic scars from Sept. 11, 2001....