Dea Belazi

Dea Belazi
Dea Belazi
President & CEO

Dea Belazi, PharmD, MPH, is a member of FierceHealthcare's Editorial Advisory Council. He is the President & CEO of AscellaHealth.

Dea has a strong background in the development and management of pharmacy benefit management companies. He served as a senior executive and played a key role in the growth and expansion of PerformRx, a PBM owned by Keystone First Health Plan. Additionally, Dea held a leadership position at Future Scripts, an Independence Blue Cross company that was sold to Catamaran.

A respected industry professional, Dea is often invited as a reviewer for multiple medical journals and holds a seat on the Board of Directors for numerous healthcare-related companies.

Dea secured a post-doctorate health outcomes research fellowship at Thomas Jefferson University, and earned a PharmD from the University of RI. He completed dissertational work at Brown University and later completed an MPH from Johns Hopkins University.

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