Dr. Richard S. Ross, an internationally known cardiologist who was dean of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and vice president for medicine at the Johns Hopkins University, died Tuesday of complications of Parkinson's disease at his home in Roland Park Place.
He was 91.
"Dick Ross was a true Hopkins legend. His leadership skills, savvy and judgment really contributed to the medical school greatness," said Dr. Myron "Mike" Weisfeldt, a cardiologist and former director of Johns Hopkins' Department of Medicine and a onetime president of the American Heart Association.
"He grew up in the tradition he then led. He went from cardiology...