New Vice President of Philanthropy Named at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center | MedStar Health

New Vice President of Philanthropy Named at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center

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Dina Mallis Klicos Brings Twenty Years Experience to Leadership Role

BALTIMORE, (December 5, 2017) - MedStar Health has named Dina Mallis Klicos to its leadership team at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center as Vice President of Philanthropy, as of October 30. 

Dina will work with physicians and clinicians to build the “Gratitude Matters” grateful patient philanthropy program, which promotes an understanding of how expressing gratitude can play a role in healing and a positive patient experience.  She will also drive major philanthropic investments in the hospital’s capital and clinical priorities, and build a major gifts program that will sustain MedStar Franklin Square’s service to the community for years to come.

These philanthropic investments will have a lasting impact on the hospital’s campus and facilities and patient care programs.

“Dina’s experience and record of accomplishments will help guide MedStar Franklin Square into a new era of philanthropic investment,” said Sarah Fawcett-Lee, MedStar Health’s Regional Vice President for Philanthropy. “We are thrilled to welcome her to MedStar’s philanthropy team.”

Prior to coming to MedStar, Dina was Chief Development Officer for the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center at the University of Maryland Medical System and Director of Principal and Major Gifts for the for the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins Medicine.

Dina has served on a variety of boards in the region and has extensive community service experience. She currently volunteers at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation, The Junior League of Baltimore, Inc., Gilchrist Care Holly Ball, and Our Daily Bread.

She earned her Bachelor of Business Administration at Roanoke College in Salem, Virginia.

For information on the philanthropy program at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center, visit or call 443-777-7935.


About MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center
MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center is a not-for-profit 378-bed community teaching hospital located in the White Marsh section of eastern Baltimore County, Maryland. MedStar Franklin Square provides many medical and healthcare services, including a broad range of healthcare specialties, advanced technologies and treatments not traditionally found at community hospitals. The hospital is ranked third in admissions among all Maryland hospitals and is first in Emergency Department visits with more than 108,000 visits annually. MedStar Franklin Square is accredited by the Joint Commission and certified as a Primary Stroke Center and has earned some of the nation’s most prestigious quality awards including Magnet Designation for excellence in nursing, the Excellence Award for Quality Improvement from the Delmarva Foundation and inclusion in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospital specialty ranking for four consecutive years. With more than 3,300 employees, MedStar Franklin Square is one of the largest employers in Baltimore County. Visit for more information.


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