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Marian Dezelan

Chief Marketing and Communications Officer

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As Chief Marketing and Communications Officer for Beth Israel Lahey Health, Marian Dezelan oversees branding, external and internal communications, and the development and execution of strategies to engage with patients across eastern Massachusetts.

Marian brings deep expertise in the health care industry, having served in a number of senior leadership roles in provider and payer environments. Previously she was Vice President, Strategic Marketing and Communications for Gateway Health, a Pennsylvania-based managed care organization serving Medicare and Medicaid members across six states.

Prior to joining Gateway Health, Marian served as Chief Marketing Executive for the Texas Region of Tenet Healthcare with responsibility for consumer engagement strategy and marketing plan development for 21 hospitals across six metro areas.  She also served as Chief Marketing Officer at North Shore-LIJ Health System (now Northwell Health) in New York and as Vice President of Marketing Communications at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). In addition, Marian held marketing roles with FedEx and a start-up steel distribution company, and worked for a number of years in the financial services industry.

Marian earned her undergraduate degree and her Master of Business Administration from Duquesne University.