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Kennedy Krieger Institute

Feb 27, 2023

Kennedy Krieger Institute receives $100K in memory of former chief medical officer

Baltimore-based Kennedy Krieger Institute received $100,000 in memory of Dr. Michael V. Johnston, former chief medical officer and pediatric neurologist.

Feb 9, 2023

Kennedy Krieger to host workforce diversification conference

Kennedy Krieger Institute will convene job leaders at its Neurodiversity in the Workplace: A Collaborative National Conference next month.

Sep 7, 2021

Clinics in Maryland launched to focus on post-COVID recovery

As cases of COVID-19 and its delta variant continue to rise, a number of clinics have been created in Maryland to exclusively treat patients recovering from the virus.

Nov 13, 2019

Jury finds Kennedy Krieger liable for lead exposure for study participant’s sibling

A Baltimore jury found Kennedy Krieger Institute liable for the lead exposure of a child whose sibling was part of its lead paint study in the 1990s, marking the first time there has been a verdict against the institute for the program. The Lead-Based Paint Abatement and Repair and Maintenance Study, or R&M study, exposed newborns and children […]

Feb 26, 2018

Kennedy Krieger Institute leader to retire this year

Dr. Gary W. Goldstein, president and CEO of the Kennedy Krieger Institute, will retire later this year, the institute announced Monday. Goldstein has led the Baltimore-based institute for 30 years and will retire once a successor has been named. Kennedy Krieger has launched a national search to find the next CEO. “It has been a […]

Feb 7, 2018

Md. top court to decide whether siblings of participants in Kennedy Krieger lead-paint abatement study can sue

Maryland’s top court will determine if siblings of participants in the Kennedy Krieger Institute’s lead-paint abatement study more than 20 years ago can sue the institute for negligence. The Court of Appeals on Monday granted Kennedy Krieger’s petition for writ of certiorari in the case of Ashley Partlow, who was too old to take part in […]

Jan 19, 2018

Progress at Kennedy Krieger’s $46M outpatient clinic expansion

Kennedy Krieger's $46 million outpatient clinic expansion in taking shape in east Baltimore.

Jun 6, 2017

Hospitals now tap lawyers to fulfill patients’ legal needs

As health care systems continue to shift toward becoming comprehensive medical homes for patients, health care providers are increasingly incorporating lawyers into the team of professionals who are on hand to help people at no additional charge to patients. Roughly 300 health care systems, children’s hospitals and federally qualified health centers across the country have […]

Mar 24, 2017

Kennedy Krieger win in lead-paint abatement study lawsuit affirmed

The Court of Special Appeals has affirmed rulings made at a 2014 trial in which the Kennedy Krieger Institute was found not liable by a jury for its Lead-Based Paint Abatement and Repair and Maintenance Study. The lawsuit was the first case regarding the R&M study, which exposed newborns and children to lead paint to determine […]

Sep 3, 2015

Joe Surkiewicz: Project HEAL celebrates 10 years of protecting the rights of children with disabilities

As a clinician working on Kennedy Krieger Institute’s neurobehavioral unit more than a decade ago, Maureen van Stone saw the critical importance of advocating for children with intellectual and developmental disabilities and severe problem behaviors. So van Stone, now director of Project HEAL (Health, Education, Advocacy, and Law), a community-based program of the Maryland Center […]

Jul 16, 2015

Former Kennedy Krieger Institute employee claims discrimination

A former switchboard operator for the Kennedy Krieger Institute has alleged her supervisors created an "abusive" work environment by insulting her race, national origin and disability.

Feb 27, 2015

Md. court affirms dismissal of lead-paint lawsuit

The opinion affirmed a jury verdict last year dismissing a lawsuit against the Kennedy Krieger Institute filed by the family of Tyron N. White.

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