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UM Shore Regional Health to Begin Cardiac Catheterization Lab Renovations

October 03, 2022
A $2.5 million investment in upgrades and renovations to one of two Cardiac Catheterization labs located at the University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Easton will provide state-of-the-art improvements for cardiac care provided by the University of Maryland Shore Regional Health's hospital in Talbot County.

UM Shore Regional Health Board of Directors Welcomes New Members

September 07, 2022
The University of Maryland Shore Regional Health Board of Directors recently welcomed seven new members: Cassie Burton, PhD; Kenny Kreiser; Robert Roth, JD; Kim Herman, MD; Jane Wang, MD; and University of Maryland Medical System senior leaders Kristin Jones-Bryce, JD and Michelle Lee, CPA. The Board’s composition includes representatives from the five counties served by UM Shore Regional Health, the regional physician community and UMMS.

UM Shore Regional Health to Offer Fall Healthy for Life Courses

August 15, 2022
The University of Maryland Shore Regional Health is launching a series of free virtual classes this fall for people who may need encouragement to keep up with a healthy lifestyle. Jeanette Jeffrey, MS, MPH, MCHES, Health Educator for University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Chestertown will lead the Healthy for Life evidence-based community nutrition and well-being program designed to empower individuals to make healthy food, nutrition and lifestyle choices. 

Mobile Wellness Team Participates in National Night Out at Worton Park

August 09, 2022
Ryan Wilson got his blood pressure checked by Serenity Kelly.
UM Shore Medical Center at Chestertown's Mobile Wellness Team engaged the community in wellness activities during National Night Out activities at Worton Park on August 2, 2022. Mobile Wellness Team members provided blood pressure screenings and pre-diabetes screenings, and distributed masks and hand sanitizer at the annual event which brought out community members and organizations together with law enforcement personnel for an evening of solidarity.