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June 21, 1991
A memorial service for Dr. Richard H. Shepard, a noted Johns Hopkins physician and researcher, will be held at 4 p.m. today in the Wood Basic Science Auditorium of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.Dr. Shepard was distinguished in the study of lungs and in biomedical computing. He is credited with introducing computers into the School of Medicine's curriculum in 1961.Dr. Shepard died in his home in Boulder, Colo., on Jan. 30. He was 69.
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By Mike Klingaman and Mike Klingaman,SUN STAFF | October 20, 1997
Mette Strand, a professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and pioneer in the research of parasitic diseases, died of cancer Oct. 10 in Niva, Denmark. She was 60.An indefatigable scientist, the Danish-born Dr. Strand dedicated herself to finding a cure for schistosomiasis, a debilitating illness that affects 200 million people, mostly in tropical countries. As head of the school's pharmacology graduate program, she trained some of the most promising young minds on campus.
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April 21, 2006
On April 10, 2006, DR. WILMER K. GALLAGER, JR., age 71, of Ellicott City, Maryland. Beloved husband of Ann D. Gallager (nee Dodson), devoted father of Elizabeth Kennick, Kenneth Gallager, and Julie Gallager, brother of Dr. Laurence Gallager. Also survived by three grandchildren. A private memorial service will be held at St. John's Episcopal Church, Ellicott City, MD on April 21, 2006. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. John's Episcopal Church, Ellicott City, MD, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, or St. Agnes Foundation, Baltimore, MD.
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By David Kohn and David Kohn,SUN STAFF | May 24, 2004
Fetuses and newborns exposed to some common anti-inflammatory drugs may be at risk for lasting changes in brain structure that can affect adult sexual behavior, according to a new study involving rats. While researchers emphasize that the results might not apply in humans, some scientists say they raise the possibility that during a vulnerable window in pregnancy and infancy, these drugs could alter developing human brains, too. Known as COX-2 inhibitors, this class of anti-inflammatories includes aspirin, acetaminophen, ibuprofen and indomethacin.
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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.
NEWS
January 27, 2007
A headline for the obituary of Dr. Hugo Moser in Wednesday's editions of The Sun described him as a "Hopkins doctor." While Dr. Moser was on the faculty of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, his principal work was with the Kennedy Krieger Institute, which is affiliated with Hopkins but independent of it.
NEWS
January 2, 2001
People Surgeon: North Arundel Hospital announced the addition of orthopedic surgeon Douglas G. Wright of Aberdeen to its medical staff. Wright was a clinical instructor in orthopedic surgery at Yale University's school of medicine. His clinical interests include diabetic foot disease, ankle trauma and ankle reconstruction and replacements.
NEWS
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.
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.
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