Dylan Ross, PhD, LPCC, LMFT

Sr. Director of Clinical Strategy, Optum Behavioral Health

About me

Dr. Dylan Ross, PhD is an Organizational Psychologist and independently licensed behavioral health clinician (LPCC, LMFT) whose leadership experience spans clinical operations, quality improvement, healthcare system integration, behavioral health product design, end-user driven innovation and Measurement-Based Care (MBC). Dr. Ross currently serves as National Director of Clinical Strategy at Optum Behavioral Health (UnitedHealth Group). 

Prior to joining Optum Behavioral Health in 2018, Dr. Ross worked for Kaiser Permanente-Colorado, The Permanente Medical Group in Northern California and KP’s Care Management Institute within Kaiser Permanente’s National Program Offices where his efforts helped deepen behavioral health and primary care integration, advance clinical innovation and drive quality and outcomes improvement. 

Dr. Ross’ doctoral research focused on the development of high reliability organizations and high performing health care teams. Dylan currently holds clinical licenses in Colorado and California.


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