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By Mike Bowler and Mike Bowler,SUN STAFF | April 28, 1996
Shawnette Alston became an orphan just before Christmas last year when an out-of-control Jeep Cherokee plowed into her mother on a sidewalk outside the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall.Pearl Brown, Shawnette's mother, was 30. Shawnette, the oldest of five children, will turn 12 Friday.But already she has been awarded a full scholarship to the Coppin State College School of Nursing -- a scholarship Shawnette won't start drawing down until 2003.Coppin officials knew Pearl Brown wanted to be a nurse and that she had passed that dream on to her daughter, a Eutaw-Marshburn Elementary School fifth-grader.
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By Jacques Kelly and Jacques Kelly,jacques.kelly@baltsun.com | April 20, 2009
Esther McCready never skips her volunteer visits to the University of Maryland, the school she forced to offer her an education 60 years ago when she was a hopeful, young black student. McCready, a retired nurse and teacher, is now 78 and spends hours each month volunteering at the school's nursing museum in Baltimore, where her letter of admission is enshrined. Civil rights scholars say it was McCready's persistence that opened the university system's doors to black undergraduate students during the days of court-sanctioned racial segregation in Maryland.
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By Edward Gunts and Edward Gunts,SUN STAFF | November 12, 1998
NIGHTINGALE, DIX, Barton, Mahoney, Parsons, Wald, Petry.A new downtown law firm? No, they're key figures in the annals of nursing history: Florence Nightingale, Dorothea Dix, Clara Barton, Mary Mahoney, Louisa Parsons, Lillian Wald and Lucille Petry.Their names have been inscribed for all to see on the exterior of the new University of Maryland School of Nursing that will be dedicated this weekend on the university's downtown Baltimore campus."They're the pillars of modern nursing, so we wanted their names above the pillars of our new building," said Barbara R. Heller, dean of the school.
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By FREDERICK N. RASMUSSEN | December 2, 2008
Ruth C. Kammer, a retired registered nurse and world traveler, died of complications from Alzheimer's disease Nov. 23 at the Edenwald retirement community in Towson. She was 92. Ruth Clemmens was born in Baltimore and raised near Patterson Park. She was a 1934 graduate of Seton High School and earned her nursing degree from the St. Joseph Hospital School of Nursing. While working as a nurse at the old St. Joseph Hospital on Caroline Street, she met and fell in love with William Henry Kammer Jr., a resident physician.
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By Edward Gunts and Edward Gunts,SUN STAFF | January 25, 1996
FOR DECADES, the primary symbol of the University of Maryland's presence in downtown Baltimore was an octagonal penthouse atop the hospital's 1933 south tower on Greene Street.That distinctive silhouette will be recalled in the design of a $30 million addition to the university's School of Nursing planned for construction one block away -- if state funds come through.The main entrance to the new nursing school building will be marked by a seven-story tower with a top that echoes the octagonal cap of the hospital across the street.
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September 24, 2002
People New facilitator: North Arundel Hospital has announced the appointment of Martha Underwood of Glen Burnie as the emergency room competency development facilitator. She received her bachelor's degree in nursing from the University of Maryland School of Nursing. Underwood is married and has two daughters.
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January 11, 2004
HELEN KNOX MILLER Died October 24, 2003. Memorial Service will be at 2 P.M. on January 17th at Roland Park Place. In lieu of flowers send donations to Brown Memorial Tutoring Program or the Dr. Mitchell H. and Helen Knox Miller Scholarship of Johns Hopkins School of Nursing
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October 8, 2007
Dorothy W. Gamble, a registered nurse and former head of the old Lutheran Hospital School of Nursing, died of cancer Thursday at the Kline Hospice House in Mount Airy. The longtime Brunswick resident was 84. The former Dorothy Wheatley was born in Baltimore and raised on Glenolden Avenue. She was a 1940 graduate of Western High School and graduated in 1943 from the West Baltimore General Hospital School of Nursing, which later became the Lutheran Hospital School of Nursing. She earned a bachelor's degree in 1949 from the University of Rochester, and a master's degree in nursing from the University of Maryland.
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By SLOANE BROWN | January 9, 2000
Paintings of birds decorated Center Stage's Head Theater for the 1999 Nightingala party. But the entertainment came in human form, as Marthanne Verbit presented an evening of piano theater to benefit the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Community Health Nursing Program. Among the 320 guests enjoying the high-flying night: Anne Pinkard, honorary event chair; Renee Waldron and Terry Ulmer, event co-chairs; Townsend Kent, Lindy Lord, Chessie Donnelly and Mary-Ann Pinkard, event committee members; Sue Donaldson, dean of the Hopkins School of Nursing; Dr. Bill Brody, Johns Hopkins University president; former Baltimore Colts quarterback Marty Domres, now with DB Alex.
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November 15, 2007
Dr. Jane Kapustin has been named assistant dean for master's studies at the University of Maryland School of Nursing. She has served on the school's faculty for seven years as an assistant professor and director of the Adult Nurse Practitioner program. Kapustin holds a Ph.D. from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Six researchers with the Johns Hopkins University have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Jef Boeke, Ph.D., Sc.D.; Paul D. Feldman, Ph.D.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen | November 26, 2008
Mary Ann Metcalfe, a registered nurse whose career at St. Agnes Hospital spanned nearly 40 years, died Nov. 19 of complications from a stroke at Joseph Richey Hospice. The Violetville resident was 82. Mary Ann Hearn was born and raised in Asheville, N.C. After graduating from Lee H. Edwards High School, she enlisted in the Army Cadet Nurse Corps. She received her training at the St. Agnes Hospital School of Nursing, from which she graduated in 1946. Mrs. Metcalfe began working at the hospital and as a private-duty nurse.
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By FREDERICK N. RASMUSSEN | August 7, 2008
Grace E. Hyle, a registered nurse whose career spanned 50 years, died of kidney failure July 30 at St. Joseph Medical Center. She was 89. Grace Emily Guy was born in Towson and raised in the Providence section of Baltimore County. She was a 1936 graduate of Towson High School and earned her nursing degree in 1941 from the St. Agnes Hospital School of Nursing. Beginning in 1941 and continuing for the next 40 years, she was a private-duty nurse at Sinai Hospital. For 20 years, she was also a nurse at the old Cottage Grove Beach on Fort Smallwood Road and worked part time as a nurse at Pimlico Race Course until retiring in 1996.
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By Jacques Kelly and Jacques Kelly,Sun Reporter | June 29, 2008
Hazel Irene Bailey Brown, a retired nurse who was active in nursing professional organizations, died of old-age complications Monday at her West Baltimore home. She was 98. Born Hazel Irene Bailey in Baltimore and raised on Division Street, she was the daughter of a mother who was a seamstress and a father who owned a tailoring business in South Baltimore. Family members said she had childhood memories of accompanying her grandfather to Ebenezer African Methodist Church on Montgomery Street, where he lit the coal fire in a stove early Sunday mornings.
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By Jacques Kelly | February 26, 2008
Dr. M. Elizabeth Carnegie, a Baltimore-born pioneer in African-American nursing education who became dean of the Florida A&M University School of Nursing, died of hypertensive cardiovascular disease Wednesday at her Chevy Chase home. She was 91. Mary Elizabeth Lancaster was born in Baltimore. Her parents divorced when she was a child, and she was adopted by an aunt and lived in Washington. She earned a diploma at the Lincoln School of Nursing in New York, a bachelor's degree from West Virginia State College, a master's degree from Syracuse University and a doctorate from New York University.
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November 28, 2007
Mary M. Boland, a retired registered nurse and former Towson resident, died Monday in her sleep at HeartHomes of Lutherville. She was 97. Mary McHale, one of 12 children, was born and raised in Donegal, Ireland. In 1928, she immigrated to Baltimore and, five years later, married Patrick Joseph Boland. He died in 1949. Mrs. Boland became a U.S. citizen in 1951. The next year, she graduated from South Baltimore General Hospital School of Nursing. She was a nurse briefly at Union Memorial Hospital before returning to South Baltimore General Hospital.
FEATURES
November 15, 2007
Dr. Jane Kapustin has been named assistant dean for master's studies at the University of Maryland School of Nursing. She has served on the school's faculty for seven years as an assistant professor and director of the Adult Nurse Practitioner program. Kapustin holds a Ph.D. from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Six researchers with the Johns Hopkins University have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Jef Boeke, Ph.D., Sc.D.; Paul D. Feldman, Ph.D.
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By Jacques Kelly | February 26, 2008
Dr. M. Elizabeth Carnegie, a Baltimore-born pioneer in African-American nursing education who became dean of the Florida A&M University School of Nursing, died of hypertensive cardiovascular disease Wednesday at her Chevy Chase home. She was 91. Mary Elizabeth Lancaster was born in Baltimore. Her parents divorced when she was a child, and she was adopted by an aunt and lived in Washington. She earned a diploma at the Lincoln School of Nursing in New York, a bachelor's degree from West Virginia State College, a master's degree from Syracuse University and a doctorate from New York University.
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