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Our Team

COALITION CO-CHAIRS

Maura Rossman, MD - Health Officer, Howard County Health Department
Elizabeth Edsall Kromm, PhD - Vice President, Population Health and Advancement at Howard County General Hospital

HCLHIC STAFF

B. Reena Rambharat, MPH, CHES® - Director
Sonya Lloyd, MA - Community Engagement Coordinator
Ashton Jordan, MSPH - Community Engagement Coordinator

WORKGROUPS

Chronic Disease Prevention & Management Group

The Chronic Disease Prevention and Management Group focuses on the prevention and management of illnesses related to chronic diseases such as cancer, tobacco, and diabetes.

Co-Chairs:

Temitope Alao-Sanni - HCLHIC Member
Jennifer Lee & Akasha Dotson - Howard County Office on Aging and Independence 

Food Security Committee

The Food Security Committee’s goal is to reduce food insecurity and advance efforts towards nutrition security for Howard County residents.

Co-Chairs:

Carrie Ross - Community Action Council of Howard County
Razan Sahuri - Howard County SNAP-Ed

Health Literacy Advisory Committee

The Health Literacy Advisory Committee works to ensure that the Health Department’s health education materials and initiatives are culturally appropriate, accessible and inclusive.

Co-Chairs: 

Erin Ashinghurst - Accessible Resources for Independence
Chynáe Vicks - Howard County Health Department

Healthy Minds & Suicide Prevention Coalition

The Healthy Minds and Suicide Prevention Coalition works to encourage residents to have conversations about mental health and to promote help-seeking behaviors.

Co-Chairs:

Stephanie M. Reid - Howard County Health Department
Jessica LaFave - VA Maryland Health Care System

Movement Group

The Movement Group focuses on exercise and movement throughout the year including the State of Maryland’s Walktober initiatives in October.

Co-Chairs:

Michelle Rosenfeld - Howard County Office on Aging and Independence 
Natalie Hall - Howard County Health Department

 

 

If you are interested in being a part of any of the Workgroup activities, please email us at LHIC@howardcountymd.gov 

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