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University of Maryland Medical Center

University of Maryland Medical Center
Located in downtown Baltimore, University of Maryland Medical Center is one of the nation's oldest teaching hospitals. It includes the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center, the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, the University of Maryland Children's Hospital and the University of Maryland Division of Transplantation.
Located in downtown Baltimore, University of Maryland Medical Center is one of the nation's oldest teaching hospitals. It includes the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center, the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, the University of Maryland Children's Hospital and the University of Maryland Division of Transplantation. « Show less

Top University of Maryland Medical Center Articles

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  • Too many don't understand hospice [Letter]

    Too many don't understand hospice [Letter]
    Thanks for Jonathan Pitts' article regarding hospice care ("Urging African-Americans to look at hospice for end of life," Dec. 19). I work on the palliative care service at University of Maryland Medical Center and often encounter resistance to hospice...
  • Dr. Timothy D. Baker, Hopkins professor of international health

    Dr. Timothy D. Baker, Hopkins professor of international health
    Dr. Timothy D. Baker, a professor of international health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, where his career spanned more than five decades, died Dec. 17 of a stroke at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Cockeysville resident was 88. His...
  • John W. Compton Sr., WWIN disc jockey

    John W. Compton Sr., WWIN disc jockey
    John Wendell Compton Sr., a retired disc jockey known on the air as Sir Johnny O, died of heart failure Oct. 29 at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The Randallstown resident was 75. Born in Baltimore and raised on Division Street, he was the...
  • New University of Maryland Shock Trauma tower opens

    New University of Maryland Shock Trauma tower opens
    When severely injured patients at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center needed rides between floors, there was only one way to fit all the life-saving staff and equipment in the cramped elevators. "I used to crawl in bed with the patient," said...
  • Patient dies in fire at UM hospital

    Patient dies in fire at UM hospital
    Baltimore's fire department is investigating the circumstances of a fire at the University of Maryland Medical Center that left a patient dead. Mary Lynn Carver, a spokeswoman for the hospital, said the fire late Friday night was contained to one...
  • Karen P. Vojtko, nurse

    Karen P. Vojtko, nurse
    Karen P. Vojtko, who was nurse manager of the cardiac-care and progressive-care units at the University of Maryland Medical Center, where her career spanned more than three decades, died Wednesday of cancer at her Abingdon home. She was 56. "Karen had...
  • University of Maryland hospital fire victim named

    University of Maryland hospital fire victim named
    The Baltimore Fire Department has released the name of the man killed in the University of Maryland Medical Center fire last week as William Turner, born in 1950. Turner, a patient at the hospital, was killed in a fire in his room late Friday night. The...
  • New guidelines released for treating high cholesterol

    New guidelines released for treating high cholesterol
    Only people with high cholesterol and a significant risk of heart attack and stroke would be put on statins, under new guidelines released Tuesday by a panel of experts overseen by the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology....
  • Howard's Applications and Research Lab is not your parents' vo-tech

    Howard's Applications and Research Lab is not your parents' vo-tech
    When Maya Wise told her parents she wanted to spend her senior year taking graphic design classes at Howard County's Applications and Research Laboratory, her father didn't know what she was talking about. He had never heard of the ARL. Or, so he...
  • UMMS doesn't care for caregivers [Commentary]

    UMMS doesn't care for caregivers [Commentary]
    A patient-care technician for the University of Maryland Medical System must update his skills regularly to keep his job, but he hasn't seen an update in his salary. Another UMMS technician must work at least two jobs to have any money left after paying...
  • Shooting in Severn disrupts child's 1st birthday party

    Shooting in Severn disrupts child's 1st birthday party
    A child's first birthday party was interrupted by gunfire in Severn on Thursday afternoon, Anne Arundel County police said. Six adults and four children were celebrating the birthday in a home in the 8200 block of Marlton Court in the Stillmeadow...
  • Hospitals agree to state's breast-feeding standards

    Hospitals agree to state's breast-feeding standards
    Maryland's 32 birthing hospitals have all agreed to adopt new state breast-feeding policies and become certified as "baby-friendly." The state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene embarked on a campaign nine months ago to get hospitals more...