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Eminently Clickable

JHM’s Web site (www.hopkinsmedicine.org) re-debuted late last month with a new look and feel. With the redesign, clear and concise information is just a couple of clicks away. Launched by the Office of Corporate Communications’ Web Center, the site is the result of months of planning and collaboration with various departments throughout the institutions—and it is still a work in progress. Responsible for the growth and maintenance of the site, the Web Center is actively working with departments, divisions, centers and offices to accurately represent Johns Hopkins Medicine. If you would like to integrate your site with JHM’s recast Web presence, e-mail webcenter@jhmi.edu.



Enterprising Techs

The technologists in Breast Imaging on JHOC 4 held a month-long raffle to benefit outreach projects at the Breast Center. The eight techs themselves conceived of the idea, tracked down the donations—including 100 gallons of gasoline, restaurant certificates, Ravens shirts and autographed baseballs—and sold raffle tickets in the Outpatient Center throughout October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The funds will go to Breast Center volunteer programs, such as those that enable breast cancer survivors to lend support to newly diagnosed patients.

“The techs wanted to do something significant, since they are usually the front-line people involved in diagnosing a patient with breast cancer,” says Jennifer Wakefield, Breast Imaging administrative assistant.

More than 50 mammographic procedures are done each day at the Breast Imaging Center, and women spend anxious moments there as views are being developed. The techs, who move back and forth between patient and radiologist, attempt to ease the angst. As of Oct. 23, these unsung heros had raised more than $1,500. The drawing was set for Oct. 31.



Help a Child

JHHS Community Services’ after-school mentoring program benefits students at Collington Square Elementary School in East Baltimore. Mentors volunteer one afternoon a week, helping the children with homework and other projects. No special teaching skills required; transportation a must. Details: Terry Todesco, 410-614-4976.

 


Firemen’s Memorial

Hundreds of Baltimore firefighters held a memorial service at the Baltimore Fire Officers Hall in Canton on Sept. 30 in honor of Andrew M. Munster, founding director of the Baltimore Regional Burn Center at Bayview Medical Center from 1976 to 2000. Using two ladder trucks, the firemen formed a big “A” with the ladders and flew a flag from the lofty structure.

Munster, a professor of surgery and plastic surgery who retired in 2001, enjoyed trekking in the Swiss Alps and the Himalayas and loved golf. Before he died, he wrote his own brief eulogy, ending with a few regrets, one of which was that he never broke 90 on the golf course. “Oh, well. Maybe next time,” he concluded. Munster died on Sept. 27 of liver cancer. He was 67.

 

 

 

 

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