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Debra A. Trachy, American managed healthcare consultant.


Trachy, Debra A. was born on December 31, 1953 in Holyoke, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Richard H. and Julia J. (Scholl) Trachy.


Bachelor of Business Administration, University Massachusetts, 1976. Master in Public Health, University California, Berkeley, 1980. Postgraduate, Stanford University, 1985.


Assistant to executive director, U. Massachusetts Health Center, Amherst, 1976-1977;system/health records manager, U. Massachusetts Health Center, Amherst, 1977-1978;benefit cost/finance analyst, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Oakland, California, 1979-1981;assistant administrator, Kaiser Foundation Hospital, Richmond and Hayward, California, 1981-1983;health centers administrator, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Hartford, Connecticut, 1983-1986;vice president, executive director, Travelers Health Network, Pittsburgh, 1986-1987;director outpatient care network development, HealthCare Compare Corporation, Downers Grove, Illinois, 1991-1993;Chief Executive Officer, Health Empowerment, Inc., Scottsdale, Arizona, 1995-1998;president, Trachy Healthcare Management Company, Scottsdale, since 1987. Guest panelist Health Care Reform, FYI Pittsburgh, Fox television, 1994. Guest speaker Behavioral Health Society, Pittsburgh, 1994, Health Executive Forum, 1994, Management Professionals in Health Care, 1991, Greater Pittsburgh Commision on Women, 1990, Hospital Council of Western Pennsylvania, Wexford, 1990, Marion Merrell Dow, Kansas City, Missoury, 1990, Pennsylvania Association HMOs, Philadelphia, 1990.

Guest lecturer Carnegie Mellon U., 1987, 89, Comty. College Allegheny County, 1989, U. Hartford, 1986, Yale University School Public Health, 1986, U. Massachusetts School Public Health, 1985. Preceptor Yale University, University of California, Berkeley, Mount Holyoke College, U. Pittsburgh.

Leader Women in Healthcare, Phoenix Valley, since 1997.


Vice president board directors East Hartford Chamber of Commerce, 1985-1986, Women's Leadership Assembly, Pittsburgh, 1993-1995. Treasurer board directors Executive Women's Council, Pittsburgh, 1990-1991. Member board directors, committee chair Pittsburgh, Action Against Rape, Pittsburgh, 1994.

Member board directors Pennsylvania Association of HMOs, Harrisburg, 1986-1987, Women of Vision and Action, since 1994. Volunteer The Hunger Project, since 1980, United Way, since 1997, GTM Medical Foundation, since 1997.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: swimming, self-empowerment courses, reading, travel, vegetarian cooking.


Married Sunil Ahuja, June 22, 1991.