Luminis Health | Leadership - Shirley J. Knelly


Shirley J. Knelly, MS, LCADC, CPHQ

Chief Corporate Compliance Officer

Shirley J. Knelly is the Chief Corporate Compliance Officer for Luminis Health. She is responsible for assuring that Luminis Health and all its affiliated entities are in compliance with federal and state laws, rules and regulations. In this role, she has oversight for regulatory compliance, corporate compliance, internal audit, billing compliance and HIPAA privacy. In addition, she currently serves as the Executive Sponsor of the LGBTQIA Resource Group at Anne Arundel Medical Center. Prior to her Chief Corporate Compliance Officer role, she served as the Vice President of Quality, and Chief Patient Safety Officer at Anne Arundel Health System (AAHS). Shirley was also the President of Behavior Health where she led the strategic plan for the expansion of mental health and substance use services.

Shirley received a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Education from East Stroudsburg State College, East Stroudsburg PA, a Master’s of Science Degree in Counselor Education from the University of Scranton, Scranton, PA and a Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Corporate Compliance from George Washington University, Washington D.C. She is licensed by the Maryland State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists. She is a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ). She is a member of the Health Care Compliance Association, the Maryland Association for Healthcare Quality, Maryland Society of Healthcare Risk Managers, and the National Association for Healthcare Quality.