Project director named for Home Care Challenge
Dr. Hermine Saunders recently joined the Carroll Community College staff as the project director for Home Care Challenge, a national workplace literacy grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Education.
The grant is for home health aides and companions employed by the college's four health care business partners, Carroll Hospice, First Call, Home Call and Tri-Home Health Care and Services.
Dr. Saunders has opened a self-paced learning center two afternoons a week at the college annex at 300 S. Center St. She has written an integrated curriculum that includes reading NTC fluency, writing and communication skills.
Formerly an employee with Baltimore County public schools, Dr. Saunders has been an English teacher, department chairman and assistant principal. She also was an adjunct professor at the Baltimore International Culinary College.
She has a bachelor's degree from Houghton College in New York state and a master's and doctorate in English from the University of Maryland. She lives in Arcadia.
Dr. Saunders is seeking other business partners in the community who may be interested in the Learning Center's program for their employees.
Information: 848-7017 or 876-6981.
Doctors appointed to hospital medical staff
Dr. Allan Genut, a neurologist, and his associates Dr. Tad Pula and Dr. Robert Dewberry were recently appointed to the medical staff of Carroll County General Hospital.
All three are certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
Dr. Genut completed medical school and residency training in neurology at the University of Maryland, where he also earned a bachelor's degree in physics. He has been a clinical assistant professor at the university since 1975.
Dr. Pula chairs the department of neurology at Maryland General Hospital in Baltimore. He is a graduate of University of Maryland Medical School and served his residency training at University Hospital.
Dr. Dewberry attended Loyola College and completed his doctorate in psychology at Ohio State University before attending medical school at the University of Maryland. He completed his residency training at Barnes Hospital in Washington, then studied neuromuscular disease at the Health Sciences Center at the University of Virginia.