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Thomas Meehan: GET TO KNOW THE 2016 CPHA PUBLIC HEALTH AWARD RECIPIENTS

Posted By Melissa Touma, Monday, November 7, 2016
Updated: Thursday, November 3, 2016

GET TO KNOW THE 2016 CPHA PUBLIC HEALTH AWARD RECIPIENTS

 

Thomas P Meehan, MD, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Hartford, CT

Charles G. Huntington III Award

Dr. Meehan is a committed primary care provider, leader, researcher, and teacher dedicated to improving CT’s health care system and to supporting those working within it. Dr. Meehan began his career in primary care, working for seven years in the Waterbury area caring for patients of all socioeconomic backgrounds. Between 1998 and 2013, Dr. Meehan served in Yale-New Haven Hospital’s hypertension clinic, in which he cared for referred patients, many underinsured, with refractory hypertension. Throughout his entire 15 years working in Yale’s hypertension clinic, Dr. Meehan was a volunteer. Motivated by his passion for public health and quality improvement, Dr. Meehan earned his MPH degree and became involved in leadership, with noteworthy positions including Chief Medical Officer of Qualidigm (non-profit quality improvement organization) and more recently, Associate Medical Director of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care (not-for-profit health plan). As a leader, Dr. Meehan has sought opportunities to improve safety net programs (Medicare and Medicaid) and to eliminate health disparities across all settings of care.

 Dr. Meehan has taught at UConn, Yale, and Quinnipiac over the last 26 years, working with students in medicine, nursing, and public health. In addition, he has published 69 original research papers regarding quality improvement in health care. Dr. Meehan’s career objective is to make a meaningful contribution to society by facilitating improvements in healthcare quality, safety, and cost-effectiveness.

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