STATE ANATOMY BOARD
Chairperson: Michael N. Sheridan, M.D.
Lloyd Guth, M.D.; James L. Hiatt; Anne
Hirshfield; Donald B. Newman, M.D.;
Christopher B. Ruff, Ph.D.; Alan Walker, Ph.D.
Ronald S. Wade, Administrator
655 W Baltimore St.
Baltimore, MD 21201 328-3313
The State Anatomy Board, an ex officio body;
was created in 1947 (Chapter 669, Acts of 1947).
The Board's purpose is to ensure the proper distri-
bution of cadavers to qualified hospitals, medical
schools, and other agencies engaged in medical
education and research. Bodies are distributed eq-
uitably to the anatomy department of each medical
school in Maryland. The Board also carries out the
legal provisions regulating Consent to PostMortem
Examination (Chapter 315, Acts of 1961) and the
Anatomical Gift Act (Chapter 467, Acts of 1968).
The Board consists of two representatives from
each of the departments of anatomy of medical
schools in the State of Maryland and one represen-
tative of the Department of Anatomy of the Uni-
versity of Maryland School of Dentistry. Members
of the Board are designated by the administrative
officers of each school (Code Health—General Ar-
ticle, secs. 5-401 through 5-409).
STATE COMMISSION ON ARTHRITIS AND
Chairperson: Thomas M. Zizic, M.D., 1988
Appointed by Governor: A. Lewis Kolodney,
M.D., 1988; Mary Betty Stevens, M.D., 1988;
FrederickM. Gloth, Jr., 1989; Raymond W. Snow,
1989; Joan D. Sutton, R.N., 1989; Patricia Elaine
Dwyer, 1990; Mary Lynn Michels, M.D., 1990;
John W. Southard, M.D., 1990; Robert C.
Thompson, 1990; Myrtie B. Adkins, 1991; George
McDevitt, 1991; Marcia C. Schmidt, M.D., 1991;
Janette Martin, 1992.
Charlotte Sullivan, Administrator
201 W Preston St.
Baltimore, MD 21201 225-6995
The State Commission on Arthritis and Related
Diseases was created in 1985 (Chapter 250, Acts of
1985). The Commission coordinates the activities
of public and private agencies, medical schools, and
related professional groups to improve the quality
of life for arthritic individuals and their families. The
Commission makes recommendations to limit costs
associated with arthritis prevention and treatment,
and vocational training, as well as to improve ser-
vices. The Commission also develops and coordi-
nates programs in vocational rehabilitation and
industry to help arthritic individuals remain produc-
tive in the work force.
Through studies and proposals, the Commission
seeks to form an integrated State program of edu-
cation and applied research in gerontology and
geriatrics. The development of a strategic plan of
patient education throughout Maryland is coordi-
nated by the Commission. The plan involves State
and local health departments, private agencies,
pharmaceutical companies, medical schools, and
The Commission consists of fifteen members
appointed by the Governor, who designates the
chairperson. Members serve four-year terms (Code
Health—General Article, secs. 13-501 through 13-
STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS FOR
Chairperson: Dorothy Shannon, Ph.D., 1992
Appointed by Governor upon recommendation of
Secretary of Health & Mental Hygiene: Douglas E.
Mattox, M.D., 1989; Margaret S. Shafer, 1990;
Adrian E. Velthuis, 1990; Paulette R. Stalling,
1991; Louise Colodzin, 1992.
201 W Preston St.
Baltimore, MD 21201 225-5863
Created in 1972, the State Board of Examiners
for Audiologists licenses qualified audiologists in
Maryland (Chapter 547, Acts of 1972). Licenses
must be renewed every two years.
The Board consists of six members appointed to
five-year terms by the Governor on recommenda-
tion of the Secretary of Health andMental Hygiene.
Three members must be professional audiologists,
one must be a professional speech pathologist, and
another must be licensed to practice medicine in
Maryland and hold an American Board of Otolar-
yngology certificate of qualification. One member
is a consumer, appointed with the advice and con-
sent of the Senate. Authorization for the Board
continues until July 1, 1994 (Code Health Occu-
pations Article, secs. 2-201 through 2-207).
STATE BOARD OF CHIROPRACTIC
President: Frank L. Roberts, D.C., 1990;
Appointed by Governor with advice of Secretary of
Health & Mental Hygiene and Senate advice &
consent: Dorothy Hunt, 1989; Florence G.
Blanck, D.C., 1991; Audie G. Klingler, D.C.,
1992; Donald Brent Owens, D.C., 1993.
201 W Preston St.
Baltimore, MD 21201 225-5865