by Rachad Davis
March 27, 2017
Vice President, Behavioral Health and Clinical Programs,
Dr. Sherry Dubester is Anthem’s Vice President of Behavioral Health and Clinical Programs. In this role, she leads Behavioral Health and Employee Assistance Program strategy, program development and operations for Anthem’s employer, individual and exchange businesses. Dr. Dubester also is responsible for driving companywide clinical strategy, innovation and collaboration for key health conditions such as opioid management, diabetes and oncology.
Dr. Dubester has been with Anthem for 16 years in a variety of roles, including care management, clinical sales support for national accounts and clinical product. Prior to joining Anthem, Sherry was Executive Medical Director of Behavioral Health Services for Glens Falls Hospital in upstate New York. Previously, she led inpatient psychosocial services at National Jewish Health in Denver.
She serves on the executive committee of the board of the Association for Behavioral Health and Wellness, as well as the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association’s Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders Work Group and the Association of Health Insurance Plans’ Opioid Addiction Prevention and Treatment Work Group.
Dr. Dubester completed her medical degree at University of Pennsylvania, psychiatry residency at University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, and a master’s degree in Administrative Medicine at the University of Wisconsin at Madison.
She lives in Richmond, Virginia.