January 21, 1992
Dr. James A. Block, president and chief executive officer at University Hospitals in Cleveland, was named today to be president of the Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System.Dr. Block, 51, will succeed Dr. Robert M. Heyssel, who will retire July 1 after 20 years in the hospital's top post."We have found a president we believe will not only maintain the standard of excellence expected of Hopkins, but will also advance the quality of health care in the years ahead," said H. Furlong Baldwin, chairman of Hopkins' board of trustees.
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.
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.
February 19, 1995
Dr. William G. Marr, a retired ophthalmologist, died Feb. 10 at his Greenspring Valley home of complications from Parkinson's disease. He was 78.Dr. Marr, who practiced ophthalmology for 34 years from his office at 10 E. Chase St., retired in 1983 because of illness.Dr. Robert B. Welch, an ophthalmologist and associate professor of ophthalmology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and former director of the retina clinic at The Wilmer Institute, described Dr. Marr as an "excellent surgeon."
November 29, 2007
Dr. Charles I. Shubin has been inducted into Polytechnic Institute's Hall of Fame. The honor recognizes his service as the school's doctor since 1969. Shubin is director of pediatrics at Mercy Family Care. Dr. J. Marc Simard is the University of Maryland, Baltimore's Research Lecturer of the Year. Simard is a professor in the departments of neurosurgery, pathology and physiology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and chief of neurological surgery at Baltimore's Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
May 3, 2005
On Sunday May 1, 2005, BRENDA JOYCE VALLETTE (nee Herberson); beloved wife of Charles W. Vallette; loving mother of James Herberson and Christopher W. Vallette; devoted sister of Jim and Joe Herberson; cherished grandmother of Dylan Herberson. Services private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 600 N. Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287. Arrangements by the Fleck Funeral Home, Inc., 410-792-7310.
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
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.