About Dan Morhaim, M.D.
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QUICK FACTS ABOUT DAN
• Dan Morhaim is a member of the Maryland House of Delegates, first elected in 1994 and every 4 years since. Dan served on the Environmental Matters Committee from 1995-2003, the Health and Government Operations Committee from 2003-2016, and the Judiciary Committee starting 2017. This gives him a broad range of committee experience. He also serves on the Joint Committee on Behavioral Health and Opioid Use Disorders; Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive, and Legislative Review: Joint Committee on Cybersecurity, Information Technology and Biotechnology; and the Joint Committee on Legislative Information Technology and Open Government. He is Co-Chair of the Alliance for Patient Access, a bi-partisan national organization of physicians elected to state office.
• Board-certified physician: Dan has over 35 years front-line clinical experience treating patients in emergency medicine and internal medicine.
• Businessperson: He founded and built medical group practice that grew to over 90 doctors at 6 hospitals.
• Academic: Dan is on the faculty at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health where he teaches, directs an annual lecture series, does research, and writes articles. He's also on the faculty at the University of Maryland Medical School
• Author: Dan's book “The Better End: Surviving (and Dying) on Your Own Terms in Today’s Modern Medical World” (Hopkins University Press) has earned excellent reviews and endorsements from Maya Angelou, Dr. Ben Carson, Hopkins Dean Dr. Michael Klag, and others. The book helps people manage serious illness and end-of-life care in a positive and informed manner. See www.thebetterend.com.
• Community activist: Dan serves on the Board of the John W. Brick Mental Health Foundation, the Baltimore Humane Society, the Lifebridge Health Community Outreach Board, and he has served on the boards of Unified Community Connections (formerly United Cerebral Palsey of Maryland) and Health Care for the Homeless.
• Public speaker, Dan does presentations to a wide variety of audiences, from community groups to health care professionals, as well as local and national media. To arrange an engagement, please contact him.
• Shelley and Dan have 3 grown children, all graduates of Baltimore County Public Schools, and two grandchildren.