Nursing's first father and
Herb Zinder remembers when he almost quit nursing school. In 1968
he had been the first man accepted into the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, and the
challenges seemed insurmountable at times. Now, some 30 years
later, Zinder is returning to Hopkins to watch his son, Matthew,
graduate from the School of Nursing. On graduation day, Matthew
and his dad will become the School of Nursing's first father/son
"Of course I am thrilled that Matthew is
graduating from the School of Nursing," Zinder says. "I had
always hoped that one of my children would go into the
Herb Zinder now operates Zinder Anesthesia
Associates in Lutherville, a successful business that provides
nurse anesthetists and anesthesiologists to clinics and doctors'
offices. "It's my hope that Matt will one day join the business
now that he has finished nursing school."
$20 million for cancer research
The Bunting family and the Jacob and Hilda Blaustein Foundation
have pledged $10 million each to the Johns Hopkins Oncology
Center's new cancer research building. The $59 million facility,
to be named for both the Bunting family and the family of Jacob
and Hilda Blaustein, is scheduled to open in January 2000 at the
northwest corner of Broadway and Orleans Street on the JHMI
campus in East Baltimore.
"These generous gifts from two distinguished
Baltimore families are an investment in the future of cancer
research," says Edward D. Miller, CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine
and dean of the School of Medicine.
The new red-brick Bunting Blaustein Building
will be a companion to the Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Cancer
Center's clinical facility, located in the Harry and Jeanette
Weinberg Building on the northeast corner of Broadway and
Orleans. The Weinberg Building is scheduled to open in October.
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