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By Andrea K. Walker | February 13, 2014
People don't stop getting sick because a snowstorm hits.  Doctors, nurses and other medical staff all have to get to work to treat the ill.  MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center is looking for volunteer 4-wheel drive vehicle drivers to pick up and take home staff, particularly in the Howard County area. If you can help please call 443-777-8001 for information and instructions.    
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By Aaron Oster | July 15, 2014
Fans were left holding their breath at the end of RAW Monday night -- not due to the sight in the ring, Roman Reigns standing tall -- but the scene outside the ring, with medical personnel looking at Seth Rollins. Toward the end of the match, Rollins tried a springboard attack against Reigns, who sidestepped the move. As he landed in the ring Rollins immediately bent over, grabbing towards his right knee. Reigns then clotheslined him over the top rope, and when Rollins hit the ground he again grabbed at his knee.
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NEWS
August 9, 1994
Dr. Peter Uggowitzer, who practices with the North Carroll Family Physicians at the Cedarbrook Center in Hampstead, has been appointed to the medical staff at Carroll County General Hospital.A graduate of McGill University School of Medicine in Montreal, he completed a family residency program at the University of Maryland and was chief resident in family practice there in 1989.From 1990 to 1993 he practiced medicine in Campbellford, Ontario, where he served as vice president of Campbellford Hospital's medical staff and chief of the hospital's critical care medicine and emergency services departments.
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By Justin George, The Baltimore Sun | July 1, 2014
A 21-month-old boy found not breathing in Northwest Baltimore late Monday was the victim of a homicide, Baltimore police said. Detectives continue to investigate the child's death, which was reported at 11:51 p.m. at the Red Carpet Inn in the 5800 block of Reisterstown Road. Police said officers on patrol were flagged down by a woman who came out of the hotel saying her baby was not breathing. "Despite the life saving efforts by both patrol officers and medical staff at an area hospital, Jayden Curtis … was pronounced dead at 12:38 a.m," police spokeswoman Lt. Sarah Connolly said in a statement.
NEWS
By Fred Rasmussen and Fred Rasmussen,SUN STAFF | May 2, 1996
Dr. Stephen K. Padussis, a general surgeon and former president of the medical staff at St. Agnes Hospital who was known in Baltimore's Greek community for his charity, died Sunday of pancreatic cancer at his Lutherville home. He was 72.Until his death, Dr. Padussis, who was semiretired, saw patients at his office at Pine Heights and Wilkens avenues.His association with St. Agnes in Southwest Baltimore began in 1949 when he completed his internship there. In 1971, he was named president of the medical staff and chairman of the executive committee.
NEWS
By Diane Winston | December 18, 1990
Elizabeth Kaeton, under fire for allegedly mismanaging Baltimore's only gay and lesbian health-care clinic, resigned as the facility's director yesterday -- thus averting the threatened mass exodus of the clinic staff."
NEWS
September 13, 1998
Dr. Harry C. Knipp has been elected by the medical staff of Carroll County General Hospital for a second term as chief of staff.In his position, he serves as liaison between the medical staff and hospital, serves on the board of directors, oversees quality assurance for the medical staff, appoints committee chairmen and handles discipline within the staff.He has practiced radiology at Advanced Radiology's Carroll County offices since 1981 and is active in radiological organizations.He has a medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine.
NEWS
April 17, 2001
People Joins staff: Orthopedic surgeon James Murphy recently joined North Arundel Hospital's medical staff. A graduate of the University of Maryland School of Medicine, he has worked as an attending physician at eight Maryland hospitals. New officers: Four members of North Arundel Hospital's medical staff have been named officers of the Anne Arundel County Medical Society. Dr. J. M. Ramirez was elected as a vice president; Dr. Robert Bright, secretary; and Dr. James Chappell and Dr. Rao Sunkara, as alternate delegates to the Maryland State Medical Society.
NEWS
By Sue Miller and Sue Miller,Evening Sun Staff | July 30, 1991
The director of a major department at Harbor Hospital Center, alleging he was fired without reason and due process from his $120,000- a-year position, today filed a $14 million suit against the hospital in Baltimore Circuit Court.Dr. Victor R. Hrehorovich, 51, contends that he was arbitrarily dismissed as head of the department of medicine by the former South Baltimore General Hospital, contrary to medical staff bylaws that assure department heads tenure until they are 65 after they have passed a two-year trial period.
NEWS
By Liz F. Kay, The Baltimore Sun | August 20, 2011
An East Baltimore resident died Friday night while being held at the Baltimore Central Booking and Intake Center, a state corrections spokesman said. Keith Johnson, 50, was being held on $10,000 bail for drug charges, said the spokesman, Mark Vernarelli. He had seen by medical staff and had returned to a holding cell when he requested to see medical staff again, the spokesman said. Johnson then collapsed when he stepped into the hallway, according to Vernarelli. He was taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital where he was pronounced dead before 8 p.m., the spokesman said.
NEWS
By Yvonne Wenger, The Baltimore Sun | June 17, 2014
The acting secretary of veterans affairs said Tuesday that the agency would add more primary care physicians to the Maryland VA Health Care System to help reduce the long waits for veterans seeking appointments with doctors. Acting Secretary Sloan Gibson said the agency would also add $500,000 - a 40 percent increase - to help veterans facing delays seek private care. Gibson, who replaced the embattled former Secretary Eric K. Shinseki last month, visited the Baltimore VA Medical Center a week after a nationwide audit showed that veterans in the Maryland system face the fourth-longest wait to schedule a first-time visit with a primary care doctor.
SPORTS
By Dan Connolly and The Baltimore Sun | May 11, 2014
The Orioles placed catcher Matt Wieters on the 15-day disabled list Sunday for just the second time in his career. This time, it was for a strained right elbow that has bothered him for several weeks and limited him to designated hitter for the past week. Here's what Wieters said after Sunday's game about going on the DL, possibly returning when he is eligible May 26 and the frustration of not playing. Why did you decide to go on the disabled list? Ultimately, it was what's going to get me back catching as quick as possible.
HEALTH
By Andrea K. Walker | February 13, 2014
People don't stop getting sick because a snowstorm hits.  Doctors, nurses and other medical staff all have to get to work to treat the ill.  MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center is looking for volunteer 4-wheel drive vehicle drivers to pick up and take home staff, particularly in the Howard County area. If you can help please call 443-777-8001 for information and instructions.    
HEALTH
By John Fritze, The Baltimore Sun | July 22, 2013
Nearly four decades ago, Baltimore's fledgling shock trauma center saved the life of a 29-year-old prosecutor. The young lawyer returned months later to ask the medical staff how he could repay their effort. "Run for office," center founder Dr. R Adams Cowley told C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger. "We need all the help we can get. " The exchange would alter the course of both of their careers. Ruppersberger would win election to the Baltimore County Council, rise to county executive and eventually become a member of Congress.
HEALTH
By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | May 31, 2013
Bob Marshall was on the phone in his office at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in East Baltimore when he heard the boom, felt the building shake and saw the plume of smoke on the horizon. "This is what we've trained for," he thought. As news poured in that a train had derailed and caused a large explosion less than two miles away in Rosedale, Marshall, the hospital's emergency services administrator, began rapidly putting together an incident command center to deal with a potential influx of casualties.
SPORTS
By Edward Lee, The Baltimore Sun | April 24, 2013
Senior attackman Zach Palmer and senior midfielder John Greeley sat out No. 13 Johns Hopkins' 15-4 thrashing of Navy on Saturday, and their status for this Saturday's regular-season home finale against No. 7 Loyola remains unresolved. Palmer, who is tied for second on the Blue Jays (8-4) in assists (12) and ranked third in points (24), has been sidelined for the team's last two games after sustaining an undisclosed injury during practice on April 10. His absence has been mitigated by the play of senior John Kaestner, who has totaled five goals and three assists in two starts for Palmer.
NEWS
March 12, 2002
Arundel hospital employees honored as People Who Care Three North Arundel Hospital employees recently won the hospital's People Who Care Award. The winners were John Blank, who works in the information technology department, registered nurse Vivi Cullens and patient care technician Roxanne Phan. Blank, Cullens and Phan are eligible for the Employee of the Year Award, to be presented in May. The Employee of the Year is chosen from among the 12 people who win the People Who Care Award each year.
NEWS
January 19, 1995
Smith is elected head of medical staffDr. Dennis M. Smith of Ellicott City has been elected president of St. Agnes Medical Staff after serving a one year-term as president-elect.Dr. Smith became an attending physician in the hospital's department of medicine in 1982.Blair is principal in Columbia law firmCourtney A. Blair has been elected a principal in the Columbia-based law firm of Levan, Schimel, Belman & Abramson.Ms. Blair is a 1987 honors graduate of the University of Baltimore Law School and joined the firm in 1988 as an associate.
SPORTS
By Dan Connolly and The Baltimore Sun | February 6, 2013
The Orioles and right-handed pitcher Jair Jurrjens still have not finalized a one-year deal, nearly a week after the 27-year-old began his team physical. But Jurrjens remains hopeful that he'll soon be a member of the team and will join the Orioles' pitchers and catchers for their Feb. 12 reporting date in Sarasota, Fla. “I hope so, the only thing I can do is keep working and getting ready,” Jurrjens said by phone Wednesday. “We're still trying to discuss some small stuff on the contract.
SPORTS
By Edward Lee | December 13, 2012
Ray Lewis is still on the Ravens' injured reserve-designated to return list, but the 13-time Pro Bowl inside linebacker is eligible to return for Sunday's home contest against the Denver Broncos. While not revealing anything about Lewis' availability, defensive coordinator Dean Pees said the decision is out of his hands. “That's totally up to the trainers, [coach] John [Harbaugh] and the organization,” he said. “And I'm not really trying to avoid [the question]. It really is a matter of whoever is out there in practice is who we coach up. Whoever shows up on Sunday, that's who we're going to coach up. As coaches, we're almost out of the loop.
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