December 12, 2012
The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. Monday. We prefer email (email@example.com). Questions? Call 410-332-6605. Volleyball Maryland Juniors is hosting a Juniors Volleyball Development Clinic this winter. Go to http://www.mdjrs.org for more details. Baseball The Tri-County Umpires Association is holding classes for anyone interested in umpiring youth baseball in Howard County, Baltimore and the surrounding areas.
December 2, 2012
In 2006, when Eugene Semenov was an undergraduate at Johns Hopkins University, he volunteered at the medical clinic of Baltimore Rescue Mission, which provides free medical attention to people who are homeless. He couldn't help noticing that the record-keeping system was stuck in a pre-computer era, with volunteers tasked with taking vital signs and gathering information. The result was a lack of standardization, and a system of physical paper, which could not be transferred electronically to other doctors.
November 29, 2012
Maryland senior Katie Schwarzmann (Century) and former Loyola attackman Eric Lusby (Severna Park) were named the Women's and Men's Division I Players of the Year by Inside Lacrosse as part of its annual Laxie Awards in its December issue. Lusby, who was named the Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA tournament for the national champion Greyhounds, also was chosen as the Clutch Performer of the Year and Breakthrough Player of the Year. Loyola was recognized as the Team of the Year, while the Greyhounds' Charley Toomey was voted Coach of the Year.
November 7, 2012
MedStar Harborview Sports Medicine and Running Maryland are partnering to offer a free injury assessment clinic for runners next week, according to a news release. Appointments are suggested, but not necessary for the clinic, which is scheduled for Nov. 13 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at MedStar Harborview Sports Medicine (2900 S. Hanover St., Baltimore, MD 21225). "The majority of running injuries result from some combination of strength and flexibility deficits, biomechanical problems and training errors.
October 28, 2012
Landlocked in downtown Baltimore and unable to bear the weight of more floors, the Baltimore VA Medical Center has expanded inward. The seven-story building, which occupies a city block on Greene Street between Baltimore and Fayette streets, has enclosed its signature glass front and taken footage from its atrium to increase space on every floor for offices, clinics, conference rooms, research labs, and its renowned robotics program. The $11 million project, which coincides with the hospital's 20th anniversary, gives the acute-care facility for veterans an extra 15,000 square feet.
October 26, 2012
Dr. Alice Heisler Hissey, medical director of the University of Maryland Medical Center's Behavioral Pediatrics Clinic who also was a consultant to city public schools, died Oct. 18 of pancreatic cancer at her Columbia home. The former Catonsville and Laurel resident was 75. "When I arrived here six years ago, Alice befriended me and took the time and effort to come by my office and talk about the glorious history of this department," said Dr. Steve J. Czinn, professor and chair of the department of pediatrics at the University of Maryland School of Medicine where he is also physician-in-chief.
October 10, 2012
Johns Hopkins is working with a company in India that is opening a network of clinics throughout the country. Johns Hopkins doctors and faculty will advise Bharat Family Clinic on development of clinical programs and help with facility design. Hopkins employees will also advise on operations of the new chain. The chain of primary and secondary care clinics will be developed over the next ten years with the first slated to open in November. The new facilities will adopt the outpatient primary care procedures and protocols of Johns Hopkins Community Physicians, the hospitals doctors group.
October 9, 2012
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz this week joined forces with state and local health officials to promote flu shot season in the county, and was scheduled to get a flu shot himself during a Towson press conference on Oct. 9. Dr. Gregory Wm. Branch, director of the county's Department of Health and Human Services, and LaVerne Naesea, executive director of the Maryland Board of Pharmacy, also unveiled a "Super Saturday" slate of flu vaccination...
October 4, 2012
The flu can strike people starting in October, so Maryland health officials are rolling out their flu vaccine clinics. People can also get flu shots at most pharmacies, doctors' offices and sometimes at work. Everyone 6 months and older should get a flu vaccine each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. For more information on the flu, visit the CDC's website . Baltimore City 410-396-4454 Noon-3 p.m. Oct. 4 at Waxter Senior Center, 1000 Cathedral St. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 5 at Lexington Market, 400 W. Lexington St. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 6 at Bethel AME Church, 1300 Druid Hill Ave. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 10 at Baltimore City Community College, 2901 Liberty Heights Ave. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 11 at Forest Park Senior Center, 4801 Forest Park Ave. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 12 at Central Branch, Enoch Pratt Free Library, 400 Cathedral St. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 15 at Zeta Senior Center, 4501 Reisterstown Road 10 a.m.-noon Oct. 17 Hatton Senior Center, 2825 Fait Ave. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 19 Mondawmin Mall, 2401 Liberty Heights Ave. 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 26 at Weinberg Y of Central Maryland @ Stadium Place, 900 E. 33rd St. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 27 at First Corinthians Baptist Church, 3512 Powhatan Ave. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 2 at Central Branch, Enoch Pratt Free Library, 400 Cathedral St. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 3 at Delta Community Center, 2501 Springhill Ave. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 16 at My Brother's Keeper, 4207 Frederick Road ...
October 2, 2012
Montrose Christian will host a coaches' clinic Saturday featuring three high-major men's basketball coaches as guest speakers. The Mustangs will welcome St. John's coach Steve Lavin, Virginia coach Tony Bennett and Villanova coach Jay Wright to their Rockville gym. George Washington assistant Kevin Sutton and Montrose coach Stu Vetter will also speak at the clinic. “Learning new and innovative coaching techniques from some of the best basketball minds in the country is one method my staff and I use to continue improving as coaches,” Vetter said in a news release.