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News: October 2013

Kalb Brothers Share Journalism Experiences with Osher

Bernard and Marvin Kalb spent their journalism careers covering many of the most significant events in mid-20th century American history, including the Cuban missile crisis, the Vietnam War and President Nixon’s visit to China.

Learning Lessons from the Life of Henrietta Lacks

High school students from Baltimore's Excel Academy @ Francis M. Wood visited Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus to explore the science and ethics surrounding HeLa cells.

Students Explore New Frontiers in Science and Medicine

Wearing white lab coats and safety gloves, nearly 600 Montgomery County Public School seventh graders spent an October day at Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus learning about radioactive foods, clinical trials, blood types, DNA testing, pH levels and a variety of other topics related to science and medicine.

Five Questions with Leslie Ford Weber

Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus Executive Director Elaine Amir retired Sept. 30. On an interim basis, Leslie Ford Weber is serving as campus executive director.

Health Science Intensive Program Gives Students Another Chance at Med School

Ambareen Ahmed applied to medical school last year but didn’t get in. Rather than give up on her dream of becoming a doctor, Ahmed, 25, enrolled in the inaugural class of the Post-Baccalaureate Health Science Intensive (HSI) Program at Johns Hopkins University.

Cool Schools: The STEM Bus

CATEGORY: K-12 Outreach

Ch. 9 reporter Mike Hydeck spoke to Gaithersburg Middle School students who had the opportunity to learn science on the MDBio Lab bus. The science-on-the-bus tour is part of the Frontiers in Science & Medicine initiative.

Dr. Siegenthaler Strives to Develop Cardiovascular Devices

Dr. Michael Siegenthaler, a Suburban Hospital cardiovascular surgeon, has opened an office at the Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus where he will focus on developing cardiovascular devices.

Six Questions with Elaine Amir

After nearly 17 years, Elaine Amir, executive director of Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus, retired, effective Sept. 30. Elaine has been the face of Johns Hopkins in Montgomery County and a leader on several community boards and initiatives. Through her work, she touched many lives, both personally and professionally. Before she left, Hopkins Happenings asked her to look back on her years leading JHU MCC: