NU Online News Service, July 3, 11:55 a.m. – Aetna Inc., Hartford, has hired Nancy Dudman-Cavalier to be vice president of sales and service for Aetna’s Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C., managed care markets.

Previously, Dudman-Cavalier spent two years as national director of business development for Physicians Practice Inc., Baltimore, a company that creates physician marketing plans for hospitals and health systems.

Dudman-Cavalier earlier spent 15 years working in sales at managed care operations at Aetna and NYLCare, a managed care operation acquired by Aetna in 1998.

Dudman-Cavalier has a bachelor’s degree from Towson State University, and a master’s degree in business from the University of Maryland.