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PDMP : PDMP Advisory Board

Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

Advisory Board on Prescription Drug Monitoring
The Advisory Board on Prescription Drug Monitoring was created by law to support the design, implementation and ongoing development of the PDMP.
PDMP Advisory Board Meetings for 2015 are as follows:
February 17th
May 4th
September 10th
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Behavioral Health Administration
Vocational Rehabilitation Building
OWDT (formerly OETAS) Training Room (Ground Floor)
55 Wade Avenue
Catonsville, MD  21228
Meetings of the Advisory Board are open to the public. If you would like to attend a meeting, please notify Tryphena Barnes, PDMP Secretary, at 410-402-8686 or

Past Meetings of the Advisory Board

November 13, 2014 - Minutes (will be posted shortly)
September 30, 2014 - Minutes
April 3, 2014 - Minutes
January 7, 2014 - Minutes
September 3, 2013 - Minutes 
April 15, 2013 - Minutes
October 11, 2012 -  Minutes
June 26, 2012 - Minutes
February 22, 2012 - Minutes
November 30, 2011 - Minutes
October 17, 2011 - Minutes

Reports of the Advisory Board
Board Members
Mona Gahunia, D.O
Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Celeste M. Lombardi, MD
Chair, Maryland Board of Physicians
Physician Advisor, Office of Quality, Safety & Improvement Director,
Outpatient International Pain Service, Department of Neurology/Pain Management
Lenna Israbian-Jamgochian
President, Board of Pharmacy
Regional Pharmacy Manager, Safeway Pharmacy
David Sharp, Ph.D.
Director, Center for Health Information Technology & Innovative Care Delivery
Maryland Health Care Commission
Nancy D. Adams, MBA, RN
President, Maryland Board of Nursing
Senior Vice President/Chief Nurse Executive, Western Maryland Health System
J. Ramsay Farah, MD, MPH
Regional Medical Director, Clinical Services, UnitedHealthcare
Medical Director, Phoenix of Health, LLC
Orlee Panitch, MD
Physician, Medical Emergency Professionals
Thelma B. Wright, MD, Esq
Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine

Vinu Ganti, MD
Primary Care Physician, Private Practice
Hoover Adger, Jr., MD, MPH, MBA
Director, Adolescent Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital
Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Janet M. Beebe, CRNP
Nurse Practitioner, Bowie Internal Medicine Associates
Janet Getzey Hart
Director, Government Affairs, Rite Aid
Faryal Qureshi, PharmD, BCPS, DAAPM
Pharmacist, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Critical Care
VA Maryland Health Care System
Captain Daniel D. Alioto
Commander, Vice Narcotics Division, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office
Gail Amalia B. Katz, MPH
Health Care Administrator, Retired
Vacant Positions for Pharmacist and Patient

This project was supported by Grant No. 2011-PM-BX-0011 awarded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance. The Bureau of Justice Assistance is a component of the Office of Justice Programs, which also includes the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National Institute of Justice, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, the Office for Victims of Crime, the Community Capacity Development Office, and the Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking. Points of view or opinions in this document are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.