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Lowry Hired as Health Officer for Charles County

For Immediate Release
2018-222
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 12:00pm

Lowry Hired as Health Officer for Charles County

The Charles County Commissioners and the Charles County Department of Health are pleased to announce the appointment of Suzán C. Lowry, M.D., FAAP, as health officer for Charles County effective Monday, Dec. 3.  Dr. Lowry is a pediatrician of more than 20 years who most recently worked at the United States Marine Corps Quantico Health Clinic in Virginia. She also served as the general pediatrics hospitalist educator and supervisor of the Gastrointestinal and Intestinal Rehabilitation Unit at Children’s National Medical Center and as a staff pediatrician at Greater Baden Medical Services. Dr. Lowry worked as an educator at the University of Maryland for eight years.

“This is an exciting time to be working on behalf of the public’s health. Today’s advancements in communications and technology enable a health department to foster stronger collaboration with community, regional, and state partners.  Amidst any change, our goal remains the same: to enhance the well-being of the Charles County residents,” said Dr. Lowry.

"I am pleased to welcome Dr. Lowry to Charles County,” said Commissioner President Peter F. Murphy. “Lowry’s strategic and data-driven approach to understanding the needs of our community will enhance the way we deliver public health service to all residents in Charles County.”


Dr. Lowry earned her undergraduate degree from University of Maryland College Park, her medical degree from Howard University School of Medicine, and her master’s degree in applied sciences health informatics from John Hopkins University. She is board certified in pediatrics from the American Board of Pediatrics and a fellow of American Academy of Pediatrics.

Pictured: Suzán C. Lowry, M.D., FAAP.

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The mission of Charles County Government is to provide our citizens the highest quality service possible in a timely, efficient and courteous manner. To achieve this goal, our government must be operated in an open and accessible atmosphere, be based on comprehensive long- and short-term planning and have an appropriate managerial organization tempered by fiscal responsibility. We support and encourage efforts to grow a diverse workplace. Charles County is a place where all people thrive and businesses grow and prosper; where the preservation of our heritage and environment is paramount; where government services to its citizens are provided at the highest level of excellence; and where the quality of life is the best in the nation.

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