Ayers Saint Gross, of Baltimore, has promoted four staff members to associate: Milica Ackers has worked on the design of science and research buildings at several universities; Samuel Brooke has worked on projects at George Washington and George Mason universities; Naomi Cataldo also worked on plans for several universities. Her volunteer work for Baltimore’s Neighborhood Design Center earned a 2010 Project of the Year Award; Noah Harburger is experienced in building information modeling. He has a master’s degree in architecture from the University of Maryland.
Patricia Turner, M.D., recently was elected to the American Medical Association’s Council on Medical Education. Dr. Turner is the associate professor of surgery at the University of Maryland Medical Center. She specializes in minimally invasive, laparoscopic, gastrointestinal and endocrine surgery.
George M. Connelly Jr. has been named race manager of the Maryland affiliate of Komen Race for the Cure. He is responsible for coordinating all aspects of Komen Maryland Race for the Cure fundraising and production, and managing the pledge program. Connelly has worked at Fairland Markets, the Solomon Ortiz for Congress Committee/Southern Prosperity in Opportunity PAC, and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. He has a bachelor’s degree from St. Mary’s College of Maryland.
Robert Kerr recently was appointed senior vice president of information systems of Remedi SeniorCare, which has its headquarters in Baltimore. Kerr will be responsible for all IT functions and will lead the development of My Remedi, a Web-based portal that features information and administrative tools for customers utilizing cloud computing. He previously was vice president of corporate systems for Coram, and has held leadership positions at OmniCare, NeighborCare, Genesis Healthcare, Health Objects Corp., Integrated Health Services, and VIPS Inc.