Advisory Board

Jennifer H. Kirschner, MSPH, CHES, was a co-founding member of BHRC (formerly “BSHRC”) and served as the organization’s inaugural Executive Director through 2014. She currently mobilizes stakeholders on issues at the intersection maternal and child health and behavioral health as part of the B’more for Healthy Babies strategic initiative.

Tori McReynolds is an organizer, advocate and fundraiser originally from Largo, MD. She holds a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Maryland.

Laura Bartolomei-Hill, LGSW, is the Overdose Fatality Review Coordinator at the Maryland Department of Health, Behavioral Health Administration. Through Overdose Fatality Review, she works with local health departments and other partners to identify gaps in services and opportunities for intervention to prevent future overdose deaths. In addition, Laura is a social worker at Desi’s Place, a harm reduction-based buprenorphine program in West Baltimore.

Josh Greenfeld, Esq. currently serves as Vice President of Government Affairs for the Maryland Building Industry Association advocating for the interests of residential home builders in the Baltimore area. He is former chair and founding member of BHRC’s Policy Committee and currently serves on the boards of J Street Baltimore, the Greater Remington Improvement Association, and the Baltimore Jewish Council. Josh led the effort to expand syringe services access in Maryland as Chair of BHRC’s Policy Committee.

Adam Schneider, MA, MSW

Susan G Sherman, PhD, is a Professor in the Department of Health Behavior and Society at the Bloomberg School of Public Health. She has been engaged in harm reduction research and advocacy with people who use drugs and women engaged in sex work in Baltimore for close to 20 years. She has focused on understanding and intervening in structural determinants of health to expand people’s autonomy and opportunities.

Chris Welsh, MD, is an Addiction Psychiatrist at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He has been involved with harm reduction and substance abuse treatment at the local, national and international level for over 20 years.

Meredith Zoltick, RN, is a nurse on the inpatient infectious disease unit at Johns Hopkins Hospital as well as at two suboxone clinics in Baltimore City. She has been involved with Baltimore Harm Reduction Coalition for the past four years and doing harm reduction work for the past ten.

Emeritus Advisory Board Members

Robert Childs, MPH, Executive Director: North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition (NCHRC)

Derrick Hunt, Baltimore City Risk Reduction Services

Carlton R. Smith, Executive Director: Center for Black Equity–Baltimore

Chris Serio-Chapman, Baltimore City Health Department

Erica Lessem, Treatment Action Group (& BHRC alumna)

Michael T. Everett, CEO: Intimacy & Colour (formerly, Harm Reduction Coalition)