Press Release

Benjamin P. Peck Named Program Director of Wellness and Independence for Seniors at Home (WISH)

The Coordinating Center is excited to announce that Benjamin P. Peck, PhD, is the Program Director for the Wellness and Independence for Seniors at Home (WISH) program.

Mr. Peck brings 18 years of healthcare experience to The Coordinating Center. As the Program Director of WISH, Mr. Peck will oversee a team of health coaches, registered nurses, and coordination specialists. WISH is part of the Nexus Montgomery Regional Partnership and aims to reduce avoidable hospital use by working with individuals age 65 and older, who live independently in Montgomery and parts of Prince Georgeโ€™s counties and are in jeopardy of declining health.

Prior to the joining The Coordinating Center, Mr. Peck was a Project Director for Discern Health in Baltimore and a member of the Executive Committee for the Primary Care Coalition of Montgomery Countyโ€™s Board of Directors. Mr. Peck holds a Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences from the University of California, Berkley and a Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. He resides in Rockville with his family.