Health Care

Howard County General Hospital receives $1M for addition


Howard Hospital Foundation, which provides philanthropic support to Howard County General Hospital, received a $1 million donation Thursday from The Kahlert Foundation, a Sykesville-based private family foundation to support the hospital’s campus construction project. The Kahlert Foundation previously gave their ...

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Burch, two others resign from UMMS board

University of Maryland Medical System Board Chairman Stephen Burch has submitted his resignation. (Bryan P. Sears)

Stephen Burch, Kevin O’Connor and Dr. Scott Rifkin have resigned from the University of Maryland Medical System’s board as it continues reform efforts in the wake of controversy over corporate contracts to members of the board. Burch, the board’s chair, ...

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HHMI announces $30M science education initiative


The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) announced a third round of its Inclusive Excellence initiative (IE3) Monday to promote diversity and inclusion in science education. The grant program from the Chevy Chase-based institute challenges colleges and universities to work with faculty to examine ...

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