Peggy Naleppa, MS, MBA, PhD, FACHE

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President/CEO
Peninsula Regional Medical Center and Peninsula Regional Health System

Dr. Peggy Naleppa began her health care career as Director of Neurosurgical Services at George Washington University Medical Center in Washington, DC. She has served as a clinical leader or as a senior executive at several hospitals in Maryland including: Anne Arundel Medical Center, Calvert Memorial Hospital and St. Mary’s Hospital. She has served as President of the Maryland Chapter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) and has held several leadership positions with the Maryland Hospital Association. Dr. Naleppa is also a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Dr. Naleppa, who is a registered nurse, holds a BS in Healthcare Administration from St. Joseph’s College; a Master of Administration degree with a concentration in Finance from the University of Maryland University College; an MBA, with a concentration in medical services from Johns Hopkins University and a Doctorate in Management with a concentration in organizational process management from the University of Maryland University College.

Dr. Naleppa has a 30 plus year history as a healthcare executive and is the President/CEO of Peninsula Regional Medical Center (PRMC) and the Peninsula Regional Health System in Salisbury, Maryland.

In 2011, Dr. Naleppa was named one of Maryland’s Top 100 Women by the Baltimore-based The Daily Record newspaper for her outstanding achievements and contributions to Maryland healthcare, and one of the “56 Women Hospital and Healthcare Leaders to Know,” by the prestigious Becker’s Hospital Review. She and her husband Dan live in Salisbury and are the parents of two daughters, Adrienne and Renee and the proud grandparents of one granddaughter, Addison.