Dr. James E. Wood Jr. has been appointed chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery of Harbor Hospital, of Baltimore. Wood, who is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, had served as chief of the Division of Orthopaedics at the hospital for nearly 10 years. He also has served as director of the Orthopaedic Faculty Practice at Sinai Hospital, of Baltimore, and chairman of orthopaedic surgery at St. Luke’s Hospital in San Francisco. Dr. Wood earned his bachelor’s degree from Morgan State University and his doctor of medicine degree from the University of California, Irvine.
Bradley Klinedinst, project manager of Stormwater Maintenance, of Hunt Valley, recently received certification in pond design, management and maintenance from the Rutgers Agricultural Experiment Station Office of Continuing Professional Education. As project manager, Klinedinst is responsible for client communications, estimating and bidding, assisting with project coordination and scheduling, and managing projects in the field as needed.
Katie Vota, who is studying fiber at the Maryland Institute College of Art, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to work with the Center for Traditional Textiles of Cusco, Peru. She will learn from villages of artisans practicing traditional Andean methods of weaving and natural dying while helping the weavers and dyers of the region market their products so they are better able to preserve these traditions.
Woody Derricks, president of Partnership Wealth Management, of Baltimore, has been authorized by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. as a Certified Financial Planner. The CFP Board is a nonprofit regulatory organization.
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra recently made two senior-level appointments: Beth Buck is the BSO’s new vice president and chief financial officer, and Carol Bogash will fill a new position in September as vice president of education and community engagement. Buck has 20 years of experience as a senior executive officer and CFO. For the past two years she served as vice president and chief accounting officer for Kelson Energy. Buck also has been chief financial officer at two Maryland companies, the Ingenium Corp. and RWD Technologies. She is a certified public accountant. Bogash will manage all aspects of the BSO’s education and community engagement projects. She currently is director of education for the Washington Performing Arts Society. From 1994 to 2006, she served as director of educational and cultural programs at the Smithsonian Institution’s Associates Program. Bogash taught in the Baltimore public school system before becoming orchestra manager of the BSO and then associate director in the Division of Liberal Arts at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Continuing Studies. She has a master’s degree in music from the Peabody Institute and a Maryland teacher’s certificate from Loyola College and Towson University. Bogash has been awarded the Palmes Academiques by France for her contributions to education and furtherance of French culture in the United States.