DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & MENTAL HYGIENE


[photo, 201 West Preston St., Baltimore, Maryland] Georges C. Benjamin, M.D., Secretary of Health & Mental Hygiene (410) 767-6505

Deborah I. Chang, Deputy Secretary for Health Care Financing (410) 767-4664
Jonathan R. Seeman, Deputy Secretary for Operations (410) 767-6510
Arlene H. Stephenson, Deputy Secretary for Public Health Services (410) 767-5024
Daniel J. O'Brien, Jr., Principal Counsel (410) 767-1861

201 West Preston St.
Baltimore, MD 21201 - 2399
(410) 767-6500
(410) 767-6860 (public information)
1-877-463-3464 (toll free, Maryland)
e-mail: healthmd@dhmh.state.md.us
fax: (410) 767-6489
tdd: 1-800-735-2258 (toll free)
web: www.dhmh.state.md.us

201 West Preston St., Baltimore, Maryland, December 2000. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


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    ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE

    OFFICE OF SECRETARY

    (M00A01, formerly 32.01.01)
    FY2003 appropriation: $36,373,748
    FY2003 authorized positions: 430.9
    Georges C. Benjamin, M.D., Secretary of Health & Mental Hygiene
    (appointed by Governor with Senate advice & consent) (410) 767-6505
    e-mail: benjaming@dhmh.state.md.us

          STATE CHILD FATALITY REVIEW TEAM
          Staff: Andrew J. Hannon (410) 767-6716

          Appointed by Governor:
          Sally B. Dolch, Chair (chosen by Team)
          Diane L. Banchiere; Jennifer B. Bodine, Esq.; Thomas Bowers; Nerita Estampador-Ulep, M.D.; Gregory C. Fernandopulle, M.D.; Carolyn J. Fowler, Ph.D.; Sarah R. Kaplan, Esq., Edward T. Kilcullen, Jr.; Scott D. Krugman, M.D.; Pierre V. Mooney; Barbara Roque; Anntinette D. Williams.

          Representing State Infant Death Syndrome Information & Counseling Program: Donna Becker

          Ex officio: J. Joseph Curran, Jr., Attorney General; Georges C. Benjamin, M.D., Secretary of Health & Mental Hygiene; Emelda P. Johnson, Secretary of Human Resources; Bishop L. Robinson, Secretary of Juvenile Justice; Col. David B. Mitchell, Secretary of State Police; Nancy S. Grasmick, Ph.D., State Superintendent of Schools; Bonnie A. Kirkland, Esq., Special Secretary for Children, Youth, & Families; David R. Fowler, M.D., Chief Medical Examiner; Peter F. Luongo, Ph.D., Director, Alcohol & Drug Abuse Administration; Geneva G. Sparks, Deputy Director, Division of Vital Records; Joel J. Todd, Esq., designee of President, Maryland State's Attorneys' Association.

          PANEL TO REVIEW OFF-LABEL USES OF DRUGS
          Staff: John W. Southard, M.D. (410) 767-6778

          Appointed by Secretary of Health & Mental Hygiene:
          David S. Ettinger, M.D., Chair

          PERFORMANCE EXCELLENCE COUNCIL
          Lee Williamson, Coordinator (410) 767-5190

          Chair: Georges C. Benjamin, M.D., Secretary of Health & Mental Hygiene

          Appointed by Secretary of Health & Mental Hygiene: Carolyn K. Brown; Deborah I. Chang; Barry Chapman; Thomas W. Davis; John G. Folkemer; Asa (Jack) Frost; Nancy Hall; Joyce L. Harper; Roger L. Harrell; Ronald R. J. Hendler; Carlessia A. Hussein, Dr.P.H.; James P. Johnson; Linda Jones; Larry L. Leitch; Cynthia M. Pellegrino; Debra Perry; Jonathan R. Seeman; Arlene H. Stephenson; Carol Tolbert; Lee Williamson.

        COUNSEL
        Daniel J. O'Brien, Jr., Principal Counsel (410) 767-1861

    EXECUTIVE OPERATIONS & QUALITY MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS

    Richard A. Proctor, Chief of Staff (401) 767-6505

    CIGARETTE RESTITUTION FUND PROGRAM

    Carlessia A. Hussein, Dr.P.H., Executive Director (410) 767-7117

    OFFICE OF HEALTH CARE QUALITY

    (MOOA0103, formerly M00P0301, formerly 32.16.03)
    FY2003 appropriation: $14,845,087
    FY2003 authorized positions: 202.8
    Carol Benner, Director (410) 402-8002
    e-mail: cbenner@dhmh.state.md.us
    web: www.dhmh.state.md.us/ohcq

      ADMINISTRATION
      John B. Schell, Administrator (410) 402-8009
      Joseph I. Berman, M.D., Medical Director (410) 402-8019

      FEDERAL PROGRAMS
      Gene A. Heisler, Deputy Director (410) 402-8201

      LABORATORY PROGRAM & AMBULATORY CARE PROGRAM
      Michael J. Wajda, J.D., Assistant Director (410) 402-8025

      STATE PROGRAMS
      William H. Dorrill, Deputy Director (410) 402-8100

    OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL

    Lawrence P. Triplett, Inspector General (410) 767-5784

      CORPORATE COMPLIANCE DIVISION
      Thomas V. Russell, Corporate Compliance Officer (410) 767-5862

      INTERNAL AUDITS DIVISION
      Ellwood L. Hall, Jr., Chief (410) 767-5784

    HEALTH PROFESSIONALS BOARDS & COMMISSIONS

    (M00A0104, formerly M00P0204, formerly 32.16.02.04)
    FY2003 appropriation: $7,335,026
    FY2003 authorized positions: 71.5
    Elizabeth Groninger, Liaison (410) 764-4793

      STATE ACUPUNCTURE BOARD
      Penny K. Heisler, Administrator (410) 764-4766
      1-800-530-2481 (toll free)
      e-mail: acup@dhmh.state.md.us
      web: www.dhmh.state.md.us/bacc

      Appointed by Governor to 3-year terms:
      Robert B. Brown, President (chosen by Board in Nov., 2-year term), 2003
      Barbara Sue Cronin, 2003; Julie S. J. Lee, 2003; Haiyang Li, 2004; David C. Paton, 2004; Sheryl B. Martin, 2005; Eric Serejski, 2005.

      STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS FOR AUDIOLOGISTS, HEARING AID DISPENSERS, & SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS
      Barbara A. Curtis, Administrator (410) 764-4725
      1-877-463-3464 (toll free)
      e-mail: cresicc@dhmh.state.md.us
      web: www.dhmh.state.md.us/boardsahs

      Appointed by Governor with advice of Secretary of Health & Mental Hygiene to 4-year terms:
      Iona H. Johnson, Chair (chosen by Board in July, 1-year term), 2003
      Caroline H. Aland, 2003; Sandra Witt, 2003; Timothy L. Drake, 2004; Robert J. Perkins, 2004; Richard M. Robinson, 2004; Sharon W. Sorenson, 2004; Timothy P. Creagan, Esq., 2005; W. Stephen Seipp, 2005; Carol Q. Lynch, 2006; Paul B. Siegmund, 2006; Hinrich Staecker, M.D., 2006; Milton G. Yoder, M.D., 2006.

      STATE BOARD OF CHIROPRACTIC EXAMINERS
      James J. Vallone, Administrator (410) 764-4726
      1-877-463-3464 (toll free)
      e-mail: vallonej@dhmh.state.md.us
      web: www.mdchiro.org

      Appointed by Governor with advice of Secretary of Health & Mental Hygiene and Senate advice & consent to 4-year terms:
      Jack L. Murray, Jr., D.C., President (chosen by Board in July, 1-year term), 2004
      Edward B. Ashton, D.C., 2003; Ivy Logan Harris, 2004; Paula J. McCullough-Lawrence, D.C., 2004; Marc M. Gamerman, D.C., 2005; Issie L. Shelton Jenkins, Esq., 2006; Margaret E. Renzetti, D.C., 2006.

      STATE BOARD OF PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORS & THERAPISTS
      F. Aileen Taylor, Administrator (410) 764-4732
      1-877-463-3464 (toll free)
      e-mail: taylorai@dhmh.state.md.us
      web: www.dhmh.state.md.us/bopc/

      Appointed by Governor with advice of Secretary of Health & Mental Hygiene to 4-year terms:
      JoAnn Faber, Chair (chosen by Board in Dec., 1-year term), 2004
      Leonard J. Habersham, 2004; Anthony L. Hill, Ph.D., 2004; Alice Sue Cooper-Lee, 2005; Paul Duncan, 2005; Ronald L. Rogers, 2005; Deborah G. Haskins, Ph.D., 2006; Katherine E. Oakes, Ph.D., 2006; Sonja M. Williams, 2006.

      Patricia Weathersbee, Advisor to Board (appointed by Governor)

      STATE BOARD OF DENTAL EXAMINERS
      Christine V. Hobbs, Administrator (410) 402-8518
      1-877-463-3464 (toll free)
      e-mail: hobbsc@dhmh.state.md.us
      web: www.dhmh.state.md.us/dental/

      Appointed by Governor with advice of Secretary of Health & Mental Hygiene (consumer members also appointed with Senate advice & consent) to 4-year terms:
      Vacancy, President (chosen by Board in Oct., 1-year term)
      Stephanie K. Davis, 2002; Eric A. Katkow, D.D.S., 2002; Melvin F. Kushner, D.D.S., 2002; Richard C. Tatum, D.D.S., 2002; Joseph E. Baptiste, D.D.S., 2003; Margaret A. Hart, 2003; Frank A. LaParle, D.D.S., 2003; Joseph B. Milzman, D.D.S., 2003; Melinda Evans, 2004; Barry D. Lyon, D.D.S., 2004; W. King Smith, D.D.S., 2004; Cheryl Bruce, 2005; Barbara J. Faltz Jackson, 2005; May Nicholas-Holmes, D.D.S., 2005; Zeno W. St. Cyr II, 2005; one vacancy.

      STATE BOARD OF DIETETIC PRACTICE
      James T. Merrow, Administrator (410) 764-4733
      1-877-463-3464 (toll free)
      e-mail: merrowj@dhmh.state.md.us
      web: www.dhmd.state.md.us/bodietpract/

      Appointed by Governor with advice of Secretary of Health & Mental Hygiene and Senate advice & consent to 4-year terms:
      Blenda M. Eckert, Chair (chosen by Board in July, 1-year term), 2004
      Janice Ann Haddock, 2002; Phyllis F. McShane, 2004; Dana G. Laake, 2005; William E. Lambert, 2005; Charles A. Salter, Ph.D., 2005; Tiffani L. Hays, 2006; Caren B. Hoffberger, 2006; Sheila L. Kelly, 2006; one vacancy.

      STATE BOARD OF ELECTROLOGISTS
      James T. Merrow, Administrator (410) 764-4702
      1-877-463-3464 (toll free)
      e-mail: merrowj@dhmh.state.md.us

      Appointed by Governor upon recommendation of Secretary of Health & Mental Hygiene and with Senate advice & consent to 4-year terms:
      Marie M. Jones, President (chosen by Board in June, 1-year term), 2002
      Carol Babiskin, 2004; Stacey A. Elder, 2004; Willie L. Dash, 2005; Sandra J. Dorfman, 2005; one vacancy.

      STATE COMMISSION ON KIDNEY DISEASE
      Eva H. Schwartz, Executive Director (410) 764-4799
      1-877-463-3464 (toll free)
      e-mail: schwarte@dhmh.state.md.us

      Appointed by Governor to 4-year terms:
      Vacancy, Chair (chosen by Commission in July, 1-year term)
      Margaret K. Pozefsky, 2003; Kevin G. Rattliff, 2003; Roland G. Einhorn, M.D., 2004; Joseph A. Eustace, M.D., 2004; Jeffrey C. Fink, M.D., 2004; Jose R. S. Almario, M.D., 2005; Dean R. Taylor, 2005; Kenneth B. Yim, M.D., 2005; Marianne B. Andrews, 2006; Isaac Joe, Jr., Esq., 2006; Tracey Mooney, 2006; two vacancies.

      STATE BOARD OF MORTICIANS
      Elizabeth Groninger, Executive Director (410) 764-4792
      1-877-463-3464 (toll free)
      e-mail: groninge@dhmh.state.md.us
      web: www.dhmh.state.md.us/bom

      Appointed by Governor with advice of Secretary of Health & Mental Hygiene & Senate advice & consent to 4-year terms:
      Edward N. Brinsfield, Jr., President (chosen by Board in May, 2-year term), 2003
      Joe B. Jenkins III, 2003; Annette March-Grier, 2003; Corinth V. Matkins, 2003; Faye C. Peterson, 2003; R. Noel Brady, 2005; William Kirk Burbage, 2005; David L. Hovatter, 2005; Donald V. Borgwardt, 2006; Gregory A. Harthausen, Sr., 2006; Marshall W. Jones, Jr., 2006; Vernon L. Strayhorn, Sr., 2006; one vacancy.

      STATE BOARD OF NURSING
      (MOOA0105, formerly M00P0205)
      FY2003 appropriation: $4,489,032
      FY2003 authorized positions: 49
      Donna M. Dorsey, R.N., Executive Director (410) 585-1923
      1-888-202-9861 (toll free)
      e-mail: 102234.1523@compuserve.com
      web: www.dhmh.state.md.us/mbn

      Appointed by Governor with advice of Secretary of Health & Mental Hygiene (consumer members also appointed with Senate advice & consent) to 4-year terms:
      Jane A. Garvin, R.N., President (chosen by Board in July, 1-year term), 2004
      Kathleen R. Alascia, 2002; Carole A. Pinckney, Ph.D., 2002; Joan McGarvey-Hovatter, R.N., 2004; Jack R. Sturgill, Jr., Esq., 2004; Mary W. Bolt, Ph.D., 2005; Willie Bertha Boyd, 2005; Mildred Z. Kashmere, R.N., 2005; Earlene B. Merrill, Ed.D., 2006; Karen D. Sellers, 2006; Gwendolyn B. Stewart, 2006.

      STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS OF NURSING HOME ADMINISTRATORS
      Howard E. White, Executive Director (410) 764-4750
      1-877-463-3464 (toll free)
      e-mail: hannigap@dhmh.state.md.us
      web: www.dhmh.state.md.us/bonha

      Appointed by Governor with advice of Secretary of Health & Mental Hygiene (consumer members also appointed with Senate advice & consent) to 4-year terms:
      Joyce A. Malin, R.N., Chair (chosen by Governor), 2005
      Vacancy, Vice-Chair (chosen by Governor)
      Alan F. Stauffer, Jr., 2002; Valencia Campbell, 2004; Suresh C. Gupta, M.D., 2004; Paul E. Joyce, 2004; Stanley H. Snow, Esq., 2004; James S. Davis, 2005; Janice E. Mattare, 2005; Gloria W. Boddie-Epps, 2006; Geraldine Greene, 2006; Timothy A. Johnson, 2006; Cheryle A. Mines, 2006.

      STATE BOARD OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY PRACTICE
      Donna M. Ashman, Executive Director (chosen by Board) (410) 402-8560
      1-877-463-3464 (toll free)
      e-mail: mdotbd@dhmh.state.md.us
      web: http://mdotboard.org

      Appointed by Governor with advice of Secretary of Health & Mental Hygiene (consumer members also appointed with Senate advice & consent) to 4-year terms:
      Judith C. Blum, O.T.R./L., Co-Chair (chosen by Board in June, 1-year term), 2003
      Carla Farrington, O.T.R./L., Co-Chair (chosen by Board in June, 1-year term), 2003
      Alfred M. Tyler, 2003; Claudia A. McInerney, O.T.R./L., 2004; Deborah V. Craig, O.T.R./L., 2005; Thaddeus M. Felton, 2005; Cynthia A. McKoin, 2006.

      STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS IN OPTOMETRY
      Patricia G. Bennett, Administrator (410) 764-4710
      1-877-463-3464 (toll free)
      e-mail: optometry@dhmh.state.md.us
      web: http://mdoptometryboard.org/

      Appointed by Governor with advice of Secretary of Health & Mental Hygiene (consumer members also appointed with Senate advice & consent) to 4-year terms:
      Anthony M. Glasser, O.D., President (chosen by Board in July, 2-year term), 2004
      Allan Brull, O.D., 2003; Irwin Azman, O.D., 2004; Delores G. Hobbs, 2004; Jeanne A. Murphy, O.D., 2005; David D. Reed, O.D., 2006; Lillie Price Wesley, Esq., 2006.

      STATE BOARD OF PHARMACY
      Laverne G. Naesea, Executive Director (410) 764-4755
      1-800-542-4964 (toll free)
      e-mail: mdbop@dhmh.state.md.us
      web: www.dhmh.state.md.us/pharmacyboard

      Appointed by Governor with advice of Secretary of Health & Mental Hygiene (consumer member also appointed with Senate advice & consent) to 4-year terms:
      Stanton G. Ades, President (chosen by Board, 1-year term), 2004
      Jeanne G. Furman, 2003; W. Irving Lottier, Jr., 2003; Laura Schneider, 2003; Wayne A. Dyke, 2004; Rev. William E. Johnson, Sr., 2004; Ramona McCarthy Hawkins, 2005; Raymond C. Love, Pharm.D., 2005; Melvin N. Rubin, 2005; John H. Balch, 2006; Charles S. White, 2006; Donald K. Yee, 2006.

      STATE BOARD OF PHYSICAL THERAPY EXAMINERS
      Ann E. Tyminski, Executive Director (410) 764-4752
      1-877-463-3464 (toll free)
      e-mail: tyminska@dhmh.state.md.us
      web: www.dhmh.state.md.us/bphte

      Appointed by Governor with advice of Secretary of Health & Mental Hygiene (consumer members appointed with Senate advice & consent) to 4-year terms:
      Mindy Sacks, Chair (chosen by Board in Aug., 1-year term), 2003
      Cassandra C. Lewis, 2003; Natalie A. McIntyre, 2004; Caroline B. Stellmann, 2004; Edward J. Lyons, 2005; John P. Shober, 2005; Penelope J. Lescher, 2006; Margery F. Rodgers, 2006.

      STATE BOARD OF PHYSICIAN QUALITY ASSURANCE
      (MO0A0106, formerly M00P0206)
      FY2003 appropriation: $6,097,206
      FY2003 authorized positions: 67
      C. Irving Pinder, Jr., Executive Director (410) 764-4777
      1-800-492-6836 (toll free)
      e-mail: bpqa@erols.com
      web: www.bpqa.state.md.us

      Margaret T. Anzalone, Deputy Director (410) 764-4780
      e-mail: manzalone@dhmh.state.md.us

      Appointed by Governor to 4-year terms:
      Samir R. Neimat, M.D., Chair (chosen by Governor), 2006
      Willie L. Austin, Ph.D., 2003; Carol L. Bender, M.D., 2003; Elizabeth Serrin Gantt, M.D., 2003; Baltasar B. Velez, M.D., 2003; Donald C. Chambers, M.D., 2004; Moises Z. Fraiman, M.D., 2004; Richard M. Hirata, M.D., 2004; Ruth A. Robinson, D.O., 2004; Samuel K. Himmelrich, Sr., 2005; Zorayda M. Lee-Llacer, M.D., 2005; Ronald J. Orleans, M.D., 2005; Gwendolyn G. Rooks, 2006; Carol L. Samuels-Botts, M.D., 2006; Susan T. Strahan, M.D., 2006.

        COMPLIANCE DIVISION
        Barbara K. Vona, Esq., Chief (410) 764-2475

        CUSTOMER SERVICE DIVISION
        Ellen Douglas Smith, Chief (410) 764-2477

          CUSTOMER DATABASE MAINTENANCE
          Karen Robinson, Supervisor (410) 764-4778

        FISCAL MANAGEMENT & PERSONNEL
        Francis A. Cipriotti, Director (410) 764-4772

        INFORMATION SYSTEMS DIVISION
        Mark Higby, Chief (410) 764-4778

        PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT PROGRAM
        Noel Spindler, Administrative Specialist (410) 764-4768

        PUBLIC POLICY & LEGISLATION
        Marie M. Savage, Policy Analyst (410) 764-2492

        RESPIRATORY CARE & RADIATION TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMS
        Fannie Yorkman, Administrative Specialist (410) 764-4764

      STATE BOARD OF PODIATRIC MEDICAL EXAMINERS
      Eva H. Schwartz, Executive Director (410) 764-4784
      1-877-463-3464 (toll free)
      e-mail: schwarte@dhmh.state.md.us

      Appointed by Governor with advice of Secretary of Health & Mental Hygiene (consumer members also appointed with Senate advice & consent) to 5-year terms:
      Vacancy, President (chosen by Board in June, 1-year term)
      James R. Christina, D.P.M., 2003; Charles A. Avent, Jr., 2004; Ira M. Deming, D.P.M., 2004; Dennis M. Weber, D.P.M., 2004; Ernestine Jones Jolivet, 2005; Brian Kashan, D.P.M.; 2005; Ira J. Gottlieb, D.P.M., 2006.

      STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS OF PSYCHOLOGISTS
      Joe F. Compton, Administrator (410) 764-4786
      1-877-463-3464 (toll free)
      e-mail: comptonj@dhmh.state.md.us

      Appointed by Governor with advice of Secretary of Health & Mental Hygiene and with Senate advice & consent to 4-year terms:
      William D. A. Musick, Ph.D., Chair (chosen by Board in June, 1-year term), 2005
      Adele E. Hammerman, 2004; Douglas E. Johnson-Greene, Ph.D., 2004; P. Gayle O'Callaghan, Psy.D., 2004; Christine H. Carrington, Ph.D., 2005; John L. McLaughlin, Ph.D., 2005; Barbara Ann Green, 2006; Leona C. Gruzynski, Ph.D., 2006; Arthur M. Horton, Jr., Ed.D., 2006.

      STATE BOARD OF SOCIAL WORK EXAMINERS
      Harold G. Gordon, Executive Director (410) 764-4788
      1-877-526-2541 (toll free)
      e-mail: gordonh@dhmh.state.md.us
      web: www.dhmh.state.md.us/bswe

      Appointed by Governor with advice of Secretary of Health & Mental Hygiene (consumer members also appointed with Senate advice & consent) to 4-year terms:
      Sheila D. Scriggins, Chair (chosen by Board in Nov., 2-year term), 2003
      Isadora R. Hare, 2003; Emanuel Mandel, 2003; Charles W. Griffin, Ed.D., 2004; Shelley N. Jennings, 2004; Stephanie E. Sharpe, 2004; Mary C. Burke, 2005; Laurie T. Thomas, 2005; Anne E. Walker, 2005; Maxwell C. Manning, Ph.D., 2006; Wanda W. Moore, 2006.

    HEALTH CARE FINANCING

    (M00P01, formerly 32.16.01)
    FY2003 appropriation: $601,219
    FY2003 authorized positions: 7
    Deborah I. Chang, Deputy Secretary for Health Care Financing (410) 767-4664
    e-mail: changd@dhmh.state.md.us

    Susan J. Tucker, Chief of Staff (410) 767-4664

          MARYLAND MEDICAID ADVISORY COMMITTEE
          Staff: Carrol D. Barnes (410) 767-5647

          Appointed by Secretary of Health & Mental Hygiene to 4-year terms:
          Lynda E. Meade, Chair (chosen by Secretary of Health & Mental Hygiene), 2004

          Brian Cox; Raymond Cox, M.D.; Lorraine Doo; Rev. William Milbourne. Terms expire 2001.

          LaDean D. Barksdale; Hyacinth M. Brown, D.D.S.; Donna-Marie Coe; Patricia G. Gongloff; Rosa P. Neal; Peter Perini; James Perrone; Marcia G. Pines; Charles I. Shubin, M.D. Terms expire 2002.

          Dennis Cherot; Mark Levi; Jacquelyn Rose, M.D. Terms expire 2003.

          Irona Pope. Term expires 2004.

          Appointed by Senate President: John J. Hafer; Delores G. Kelley. Terms expire 2004.

          Appointed by House Speaker: Mary Ann Love; Shirley Nathan-Pulliam; Alfred W. Redmer, Jr. Terms expire 2004.

          Ex officio: Charles E. Henry, designee of Secretary of Human Resources; Barbara Gill McLean, Executive Director, Maryland Health Care Commission; Frances B. Phillips, R.N., designee of Maryland Association of County Health Officers.

            HEALTHCHOICE RARE & EXPENSIVE CASE-MANAGEMENT PROGRAM MEDICAL REVIEW PANEL
            Staff: Jennifer A.M. Babcock (410) 767-5954
            Mary G. Mussman, M.D. (410) 455-6804

            Appointed by Secretary of Health & Mental Hygiene:
            Don Blanchon, Chair
            Virginia A. Dulaney, M.D.; Lola C. Matz, M.D.; Charles I. Shubin, M.D.

            HEALTHCHOICE SPECIAL-NEEDS CHILDREN ADVISORY COUNCIL
            Staff: Jennifer A.M. Babcock (410) 767-5954
            Mary G. Mussman, M.D. (410) 455-6804

            Appointed by Secretary of Health & Mental Hygiene:
            Josie Thomas, Chair
            Carol Ann Baglin, Ed.D.; Don Blanchon; Deborah I. Chang; Brian Cox; George Dover, M.D.; Gary Goldstein, M.D.; Wilson Howard; Linda E. Mouzon; Jay A. Perman, M.D.; Thomas Stengel; Albert Zachik, M.D.; seven vacancies.

    MARYLAND HEALTH CARE COMMISSION

    (M00R0101, formerly 32.18.01.01)
    FY2003 appropriation: $8,409,727
    FY2003 authorized positions: 68.1
    Barbara Gill McLean, Executive Director (410) 764-3563
    1-877-245-1762 (toll free)
    e-mail: bmclean@mhcc.state.md.us
    fax: (410) 358-1236
    web: www.mhcc.state.md.us

    Appointed by Governor with Senate advice & consent to 4-year terms:
    Donald E. Wilson, M.D., Chair (chosen by Governor), 2004
    Lenys M. Alcoreza, 2002; J. Dennis Murray, 2002; Evelyn T. Beasley, 2003; Lynn M. Etheredge, 2003; Allan D. Jensen, M.D., 2003; Walter E. Chase, Sr., 2004; George S. Malouf, Sr., M.D., 2004; John A. Picciotto, Esq., 2004; Ernest B. Crofoot, 2005; Larry Ginsburg, 2005; Marc E. Zanger, 2005; Constance F. Row, 2006.

          HOSPITAL & AMBULATORY SURGICAL-FACILITY REPORT-CARD STEERING COMMITTEE
          Contact: Enrique Martinez-Vidal (410) 764-3482

          Appointed by Executive Director, Maryland Health Care Commission:
          Barbara Gill McLean, Chair
          Carol Benner; Steven S. Cohen; Barbara Epke; William F. Minoque, M.D.; C. Daniel Mullins, Ph.D.; Marla T. Oros; Lawrence Pinkner, M.D.; Rebecca Reid; Valerie J. Shearer; Laurie Thomas; Kathleen White, Ph.D.; Albert Wu, M.D.

          NURSING HOME REPORT-CARD STEERING COMMITTEE
          Contact: Enrique Martinez-Vidal (410) 764-3482

          Appointed by Maryland Health Care Commission:
          Barbara Gill McLean, Chair
          Patricia L. Bayliss; Carol Benner; Frank Chase; Joan Christian; Nancy Friedley, M.D.; Mary E. Johantgen, Ph.D.; Adam Kane; Judith Kasper, Ph.D.; Toni Katz; Sr. Karen McNally.

        ADMINISTRATION & OPERATIONS
        Bridget Zombro, Administrator (410) 764-3558
        e-mail: bzombro@mhcc.state.md.us

        LEGAL SERVICES DIVISION
        C. Frederick Ryland, Assistant Attorney General (410) 764-3839
        Joel L. Tornari, Assistant Attorney General (410) 764-3451
        Suellen Wideman, Assistant Attorney General (410) 764-3326

        COST & QUALITY ANALYSIS
        Linda Bartnyska, Chief (410) 764-3782

        DATABASE & APPLICATIONS DEVELOPMENT
        Leslie LaBrecque, Chief (410) 764-3583

        ELECTRONIC DATA INTERCHANGE (EDI) PROGRAMS & PAYER INFORMATION SYSTEMS
        David Sharp, Chief (410) 764-3578

        NETWORK & OPERATING SYSTEMS
        Lee Nelson, Chief (410) 764-3486

        ACUTE & AMBULATORY CARE SERVICES
        Patricia G. Cameron, Chief (410) 764-3328

        CERTIFICATE OF NEED
        Susan Panek, Chief (410) 764-3282

        LONG-TERM CARE & MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
        Linda Cole, Chief (410) 764-3337

        SPECIALIZED HEALTH CARE SERVICES
        Dolores Sands, Chief (410) 764-3371

      PERFORMANCE & BENEFITS
      Enrique Martinez-Vidal, Interim Deputy Director (410) 764-3565

        BENEFITS ANALYSIS
        Gerard Petrik, Chief (410) 764-3449

        HMO QUALITY & PERFORMANCE
        Pamela Cheetham, Chief (410) 764-3483

        LEGISLATIVE POLICY & SPECIAL PROJECTS
        Enrique Martinez-Vidal, Chief (410) 764-3482
        e-mail: evidal@mhcc.state.md.us

    STATE HEALTH SERVICES COST REVIEW COMMISSION

    (M00R0102, formerly 32.18.01.02)
    FY2003 appropriation: $43,930,792
    FY2003 authorized positions: 28.6
    Robert B. Murray, Executive Director
    (appointed by State Health Services Cost Review Commission with Governor's approval) (410) 764-2605
    e-mail: murrayr@hscrc.state.md.us
    web: www.hscrc.state.md.us

    Appointed by Governor to 4-year terms:
    Don S. Hillier, Chair (chosen by Governor), 2004
    Dean E. Farley, Ph.D., 2002; Philip B. Down, 2003; Dale O. Troll, 2003; Larry L. Grosser, 2005; Samuel Lin, M.D., 2005; Trudy R. Hall, M.D., 2006.

        AUDIT & COMPLIANCE
        Dennis N. Phelps, Associate Director (410) 764-2605

        RATE REGULATION
        Ellen Englert, Associate Director (410) 764-2562

        METHODOLOGY
        Vacancy, Associate Director (410) 764-2605

        POLICY ANALYSIS & RESEARCH
        Valerie J. Shearer, Associate Director (410) 764-2673

    OFFICE OF HEALTH SERVICES

    (M00Q0104, formerly 32.17.01.04)
    FY2003 appropriation: $19,081,352
    FY2003 authorized positions: 182.1
    Susan J. Tucker, Executive Director (410) 767-1432
    e-mail: tuckers@dhmh.state.md.us

        DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE & SUPPORT SERVICES
        Peter C. deFries, Chief (410) 767-3520

        DIVISION OF SPECIAL POPULATIONS
        Kathryn King, Chief (410) 767-5221

          DIVISION OF HEALTHCHOICE MANAGEMENT
          Vacancy, Chief (410) 767-1482

          DIVISION OF HOSPITAL & PHYSICIAN SERVICES
          Linda F. Lee, Chief (410) 767-1722

          DIVISION OF MANAGED-CARE QUALITY ASSURANCE
          Marti Grant, Acting Chief (410) 767-1690

          DIVISION OF PHARMACY & CLINIC SERVICES
          Jeffrey Gruel, Chief (410) 767-1455

    OFFICE OF OPERATIONS & ELIGIBILITY, MEDICAL CARE PROGRAMS

    (M00Q0102, formerly 32.17.01.02)
    FY2002 appropriation: $28,834,861
    FY2002 authorized positions: 331.8
    Joseph E. Davis, Executive Director (410) 767-5400
    e-mail: davisj@dhmh.state.md.us

            Recipient hotline: (410) 767-5800
            1-800-492-5231 (toll free)

            MAC provider hotline: (410) 767-5460
            1-800-934-6704 (toll free)

            Medicaid provider hotline: (410) 767-5503
            1-800-445-1159 (toll free)

          ELIGIBILITY SERVICES
          Mary C. Corddry, Chief (410) 767-1463

          LOCAL OPERATIONS & ELIGIBILITY MANAGEMENT & TRAINING
          Mary A. King, Chief (410) 767-1463

          MARYLAND CHILDREN'S HEALTH PROGRAM
          Nancy P. Dieter, Chief (410) 767-8392

          MEDICAL QUALITY CONTROL & PROGRAM INTEGRITY
          Theresa Carrington, Chief (410) 767-1391

            LEGAL UNIT
            Michael D. Levine, Special Counsel (410) 767-1764

          DIVISION OF PROVIDER RELATIONS
          Leona Spencer, Chief (410) 767-5178

          DIVISION OF PROVIDER SERVICES
          Leona Spencer, Chief (410) 767-6449

    OFFICE OF PLANNING, DEVELOPMENT, & FINANCE

    (M00Q0105)
    FY2003 appropriation: $8,741,637
    FY2003 authorized positions: 55.8
    John G. Folkemer, Executive Director (410) 767-5806
    e-mail: folkemerj@dhmh.state.md.us
    fax: (410) 333-7505
    web: www.dhmh.state.md.us/hsaea

    Mary Pat Farkas, Special Assistant (410) 767-5947

      FINANCE
      Audrey Richardson, Director (410) 767-1394

        BUDGET
        James Miller, Deputy Director (410) 767-5427

        MANAGEMENT
        Kenneth S. Smoot, Deputy Director (410) 767-5186

      PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION
      Alice L. Burton, Director (410) 767-6479
      Dena Speights-Napata, Deputy Director (410) 767-5206

    OPERATIONS

    (M00C0101, formerly 32.03.01.01)
    FY2003 appropriation: $9,647,251
    FY2003 authorized positions: 158.8
    Jonathan R. Seeman, Deputy Secretary for Operations (410) 767-6510
    e-mail: seemanj@dhmh.state.md.us

    Brendan Clifford, Special Assistant (410) 767-0896
    Lisa J. Ellis, Special Assistant (410) 767-6510

          BOARD OF REVIEW
          Contact: Carlene Rhames-Jowers (410) 767-6499
          e-mail: br@dhmh.state.md.us
          web: www.dhmh.state.md.us/br/

          Appointed by Governor with Senate advice & consent to 3-year terms:
          Joy C. Naden, Chair (chosen by Governor from public members), 2003
          Richard K. C. Hsieh, Ph.D., 2002; Leonardo R. Ortega, M.D., 2002; Gloria Ruby, 2003; Betty M. Coleman, 2004; Anne R. Cullen, 2004; Harmindar K. Gill, M.D., 2005.

          ANNAPOLIS OFFICE
          Carolyn Rowell-Gillespie, Manager (410) 260-3190

    BUDGET MANAGEMENT OFFICE

    James P. Johnson, Director (410) 767-6061
    e-mail: johnsonj@dhmh.state.md.us
    web: www.dhmh.state.md.us/bmo/

    FISCAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

    (M00C0102, formerly 32.03.01.02)
    FY2003 appropriation: $5,974,620
    FY2003 authorized positions: 123
    Irma A. Bevans, Director (410) 767-5820
    e-mail: bevansi@dhmh.state.md.us

      AUDITING DIVISION
      William Tucker, Acting Chief (410) 767-1060

      FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM (FMIS) DIVISION
      Pamela Briggs, Chief (410) 767-6428

      GENERAL ACCOUNTING DIVISION
      Robert J. Cassidy, Chief (410) 767-5506

      REIMBURSEMENTS DIVISION
      Robert L. Sutton, Chief (410) 764-4660

    GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

    (M00C0104, formerly 32.03.01.04)
    FY2003 appropriation: $7,174,483
    FY2003 authorized positions: 91
    Robert W. Beasman, Director (410) 767-5830
    e-mail: beasmanr@dhmh.state.md.us
    web: www.dhmh.state.md.us/gsa

      DIVISION OF CENTRAL SERVICES
      Marc E. H. Desmangles, Chief (410) 767-6862
      John Shandrowski, Deputy Chief (410) 767-6808

      DIVISION OF ENGINEERING & MAINTENANCE
      Howard B. Jones, Chief (410) 767-5926

    INFORMATION RESOURCES MANAGEMENT ADMINISTRATION

    (M00C0103, formerly 32.03.01.03)
    FY2003 appropriation: $6,114,529
    FY2003 authorized positions: 101.9
    Asa (Jack) Frost, Director & Chief Information Officer (410) 767-6830
    e-mail: frosta@dhmh.state.md.us
    web: www.dhmh.state.md.us/irma/

      COMPUTER OPERATIONS DIVISION
      Dorothy Rice, Chief (410) 767-7024

      INFORMATION SYSTEMS DIVISION
      J. Michael Compton, Chief (410) 767-6989

      INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SUPPORT DIVISION
      Michael Bilbo, Chief (410) 767-6834

      POLICY, PLANNING & ADMINISTRATION DIVISION
      William R. Fleming III, Chief (410) 767-5118

      PROJECT MANAGEMENT OFFICE
      Rock Rinaldi, Chief (410) 767-4358

    PERSONNEL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

    James A. (Alan) Baker, Director (410) 767-5423
    e-mail: bakera@dhmh.state.md.us
    web: www.dhmh.state.md.us/psa

      PERSONNEL INFORMATION SYSTEMS
      Charles Herr, Chief (410) 767-5661

    Janet S. Nugent, Deputy Director (410) 767-5423

      ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES DIVISION
      Leslie Friedman, Chief (410) 767-5689

      CLASSIFICATION & COMPENSATION DIVISION
      Christine M. Brigandi, Chief (410) 767-6417

      EMPLOYER/EMPLOYEE RELATIONS DIVISION
      Harold Young III, Esq., Chief (410) 767-5466

      EMPLOYMENT SERVICES DIVISION
      Mark Webner, Chief (410) 767-6403

      PAYROLL & TIMEKEEPING DIVISION
      Angela Mahoney, Chief (410) 767-5544

      RECRUITMENT & EXAMINATION DIVISION
      Joseph H. Elliot, Chief (410) 767-5689

      TESTING SERVICES DIVISION
      Wayne C. Howard, Chief (410) 767-1251
      web: www.dhmh.state.md.us/tsd/

      TRAINING SERVICES DIVISION
      David S. Long, Chief (410) 767-5700

    VITAL STATISTICS ADMINISTRATION

    Isabelle L. Horon, Dr.P.H., Director (410) 767-5950

    PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES

    AIDS ADMINISTRATION

    ALCOHOL & DRUG ABUSE ADMINISTRATION

    COMMUNITY HEALTH ADMINISTRATION

    DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES ADMINISTRATION

    FAMILY HEALTH ADMINISTRATION

    LABORATORIES ADMINISTRATION

    MENTAL HYGIENE ADMINISTRATION

    OFFICE OF CHIEF MEDICAL EXAMINER

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