LEONARDTOWN, Md. (Jan. 29, 2009)—St. Mary's Hospital on Wednesday announced the appointment of two new volunteer members to its board of directors: anesthesiologist Dr. Harold Lee and Karen "Kay" Owens.
Dr. Lee, chief of the Medical Staff at St. Mary's Hospital, has been a part of the Medical Staff since 1998 and has served as the chief of anesthesia since 2006. Born in Ohio, Dr. Lee is married to Dr. Monica Lee and has four children. Dr. Lee graduated from the University of Miami, Fla., and then performed his internship and residency at Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Pennsylvania.
A native of St. Mary's County, Ms. Owens has worked for the U.S. Information Agency and the Department of the Navy's Comptroller Office and Cost Department, retiring in 2008 after 36 years of government service. Owens has served as president of the St. Mary's Hospital Auxiliary since January 2008 and has been an Auxiliary member since November 2004. She is also secretary of the Auxiliary of the Leonardtown Volunteer Fire Department.
The Board also recently met to elect new officers with the following results: Linda Dudderar, chairwoman; Lewie Aldridge Jr., vice chairman; Robbie Loker, secretary; and R. Timothy Storch, treasurer.