Dr. Michael Lynch, UPMC Health Plan’s Medical Director of Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Services, has been named Medical Director of the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs. Dr. Lynch also serves as Medical Director of the Pittsburgh Poison Center.
DDAP has not yet officially announced Dr. Lynch’s position but is planning to. Yesterday, Dr. Lynch announced his position on LinkedIn, which indicates he will continue in his other current roles.
UPMC Health Plan is the commercial insurance arm of UPMC. Community Care Behavioral Health, UPMC’s behavioral health managed care organization, is a sister company. Both UPMC and Community Care Behavioral Health are RCPA members.