Jody Olsen was a Peace Corps volunteer in Tunisia 50 years ago and earlier this year was named by President Trump to head the agency. She got her master's degree and later taught at the School of Social Work at the University of Maryland Baltimore, leaving to accept the Peace Corps directorship.
Josephine Olsen, a visiting professor at the University of Maryland School of Social Work and a veteran official at the Peace Corps, will be named to lead the organization, the White House said Wednesday.
The mission of the emerging Center for Music & Medicine is to combine the resources of the Hopkins medical community and the Peabody Institute to "integrate music into medical care" and improve the health of musicians worldwide.
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Brain Injury Outcomes program and the Institute for Clinical and Translational Research has won a 7-year, $25 million grant to join forces with Tufts University School of Medicine to create a trial innovation center that will be the framework for studies conducted between different institutions.
Two Baltimore institutions will share in $11 million in new funding from the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention aimed at preventing the spread of germs, which continues to be both a deadly and costly problem in health care settings.
The American Civil Liberties Union has asked for a second time that the Supreme Court invalidate Myriad Genetics Inc.'s patents on two genes associated with hereditary breast and ovarian cancers, the latest salvo in a case with broad consequences for the future of gene-based medicine.
Eileen S. Tarcay, who had taught English and journalism at Coppin State University and was a prolific contributor of freelance articles to The Baltimore Sun, died Feb. 18 from complications of a stroke at a Salt Lake City nursing home. The former Homeland resident was 97.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun