Aaron Smith-McLallen, Ph.D.

Aaron_Smith_McLallan_headshot.jpgDirector, Data Science & Health Care Analytics

Aaron Smith-McLallen is the Director of Data Science and Health Care Analytics in the Informatics Division at Independence Blue Cross. Working closely with business stakeholders, his team is responsible for developing and implementing predictive models that support Clinical Services, Sales and Marketing, Underwriting, and Actuarial Services. His team is also responsible for conducting program evaluations and health economics outcomes research, supporting customer and provider analytics, survey development and analysis, and developing and managing external research collaborations.

Aaron received his doctorate in Social Psychology from the University of Connecticut and joined Independence after completing a three-year post-doctoral research fellowship at The Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania.