Author Archives: Daily Record Staff

Dr. Meenakshi Brewster


Dr. Meenakshi Brewster St. Mary’s County Health Officer St. Mary’s County Health Department As the County Health Officer for the St. Mary’s County Health Department, Meenakshi Brewster has been at the front in leading the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

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Dr. Jason Birnbaum


Dr. Jason Birnbaum Chair of Medicine University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health Dr. Jason Birnbaum is the Chair of Medicine at University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health a two-hospital system. He leads the intensive care units at both UM UCMC ...

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Dr. Aziza Shad


Dr. Aziza Shad Chair, Samuelson Children’s Hospital Director, Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Lifebridge health – samuelson children’s Hospital Since arriving in Baltimore in 2015, Dr. Aziza Shad has positioned Samuelson Children’s Hospital as the leading resource for children with cancer ...

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Dr. Elizabeth Nichols


Dr. Elizabeth Nichols Associate Professor and Clinical Director University of Maryland Medical Center Maryland Proton Treatment Center Nothing about the treatment of cancer is pleasant. Dr. Elizabeth Nichols, clinical director of the University of Maryland Department of Radiation Oncology and ...

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Dr. Ashley Kinder


Dr. Ashley Kinder Primary Care Physician Ascension Saint Agnes Healthcare As both a clinician and administrator for Ascension Saint Agnes Healthcare, Dr. Ashley Kinder has a unique perspective on health care, where process, policy and care delivery intersect. Kinder believes ...

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Dr. Marc Gertner


Dr. Marc Gertner General Surgeon LifeBridge Health/Sinai Hospital While groundbreaking treatments can save the life of a patient, oftentimes what truly matters about the care of a patient is bedside manner. Not all doctors have it. For those that do, ...

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Dr. Robert O. Atlas

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Dr. Robert O. Atlas Chairman, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Maternal Fetal Medicine Mercy Medical Center The minute Dr. Robert O. Atlas began his rotation as a medical resident in obstetrics and gynecology more than 30 years ago, he knew ...

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Brigit VanGraafeiland


Brigit VanGraafeiland Assistant Professor Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Brigit VanGraafeiland started her nursing career as a registered nurse in 1987 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, New York, and became a pediatric nurse practitioner in 1990. She is proud ...

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Marianne Fingerhood


Marianne Fingerhood Nurse Practitioner Adult Primary Care Johns Hopkins Community Physicians Marianne Fingerhood, a primary care nurse practitioner since 1999, started her career in 1985 as a registered nurse in the cardiac intensive care unit at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical ...

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