Dr. Peter L. Beilenson, M.D., M.P.H. currently serves as the CEO and President of the Evergreen Health Cooperative, an innovative, member-oriented health care model authorized by the Affordable Care Act.
He brings 20 years of experience in public health leadership having previously served as the Health Officer of Howard County, Maryland in the administration of County Executive Ken Ulman and as the Baltimore City Health Commissioner in the administrations of Mayors Kurt Schmoke and Martin O'Malley.
Dr. Beilenson received his undergraduate degree from Harvard College, Medical Doctorate from Emory University School of Medicine, and Masters in Public Health from the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health.
During his tenure in Baltimore City, Dr. Beilenson’s vision led to expanded drug treatment programs in Baltimore, improved immunization compliance, a wide range of extremely effective lead poisoning prevention initiatives, juvenile violence prevention, and the creation of the state-wide initiative for universal health coverage in Maryland - Health Care for All. In Howard County he launched the Healthy Howard Access Plan, a first-of-its-kind program in the country that provides comprehensive, affordable health and wellness services to the uninsured of Howard County; the Healthy Howard Initiative—which certifies healthy schools, workplaces, childcare and restaurants; and the first in the nation ban on indoor tanning for minors.more » « less