LAKE FOREST, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CoreSource, one of the nation’s largest employee benefit administrators, has appointed Meera K. Atkins, M.D., as Chief Medical Leader. The announcement was made by Nancy Eckrich, President of CoreSource.
“After an extensive search for the right individual, we are pleased to welcome Dr. Atkins to our executive team,” said Eckrich. “Her role as CoreSource’s new strategic thought leader includes oversight and leadership of our Health Care Management team, as well as assisting Trustmark’s sister companies Starmark and HealthFitness in their medical oversight.”
She will work from CoreSource’s home office in Lake Forest, Ill., and will lead a team of six direct reports.
Dr. Atkins has practiced medicine for 20 years as a physician and surgeon and, immediately previous to Trustmark, served as Aetna’s Medical Director for the Great Lakes Region. She holds a Doctor of Medicine degree from Northeast Ohio Medical University in Rootstown, Ohio, an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Combined Sciences from Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio. She is also board certified in Obstetrics/Gynecology.
CoreSource, a Trustmark company, is one of the nation's leading employee benefit administrators, delivering integrated, customized employee benefit solutions to self-funded employers. CoreSource maintains claims and customer service offices in Baltimore, Charlotte, Chicago, Columbus, Detroit, Kansas City, Des Moines, Lancaster, Tucson, and Little Rock. The Trustmark Companies provide a full spectrum of employee benefits to improve well-being through better health and greater financial security. Visit www.coresource.com.