Healthiest Maryland is a statewide movement to create a culture of wellness-an environment that makes the healthiest choice easy. The three components of Healthiest Maryland are: Healthiest Maryland Businesses, Healthiest Maryland Communities, and Healthiest Maryland Schools. Each component includes a peer-to-peer recruitment campaign to engage leadership to complete an organizational self-assessment, and to publicly declare a commitment to implement policies as the cornerstones of the Healthiest Maryland initiative. Healthiest Maryland offers tools and programs to help design a plan that is right for each organization, as well as promotes policy and environmental changes that create a healthy Maryland. This movement is part of the national Million Hearts campaign.
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Blair Ennis, JD, MAOffice of Chronic Disease Prevention, DHMHblair.firstname.lastname@example.org
Christine R. WrayPresident, MedStar St. Mary's HospitalSenior Vice President, MedStar Health
Jill A. Berger, MASVice President, Health and Welfare Plans for Marriott International
James S. Chesley, Jr., MD Practicing Gastroenterologist
Roger Merrill, MD Chief Medical Officer, Perdue Farms Incorporated
Peggy O'Kane, MHSPresident, National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)
E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBAVice President for Medical Affairs, University of Maryland Dean, University of Maryland School of Medicine
Jon Shematek, MD Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, CareFirst Blue Cross
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