• PERSONA
  • BIO

Maria Uriyo, PhD, MHSA, PMP, CCMP

Role: Director, Special Projects 

Experience: 16 + years

Favorite Quote: “Whether you believe you can or believe you can’t, you are absolutely right.” ~ Henry Ford

Education:

  • Masters: Health Systems Administration; Georgetown University, DC
  • Doctor of Philosophy: Food Science; Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
  • Certifications: Project Management (PMI); Change Management (Prosci)

 

Core Values: Growth, Creativity, Authenticity

Happy Place: “Nature. I like contemplating how magnificent it is.”

 

Dr. Uriyo is a data scientist and quality improvement lead at heart. She led the NCQA re-accreditation for Johns Hopkins HealthCare lines of business; achieving Commendable to Excellent accreditation status. She is also an expert in Learning Design & Delivery. Dr. Uriyo oversees Special Projects including Medicalincs’ Maryland's Rare and Expensive Case Management (REM) Program subcontract; and Learning Technical logistics for our Learning academy program. Dr. Uriyo is the cofounder and executive director of Abacus Robotics, a non-profit STEM organization. She is also an adjunct professor at George Mason University’s Department of Health Administration & Policy. Previously, she worked with the US Federal Healthcare Informatics Group at HP. Maria enjoys baking!