Dr. Leana Wen was appointed by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake to lead the Baltimore City Health Department (BCHD), the oldest health department in the United States. BCHD, an agency with a $130 million annual budget and 1,000 employees, promotes health and improves well-being through education, policy/advocacy, and direct service delivery. BCHD’s wide-ranging responsibilities include maternal and child health, youth wellness, school health, senior services, animal control, restaurant inspections, emergency preparedness, STI/HIV treatment, and acute and chronic disease prevention.

Please join us to hear Dr. Wen discuss her thoughts on the public health needs of Baltimore residents and the steps she wants to take to meet those needs.

DATE and Time

Wednesday, December 9, 2015
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM ET


8:00 AM – 8:30 AM  |  Breakfast
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM  |  Program & Discussion


Leana Wen, MD MSc, Commissioner

Baltimore City Health Department

For more information, please contact Jennifer D. Boehm at 410.528.5684 or boehmj@ballardspahr.com.