The Bulletin - Winter 2001


Schizophrenia: Seeking Solutions
While he possesses a modicum of regret for turning down an offer to play for the Baltimore Colts, Dr. William T. Carpenter knows he made the right decision to pursue a medical degree. Today he is director of the Maryland Psychiatric Research Center whose primary focus is the study of schizophrenia.

Staff Profile: Ronn Wade
Preparing Bodies & Doctors at Maryland
Back in the early 1800s, the medical school resorted to grave robbing to obtain cadavers for anatomy classes. Some 200 years later, Maryland is enjoying an abundance of body donations, thanks to the work of Ronn Wade, head of the school’s anatomical services division and director of the Maryland State Anatomy Board.

Alumni Profile:
Lisa Scheinin, ’86 A Stomach for Success

A deputy medical examiner in the Los Angeles Coroner’s Office, Lisa Scheinin has investigated the deaths of movie stars, murderers and their victims. She is a roller coaster enthusiast, a black belt in Tae Kwon Do, and is the owner of two pet snakes.

The Board of Directors, Editorial Board, Contact Info

Executive Editor: Larry Pitrof
Art Director: Nancy Johnston

Dr. Carol Tacket
Dr. William T. Carpenter, Jr.
focusing on study of schizophrenia