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Senator Catherine E. Pugh Appointed to Governor's Wellmobile Board

April 11, 2007

Baltimore, Md. – State Senate President Mike Miller recently appointed the Honorable Catherine E. Pugh to the senatorial vacancy on the Governor's Wellmobile Advisory Board. Pugh is a member of the State Senate serving the 40th District of Baltimore City in the Maryland General Assembly. She formerly served as a member of the Maryland House of Delegates and the Baltimore City Council. Pugh is president and CEO of C.E. Pugh and Company, a public relations consulting firm. She also serves on the Board of Directors for the University of Maryland Medical System. Pugh holds an MBA from Morgan State University, and is a member of the Morgan State faculty.

The Governor's Wellmobile Program, established in 1994 as a partnership among the public, private, and philanthropic sectors, operates four full-service mobile health clinics that travel across the state of Maryland. Operated by the University of Maryland School of Nursing and staffed by its nurse practitioner faculty and students, the Wellmobiles offer regular, continuing health care for underserved and uninsured children and adults throughout Maryland.

“We are honored to have Sen. Pugh serve on our Wellmobile Board,” said Janet D. Allan, PhD, RN, CS, FAAN, dean of the School of Nursing. “Her extensive background in state and local government and her expertise in the area of marketing and communications will serve us well as we continue to expand the Wellmobile program.”