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December 23, 2005


Dr. Richard Alexander Jr., a veteran cancer surgeon and leader in clinical research at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), will become associate chairman for clinical research in the University of Maryland Department of Surgery.

As a surgical oncologist, he will also treat cancer patients at the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center.

Alexander, who is deputy director of the NCI's Center for Cancer Research, will assume his new position and join the faculty of the University of Maryland School of Medicine in February 2006. He is recognized for developing innovative techniques to treat patients with advanced cancers of the gastrointestinal tract, especially the liver.

Philip Howard has been promoted to vice president of campus services for LifeBridge Health. In his previous position with LifeBridge, he was director of facilities at Sinai Hospital.

In his new position, Howard will direct the planning and management of all campus service departments across the LifeBridge system.

Howard earned his master of science degree in business management from Johns Hopkins University and a bachelor of science degree in radio, television and film with a secondary concentration in architecture and design from the University of Maryland.

Chris O'Meara, a real estate broker, developer and president of O'Meara Properties Inc. of Millersville, has been named to the board of directors of Anne Arundel Medical Center.

O'Meara has served on a number of boards, including Partners in Care, United Way, Anne Arundel Trade Council, Archbishop Spalding High School and the Homebuilders Association.


Adrian Mosley, administrator in the Office of Community Health at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, has received an award for her contributions to community mental health from the Metropolitan Baltimore Chapter of the Mental Heath Association of Maryland.

Mosley also received the Service Beyond Self Community Award from the Rotary Club of Woodlawn-West view. In addition, she has served as a board member and chairperson of St. Bernadine Catholic School.

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