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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,SUN STAFF | September 9, 2001
Dr. Ernest S. Cross Jr., a retired Baltimore internist and outdoorsman, died Friday at the Blakehurst Life Care Community from complications of a stroke. He was 87. The longtime Chestnut Avenue resident had lived at the Towson retirement community since 1993. From 1948 until retiring from the practice of medicine in 1978, Dr. Cross maintained an office in the Medical Arts Building in downtown Baltimore. He remained a medical consultant to the Social Security Administration in Woodlawn from 1978 until retiring completely in 1982.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,SUN STAFF | December 19, 2000
Dr. Eugene Sydney Bereston, a noted Baltimore dermatologist and clinical professor of dermatology at the University of Maryland whose patients included sports personalities, died Saturday of a heart attack at Sunrise Assisted Living of Pikesville. He was 86. Dr. Bereston had formerly resided on Park Heights Avenue in Northwest Baltimore and in Pikesville. He practiced dermatology in Baltimore for more than 50 years and never fully retired. He had an office in an Eager Street rowhouse near St. Paul Street, and later in Pikesville.
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By Patricia Meisol and Patricia Meisol,SUN STAFF | March 14, 2002
In the two decades since John Hinckley was acquitted by reason of insanity in the shooting of President Ronald Reagan, Texas and many other states have made it almost impossible for criminal defendants to be acquitted because of mental illness. In a case that shocked the nation, Andrea Yates was found guilty Tuesday of drowning her five children by a Houston jury that rejected her claim that she was insane at the time of the killings. The sentencing phase of her trial begins today. She could be sentenced to death.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,SUN STAFF | March 3, 2001
Dr. Paul Fiset -- a retired microbiologist and professor emeritus at the University of Maryland School of Medicine whose research contributed to the development of a vaccine for sufferers of Q fever, a flu-like illness -- died Tuesday of cardiac failure at St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 78. The Timonium resident, who retired from the University of Maryland School of Medicine in 1989, was appointed an associate professor in 1964 in the school's Department of Microbiology. He became a full professor in 1975 and served as interim department chairman from 1986 until his retirement.
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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
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)
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March 15, 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 Monday, March 28, at 3 P.M., from St. Bartolomew's Church, 4711 Edmondson Avenue, Baltimore. 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 or 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.
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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.
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March 16, 2009
* Dr. Gina M. Perez, an assistant professor of psychiatry at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, has been named assistant dean for student affairs at the school. Perez will advise and mentor medical students on a variety of issues to promote their physical and mental wellness, including help in managing their finances, keeping a strong support system, balancing demands on their time and keeping physically active. Perez will also continue to see patients and teach.
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