April 22, 2005
Dr. Dionisio Legaspi "Don" Garcia Jr., a physician who specialized in cardiology and internal medicine, died of cancer Tuesday at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. The Hunt Valley resident was 67. Dr. Garcia was born and raised in the Philippines, where he received his medical degree from the Aznar College of Medicine at Southwestern University in 1961. In 1963, he moved to Baltimore for an internship at Maryland General Hospital. He had residencies in internal medicine at the Sisters of Charity Hospital in Buffalo, N.Y., and Harrisburg Hospital in Pennsylvania.
July 21, 2003
On July 18, 2003, DR. STANLEY LORMAN BLUMENTHAL; beloved husband of Anita Blumenthal; loving father of Dr. Roger Blumenthal; dear father-in-law of Dr. Wendy Post Blumenthal; adored brother of Dr. Leonard Blumenthal, of Palm Beach, FL; loving grandfather of Ross Blumenthal. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mt. Wilson Lane, on Monday, July 21, at 2 P.M. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be directed to John Hopkins Ciccarone Prevention Cardiology Center, Carniegie 538-Cardiology, 600 N. Wolfe Street, (21287)
September 2, 2003
On August 30, 2003, MICHELLE Y. KHOURY; devoted daughter of Osama and Gloria Khoury; dear sister of John and Nicole Khoury; loving aunt of Julian and loving friend to all. Service and interment private. Contributions may be made in her memory to John Hopkins School of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, 601 N. Caroline St. Baltimore MD 21287-0960.
June 26, 2008
* Peggy Collier is the new director of work-force planning at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center. At GBMC, Collier develops a strategy and direction for staffing, assists with employee retention and develops work-force projections. *Nurse Angela Keppley is St. Agnes Hospital's 2008 Nurse of the Year. She is a nurse at 5 North, a medical/surgical unit. She was chosen because of her nursing skills, her ability to meet patients' needs, and her compassion and dedication to St. Agnes Hospital's mission and vision.
February 24, 2011
Europeans have long extolled centralized planning and tolerated large government bureaucracies. But when it comes to approving medical devices, Europe has taken a decidedly decentralized approach — to the great benefit of patients and health care workers. It is an example the United States would do well to follow. Consider the field of cardiology. A national medical conference, such as the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, gives you a glimpse into the future.
February 10, 2006
Heart Care For Life: Developing the Program that Works Best for You By Barry L. Zaret, M.D., and Genell J. Subak-Sharpe Yale University Press/2006/$26 If you do an Internet search for books on heart health, you'll be deluged with more than 4,000 titles, ranging from self-help to recipes. It's mind-boggling. But here's one to consider. Yale University Press has released Heart Care for Life as part of its consumer health and wellness book series. It's co-written by Dr. Barry L. Zaret, who served as chief of cardiology at Yale from 1978 to 2004 and founded the Journal of Nuclear Cardiology.