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  • Rita Sloan Berndt, neurology professor

    Rita Sloan Berndt, neurology professor
    Rita Sloan Berndt, a neurology professor at the University of Maryland Medical School for 25 years who studied people who suffered from aphasia, the loss of the power to use or understand words, died June 17 of lymphoma at her home in Roland Park. She was...
  • Dr. A. H. 'Harry' Oleynick, neurologist

    Dr. A. H. 'Harry' Oleynick, neurologist
    Dr. Anatol H. "Harry" Oleynick, a retired neurologist who taught for half a century at the University of Maryland Medical School, died Feb. 19 of cancer at the Veterans Administration Hospital on Loch Raven Boulevard in Northeast Baltimore. The former...
  • Baltimore woman gleeful about making music to help sick children

    Baltimore woman gleeful about making music to help sick children
    In the summer of 2008, When Leora Friedman was 15 and her sister Ariela was 19, the sisters led a song-writing workshop for patients and families of the Hackerman-Patz House, a Baltimore residence for children receiving limb-lengthening surgery at Sinai...
  • Dr. Clifford H. Turen, traumatologist

    Dr. Clifford H. Turen, traumatologist
    Dr. Clifford H. Turen, an internationally know traumatologist and former chief of orthopedics who had worked at Maryland Shock Trauma Center for two decades, was killed Jan. 13 when the private single-engine plane he was flying crashed in dense fog into...
  • Robert Vigorito steps down as CEO of Columbia Triathlon Association

    Robert Vigorito steps down as CEO of Columbia Triathlon Association
    Given Robert Vigorito's endurance as a six-time finisher of the world-famous Ironman Triathlon event in Hawaii, many figured that his tenure with the Columbia Triathlon Association would go on forever. Those who did might be surprised to hear that...
  • At Walters' Richard Caton Woodville exhibit, a 20th painting discovered

    At Walters' Richard Caton Woodville exhibit, a 20th painting discovered
    For the past 158 years, art historians thought that the painter Richard Caton Woodville, the James Dean of his generation, had completed just 19 paintings before he died of a morphine overdose in 1855 at age 30. Now, we know that there were 20. Joy...
  • Dr. Georgina Y. Goodwin, anesthesiologist

    Dr. Georgina Y. Goodwin, anesthesiologist
    Dr. Georgina Y. Goodwin, a retired anesthesiologist and Postal Service medical director who was an activist for the addicted, died of congestive heart failure Sept. 27 at her residence at St. Elizabeth Hall in Timonium. She was 87. She was born three...
  • Dr. Theodore Kardash, obstetrician-gynecologist

    Dr. Theodore Kardash, obstetrician-gynecologist
    Dr. Theodore Kardash, an obstetrician-gynecologist who had been head of gynecologic services at Maryland General Hospital and whose accomplishments as a physician were the pride of his Russian immigrant parents, died April 9 at the Charlotte Hall Veterans...
  • Congress must restore federal funding for needle exchange

    Congress must restore federal funding for needle exchange
    In 2009, Congress passed legislation reversing the decades-old ban on the use of federal funding for syringe exchange but, for unclear reasons, in late 2011, it reversed this decision, again withholding federal funding from programs that provide drug...
  • In 50th year, Scholar Athlete award continues impact on local high school sports

    In 50th year, Scholar Athlete award continues impact on local high school sports
    The plaque hangs on the wall of the doctor's office, proof of its worth to Greg Brouse, 1981 grand-prize winner of the Greater Baltimore Chapter of the National Football Foundation Scholar Athlete award. "My kids can't believe I was either a scholar...
  • While the iron is hot: Nick Vincent built a business from his love of blacksmithing

    While the iron is hot: Nick Vincent built a business from his love of blacksmithing
    Master blacksmith Nick Vincent, founder and past president of the Blacksmith Guild of Central Maryland, says he started out modestly 29 years ago — a hammer, an anvil and very little idea of what he was doing. "The first things I ever made I...
  • Baltimore doctor advances to 'Jeopardy' champions round in November

    Baltimore doctor advances to 'Jeopardy' champions round in November
    Baltimore's Justin Sausville, a 30-year-old doctor from Baltimore, ended the week with $136,000 in prize money. The University of Maryland Medical School graduate advances to the Tournament of Champions in November based on his overall performance, but...