Planning for the unthinkable
Gabe Kelen, chair of Emergency Medicine, is accustomed to dealing
with crises. But for him, Sept. 11, 2001, was a wake-up call. In
the event of an unfathomable disaster like a smallpox outbreak,
would Hopkins be prepared? Could it protect its employees--and
could it step in as a leader in a regional or national
For a year, he has been working to make sure
the answer would be yes.
Jewish studies program established with
The Leonard and Helen Stulman Jewish Studies Program is being
launched with a $5 million gift from the Leonard and Helen R.
Stulman Charitable Foundation Inc. of Baltimore.
Shale D. Stiller, president of the Stulman
Foundation, called the gift to Johns Hopkins "a signal commitment
from the foundation," which generally makes more modest grants
focused on Jewish issues, health care, mental health, higher
education and aging. "This is probably the largest single gift
for Jewish education that has ever been made in Baltimore. The
Stulman Foundation is particularly pleased to provide the impetus
for this new program at Johns Hopkins at a time when the
university is also making a commitment to encourage the
development of various aspects of Jewish student life on the
Homewood campus," Stiller said.
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