G. Daniel Shealer Jr. ’84 appointed general counsel of Johns Hopkins

Dec 15, 2011

Daniel Shealer Jr., Class of 1984, has been appointed vice president and general counsel of The Johns Hopkins Health System Corporation and The Johns Hopkins Hospital. He previously held the position of senior counsel for corporate and regulatory affairs, leading oversight of business, tax and regulatory matters for the health system.

Shealer has served as a deputy general counsel with Johns Hopkins for the past 17 years and had a pivotal role in bringing to fruition the recent affiliations with Suburban Hospital, Sibley Memorial Hospital and All Children’s Hospital, and the subsequent integration of those hospitals into the Johns Hopkins Health System.

“Dan brings to the position a wealth of experience in corporate, legal, governance and regulatory matters. His vast experience will continue to be a tremendous value to our organization,” says Edward D. Miller, M.D., dean of the medical faculty and CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine.

Shealer will continue to serve as the Health System’s vice president for compliance, deputy general counsel for Johns Hopkins Medicine and secretary of the boards of Johns Hopkins Medicine, the Health System and The Johns Hopkins Hospital.

He previously held the position of senior counsel for corporate and regulatory affairs, leading oversight of business, tax and regulatory matters for the Health System. Shealer currently serves on the boards of trustees of Howard County General Hospital, Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital, Suburban Hospital Healthcare System, and the Legal Aid Bureau, where he also serves as treasurer, and on the Mayor’s Leadership Advisory Group to End Homelessness in Baltimore City.

Shealer earned his bachelor’s degree cum laude in 1981 from Juniata College in Pennsylvania before earning his law degree from Vanderbilt University.


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