Faculty

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William L. Ashton, MA

Principal

Harrison Consulting Group

Adjunct Assistant Professor

 


Steven G. Avey, MS, RPh, FAMCP

Vice President

MedImpact

Adjunct Assistant Professor

 


Enkhe Badamgarav, MD, MPH

Vice President, International Market Access

Tesaro

Adjunct Assistant Professor

 


Neil F. Bankston, MBA

Managing Director

NBCI, LLC

Adjunct Assistant Professor

 


Kari Edwards, PhD

Managing Partner

Harbinger Health, LLC

Adjunct Assistant Professor

 


Robert S. Epstein, MD, MS

CEO & President

EpsteinHealth, LLC

Adjunct Assistant Professor

 


Glenn Garry

Marketing Director

Amgen

Adjunct Assistant Professor

 


Patrick J. Gless, MS, MHA, FACHCA

Associate Director of Healthcare Decision Analysis (M.S.) &  Biopharmaceutical Marketing (M.S.)

Adjunct Professor of Pharmaceutical and Health Economics

USC School of Pharmacy | Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics


Dana Goldman, PhD

Leonard D. Schaeffer Director’s Chair

Distinguished Professor of Public Policy, Pharmacy, & Economics

USC School of Pharmacy | Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics

 


Jason B. Gomberg, FSA

Consulting Actuary

Milliman

Adjunct Assistant Professor

 


Joe Greenberg, MPA

Vice President & General Manager, Small Group & Key Accounts

Anthem Blue Cross

Adjunct Assistant Professor

 


John Guarino, MS

President & Managing Partner

Peregrine Market Acess

Adjunct Assistant Professor

 


Claes Hornstrand, MBA

Vice President, Global Product General Manager

Kyprolis

Adjunct Assistant Professor

 


Geoffrey Joyce, PhD

Chair of Pharmaceutical and Health Economics Department

Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Economics & Policy

USC School of Pharmacy | Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics

 


Grant D. Lawless, RPh, MD, FACP

Director of Healthcare Decision Analysis (M.S.) & Biopharmaceutical Marketing (M.S.)

Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical and Health Economics

USC School of Pharmacy | Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics


Won Chan Lee, PhD, DEA

Director of Health Economics 

Proteus Digital Health

Adjunct Assistant Professor

 


Dominic (Nick) Marasco, RPh

Executive Vice President, Global Business Development & Commercial Solutions

Syneos Health

Adjunct Assistant Professor

 


Jeff McCombs, PhD

Director of Graduate Studies

Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Economics & Policy

USC School of Pharmacy | Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics


Miranda A. Mossavar, JD

Associate

Littler Mendelson, P.C.

Adjunct Assistant Professor

 


Thanh-Nghia Nguyen, MPH, MBA, DrPh

Director

Pfizer

Adjunct Assistant Professor

 


W. Neil Palmer

President & Principal Consultant

PDCI Market Access

Adjunct Assistant Professor

 


Vassilios Papadapoulos, DPharm, PhD, DSc (hon)

Dean

John Stauffer Dean’s Chair in Pharmaceutical Sciences

Professor of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences

USC School of Pharmacy


Thomas J. Rice, MBA

Vice President, Market Access & Payer Strategy

Amgen

Adjunct Assistant Professor

 


Sean C. Robbins

Managing Partner

LatticePoint Consulting

Adjunct Assistant Professor

 


Joseph Silva

Portfolio Manager, Distressed Credit

PIMCO

Adjunct Assistant Professor

 


Bernard Tobin, MBA

President

Crescendo Bioscience, Inc.

Adjunct Assistant Professor

 


Joel F. Wallace, PharmD, MPH, MBA

Global Business Strategy Head, Business Assessment Department

Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

Adjunct Assistant Professor

 


Colin Wight

President & CEO

GalbraithWight

Adjunct Assistant Professor

 


Vincent J. Willey, PharmD, BCACP

Staff Vice President, Life Sciences Research

HealthCore, Inc.

Adjunct Assistant Professor

 


Astkhik Star Zakian, PharmD

Clinical Pharmacist, Pharmacy Operations

Anthem, Inc.

Adjunct Assistant Professor