Advisory Board

BHRC’s advisory board is currently in transition as part of our efforts to include a majority of people who have been directly impacted by the war on drugs. This goal will be achieved by mid-summer 2019, by which time we will have information available regarding advisory board members and their various organizational involvements.

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.

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.

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.