For Immediate Release
2/18/2015

LifeBridge Health Appoints Jason A. Blavatt, Esquire as Chairman of the Board of Directors

Jason A. Blavatt, EsquireBaltimore, MD - LifeBridge Health is proud to announce that Jason A. Blavatt, Esquire, is now serving as the chairman of its board of directors. As one of the largest, most comprehensive providers of health-related services to the people of Maryland, LifeBridge Health consists of Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Northwest Hospital, Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital, and related subsidiaries and affiliates.

“We are thrilled that Jason brings his energy, experience, intelligence and commitment to this leadership role on the board of LifeBridge Health. Jason is truly an inspiration to everyone who knows him. Although there are only 24 hours in a day, you would think there were 100 hours with everything he accomplishes,” says Neil Meltzer, CEO of LifeBridge Health.

Blavatt has a long association with LifeBridge Health. He is a past chair and a current member of the Levindale Board of Directors. He also currently sits on the Sinai Hospital of Baltimore Board of Directors and the Northwest Hospital Board of Directors. Additionally, his generosity is evidenced in many ways including membership in the LifeBridge Health Circle of Life Society and the LifeBridge Health Family Society.

“I am proud to support LifeBridge Health, an organization that is committed to keeping people healthy and building the future of health care,” says Blavatt. “Along with offering the finest medical care, LifeBridge Health embodies the ideal lifelong partner for health, from prevention and wellness to senior care. I am confident that we will continue to make great strides in advancing the LifeBridge Health mission to improve the health of people in our communities.”

In addition to his work with LifeBridge Health, Blavatt continues his decades of work as a pillar in the Baltimore community and with his work on behalf of Israel. He divides his time and talents by serving on a myriad boards including that of the ASSOCIATED: Jewish Federation of Baltimore and the Baltimore Jewish Council. He is also first vice president of Chizuk Amuno Congregation and lends a hand at Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure events. Blavatt is also the chairman of the Baltimore County Human Relations Commission which enforces the anti-discrimination and civil rights laws of the County.

Blavatt is the managing partner of Blavatt & Blavatt, LLC, a law firm that primarily serves residents of Baltimore County, Baltimore City, Howard County and Carroll County. He is a graduate of The Dickinson School of Law of Pennsylvania State University and received his bachelor of arts from Gettysburg College (Phi Beta Kappa). He is a member of multiple bar associations and organizations throughout Maryland, Washington DC, and Pennsylvania, including the Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys’ Association and the Maryland Association for Justice, Inc.

Blavatt took over as LifeBridge Health board chairman following the death of Walter Amprey, Ed.D. “Dr. Amprey left very big shoes to fill, and when Jason graciously agreed to step in, we knew that LifeBridge Health was in great hands,” continues Meltzer. “His years of work with us and his dedication to the community at large are a legacy in the making.”

About LifeBridge Health:
With more than 8,000 employees and a vast physician network, LifeBridge Health provides patients with a continuum of care throughout a person’s life. The LifeBridge Health network includes a medical staff of 1,300 physicians, with additional physician assistants and nurse practitioners as well as more than 400 community-based physicians.

Along with its three hospitals, LifeBridge Health also consists of LifeBridge Health & Fitness and the LifeBridge Health Medical Care Centers in Eldersburg, Mays Chapel and Reisterstown. Both Sinai and Northwest are acute-care general hospitals with complementary clinical centers of excellence. More on LifeBridge Health information is available at www.lifebridgehealth.org.

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Helene King
410.601.2296
hking@lifebridgehealth.org