Hundreds of Hopkins runners
Close to 900 faculty, staff and students from all the
Hopkins campuses turned out on Oct. 3 to participate in the 1999
Maryland Race for the Cure. Feeling particularly triumphant were
the 150 women and men representing the
School of Nursing, which had successfully challenged the schools
of Medicine and Public Health to bring out the most
The race, part of an annual nationwide effort
that benefits the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, aims
to raise awareness about breast cancer and also supports local
breast cancer education. Some of the proceeds from this year's
race will benefit the Johns Hopkins Breast Center.
$10 million to JHM from M.I.
A commitment of $10 million from Marion I. Knott, matriarch of
one of Baltimore's most philanthropic families, will endow
directorships in cancer and medical genetics at the School of
The head of the Department of Oncology will be
known as the Marion I. Knott Director and Professor of Oncology,
and the recently established McKusick-Nathans Medical Genetics
Institute will be led by the Henry J. Knott Director and
Professor of Medical Genetics.
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