To lead the transformation of a diverse healthcare workforce that recognizes and meets the needs of the community of Baltimore


To eliminate health disparities by educating and strengthening the healthcare workforce. BAHEC provides interdisciplinary educational programs that bridge academic, healthcare, and community settings to transform the health of underserved Baltimore City and County

“Strengthening a workforce in partnership with community”

2018 Board of Directors

Brian Bailey, Board President                                               
Senior VP, Executive Director
University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus

Mary Jo Bondy, DHED, MHS, PA-C, Board Vice President
Assistant Dean of Graduate Academic Programs
University of Maryland, Baltimore

Rich Colgan, MD
Director, Maryland Area Health Education Center

Kiondra Fisher
MD Candidate 2019
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Bruce Hampe
Specialized Entities Reporting and Clinical Servic
University of Maryland Medical Center

Clarence Lam, MD
Delegate, District 12, Maryland General Assembly
Program Director, General Preventative Residency, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health

Russell Lewis, MD
Physician, Baltimore Medical Systems
University of Maryland, Baltimore

Dawn LaForce O’Neill, MPH
Vice President of Population Health
St. Agnes Hospital

Della Leister, RN
Deputy Health Officer
Baltimore County Health Department

Rachel Swartz
Business Manager
University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus

Juanita Thompson
Baltimore City Community Member

Anne Williams, DNP, RN
Director, Community Health Improvement
University of Maryland Medical Center


Please contact Michelle Clark at or 410-856-3636 if you would like to learn more about becoming a Board member or get involved in interdisciplinary committee work.