Maryland

Maryland is currently not funded under CDC’s National Asthma Control Program, but you may contact the following for information about asthma-related activities in the state.

Partnership Activities
Grantee: Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Contact: Rachel M. Hess-Mutinda, LGSW
Telephone: (410) 767-2196
E-mail: RHessMutinda@dhmh.state.md.us
Address: Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Center for Maternal and Child Health
201 W. Preston St., Room 317
Baltimore, MD 21201
Website: https://phpa.health.maryland.gov/mch/Pages/asthma.aspxExternal
State Success Stories: Breathing Easier in Maryland Cdc-pdf[281MB]
Funded Program: Addressing Asthma from a Public Health Perspective
Asthma State Data Profile: PDF – 399 KBCdc-pdf

Program Description:
CDC is funding the health departments in California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, Utah, Vermont, and Wisconsin to ensure the availability of and access to guidelines-based medical management and pharmacotherapy for all people with asthma and to address the intersection of public health and health care through funding state programs and national organizations, promoting asthma quality measures, and informing policy makers about the burden of asthma.

Page last reviewed: December 4, 2009