For Immediate Release August 03, 2023

Hilary Schmitt recently was named Director of Operations at University of Maryland Shore Regional Health, where she will assume leadership of several non-clinical services including Clinical Engineering, Food and Nutrition Services and Environmental Services. Schmitt will also retain her role as Director of UM SRH's Heart and Vascular Services.Hilary Cassel

In her new role, Schmitt will collaborate with UM SRH Nursing and Patient Care leaders to ensure alignment and effective communication across all care teams. She also will provide support for the planning of the Regional Medical Center hospital project in Easton, implementation of that plan, and transition through the process as UM SRH engages as a united team in a project that will transform health care throughout the five counties served by UM SRH.

"Hilary is a proven leader with a demonstrated ability to get things done," said LuAnn Brady, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, UM SRH. "Her clinical background and experience bring the perspective of direct patient care to important hospital support services, which will help further strengthen and support collaborative partnering with multiple departments as we move into the future."

Schmitt began her career at the University of Maryland Medical Center in 2010 as a Clinical Nurse in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit. She then spent time in progressively responsible nursing leadership roles at the Hospital for Specialty Surgery and subsequently at Lenox Hill Hospital (Northwell Health), both in New York City. Schmitt returned to University of Maryland Medical System in 2019 as Orthopedic Nurse Navigator at UM SRH, and was named Director of Heart and Vascular Services in 2022.

Schmitt has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from West Virginia University and a Master of Business Administration from Syracuse University.