MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

Dennis R. Schrader, Secretary of Health (410) 767-4639
Lisa A. Burgess, M.D., Acting Deputy Secretary, Behavioral Health (410) 402-8452
Bernard A. Simons, Deputy Secretary, Developmental Disabilities (410) 767-5607
Steven R. Schuh, Deputy Secretary, Health Care Financing & Medicaid Director (410) 767-5343
Atif T. Chaudhry, Deputy Secretary, Operations (410) 767-6821
Jinlene Chan, M.D., Deputy Secretary, Public Health Services (410) 767-6525
Tara Hargadon Tankersley, Assistant Secretary for Customer Experience (443) 478-6397
Webster Ye, Assistant Secretary for Health Policy (410) 767-6481
Kathleen A. Ellis, Principal Counsel (410) 767-1867

Thomas C. Andrews, Chief of Staff (410) 767-0136


[photo, Herbert R. O'Conor State Office Building, 201 West Preston St., Baltimore, Maryland] (410) 767-6500; 1-877-463-3464 (toll free, Maryland)
e-mail: Contact MDH
fax: (410) 767-6489; tdd: 1-800-735-2258 (toll free)
web: https://health.maryland.gov/pages/index.aspx
www.marylandaccesspoint.info/consumer/index.php (health & support services - Maryland Access Point)

Herbert R. O'Conor State Office Building, 201 West Preston St., Baltimore, Maryland, October 2019. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


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ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE

OFFICE OF SECRETARY

(M00A01, formerly 32.01.01)
FY2021 appropriation: $14,474,730; authorized positions: 121
Dennis R. Schrader, Secretary of Health (appointed by Governor with Senate advice & consent) (410) 767-4639
e-mail: dennis.schrader@maryland.gov



[photo, Herbert R. O'Conor State Office Building, 201 West Preston St., Baltimore, Maryland]

Herbert R. O'Conor State Office Building, 201 West Preston St., Baltimore, Maryland, November 2003. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES

STATE ANATOMY BOARD

OFFICE OF CHIEF MEDICAL EXAMINER

OFFICE OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ADMINISTRATION

OFFICE OF HEALTH CARE QUALITY

OFFICE OF POPULATION HEALTH IMPROVEMENT

LABORATORIES ADMINISTRATION

PREVENTION & HEALTH PROMOTION ADMINISTRATION

VITAL STATISTICS ADMINISTRATION


[photo, Herbert R. O'Conor State Office Building, 201 West Preston St., Baltimore, Maryland]

OPERATIONS

(M00A0102, formerly M00C01, formerly 32.03.01.01)
FY2021 appropriation: $33,188,136; authorized positions: 217
Atif T. Chaudhry, Deputy Secretary for Operations (410) 767-6821
e-mail: atif.chaudhry@maryland.gov

Lobby, Herbert R. O'Conor State Office Building, 201 West Preston St., Baltimore, Maryland, October 2019. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.



[photo, Herbert R. O'Conor State Office Building (view from Martin Luther King, Jr., Blvd.), 201 West Preston St., Baltimore, Maryland]

HEALTH CARE FINANCING

(M00Q01, formerly M00P0101)
FY2021 appropriation: $10,937,125; authorized positions: 26
Steven R. Schuh, Deputy Secretary, Health Care Financing & Medicaid Director (410) 767-5343
e-mail: steve.schuh@maryland.gov
web: https://mmcp.health.maryland.gov/pages/home.aspx

Herbert R. O'Conor State Office Building (view from Martin Luther King, Jr., Blvd.), 201 West Preston St., Baltimore, Maryland, October 2017. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


MEDICAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (MEDICAID)

Tricia C. Roddy, Deputy Medicaid Director (410) 767-5809
e-mail: tricia.roddy@maryland.gov

OFFICE OF ELIGIBILITY

(M00Q0109)
FY2021 appropriation: $14,105,018; authorized positions: 171.6
Debra J. Ruppert, Executive Director (410) 767-6057
e-mail: debbie.ruppert@maryland.gov

Patricia A. Rutley-Johnson, Director (410) 767-6080
e-mail: patricia.rutley-johnson@maryland.gov

OFFICE OF LONG-TERM SUPPORT SERVICES

Marlana R. Hutchinson, Acting Director (410) 767-1443
e-mail: marlana.hutchinson@maryland.gov

REGULATORY PROGRAMS

(M00B01)
FY2021 appropriation: $71,546,544; authorized positions: 501.5


HEALTH OCCUPATIONS BOARDS & COMMISSIONS

[photo, Herbert R. O'Conor State Office Building, 201 West Preston St., Baltimore, Maryland] (M00B0104, formerly M00A0104, M00P0204, 32.16.02.04)
FY2021 appropriation: $27,853,396; authorized positions: 144
Kimberly B. Link, J.D., Associate Director, Health Workforce (410) 764-4682; fax: (410) 358-0128
e-mail: kimberly.link@maryland.gov


Herbert R. O'Conor State Office Building, 201 West Preston St., Baltimore, Maryland, October 2019. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


MARYLAND COMMUNITY HEALTH RESOURCES COMMISSION

(M00R0103)
FY2021 appropriation: $7,999,467; authorized positions: 4
Mark A. Luckner, Executive Director (410) 974-5058
e-mail: mark.luckner@maryland.gov
web: https://health.maryland.gov/mchrc/Pages/home.aspx

Appointed by Governor with Senate advice & consent to 4-year terms:
Edward J. Kasemeyer, Chair (chosen by Governor), 2026
J. Wayne Howard, 2023; Carol M. Masden, 2023; Destiny-Simone Ramjohn, Ph.D., 2023; David Lehr, 2024; Karen-Ann Lichtenstein, 2024; Roberta M. Loker, 2024; Scott T. Gibson, 2025; Flor D. Giusti, 2025; Sadiya Muqueeth, Dr.Ph., 2025; TraShawn N. Thornton Davis, M.D., 2026.

Meetings, see: https://health.maryland.gov/mchrc/Pages/meetinginfo.aspx

MARYLAND HEALTH CARE COMMISSION

(M00R0101, formerly 32.18.01.01)
FY2021 appropriation: $33,465,814; authorized positions: 57.9
Michael J. (Ben) Steffen, Executive Director (appointed by Maryland Health Care Commission with Governor's approval)
(410) 764-3565, 1-877-245-1762 (toll free)
e-mail: ben.steffen@maryland.gov
web: http://mhcc.maryland.gov/

Appointed by Governor with Senate advice & consent to 4-year terms:
Randolph S. Sergent, Esq., Chair (chosen by Governor), 2024
Marcia Lee Boyle, 2022; Martin L. Doordan, 2022; Jeffrey T. Metz, 2022; Awawu A. Ojikutu, 2022; Cassandra B. Boyer, 2023; Trupti N. Brahmbhatt, Ph.D., 2023; Gerard S. O'Connor, M.D., 2023; Michael J. O'Grady, Ph.D., 2023; Kenneth R. Buczynski, M.D., 2024; Tinisha J. Cheatham, D.O., 2024; Marcus Li Wang, Esq., 2024; Arun Bhandari, M.D., 2025; Mark T. Jenson, Esq., 2025; Karrie M. Wood, 2025.

Meetings: 3rd Thursday, 1:00 p.m.

STATE HEALTH SERVICES COST REVIEW COMMISSION

(M00R0102, formerly 32.18.01.02)
FY2021 appropriation: $123,521,015; authorized positions: 47
Kathleen K. (Katie) Wunderlich, Executive Director (appointed by State Health Services Cost Review Commission with Governor's approval) (410) 764-2605
e-mail: katie.wunderlich@maryland.gov
web: www.hscrc.maryland.gov/

Appointed by Governor to 4-year terms:
Adam E. Kane, Esq., Chair (chosen by Governor), 2025
Victoria W. Bayless, 2023; Stacia A. Cohen, 2023; Joseph R. Antos, Ph.D., 2024; Maulik S. Joshi, Dr.Ph., 2025; James N. Elliott, M.D., 2026; Sam Malhotra, 2026.

Meetings: 2nd Wednesday, 1:00 p.m.

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