A Public Concern Health officials gather in Baltimore to address measles outbreak

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Baltimore’s medical establishment stood shoulder to shoulder on Monday, Feb. 9 to declare unequivocally: Vaccinations work. Standing in front of her colleagues from Johns Hopkins University, Mercy Hospital, the University of Maryland Medical Center, Sinai Hospital and other regional partners at the special Measles Symposium at the Hopkins’ Bloomberg School of Public Health, newly appointed… Read More

A Neighborhood’s Fix Epidemic opiate crisis hits home

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Over the course of the past few weeks, Baltimore’s Mount Washington neighborhood has become a ground zero of sorts for the debate surrounding how to handle a problem that many say has taken over the city: the resurgence of heroin. Tensions ran high last week when residents and local professionals packed into the Mount Washington… Read More

MIDC to Highlight Wearable Technology

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The Maryland/Israel Development Center is bringing together companies involved in data, fitness and health care to examine opportunities in wearable technology. The Tuesday, Feb. 17 event will feature presentations by Under Armour, Johns Hopkins University and the Israeli embassy. “As technology gets smaller and smaller, we’re all carrying around computers with us in the forms… Read More

Lessons of the Shoah

More than 200 students across Baltimore City and County participate in a day-long Holocaust curriculum to learn lessons of tolerance and compassion at the John Carroll School. (Melissa Gerr)

More than 200 high school students from approximately 20 schools from Baltimore City, Baltimore County and beyond came together last week at the John Carroll School in Bel Air for “Lessons of the Shoah” a day-long program designed “to motivate participants to make a personal commitment to combat prejudice and hatred.” The gathering was co-sponsored… Read More

Behind The Scenes Terps support staff are part of the team

Video coordinator Jonathan Trock stays focused on the action during a recent game.
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The Terps’ basketball student managers, in their red-collared Under Armour shirts tucked into black pants, Gatorade bottles and towels at the ready, work hard to make sure that the team can focus on playing, at home and away. Head student manager Benjamin Eidelberg of Pikesville is in charge of making things run. Whether it’s putting… Read More

Above the Fray Defense is one bright spot in tense Israel relationship

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Although much attention in recent weeks has been focused on the strained political relationship between Israel and the United States, cooperation between the defense establishment of the two nations continues to be close and, if the Feb. 4 Senate Armed Services Committee hearings on President Barack Obama’s nomination of physicist Ashton Carter to replace Defense… Read More

Tryko Assumes Management of Rock Glen Property

Six months after acquiring Rock Glen Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Baltimore, Tryko Partners, LLC has assumed operational management for the 120-bed property at 10 North Rock Glen Road. The firm will immediately launch a $1 million upgrade and repositioning at the facility, which has been renamed Westgate Hills Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. According to… Read More

MVLS Welcomes New Board Members

Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service (MVLS), the largest provider of pro-bono legal services to low-income Marylanders, announced two new members to its board of directors. MVLS’s board of directors helps to advance the organization’s mission of closing the justice gap in the State of Maryland. The Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service elected two new members to its… Read More

Promotions, New Staff at Komen

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Komen Maryland announced two promotions and a new staff member at the affiliate. Kim Schmulowitz, who has been with the organization in a variety of capacities since 2010, is the new communications and marketing director. Sarah Cordi, who began working with the affiliate in September 2014, moves into the position of development manager. Laura Pichotta… Read More

Lenrow to be JHU Alumni President

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Jay L. Lenrow of Adelberg, Rudow, Dorf & Hendler, LLC, has begun serving a two-year term as president of the Johns Hopkins University Alumni Council. “I am thrilled to take on the challenge of leading the council, which organized more than 500 alumni events in 17 countries around the world last year,” Lenrow said. “My… Read More