Quintilian joins National Kidney Foundation of Md.

Jessica QuintilianJessica Quintilian has been named director of programs and advocacy for the National Kidney Foundation of Maryland.

In addition to managing the patient and community services standing committee and subcommittees and the organization’s medical advisory board, Quintilian leads staff in developing an affiliate-wide strategic plan for programs/patient services and advocacy.

She also works closely with the director of development and marketing to ensure that funding is available to support activities and events within the programs and advocacy departments.

Bringing 18 years of experience in the healthcare field, 10 of which have been in non-profit organizations, Quintilian most recently served as assistant executive director of the American Academy of Home Care Physicians.

Previously, she was the outreach and education director at The Society for Progressive Supranuclear Palsy, education and training coordinator for the Maryland Traumatic Brain Injury Implementation Project, health and wellness education director at Quest Fitness, clinical coordinator at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and assistant to the vice president of managed care at Health Management Resources.

Quintilian graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in health science/community health education at Towson University, where she was a member of Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society and Eta Sigma Gamma National Honoraria in Health Science.

She also interned at Good Samaritan Hospital, completed graduate coursework in health communication at The Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health and completed requirements to become a Certified Health Education Specialist.

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