Komen Maryland Announces Grant Recipients

Susan G. Komen Maryland awarded more than $1 million to 17 grant programs in Maryland for the 2016 fiscal year, with priority given to programs that provide screening and diagnostic services as well as survivor support. An additional $460,000 will go to support peer-reviewed scientific research funded by Susan G. Komen. Komen grant programs support… Read More

Applefeld Reappointed ABA Insurance Coverage Co-Chair

David B. Applefeld, litigation section chair of Adelberg, Rudow, Dorf & Hendler, LLC, has been reappointed for a third term as co-chair of the Construction Subcommittee of the American Bar Association’s Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee. Applefeld, who also is a member of the ABA’s Tort and Insurance Practice Section (product, general liability and construction law… Read More

Humane Society Director Named to Mayor’s Commissio

Jen Swanson, executive director of the Baltimore Humane Society, has been appointed to Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake’s Anti-Animal Abuse Advisory Commission. The Commission’s goal is to eliminate animal abuse and neglect and make Baltimore a city where residents and animals are treated with dignity and respect. Swanson became executive director of Baltimore Humane Society, a private,… Read More

URJ Partners with Behrman House

The Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) announced new partnerships with Behrman House Publishing and the Central Conference of American Rabbis (CCAR) to provide long-cherished and innovative publications to the Reform Movement and beyond. Under the guidelines of a new strategic plan, the URJ, which published a variety of materials including Torah commentaries, religious school curricula,… Read More

State’s Chief Judge Appoints Staff Chief

Maryland Court of Appeals Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera has named Suzanne Schneider as her chief of staff. Schneider, who had been the assistant court administrator for the Montgomery County Circuit Court, began her new duties March 11. As chief of staff, Schneider reports directly to Barbera and will manage the daily operations of the… Read More

Letzer New Historical Society Director

The board of trustees of the Maryland Historical Society has named Mark B. Letzer as its new executive director. Letzer brings to the Society more than 20 years of experience in all aspects of museum operations, including exhibitions, fundraising, community outreach, publications and management. Letzer will begin his new position on July 1. “Mark [brings]… Read More

Bogen Named MICA Provost

The Maryland Institute College of Art has announced the appointment of David Bogen as the college’s next provost and vice president for academic affairs, beginning in August. Bogen brings 20 years of diverse experiences in higher education program development, research strategies, partnership building and internationalization to MICA. He currently serves as vice president and provost… Read More

UMMC Appoints Board of Directors

The University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC), the flagship institution of the 12-hospital University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS), has announced its newly elected board of directors. UMMC serves as a destination campus for the most complex levels of patient care in the State of Maryland. This unique role places UMMC in a central position… Read More

Levin: FPMA President

Baltimore native Dr. Stephen Levin was recently named incoming president of the Florida Podiatric Medical Association. Levin is certified in foot surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. He served as the president of the Hillsborough County Podiatric Medical Association for 10 years and was selected a Young Practitioner of the Year in 2005… Read More

Carefirst Gives $250K to Training Facility

The University of Maryland Medical Center has announced that CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield has awarded a $250,000 grant to the capital campaign for the Center for Critical Care and Trauma Education at the University of Maryland R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center. The Center for Critical Care and Trauma Education, under the leadership of medical director… Read More