Robert C. McDonald, MD, MBA is the President and Founder of Aledo Consulting, Inc. Prior to this role, he served in a variety of senior medical and operations positions at Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and its predecessor company, The Associated Group, including Medical Director of Medical Policy, Medical Director of Anthem Prescription Management, LLC and Medical Director of Health Care Management, Anthem Inc. Among his responsibilities at Anthem were the creation and contracting of the first network of national scope for hemophilia factor and immunoglobulin providers. Prior to Anthem, he served for three years at Eli Lilly and Company as a Health Economics Research Physician performing cost effectiveness analyses both as part of developmental trials and on site at health plans across the United States. Dr. McDonald received his Medical Doctor degree from University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and his Masters of Business Administration from the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business.