Maria Martins-Lopes, MD, MS
Dr. Lopes is an Obstetrician and Gynecologist in clinical practice for over six years. She has a BA in Biochemistry from Wesleyan University, received her Medical Degree from the University of Connecticut and has a Masters Degree in Administrative Medicine from the University of Wisconsin.
Dr. Lopes has been in the managed care industry for over 14 years as Chief Medical Officer of Group Health, Inc., and as former Chief Medical Director of Horizon BCBS NJ. Dr. Lopes has extensive experience in Disease and Case Management, Employee Health and Wellness as well Quality initiatives to improve HEDIS and clinical outcomes. Dr. Lopes has been responsible for Medical Policy Development and Implementation, Correct Coding initiatives, Fraud and Abuse, Physician Profiling and the development of a Medical Home Pilot project in NY. She has overseen Pharmacy Utilization and decision-making as a voting member of P&T. Most recently Dr. Lopes has formed her own consulting company: MMDLOPES, LLC offering consulting and strategic planning services to a broad range of audiences in managed care and women's health including: Pharmaceutical Companies, Biotech, investment firms, labor and employer groups.