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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,Sun Reporter | July 5, 2008
Dr. Barry S. Gold, a Baltimore internist and herpetologist who was an international expert on the management and treatment of venomous snakebites, died Monday of heart failure at Sinai Hospital. The longtime Pikesville resident was 61. Barry Steven Gold was born in Baltimore and raised on Menlo Drive in Northwest Baltimore. He was a 1965 graduate of City College and earned a bachelor's degree in zoology from the University of Maryland in 1969. After earning a medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine in 1973, he completed an internship and residency at Maryland General Hospital.
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September 17, 2002
Surgeon joins staff at Md. Vascular Center Vascular surgeon Dr. Vasana Cheanvechai of Baltimore was joined the Maryland Vascular Center at North Arundel Hospital. A graduate of Princeton University, Cheanvechai received her medical degree from Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago. She completed a fellowships in vascular surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore and Northwestern. Cheanvechai is an assistant professor of vascular surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and is board certified in general surgery.
NEWS
January 13, 1991
Dr. Christopher T. Morrow of Annapolis has been appointed chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Francis Scott Key Medical Center.Previously, he had served as the acting chairman of thedepartment.Originally from Virginia, he graduated from Bucknell University in Pennsylvania in 1974, and from the University of Virginia School ofMedicine in 1979.Before joining the medical center in 1984, Morrow completed a residency in emergency medicine at the John Hopkins University School of Medicine.
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By Judy Foreman and Judy Foreman,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | December 8, 2003
IS THERE A biological basis for homosexuality? With gay marriage now supported by Massachusetts' highest court and homosexuality likely to be a hot issue in the presidential campaign, the question of whether sexual orientation is an innate or acquired trait is increasingly urgent. Since at least 1991, some scientific research has suggested that there is a biological basis to homosexuality - meaning sexual orientation is at least partly natural destiny, not a choice. But that point is open to debate, and our understanding is still fuzzy.
FEATURES
By Janet Cromley and Janet Cromley,Los Angeles Times | October 11, 2007
You've been in psychotherapy for awhile, and you're feeling better. Much better. Is it time to quit? The answer is based, in large part, on the type of treatment. "When to end therapy depends on context and diagnosis," says Dr. Gary Kennedy, director of geriatric psychiatry at Montefiore Medical Center in New York. Certain types of treatment, such as cognitive behavior therapy, are designed to relieve disorders such as mild depression or anxiety in a short period, and the end is almost predetermined.
NEWS
March 13, 2005
On March 10, 2005, DR. W. NEWTON LONG, former faculty member of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine; devoted husband of Nancy Masters Long and the late Mary Myers Long; devoted father of Wilmer Newton Long, III and Alice Long Gersh; loving brother of Howard Franklin Long; dear grandfather of Olga and Elizabeth Robinson and Levi Long. A Memorial Service will be held at later date. Those desiring may make memorial donations to the Musical Organ Fund of St. Bartholomew's Church, 4711 Edmondson Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21229-1440 or to the W. Newton Long Lectureship Fund of W. Newton Long Scholarship Fund of the American College of Nurse Midwives, C/O Emory University School of Medicine Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, 1639 Pierce Dr., Atlanta, GA 30322.
NEWS
April 13, 2009
* MidAtlantic Cardiovascular Associates is expanding its women's cardiovascular program with additional locations in Catonsville and Rosedale. Dr. Shannon Winakur will oversee cardiovascular care at the Catonsville location, 3449 Wilkens Ave., and Dr. Dawn Kershner will oversee cardiovascular care at the Rosedale location, 9105 Franklin Square Drive. Winakur received her medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine and completed her fellowship in cardiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
NEWS
August 21, 1994
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine admitted 63 women and 57 men to its fall class. It's the first time in the school's 101-year history that more women than men have been enrolled in an incoming class. The school's first class in 1893 had just three women. Article, Page 6B.
NEWS
September 25, 2002
Dr. Thomas Bourne Turner: Services for Dr. Thomas Bourne Turner, dean emeritus of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, will be held at 11 a.m. today at Memorial Episcopal Church, Bolton Street and Lafayette Avenue, where he was a member. Dr. Turner died Sunday at his Bolton Hill home at age 100.
NEWS
March 31, 1995
An article in Wednesday's editions of The Sun misidentified the plaintiff in a lawsuit challenging an affirmative action program at the University of Maryland College Park. Daniel J. Podberesky is now a student at the University of Maryland at Baltimore School of Medicine.The Sun regrets the errors.
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