Segal Names National Medical Director

New York (1/6/15) —  Joseph A. LoCicero, President & CEO of The Segal Group, has announced that Dr. Sadhna Paralkar has joined Segal as Senior Vice President and National Medical Director. Dr. Paralkar has more than 20 years of experience in health care operations, clinical analysis and consulting, including the past six years as a health management consultant to Segal.

“Dr. Paralkar’s work at Segal has helped clients improve the health of employees and plan participants while controlling costs,” said Mr. LoCicero. “We are very pleased to have her in this role, as the leader of our firm’s medical management services.”

Edward Kaplan, National Health Practice Leader, added, “Dr. Paralkar has been a tremendous asset for Segal the past six years and is uniquely qualified to take on her new role. She will oversee medical services including disease management, on-site clinic strategies and assessments of remote health services. She will also work with me to set direction in the health practice.”

Dr. Paralkar completed her medical internship at L.T.M. General Hospital of the University of Bombay after receiving a baccalaureate degree in Medicine and Surgery from the same institution. She received a Masters in Public Health from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign focusing on Health Data Analysis and Epidemiology and an MBA with a focus on Health Industry Management and Marketing from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.

Sadhna is reporting to Edward Kaplan.

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The Segal Group ( is a private, employee-owned consulting firm headquartered in New York and with nearly 1,000 employees throughout the U.S. and Canada. Members of The Segal Group include: Segal Consulting, Sibson Consulting, Segal Select Insurance Services, Inc., and Segal Rogerscasey. In 2014, The Segal Group is celebrating the 75th anniversary of its founding by Martin E. Segal.