David Kwiatkowski, a traveling hospital technician who was sentenced to 39 years in prison for infecting patients in multiple states with hepatitis C through tainted syringes, has asked a federal judge to vacate his sentence, saying his lawyer was ineffective in representing him.
Dr. Henry B. "Harry" Wilson, a retired Baltimore ophthalmologist and bibliophile whose collection ranged from Golden Books to histories of Maryland and Baltimore, died Sunday froma heart attack at Oak Crest Village. He was 94.
The University of Maryland Medical System shared preliminary designs with the city Thursday for a new $50 million-plus outpatient center in midtown Baltimore, as it grows on the campus of the former community hospital.
The Rev. Philip B. Roulette, the former longtime rector of St. John's Episcopal Church in Glyndon who was co-author with five other Episcopal priests of the Baltimore Declaration which caused considerable controversy in the American theological circles, died Saturday of cancer at his Rodgers Forge home. He was 74.
Stephen Patrick Beatty clearly relished the drama of the courtroom, repeatedly asking the judge if he may walk forward in order to demonstrate some point, waving his arms, modulating his voice, as he took long dramatic strides across the floor.
When the board of Dimensions Healthcare System, owners of Laurel Regional Hospital, announced the closure of Laurel Regional on July 31, Maryland Maternity Access Coalition members were quick to turn their heads and voice concerns about the elimination of the facility's maternity ward.
John G. Schisler, who was the former longtime spokesman and director of public relations for the old Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co., died Friday at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He was 85.
Carroll Hospital Center is pleased to announce the addition of several health care providers to Carroll Health Group, its affiliated multi-specialty practice group. Specializing in gastroenterology, primary care and plastic surgery, these providers will offer community residents, in Carroll County and the surrounding area, skilled and compassionate care to meet their needs.
Dr. Abdul Ghaffar Qureshi, a retired surgeon who worked with the elderly residents of Baltimore's public high-rise apartments, died of complications of Alzheimer's disease May 6 at Quail Run Assisted Living in Perry Hall. He was 75 and had lived in Westminster and Linthicum.
Mercy Medical Center is parting ways with a midwife group that has worked out of the hospital for years because of rising malpractice insurance costs. The decision to close Kathleen Slone CNM & Associates, which plans to stop delivering babies in February, left some to say that women will have fewer obstetrics choices outside of the traditional doctor.