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Wax, Darold D. "A Philadelphia Surgeon on a Slaving Voyage to Africa, 1749-1751." Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography 92 (1968): 465-493.
Hamlett, Roz. "Cardiac Surgery's Invisible Man." Johns Hopkins Magazine 45 (November 1993): 54-58.
Annotation / Notes: Dr. Vivien Thomas.
Erickson, Marie Anne. "Crossroads: Middletown." Frederick Magazine (May 1992): 12-14.
Simon, David, and Edward Burns. The Corner: A Year in the Life of an Inner-City Neighborhood. New York: Broadway Books, 1997.
Annotation / Notes: The story of the people of a drug corner in Baltimore's Franklin Square neighborhood.
Capper, John, Garrett Power, and Frank Shivers. Chesapeake Waters: Pollution, Public Health and Public Opinion, 1602-1972. Centreville, MD: Tidewater Publishers, 1983.
Key, Betty McKeever, comp. Oral History in Maryland: A Directory. Edited by Larry E. Sullivan. Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society, 1981.
Annotation / Notes: Although it is very outdated, this directory should serve be the starting point for anyone attempting to locate oral history collections relevant to Maryland. Collections surveyed were not only in institutional hands (schools, libraries, and historical agencies) but also belonged to governmental agencies and private individuals. Included are DC and PA collections of potential interest.
Yewell, Therese C. Women of Achievement in Prince George's County History. Upper Marlboro, MD: Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Prince George's County Planning Board, 1994.
Annotation / Notes: This is a model of how to present biographical portraits. The biographies of these Prince George's County women are arranged in chronological order. Each chapter begins with an historical narrative that places the biographies in context.
Beckles, Frances N. 20 Black Women: A Profile of Contemporary Black Maryland Women. Baltimore: Gateway Press, 1978.
Annotation / Notes: Only set of biographical sketches currently available on African-American women in Maryland. These contemporary women have made significant contributions to a wide range of professions.
Fraser, Gertrude Jacinta. African American Midwifery in the South: Dialogues of Birth, Race, and Memory. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1998.
Howell, Arnesa. "Dr. Ben Carson to Receive 91st Spingarn Medal." The Crisis, 113 (July-August 2006): 54-55.
Spence, Lester, and Rena Boss-Victoria. "AIDS, Context, and Black Politics." NationalPolitical Science Review, 11 (2007): 87-102.
Maryland Dental Society. Black Pioneers in Dentistry (1911-1975). Baltimore: 1975.
Thomas, Vivien T. Pioneering Research in Surgical Shock and Cardiovascular Surgery: Vivien Thomas and His Work with Alfred Blalock, an Autobiography. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1985.
Annotation / Notes: A Maryland physician's life and career.
Turner, Alezandria. The Influence of Psychiatric Disorder Symptoms and Stressful Life Events on the Sexual Risk Behavior of Out-of-School Youth in Baltimore, MD. Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University, 2009.
Wittink, M.N., J.H. Joo, and L.M. Lewis, et al. "Losing Faith and Using Faith: Older African Americans Discuss Spirituality, Religious Activities, and Depression." Journal of General Internal Medicine, 24 (March 2009): 402-7.
Gates, Henry Louis, Jr. "The Roots of Dr. Benjamin Carson: Johns Hopkins University's Renowned Neurosurgeon." Journal of Blacks in Higher Education, 63 (Spring 2009): 56-63.
Gates, Henry Louis, Jr. "Gifted Hands, Giving Heart." Reading Today, 26 (February 2009): 24.
Roberts, Samuel Kelton, Jr. Infectious Fear: Politics, Disease, and the Health Effects of Segregation. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2009.
Skloot, Rebecca. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. New York: Crown Publishers, 2010.
LaVeist, Thomas, Keshia Pollack, Roland Thorpe, Jr., Ruth Resahazion, and Darrell Gaskin. "Place, Not Race: Disparities Dissipate in Southwest Baltimore When Blacks and Whites Live Under Similar Conditions." Health Affairs, 30 (October 2011): 1880-87.
Hennick, Rachel. Ghetto Medic: A Father in the 'Hood. Baltimore: BrickHouse Books, 2012.
Iruka, Nkemdiri C. An Economic Evaluation of a Patient Navigation Program for Improving Cancer Screening Adherence among Elderly African Americans in Baltimore City. Ph.D. diss., Johns Hopkins University, 2012.
Royak-Schaler, Renee, Colleen Pelser, Patricia Langenberg, et al. "Characteristics Associated with Initiation of Radiation Therapy after Breast-Conserving Surgery among African American and White Women Diagnosed with Early-Stage Breast Cancer in Maryland, 2000-2006." Annals of Epidemiology, 22 (January 2012): 28-36.
Cummiskey, Julia Ross. "Drugs, Race and Tuberculosis Control in Baltimore, 1950-1978." Social History of Medicine, 27 (November 2014): 728-50.