Associate Vice President, Population Health & Clinical Affairs, UPMC Health Plan

Ellen did her training in clinical psychology at the University of Vermont and the Vanderbilt-VA internship consortium, and her post-doctoral work in the National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program. At NCI, Ellen worked in the Health Communication and Informatics Research Branch and received a Masters in Public Health, focused on Epidemiology and Biostatistics from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

From NCI, she spent three years in research consulting at RAND Corporation and five years in academic medicine at the University of Pittsburgh and Hillman Cancer Center. In February 2015, she joined the UPMC Health Plan.  Her current work is focused on behavioral science, population health, and the use of digital tools in clinical operations to promote health, wellness, and health.