March 26, 1991
RARELY DOES ONE charitable contribution so profoundly affect the future of an institution and the people and community it serves."Those were a few of the words used to express the gratitude of Dr. Morton I. Rapoport, president and chief executive office of the University of Maryland Medical System, to the Martha Gudelsky family, which donated $5 million to build the new Homer Gudelsky clinical tower. Although this is the largest single gift ever given to the University of Maryland, it's not the first gift from the Gudelsky Foundation, which donated $1 million to construct the Anna Gudelsky Magnetic Resonance Imaging Center, which opened in 1986.
January 15, 2008
Dr. Herbert Copeland Jr., a retired Franklin Square Hospital Center radiologist, died of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, often referred to as Lou Gehrig's disease, Jan. 7 at a Naples, Fla., nursing home. The Lutherville resident was 87. Born in Wheeling, W.Va., he earned a bachelor's degree at West Virginia University and a medical degree at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. In 1951, he became Franklin Square Hospital's radiologist and was president of the institution's medical staff from 1970 to 1972.
April 12, 1996
Dr. Edward Joseph Kowalewski, a physician who was chairman of the family medicine program and department at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, died of heart failure Tuesday at Anne Arundel County Medical Center. He was 75 and lived in Arnold.Dr. Kowalewski became convinced of the values of family medicine -- providing comprehensive medical services for an individual practically from cradle to grave -- while practicing medicine in Pennsylvania after World War II.In a family practice, emphasis is placed on treatment of all problems, from sniffles to management of long-term conditions, such as terminal cancer.
April 5, 1991
A memorial service for Dr. Ronald G. Michels, a Baltimore ophthalmologist, will be held at noon April 25 in Turner Auditorium, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine where he taught and practiced for a number of years.Dr. Michels died Jan. 15 while awaiting a heart transplant.Personal friends are invited to write about their relationship with Dr. Michels for inclusion in a book for his survivors, his wife, Alice, and their two children, Randy and Allison. The deadline is April 15.The writings should be faxed to Dr. Walter J. Stark at (301)
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.
June 15, 2003
On June 11, 2003, RICHARD L., beloved son of Eugene S. (Gene) and Joanne Ruoss Will, brother of Gary L., Jon M., and David E. Will and Elizabeth Anne Thropp and Thomas E. Will. Services and Interment private. Inquiries may be made to the ELINE FUNERAL HOME, Reisterstown 410-833-1414. Donations may be made to: Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 7200 Rutland Avenue, Ross 918, Balto., MD 21205.
February 21, 2008
Dr. Dalliah Mashon Black, a breast surgeon, recently joined the staff of the Hoffberger Breast Center at Mercy Medical Center. Black, a former professor of surgery at Yale School of Medicine, is a 1998 graduate of the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. She interned at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia; did her residency at the University of North Carolina Hospitals at Chapel Hill; and completed a fellowship in breast surgical oncology at Boston's Massachusetts General Hospital.
July 25, 2006
On July 23, 2006, NORA E. WAGNER; wife of the late Dr. John A. Wagner, Prof. Emeritus University of Maryland, School of Medicine; beloved mother of John A. Wagner, Jr., Katherine E. Wagner and Jean C. Kermath; grandmother of three and great-grandmother of three. Service will be held Friday, July 28 at 11 A.M. at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Chestertown, MD. www.fhnfuneralhome.com