*The American Board of Clinical Lipidology has awarded Dr. Louis B. Malinow diplomate status, which certifies him as a specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of cholesterol disorders.
Malinow, of the internal medicine departments at Northwest Hospital Center and Sinai Hospital, is the only physician in the state to receive this distinction. He screens for and treats all cardiovascular risk factors. He is certified by the American Society of Hypertension as a high blood pressure specialist.
Malinow is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He completed his residency at Stanford University Hospital in California.
*Genevieve Saderholm, deputy director for clinic and school health at the Anne Arundel County Department of Health, recently received the Maryland State School Health Council's Leadership Award.
The award will be presented at the eighth annual School Health Interdisciplinary Program on Aug. 4 at Turf Valley Resort in Ellicott City.
Saderholm was selected because of her contributions to school health services in the county and state. Saderholm is credited with merging Anne Arundel County's School Health Services program into the Department of Health, which now serves 118 county public and charter schools.
Saderholm also co-chairs the county's School Health Advisory Council and works with the state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and Department of Education to develop school health guidelines.
*Dr. Jeffrey Quartner is the new president of Midatlantic Cardiovascular Foundation's board of directors.
Quartner, a clinical and preventive cardiologist and a founding member of Midatlantic Cardiovascular Associates, is board certified in cardiology. He received his cardiology training at Johns Hopkins Hospital
He is chief of cardiology and director of the Heart Institute at Union Memorial Hospital.