People On The Move

PEOPLE ON THE MOVE

October 10, 2007

Hagaman honored with citation

In a tribute by Gov. Martin O'Malley, Dr. Scott D. Hagaman, medical director of Linwood Center Inc., was honored for his accomplishments as president of MedChi (the Maryland State Medical Society), a professional organization.

The citation, presented to Dr. Hagaman on Sept. 29, credited him with guiding MedChi through several contentious issues during the 2007 session of the Maryland General Assembly: reauthorizing the Maryland Board of Physicians, which controls licensing and discipline of Maryland physicians; promoting the creation of a task force on health care access and reimbursement to investigate the adequacy of insurance payments to Maryland physicians; and advocating for legislation that banned smoking in indoor public spaces.

Linwood Center, a facility for the treatment of autism spectrum disorders in Ellicott City, is one of the oldest institutions of its kind worldwide.

Dr. Hagaman, a Columbia resident, also maintains a private practice in child and adolescent psychiatry.

Red Cross names Sacks as new director

Dawn Sacks is the new district manager for financial development for the American Red Cross of Central Maryland.

She will work with volunteer leaders on the Howard County Red Cross board of directors, which oversees the delivery of disaster assistance, health and safety training, and emergency preparedness.

She was director of external relations for the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay.

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