Anthony Balouris
Year
2019
Chapter

Anthony is a native Pittsburgher with a passion to improve the communities around him. He currently works in network development and provider relations for a new health care organization in the region, serving the elderly and persons with disabilities. Healthcare affects us all, and it’s that expansive impact that excites and motivates him to work hard every day.

Additionally, he is developing innovative contracting opportunities that will improve the care delivered, while also making the system more efficient. Health policy has been the driving force behind his work experiences thus far. He spent a year working at the United Nations as a Fellow focusing on disability and communicable disease-related policies. Among his accomplishments was organizing a panel discussion on the intersection between HIV/AIDs and property rights in Africa for the 61st Commission on the Status of Women, where international speakers and UN Ambassadors shed light on this relatively unknown issue to stakeholders and policy makers. Previously, while in law school, Anthony spent a summer working at the U.S. Department of Justice, Disability Rights Section, where he focused on employment related challenges for persons with disabilities. Anthony holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Drexel University and received his Law Degree from the University of Pittsburgh.

While at Pitt, Anthony worked in the Elder Law Clinic, helping persons with disabilities and their families navigate the complex world of guardianship and estate planning. When he isn’t working Anthony loves spending time with his family and friends, reading the news, and cooking. He’s looking forward to meeting people with different life experiences and skills, and learning how we can collaborate to make our region stronger.