How to leverage social determinants and community to identify the root cause of engagement for hard to reach populations. A case study review of public sector drivers and their unique barriers to staying healthy and avoiding diabetes-related complications.
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
10:35 am – 11:35 am
Ronald McLellan has 38 years of service with the State of Connecticut in various senior roles and 5 years with the University of Connecticut in Hartford and Storrs, in Powerplant Operations. Additionally, 25 years of service with Central Connecticut State University. Ron’s union experience with Connecticut Employees Union Independent-CEUI/SEIU local 511 spans 40 years in various roles and positions from union steward to appointed president of CEUI. Ron recently spearheaded the oversight and decision making for the State of Connecticut Health Plan during his tenure with the State Employee Bargaining Agent Coalition (SEBAC) on the State of Connecticut Health Care Cost Containment Committee, serving 150,000 active workers, retirees and qualified dependents. Ron played an integral role in the collaborative discussions with the State Comptroller’s Office Benefit Division, and the Department of Transportation, to recommend, create and participate in the Diabetes Prevention Pilot Program with a specialized focus on the Department of Transportation (DOT) workers who hold a commercial driver’s license.