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Edsall Kromm Named Vice President of Population Health and Advancement

Edsall Kromm

For Immediate Release            
Contact: Sharon Sopp, 410.740.7646,

October 12, 2016

Columbia, Md.—Howard County General Hospital: A Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine (HCGH) announces the appointment of Elizabeth Edsall Kromm, Ph.D., MSc, as vice president of Population Health and Advancement, effective July 2, 2016. This new position reflects the hospital’s evolving focus on keeping the community healthy, well and disease-free by building partnerships and developing new initiatives.

In her new role, Edsall Kromm is responsible for population health management, strategic planning, community relations and development. In this new capacity, she also assumes the position of president of the Howard Hospital Foundation, the fundraising organization for the hospital.

Edsall Kromm most recently served as senior director of population health and community relations for the hospital. Prior to her arrival at HCGH, Edsall Kromm served as policy director for the Howard County Government, and before that as senior officer with The Pew Charitable Trusts. She has also worked for the Howard County Health Department and the American Cancer Society.

Edsall Kromm earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania, Master of Science in international health policy from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a doctorate in health policy and management from The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She currently is an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Health, Behavior and Society at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

About Howard County General Hospital

Howard County General Hospital: A Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine is a not-for-profit health care provider with 264 licensed beds located in Columbia, Maryland. A comprehensive, acute-care medical center, Howard County General offers a full range of services, from neonatal care and oncology to outpatient treatment and critical care.

The hospital has a professional staff of more than 900 physicians and allied health professionals, representing more than 90 specialties and subspecialties; a workforce of more than 1,800 individuals and over 300 volunteers.