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Our Team


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


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


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.

Vanda Verdboon, MPH & Connie Ford, BSN, RN - Howard County Health Department

Food Security Committee

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

B. Reena Rambharat, MPH, CHES® - Howard County Health Department

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.

Chynáe Vicks, MSPH - 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.

Stephanie M. Reid, LCSW-C - Howard County Health Department

Movement Group

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

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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