Meritus CEO Maulik Joshi named to USMH Advisory Board

04 March 2024- The president and CEO of Meritus Health and the proposed Meritus School of Osteopathic Medicine was recently named the chair of the University System of Maryland – Hagerstown (USMH) advisory board. 

Maulik Joshi, Dr.P.H., is the incoming chair of the Board of Advisors, which provides insight  for the school’s student programs, scholarship funds and local community coordination. 

“I am deeply honored to take on the role of chair of the USMH Board of Advisors and support such a wonderful organization with all our committed and expert Board of Advisors,” Joshi said.  

Jacob Ashby, executive director of USMH and secretary of the advisory board, said Joshi is a  perfect fit for his new role. 

“USMH and Meritus Health have been partners in the region for many years. I am very excited to have Dr. Joshi step into the role of Chair of our Board of Advisors,” Ashby said. “While serving as chair, I look forward to the opportunity to work with Dr. Joshi to help current students get on their career path and identify additional healthcare programs that could be offered at USMH. Given the expected growth in the industry and workforce  shortages, in partnership, Meritus Health and USMH can continue to make a positive impact on the health of our community.”