Deneen Richmond (Courtesy Photo)

Deneen Richmond Named Acting President of Doctors Community Medical Center

(Annapolis and Lanham, Md.) September 28, 2020 — Luminis Health CEO Victoria Bayless announced today the appointment of Deneen Richmond as acting president of Doctors Community Medical Center (formerly Doctors Community Hospital) effective September 25, 2020. Richmond is assuming the position following the resignation of Paul Grenaldo.

Richmond was recently appointed chief Quality and Population Health officer for Luminis Heath. Prior to that, she served as vice president of Population Health at Anne Arundel Medical Center. Richmond came to Anne Arundel Medical Center from Inova Health System, where she served as vice president of Performance Improvement and Outcomes. She has also held leadership positions at Holy Cross Hospital, the Delmarva Foundation and the National Committee for Quality Assurance.

“With more than 20 years of experience in the health care arena, Deneen is poised to lead Doctors Community Medical Center,” said Bayless. “She has led large, matrixed teams and has deep expertise in hospital operations, clinical outcomes management and public health. Deneen’s depth and breadth of experience, coupled with her practical experience in building strong, quality community-focused programs, make her the right person to lead the medical center into its next chapter.”

“Paul has given 11 years of dedicated service to Doctors Community Medical Center,” Bayless continued. “He was an important part of the merger with Anne Arundel Medical Center and the formation of Luminis Health. We are grateful for his service and devotion over the years.”

“I am honored to assume the role of acting president for Doctors Community Medical Center,” said Richmond. “As a resident of Prince George’s County, I know first-hand the importance of local, quality medical care and Doctors Community Medical Center has been a pillar in our community for decades. I look forward to building on that foundation and helping to usher in expanded services under the Luminis Health umbrella.”

Richmond holds a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of the District of Columbia and a master’s degree in health care administration from The George Washington University. She is an adjunct professor at The George Washington University and recipient of the Milken Institute School of Public Health’s Excellence in Teaching Masters Level Online Award. Named a Modern Healthcare/Witt Kieffer Up and Comer in 2004, Richmond has also been honored by the National Association of Health Service Executives as a 2014 Distinguished Healthcare Leader. Richmond is a resident of Bowie, Md.


About Luminis Health

Luminis Health, a new health system formed in 2019, serves residents of Anne Arundel County, Prince George’s County and the Eastern Shore. Comprised of Anne Arundel Medical Center, Doctors Community Medical Center and J. Kent McNew Family Medical Center, Luminis Health also includes multi-specialty practice groups, ambulatory sites and clinics, physician practices and clinical service lines that constitute Luminis Health Clinical Enterprise (LHCE). With 635 licensed beds, the health system has more than 6,400 employees, 1,800 medical staff and 1,300 volunteers. Luminis is symbolic of light, signifying a commitment to being a beacon of hope and healing for the region, while igniting new possibilities for how and where health care is delivered. Learn more at

About Doctors Community Medical Center (formerly Doctors Community Hospital)

Doctors Community Medical Center (DCMC), now a part of Luminis Health, is a network of medical and surgical services provided throughout Prince George’s County and Anne Arundel County. DCMC is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a high‐performing hospital in colon cancer surgery and heart failure and is a recipient of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. DCMC has also earned the Association’s Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll Award, a distinguished honor for hospitals engaging in advanced care for patients with heart failure and/or stroke and type 2 diabetes. For more information, visit or call 301-DCH-4YOU (301-324-4968).

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