PhD, MSPH, BA
Campbell University, Lundy-Fetterman School of Business
Buies Creek, North Carolina | United States
Main Specialties: Epidemiology
Dr. Castel is Editor in Chief of the journal Patient Related Outcome Measures (Dove Medical Press, Ltd, part of Taylor & Francis Group), Adjunct Professor at Campbell University Lundy-Fetterman School of Business, and Business Communication Senior Specialist at Cigna. Research interests include longitudinal psychological and clinical health outcomes, veterans’ and military health, scale development in pain and social functioning, and risk/outcomes.
Primary Affiliation: Campbell University, Lundy-Fetterman School of Business - Buies Creek, North Carolina , United States
PubMed Central Citations
487PubMed Central Citations
Prof Case Manag 2017 Nov/Dec;22(6):291-298
Beverly Everett, MD, FACP, holds an MD degree from Tufts University School of Medicine, completed her Internal Medicine residency and Nephrology Fellowship at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, practiced medicine for 15 years before joining Cigna, and after 18 years retired in 2015. Liana D. Castel, PhD, is Editor-in-Chief of Patient Related Outcome Measures (Dove Medical Press, Ltd), Adjunct Professor at the University of Mount Olive Tillman School of Business, and medical writer at Cigna. She holds a PhD degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her research interests include outcomes and statistics. Matthew McGinnis, BS, has been with Cigna more than 13 years and leads the analytics team supporting Cigna's pharmacy benefits management business. He holds a US Patent for an End of Life Predictive Model, a Master of Science degree from Northwestern University, Illinois, and Certificate in Public Health from University of Florida. Amy Beresky, MS, holds a Master of Science in Statistics degree from University of Massachusetts Amherst. She has 8 years' experience in health care data mining, analytics, and predictive modeling, supporting Cigna's clinical programs, is fluent in Spanish, and has served on the Board of Directors and Environmental Committee in the residential community. Rudolph C. Cane Jr., MD, is Medical Director for Cigna Healthcare, Department of Clinical Performance and Quality. He holds board certification in Internal Medicine, completed Internal Medicine residency at Franklin Square Hospital Center, surgical internship at St. Agnes Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, and holds an MD degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Tasha Cooper, RN, is a registered nurse who has been employed by Cigna for more than 20 years, holding various roles in the areas of Clinical Program Development, Case Management, Utilization Management, Disease Management, and Quality Accreditation and Compliance. Her career also includes more than 8 years of hospital and home health nursing experience. Rajesh K. Davda, MD, is the National Medical Director for network performance and quality improvement at Cigna Healthcare. Dr. Rajesh is board certified in internal medicine, nephrology and clinical informatics. Before joining Cigna in 2012, Raj was in private practice for 22 years in South Carolina and Texas. Donna Farmer, BSN, RN, CCM, has a clinical background in managing catastrophic illness and life care planning. She has been employed at Cigna since 2001 where she has worked as a case manager (CM), CM supervisor, and clinical program consultant. Stella M. John, BSN, RN, started at Cigna in 2005 as a catastrophic case manager and chronic condition kidney case manager. Currently, she holds the position of clinical coach with Cigna Workforce Development. Her 19 years' clinical experience includes surgical and medical ICU with a cardiac focus and intermediate care unit manager. Denise L. Sollars, BSN, RN, CCM, began her career with Cigna in August 2001. She is a certified nurse case manager and was part of the Case Management team for 12 years. She is currently a clinical consultant for the Mid-America Market. Before joining Cigna, Denise had 15 years' hospital clinical experience. John F. Rausch Jr., MD, FACP, FNKF, is board certified in Internal Medicine, has served as Board of Directors Chairman, National Kidney Foundation of Arizona, founding member and current Board of Directors member, Cardio Renal Society of America, and Medical Director at Cigna, Clinical Performance and Quality, Total Health and Network.
Patient Relat Outcome Meas 2015 28;6:205-14. Epub 2015 Jul 28.
Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA.
BMC Health Serv Res 2014 Jan 8;14:10. Epub 2014 Jan 8.
Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, 1215 21st Ave S, Suite 6000 Medical Center East, Nashville 37232, TN, USA.
Arch Intern Med 2009 Feb;169(3):251-8
The Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 725 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7590, USA.
Qual Life Res 2008 Jun 14;17(5):737-49. Epub 2008 May 14.
Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 725 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, CB 7590, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA.
J Pain Symptom Manage 2007 Oct 21;34(4):380-92. Epub 2007 Jun 21.
Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, and Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, 725 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA.