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June 20, 2013

Northwest Hospital has appointed Dr. Katharine H. Taber as medical director of its Women’s Wellness Center. Taber is an experienced, board-certified gynecologist and a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Taber received her medical degree from the University of Virginia School of Medicine and completed her residency in OB/GYN at Duke University CONTINUE »

June 20, 2013

Autumn Sadovnik has been appointed director of lifelong learning at the Edward A. Myerberg Center. Sadovnik will oversee the center’s curriculum for older adults, including health and fitness, fine arts and new technologies. Most recently, Sadovnik served as director of professional development and congregational school liaison at the Louise D. and Morton J. Macks Center CONTINUE »

BY Jon Goldman
June 20, 2013

Since its inception, The Walt Disney Company has been built on a set of core values that continue today to guide every employee and executive. What is guiding your company? Seems like a simple question, right? Yet, in my experience, very few small-business, or even midsize-business owners, can give a succinct answer. “It depends,” they’ll CONTINUE »

BY Elliot D. Lasson
June 20, 2013

A recent report by the Brookings Institution indicated that roughly a quarter of the jobs in the Baltimore area are STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). I have observed that in the U.S., with the Jewish community being no different, we love technology. Smartphones, tablets, laptops. We love to buy and use the stuff — CONTINUE »

Jordanian, Israeli students learn to save lives together
BY Anav Silverman
June 20, 2013

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev recently graduated its first class of Jordanian and Israeli students who completed a special joint-emergency medicine BA program earlier this year. The first graduating class at the Israel-Jordan Academic Emergency Medicine Collaboration included 54 graduates who spent three years studying emergency medicine and medical response. One part of the curriculum CONTINUE »