Andy Harris is a Representative from Maryland. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. on January 25, 1957.
He received his B.S. from The Johns Hopkins University in 1977, his M.D. from The Johns Hopkins University in 1980, and his M.H.S. from The Johns Hopkins University in 1995.
He was in the United States Navy reserve from 1988-2010, and was a member of the Maryland state senate from 1998-2010.
He was minority whip in the Maryland state senate, and was an unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States House of Representatives in 2008, before being elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Twelfth and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2011-present).