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June 9, 2000

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Bellamy, Saul New Johns Hopkins Medicine Trustees

Johns Hopkins Medicine has named Sherry Bellamy, president and CEO of Bell Atlantic-Maryland, Inc., and Francis Saul, a Maryland banker, to its Board of Trustees.

Bellamy was named president/CEO of Bell Atlantic-Maryland in 1997 and oversees all of the company's local telephone operations in Maryland. She began her career with Bell Atlantic in 1991 as an attorney, earning promotion to vice president and general counsel a few months after arriving there. Before joining Bell Atlantic, she held positions with the law firms of Jones, Day, Reavis and Pogue in Washington, D.C., and the New York offices of Chadbourne and Parke. She previously served as staff attorney with the New Haven Legal Assistance Association. Currently, she serves as a member of the Maryland Economic Development Commission, a director of AllFirst Financial Inc., the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, the Greater Baltimore Alliance, the Greater Baltimore Committee, the Kennedy Krieger Institute, Living Classrooms, the Maryland Chamber of Commerce and the United Way of Central Maryland. Bellamy also is a member of the board of managers for Swarthmore College, the board of trustees of Goucher College, and the Women's Forum of Washington. Born and reared in New York City's Harlem, she is a graduate of Swarthmore and Yale Law School. She and her husband, George Bumbray Jr., live in Annapolis and have four children.

Saul is chairman and president of B.F.Saul Company, chairman of B.F. Saul Real Estate Investment Trust, chair, founder and CEO of Chevy Chase Bank, and chairman/CEO and trustee of Saul Centers Inc. Educated at Villanova and University of Virginia Law School, he currently serves as a trustee of the National Geographic Society, the Federal City Council and the Brookings Institution, and as a director of the Folger Shakespeare Library Committee. He is on the board of visitors and governors of Washington College, the Cork University Foundation and the National Sporting Library, as well as a member of the James Madison Council, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Honors Committee and the Trustees Council of the National Gallery of Art. He is a past director of the Washington Board of Realtors and the Suburban Maryland Home Builders Association, as well as the Mortgage Bankers Association of America. He and his wife, Elizabeth Patricia English, live in Chevy Chase, Md., and have five children and five grandchildren.

Johns Hopkins Medicine is a collaboration of The Johns Hopkins University and the Johns Hopkins Health System that unites the faculty physicians and scientists of the School of Medicine with the organizations, health professionals and facilities of The Johns Hopkins Health System. The health system includes The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center and Howard County General Hospital, as well as organizations devoted to home care, outpatient care and long-term care. Current chairman of the JHM board is Edward K. Dunn, Jr.

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