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2011-08-12 13:06:00

New Hope for Wrist Patients at the Curtis National Hand Center BALTIMORE, Aug. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. James Higgins, Chief of Union Memorial Hospital's Curtis National Hand Center, was honored by the American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery with the prestigious Godina Traveling Fellowship last year. After completing a clinical and research tour of hand centers worldwide, he applied his knowledge gained to a procedure never performed in the U.S. before. He...

2011-01-24 19:26:00

Top Hand Doc Will Lead Largest Hand Center In World BALTIMORE, Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. James Higgins has been named Chief of The Curtis National Hand Center at Baltimore's Union Memorial Hospital. He becomes the fourth chief in the hand center's illustrious six decades. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110124/DC35439) A member of the hand center's faculty for more than eight years, Dr. Higgins specializes in complex reconstruction after trauma,...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.