Members of the Council
The Honorable Anthony G. Brown
Lieutenant Governor, State of Maryland
Joshua M. Sharfstein, M.D.
Secretary, Maryland Department of Health & Mental Hygiene
James S. Chesley, Jr., M.D.
Richard "Chip" Davis, Ph.D.
Vice President for Innovation and Patient Safety, Johns Hopkins Medicine (JHM)
Executive Director, JHM Center for Innovation in Quality Patient Care
Barbara Epke, M.P.H., M.S.W., M.A.
Vice President, LifeBridge Health System
Nicolette Highsmith-Vernick, M.P.A.
President and CEO, Horizon Foundation
Roger Merrill, M.D.
Principal, Merrill Health Strategies
Peggy O'Kane, M.H.S.
President, National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)
Marcos Pesquera, RPh, MPH
Executive Director, Center on Health Disparities
Adventist HealthCare, Inc.
E. Albert Reece, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A.
Vice President for Medical Affairs, University of Maryland
Dean, University of Maryland School of Medicine
Vinaychandra K. Shah, M.D
Founder, Mid-Atlantic Medical Research Centers Shah Associates
Jon Shematek, M.D.
Sr. Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
Kathleen White, Ph.D., R.N., C.N.A.A., B.C.
Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing
Christine R. Wray, FACHE
President, St. Mary's Hospital