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IN THIS ISSUE Aisha Siddiqui, MD, local Ob-Gyn with University of Maryland Community Medical Group-Women's Health. 10 THE DIFFERENCE IS ACADEMIC University of Maryland hospitals are helping to forge the future of health care. 12 COVER STORY COVER STORY 5 A PART OF SOMETHING GREATER UM Shore Medical Group joins network and changes its name to University of Maryland Community Medical Group. 4 FIRST IN CLASS A seventh-grader in Chestertown receives the first Creating Healthier Communities Together Award from UM Shore Regional Health. PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: KHALID KURTOM, MD In addition to performing consultations and treatments for patients with neurological and spinal conditions, UM Shore Regional Health neurosurgeon Khalid Kurtom, MD, makes time to teach as a clinical assistant professor at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. D E PA R T M E N TS 3 A HEALTHY START 13 AT A GLANCE 14 INTRODUCING ... 15 NEWS AND EVENTS Maryland's Health Matters is published by the Corporate Communications & Marketing office at University of Maryland Shore Regional Health. This publication is not intended to provide professional medical advice. It is to provide general health and wellness information. B E A PART O F S O METH ING GR EATER . STAY CONNECTED UM SHORE REGIONAL HEALTH Chairman of the Board of Directors John Dillon President & Chief Executive Officer Kenneth D. Kozel, MBA, FACHE Senior Vice President, Strategy and Communications Patti Willis Designed by 2  MARYLAND'S HEALTH MATTERS "Like" our Facebook page to learn about the latest events and happenings at UM Shore Regional Health. Search for "Shore Regional Health." Get health information and updates from our experts. WE WOULD LIKE TO HEAR FROM YOU Please send your comments, information requests or change of address to trena.williamson@

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