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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.
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By Jacques Kelly and Jacques Kelly,SUN STAFF | December 2, 1999
Dr. Philip E. Sartwell, a renowned Johns Hopkins University epidemiologist who alerted women to the side effects of oral contraceptives, died Friday of Alzheimer's disease at his Marblehead, Mass., home. He was 91 and had lived in Homeland.In pioneering studies at the School of Hygiene and Public Health, he also investigated the effectiveness of flu vaccines and the danger to health professionals from radiation exposure.As early as 1958, he wrote to the editor of The Sun to warn of the link between smoking tobacco and cancer.
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April 1, 2005
BALTIMORE Magazine ranks Hopkins medical research No. 2 The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine's research program recaptured its place as the second best in the country, trailing only Harvard's in U.S. News & World Report's annual comparison, the magazine announced yesterday. "It comes out as a numerical score, but what [is] far more important to us - it's a reflection of the fact that we bring bright, young, energetic people together with brilliant scientists and wait for the magic to happen," Dr. David Nichols, vice dean for education, said yesterday.
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By FREDERICK N. RASMUSSEN and FREDERICK N. RASMUSSEN,SUN REPORTER | April 1, 2006
Dr. Donald Frederick Proctor, a noted Johns Hopkins School of Medicine otolaryngologist who also had careers in anesthesiology and environmental sciences, died of pneumonia Tuesday at Roland Park Place. He was 92. Born in Red Bank, N.J., he moved to Towson, where he graduated from Towson High School in 1929. Torn between a career as an opera singer or in medicine, Dr. Proctor earned a bachelor's degree in 1933 at the Johns Hopkins University, while simultaneously studying voice at the Peabody Conservatory of Music and the Juilliard School in New York.
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By Tricia Bishop and Tricia Bishop,SUN STAFF | May 8, 2002
When Desta Fisseha was growing up in Ethiopia her grandmother told her that education was the path to independence and a better life. That meant sacrifices along the way, like wearing her hair chopped short and making herself plain so boys wouldn't call and interrupt her studies. Fisseha brought versions of these rules to the raising of her children. "I didn't allow sleepovers or watching TV," she said. "And there was no dating until they finished high school." Now, based on their academic and personal achievements, Fasika and Tinsay Woreta, her identical twin daughters, have won graduate-study scholarships worth $400,000.
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December 4, 2004
On November 19, 2004, due to complications of diabetes, DR. DEAN H. LOCKWOOD, 67, of Pittsford, NY. He was born June 17, 1937, in Millford, CT. He graduated from Albany Academy in 1955, Wesleyan University in 1959 and Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in 1963. Dean willingly served as a surgeon in the Public Health Service from 1964 to 1965, he taught at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine from 1967 to 1976 and later as the Chair of the Endocrine and Metabolism Unit and Associate Chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine from 1976 to 1991.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,sun reporter | July 31, 2007
Dr. John G. Griffith, an obstetrician-gynecologist who was an assistant professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and director of the hospital's Fibroid Center, died Saturday in Dewey Beach, Del., after being hit by a car. The Timonium resident was 44. Dr. Griffith, who had been vacationing in Rehoboth Beach, Del., with his family, was on the shoulder of the Coastal Highway repairing his broken bicycle chain when he was hit. He was...
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Diana K. Sugg and Frederick N. Rasmussen and Diana K. Sugg,SUN STAFF | April 23, 2002
Dr. David A. Nagey, director of the perinatal outreach division at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and an internationally known expert on high-risk pregnancies, died of a heart attack Sunday after collapsing during a 5K fund-raising race at Indian Creek School in Crownsville. He was 51. A resident of Sherwood Forest near Annapolis, Dr. Nagey was participating in an annual event that raises money for the independent school where his wife is development director. Personable and committed, Dr. Nagey was revered as a teacher and physician by a generation of obstetricians.
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By Fred Rasmussen and Fred Rasmussen,SUN STAFF | July 24, 1996
Dr. J. Donald Woodruff Sr., a world-renowned surgeon and professor of gynecologic pathology and gynecology at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Hospital, died Friday of pneumonia at Keswick Multi-Care Center. He was 84.A childhood bout of scarlet fever and nephritis and treatment by an old-fashioned Sparrows Point country doctor convinced a young J. Donald Woodruff that he wanted to pursue a career in medicine."It was old Dr. Eldridge, and he became a role model for my husband," said the former Bettye M. Gardner, who married Dr. Woodruff in 1939.
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October 1, 1990
Services for Dr. G. Bowers Mansdorfer, a retired pediatrician who cared for four generations of Baltimore families, will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow at the First English Lutheran Church, Charles and 39th streets.Dr. Mansdorfer, who lived and had an office on North Charles Street, died of heart failure Friday at his daughter's home in Timonium. He was 86.Born in Baltimore, he graduated from Gettysburg College in 1926 and was a 1930 graduate of the University of Maryland School of Medicine.
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