For Immediate Release June 13, 2017

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Martha Mallonee:

Andrew Heath, M.D., a board certified anesthesiologist, has been appointed to the University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health (UM UCH) board of directors. Dr. Heath serves as the medical staff representative to the board for the University of Maryland Harford Memorial Hospital campus. In addition, he also serves on the board of The Upper Chesapeake Health Foundation.

He has been a member of the UM UCH medical staff since 2011.

Dr. Heath received his Doctor of Medicine degree in 2006 from the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore.  He completed his anesthesiology residency at the University of Maryland Medical Center and his pediatric anesthesiology fellowship at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore.

"Dr. Heath's leadership and guidance will be of great assistance to us as we strive to make Harford County the healthiest community in Maryland," said Lyle Sheldon, president and CEO of UM UCH. "We are fortunate to have Dr. Heath serving on our board of directors."

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About University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health
In December 2013, Upper Chesapeake Health became University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health (UM UCH). It consists of the University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center and the Patricia D. and M. Scot Kaufman Cancer Center in Bel Air and the University of Maryland Harford Memorial Hospital in Havre de Grace. UM UCH also owns and operates the Bob Hooper House, an assisted living facility in Forest Hill that specializes in hospice care.  The leading health care system and largest private employer in Harford County, UM Upper Chesapeake Health offers a broad range of health care services, technology and facilities to the residents of northeastern Maryland. Visit UM Upper Chesapeake Health for more information.