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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
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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