​The Program Management Office Team

The Maryland Department of Health’s Program Management Office (PMO) is a team of diverse individuals committed to supporting primary care providers across the state and making the Maryland Primary Care Program (MDPCP) a success. 


Leadership & Core Team

  • Howard Haft, MD, MMM, CPE, FACPE – Senior Medical Advisor
  • Chad Perman, MPP – Executive Director
  • Alice Sowinski-Rice, MPH – Operations Manager
  • Emily Gruber, MBA, MPH – Health Equity Manager
  • Candice Morrison, MS – Health IT Manager
  • Raghavi Anand, MPH –​ Quality and Learning Manager
  • Rachel Grisham,​ MSPH – Public Health Coordinator
  • Kayleigh Hope, MPH – Analyst

COVID Testing Team

  • Jason DuBois, MBA - Covid Testing Manager
  • Sherlina Holland, DrPH, MPH - COVID Testing and Public Health Integration Manager 

Practice Coach Leads

  • Kelly Brown, MS – Lead Practice Coach and QI Specialist
  • Nicholas Brown – Lead Practice Coach and CRM Specialist

Practice Coaches

  • Laurie Dickerson, RN, BSN, CCM - Practice Coach
  • Felicia Dortch, BSN, RN, CCM - Practice Coach
  • TJ Nairn, MS – Practice Coach