Contact Us

Contact Us

Office Hours 

Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
(Closed for State Holidays)

Office Contact Information

Email: mdh.bphte@maryland.gov​​
Phone: 410-764-4718
Fax: 410-358-1183
TTY 800-542-4964

Office Mailing Address

Maryland Department of Health
Board of Physical Therapy Examiners
Metro Executive Building
4201 Patterson Avenue, Suite 304
Baltimore, MD. 21215-2299​

Board Staff

Laurie Kendall-Ellis, PT, CAE 
Executive Director
Primary 443-610-8047 
Secondary 410-764-4751
laurie.kendall-ellis@maryland.gov

Isaac Okehie
Deputy Director​
Primary 410-913-1726
Secondary 410-764-4715
ogui.okehie@maryland.gov

​​Khadija Ali
Licensing Manager
Primary 410-913-1765
Secondary 410-764-4716
khadija.ali1@maryland.gov

Leia Cathell
Investigator
Primary 410-913-1147
Secondary 410-764-4713
leia.cathell@maryland.gov 

Licensing Coordinator
Primary 410-913-3441
Secondary​ 410-764-4238​
morganr.powell@maryland.gov

Nia Paige
Administrative Assistant
Primary 443-974-4824
Secondary 410-764- 3833
nia.paige@maryland.gov

Email mdh.bphte@maryland.gov to inquire about continuing education, dry needling, and PT Compact Privileges.​

 Office Directions

For everyone's safety,​ STOP AT THE SECURITY DESK and present photo identification. 
Wait in the lobby while Security notifies us of your arrival.