Lea Drye

Director of Clinical Science Services

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association

Dr. Drye is Director of Clinical Science Services with the Office of Clinical Affairs, joining the team in 216. Dr. Drye received graduate degrees in Statistics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Epidemiology from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Dr. Drye develops medical reference policies and technology assessments for the Medical Policy Services group. She is engaged in BCBSA initiatives with regulatory agencies and industry stakeholders. Prior to coming to BCBSA, Dr. Drye was faculty at Johns Hopkins in the Epidemiology Department and the Center for Clinical Trials and Evidence Synthesis where she had more than 1 years of experience in the design, implementation, and data analysis of randomized controlled clinical trials and observational studies. She taught classes in clinical trials to graduate students at Johns Hopkins, Fellows in federal regulatory agency programs, and on the open courseware platform Coursera.

Disclosures: Dr. Drye has no MCED-related relationships to disclose.