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Susan Besio PhD

Retired

Prior to retiring in 2015, Susan Besio PhD was a senior associate at The Pacific Health Policy Group. She served the State of Vermont in the following roles:

  • Commissioner of the Department of Vermont Health Access from 2008 to 2011.
  • Director of Health Care Reform from 2006 to 2008.
  • Commissioner of the Vermont Department of Developmental and Mental Health Services from 2000 to 2004.
  • Deputy commissioner, Vermont Department of Developmental and Mental Health Services, from 1996 to 2000.

Susan holds a PhD in Psychology from the University of Vermont, a Master of Science in Psychology from San Diego State University, received the Thomas J. Watson Fellowship for Research in Europe, and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Emory University.