Dr. Claire Levesque is Chief Medical Officer for Commercial Products at Tufts Health Plan and is responsible for clinical leadership, medical management, and medical cost containment. She is committed to forming strong partnerships with providers to develop programs that are member-centric and that promote the high quality and innovation that is integral to Tufts Health Plan. Dr. Levesque is a board certified neurologist who received her MD from the University of Vermont and completed both her residency and a fellowship at the University of Virginia. Dr. Levesque specialized in the care of patients with dementia, intellectual disabilities and behavioral issues. Before starting at Tufts Health Plan nine years ago, she was assistant professor of neurology at Boston University, founding and managing partner of a practice in the Boston area, president of the medical staff at a long-term acute care facility and chief of neurology at a community hospital. Dr. Levesque has also published journal articles, book chapters and short stories.