names in the news

August 25, 2008

* Dr. Catherine G. Jonnakuty and Dr. Marisha Newton have joined the staff of the Center for Bone Health and the Division of Endocrinology at Mercy Medical Center.

Jonnakuty received her undergraduate degree from the University of Maryland and her medical degree from Kasturba Medical College. She is board-certified and completed her internal medicine residency and internship at the New York University School of Medicine at Lenox Hill Hospital.

Newton received her medical degree from the Howard University College of Medicine. She completed her residency training at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland. She is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology and Metabolism.

* Karen Evans has been elected chairwoman of the Lupus Foundation of America National Board of Directors. A Baltimore native who has lupus, Evans is executive director of the Will and Jada Smith Family Foundation, which focuses on educational endeavors that benefit children. She also is chairwoman of the inaugural Baltimore City Walk for Lupus Now fundraising event scheduled for Sept. 13.

* Llewellyn Cornelius, Ph.D., a professor at the University of Maryland School of Social Work, has been appointed to the Board of Scientific Counselors for the National Center for Health Statistics.

* Jean Wible has been named assistant professor of massage therapy and coordinator of the Student Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork Clinic in the School of Health Professions at the Community College of Baltimore County. Wible has extensive experience as a nurse and as a massage therapist in private practice.

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