Mary H. Cooke, DHA, RN
Vice President, Strategic Military Alliances, The Johns Hopkins Health System, US Family Health Plan, Johns Hopkins HealthCare LLC
Dr. Cooke is Vice President of Strategic Military Alliances, and of the Johns Hopkins US Family Health Plan (USFHP), a military managed health care plan sponsored by the Department of Defense (DoD) and available to eligible military retirees and active duty family members. The US Family Health Plan is administered by Johns Hopkins HealthCare LLC (JHHC), the managed care organization jointly owned by The Johns Hopkins Health System (JHHS) and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (JHUSOM).
The US Family Health Plan provides the TRICARE Prime benefit to 45,000 military beneficiaries residing in Maryland, the District of Columbia, and parts of Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia. Since 2011, the US Family Health Plan has earned the highest NCQA accreditation rating for health plans - Excellent - which is reserved for health care plans that meet or exceed rigorous requirements for consumer protection and quality. In 2011, Consumer Reports rated the JH US Family Health Plan as the #1 private health insurance plan in Maryland based on its superior scores in the areas of consumer satisfaction, prevention and treatment, and accreditation. It remains as one of the top two health plans in the state of Maryland since that time. Dr. Cooke is responsible for the leadership, strategic business planning and administration of the US Family Health Plan. She is a principal on the Board of Directors for the US Family Health Plan Alliance, LLC having served as the first elected Chairman of the Board.
Dr. Cooke has held progressive leadership positions in the health care industry during the past 25 years. She was instrumental in establishing the Johns Hopkins Military & Veterans Health Institute (MVHI) and serves as the Chairman of the MVHI Steering Committee. Dr. Cooke serves as the co-director of the Johns Hopkins Individualized Health Initiative.
Ms. Cooke has a doctoral degree in Health Policy and Administration.