University of Maryland Medical System

January 14, 2021 | Staff Writer

Hogan Nominates Dennis Schrader as Maryland Health Secretary

Gov. Larry Hogan has nominated Dennis Schrader as secretary of Maryland Department of Health (MDH). Schrader has been serving as the acting secretary of health since former Secretary Robert Neall retired Dec. 1. According to a news release from the Maryland Department of Health, Schrader previously served as acting health secretary in 2017. From January […]

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December 16, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

State Officials Explain What’s in Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine

What’s in Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine? Dr. David Marcozzi, COVID-19 Incident Commander for the University of Maryland Medical System, explained the answer to Marylanders at a press conference with Gov. Larry Hogan on Tuesday. Pfizer’s vaccine was granted emergency use authorization (EUA) by the FDA last Friday. Marcozzi said there are four components that make it […]

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