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Governor Hogan announces new senior leadership for MDH’s Public Health Administration

BALTIMORE, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced several key additional appointments to the Maryland Department of Health’s Public Health Administration. On Wednesday, the governor announced that Dr. Jinlene Chan will serve as Acting Deputy Secretary for Public Health, succeeding Fran Phillips, who is retiring. Phillips, who has held numerous leadership roles in public health over the years, has played a …


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Maryland awarded federal innovation funds to address impact of opioid crisis on maternal, child health

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Health has launched the Maternal Opioid Misuse (MOM) model this month, using funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The MOM initiative focuses on improving care for pregnant and postpartum Medicaid participants who are diagnosed with opioid use disorder (OUD). “The Maryland Department of Health remains committed to ending the opioid crisis, …