Joyce A. Murphy named vice chair of Harvard Pilgrim Board of Directors

May 27, 2014

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care has named Joyce A. Murphy, MPA, executive vice chancellor of UMass Medical School’s Commonwealth Medicine division, vice chair of its Board of Directors. Murphy will serve alongside Chairperson Mary Ann Tocio, president and chief operating officer of Bright Horizons Family Solutions.

“I look forward to serving as vice chair of the Board and partnering with Mary Ann Tocio in this effort as we lead Harvard Pilgrim into the future,” said Murphy, who also serves on the boards of Curry College, UHealthSolutions and the Kenneth B. Schwartz Leadership Council.

“Mary Ann and Joyce have been trailblazers in their own careers, and valued members of the Harvard Pilgrim board,” said Eric H. Schultz, CEO and president of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care. “We look forward to the leadership of these accomplished women during a time of great change and possibility in health care.”

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care is a not-for-profit health services company serving more than one million members in New England. Founded in 1969, the health plan has built its reputation on pragmatic innovation with a goal of lowering costs, improving care and enhancing the overall member experience.