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    Maryland’s Public Health Laboratory

    Office of the Director:

    Director: Robert A. Myers, Ph.D

    Director's Office Webpage 

    Office of  Laboratory Emergency Preparedness and Response        

    Chief: Jim Svrjck


    Scientific Service Divisions:     

    Deputy Director: Prince Kassim, Ph.D

    Virology and Immunology     

    Division Chief: Maria Paz Carlos, Ph.D., DVM 

    Newborn and Childhood Screening

    Division Chief: Fizza Gulamali-Majid, Ph.D

    Molecular Biology                ​

    Division Chief: Robert A. Myers, Ph.D


    Division Chief: Jafar Razeq, Ph.D

    Environmental Chemistry

     Division Chief: Prince Kassim, Ph.D

    Western Maryland Regional Lab

    Chief: JoAnne Flinn

    Eastern Shore Regional Lab

    Laboratory Director: Robert Waltersdorff, Ph.D, D(ABMM) 

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    Administrative and Support Services

    Deputy Director: Jennifer Newman Barnhart MPH

    Drug Control

    Acting Division Chief: Chandra Mouli

    Quality Assurance, Safety and Training

    Quality Assurance Officer: MarK McKinney

    Safety and Security Officer: Rachel Vaden

    Laboratory Support Services

    Administrative Officer: Denise Shackleford

    Office of Information Management

     Division Chief: Steven Montgomery

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