Baldwin Named Vice President of Nursing/Chief Nursing Officer

Jennifer Baldwin

For Immediate Release
Contact:  Sharon Sopp, 410-740-7646, ssopp1@jhmi.edu

April 12, 2019

Columbia, MD – Howard County General Hospital: A Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine announces the appointment of Jennifer C. Baldwin, MPA, RN, as vice president of Nursing/chief nursing officer, effective May 13, 2019. As such, Baldwin will be responsible for inpatient nursing units as well as Emergency Services, Women’s and Children’s Services, Case Management, Utilization Review, Social Work and Clinical Education..

Baldwin most recently served as the senior vice president of Patient-Centered Medical Home and Care Management at CareFirst, Inc. Prior to that, she was the area administrator for the Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Mid-Atlantic States. A nurse for more than 35 years, Baldwin has spent 17 of those in executive roles in hospitals in the Trinity Health and Inova Health Systems.

After receiving her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Villanova University, she completed her master’s degree in public administration from George Washington University. Baldwin is an adjunct assistant professor at the University of Maryland School of Nursing.

“We are delighted to welcome Jennifer to the HCGH leadership team,” said Steven C. Snelgrove, HCGH president. “She has strong vision and leadership in developing programs to meet patient needs in the community as well as in the hospital. Her experience in both arenas will serve the hospital well as we navigate the ever-changing world of health care.”

About Howard County General Hospital

Howard County General Hospital: A Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine is a not-for-profit health care provider with 245 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.