AB, Hunter College, 1966. Doctor of Medicine, Medical College Pennsylvania, 1970. Master of Science in Prev.
Health and Medical Administration, University Wisconsin, Madison, 1993.
Intern University Michigan, 1970-1971. Resident in pediatrics Los Angeles County-University Southern California Medical Center, 1971-1973, fellow, 1973-1975, University Southern California School Medicine, 1975-1984, assistant professor pediatrics, 1973—1975, since 2004, Tufts University, 1976-1984. Coordinator Myelodysplasia Clinic Tufts-New England Medical Center, Boston, 1976-1979.
Director Cystic Fibrosis Clinic, staff pediatrician Center for Genetic Counseling and Birth Defects Evaluation, 1975-1982. Medical director Center for Birth Defects Information Service, 1978-1982, director center, 1982-1994. President Medx Ltd., 1985-1994, Center for Birth Defects Information Sciences, Inc., 1985-1994.
Director clinical genetics Children's Hospital, Boston, 1985-1986. Member medical advisory board Massachusetts Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 1977-1979. Medical director Fernald State School, 1988—1994.
Associate medical director MassPRO, 1993-1995. Member Massachusetts Board Registration in Medicine, 1994-1995. Associate medical director Care Advantage Health Systems, Inc., medical director, 1996-1997, United Health Care of New England, 1997-1998, consulting physician advisor, 1998-1999, vice president health affairs, 1999-2001.
President, Chief Executive Officer Massachusetts Association Health Plans, 2001—2009. Chief medical officer Scott & White Health Plan, since 2009. Consultant in field.
Chair Rhode Island Folic Acid Council, Rhode Island March of Dimes, 1999-2001. Director Massachusetts Health Consortium, since 2001, Martin's Pt. Healtch Care, since 2006.
President Massachusetts Health Council, since 2007. Chair Jane Doe Inc., Gala, 2007. Fellow: Massachusetts Medical Society (assistant secretary-treasurer 1991-1994, trustee 1991—2000, secretary-treasurer 1994-1996, vice president 1996-1997, president-elect 1997-1998, president 1998-1999), American Academy Pediatrics.
Member: American Association for the Advancement of Science, Massachusetts Health Council (vice president since 2005, president since 2007), Teratology Society, American College Physicians Executives, Society Craniofacial Genetics 1986, American Medical Writers Association, American Society Human Genetics, American Management Association, American Medical Women's Association (president Massachusetts branch 39 1986-1991), Charles River District Medical Society (president 1993-1995), Alpha Omega Alpha.
Married Carl North. Edwards, January 22, 1982.