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  • Grasmick to overhaul teacher training at Towson University

    Grasmick to overhaul teacher training at Towson University
    Several months after Nancy S. Grasmick left her job as state superintendent of schools, Michelle Rhee, the former schools chief in Washington, spoke in Baltimore and let a secret slip. She told the crowd at Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall that Grasmick...
  • 1 in 80 Maryland children diagnosed with autism, CDC says

    1 in 80 Maryland children diagnosed with autism, CDC says
    One in 88 American children has an autism spectrum disorder, according to a new estimate from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The rate is 23 percent higher than one the agency released three years ago. Federal officials said some...
  • Harford County's Michelle Campbell receives pharmaceutical award

    The University of Maryland School of Pharmacy has awarded the first Donald O. Fedder Memorial Fellowship to Michelle Campbell, a fifth-year student from Have de Grace. The award supports the training and development of a graduate student whose work...
  • Henry S. Baker Jr., banker

    Henry S. Baker Jr., banker
    Henry S. Baker Jr., a retired banker and community leader, died Saturday from complications of a tumor at Keswick Multi-Care Center. The longtime Monkton resident was 86. The son of Henry S. Baker Sr., treasurer of the Johns Hopkins University, and...
  • Nancy Grasmick joins Kennedy Krieger Institute

    Former State Superintendent Nancy Grasmick has joined the staff of the Kennedy Krieger Institute, a renowned special education and research institution, where she will lead a new Center for Innovation and Leadership in Special Education.  The...
  • Herbert W. "Bill" Acker, accounting executive

    Herbert W. "Bill" Acker, accounting executive
    Herbert W. "Bill" Acker, a retired Price Waterhouse Coopers LLD regional managing partner, died Friday of kidney cancer at his Stone House Farm in Churchville. He was 70. Herbert William Acker — who was known as H. William "Bill" Acker —...
  • Md. regent said to have used controversial therapy for autism

    Md. regent said to have used controversial therapy for autism
    Two years after a Maryland doctor lost his medical license for using a controversial treatment for autistic patients, the state Board of Physicians has suspended his business partner for allegedly writing the same dangerous prescription for several...
  • Florida Hospital to hold ADHD conference on Wednesday

     
    If you've got a child with ADHD — attention deficit hyperactivity disorder — mark your calendar for Wednesday, May 18, when Florida Hospital will hold a town hall meeting in Orlando, featuring¬†one of the nation's experts on ADHD. Dr. Martha...
  • City researchers to take part in autism study

    Researchers at Johns Hopkins University and Kennedy Krieger Institute will take part in what's being called one of the largest studies to examine the early causes of autism. While other studies have asked if autism is caused solely by genetics or only by...
  • Md. researchers joining major study on causes of autism

    Researchers at Johns Hopkins and the Kennedy Krieger Institute are joining in what is being called one of the largest studies to examine early causes of autism. Medical experts have been trying for years to unravel why children develop autism. Is it...
  • Autism treatment: Science hijacked to support alternative therapies

    Autism treatment: Science hijacked to support alternative therapies
    Dr. Carlos Pardo was trying to head off trouble. The Johns Hopkins neurologist and his colleagues had autopsied the brains of people with autism who died in accidents and found evidence of neuroinflammation. This rare look inside the autistic brain had...