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The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) Catalyst for Excellence honorees will be recognized at the Founders Week Gala on Oct. 26.

The Catalysts for Excellence exemplify powerful advocacy for success, achievement, and philanthropy for their respective schools while serving as visionaries for future progress.

Exemplars of excellence and inspiration, they have accomplished meaningful progress in their respective lives and careers, in addition to devoting meaningful time, talent, and resources to numerous worthy causes.

UMB, the city of Baltimore, and the state of Maryland are much the better through the impactful efforts of these extraordinary individuals.

Here are the honorees:

School of Dentistry

Robert Ord, DDS, MD, FRCS, FACS, MS

Francis King Carey School of Law

Robert J. Kim, JD ’83

School of Medicine

Harry Knipp, MD ’76, FACR

School of Nursing

Elizabeth “Beth” O’Connell, MS ’74, BSN ’73

School of Pharmacy

Terry Gyi, BSP ’83, PharmD ’06

School of Social Work

Betsy Krieger, MSW ’83, and David Kandel, MSW ’83

Read about the honorees

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