Joyce Murphy named vice chair of Harvard Pilgrim board of directors

By Jennifer Rosinski

UMass Medical School Communications

May 27, 2014

Joyce A. MurphyJoyce A. Murphy, MPA, executive vice chancellor of UMass Medical School’s Commonwealth Medicine division, has been named vice chair of the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care board of directors. Murphy will serve alongside board chair 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.