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School of Nursing Board of Visitors Welcomes New Chair, Announces New Members

October 10, 2005

Baltimore, Md. – The University of Maryland School of Nursing has added three new members to its Board of Visitors. Dr. Eric R. Baugh, senior vice president for medical affairs and network management, CareFirst BlueCross Blue Shield, and Kathryn McCullough, MS, '79, RN, senior vice president for patient care services, University of Maryland Medical Center, will serve three-year terms on the Board, from 2005 to 2008. Caleb Rogovin, MS '92, CRNA, CCRN, CEN, assistant program director for the School of Nursing's Nurse Anesthesia program has also joined the Board as part of his duties as president of the School's Alumni Association. Steven S. Cohen, senior vice president, Integrated Operations, MedStar Health, has been named Chairman of the Board, succeeding David Oros, CEO, Aether Holdings, Inc., who has held the position for the past two years.

“We welcome our new Board members and look forward to working with them on future projects to benefit the School of Nursing,” says Cohen. “We would also like to recognize the outstanding work of David Oros, who led the Board through reorganization and restructuring during his tenure as Board Chair.”

Members of the Board of Visitors come from the ranks of corporate and community leadership, and from committed alumni and friends of the School. These distinguished members actively participate by lending their skills and expertise to the areas of fundraising, public relations, advocacy and education.

“We are very pleased that these exemplary leaders have joined our distinguished Board of Visitors,” said Janet D. Allan, PhD, RN, CS, FAAN, dean of the School of Nursing. “Their expertise is crucial for assuring that our education, research and clinical practice programs remain relevant to the ever-changing health care system and meet the needs of the citizens of Maryland.”