Eric Naumburg, M.D., M.P.H.
Dr. Eric Naumburg is co-chair of the Maryland chapter of PNHP and works full-time as an advocate for single-payer health reform. For more than a decade he taught pediatrics at the University of Maryland Medical School, from which he retired in 1997. He remains a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics. He obtained his medical degree from Mt. Sinai Medical School in New York and his masters in public health from Johns Hopkins in Baltimore. Dr. Naumburg has devoted considerable time and energy to advancing both national and state-based single-payer legislation (he recently edited a major new single-payer fiscal study titled “Financing the Maryland Health Security Act” by Gerald Friedman, Ph.D.) and serves as Healthcare-Now’s legislative coordinator in Maryland. He is currently helping to launch a new grassroots campaign for single payer in the state under the banner of “Health care is a human right.” He lives in Columbia, Md.
Margaret Flowers, M.D.
Dr. Flowers is a Maryland pediatrician with experience as a hospitalist at a rural hospital and in private practice. She is currently working on single-payer health care reform full-time. In addition to her activity as co-chair of the Maryland chapter and national board advisor for PNHP, Dr. Flowers is on the board of Healthcare-Now! and on the steering committee of the Leadership Conference for Guaranteed Health Care. Dr. Flowers obtained her medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine and did her residency at John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore.
Deborah Schumann, M.D.
Dr. Schumann received a B.A. in chemistry from Smith College and an M.D. from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. After internship and residency she practiced ophthalmology for 25 years in various practice settings including private, group, Kaiser Permanente and volunteer positions. She has been a member of PNHP since its founding in 1987 and since retiring from practice she has been an active advocate for reform of the U.S. health care system. Currently, Dr. Schumann is active in Health Care NOW of Maryland as well as Physicians for a National Health Program. She is a multi-instrumentalist musician and lives in Bethesda with her coonhound Ellie.
State Organizations Endorsing HR676
- Baltimore, MD
Local Unions Endorsing HR676
- Western Maryland Central Labor Council
- SEIU 32 BJ (Baltimore)
- GCC-1 Brotherhood of Teamsters (Baltimore)
- International Organizations of Masters, Mates, and Pilots, (Linthicum)
- United Steelworkers, Local 8-116 S (Baltimore)
- Baltimore Filbey Area Local of American Postal Workers Union (Baltimore)
- UNITE — Here, Mid Atlantic, Baltimore City Branch, NAACP, International Association of Machinists (Upper Marlboro)
- AFSCME Local 1535 (Baltimore)
- United Transportation Union (Frostburg)
- IBEW (Cockeysville)