Faculty and Guest Lecturers

Lectures from leading healthcare industry executives offered across all program courses provide unique access to critical insights from experts in their respective fields.

John Stofko, MBA, MPH

Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical & Health Economics

Daniel Tomaszewski, PharmD, PhD

Daniel Tomaszewski, PharmD, PhD

Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical & Health Economics

Ken S. Wong, PharmD, MPH

Ken S. Wong, PharmD, MPH

Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical & Health Economics
Division Director

Adjunct Faculty & Guest Instructors

Cody Arbuckle, PhD

Guest Instructor, Course Coordinator
USC School of Pharmacy

Chief Technology Officer, Anivive Lifesciences
Hormoz Moaven, PhD
Adjunct Professor, Course Coordinator
USC School of Pharmacy

Senior Principal, Deallus
John Park, PharmD, MBA
Adjunct Professor, Course Coordinator
USC School of Pharmacy

US Commercial Director, Biomarkers & Diagnostics Oncology, Amgen
Amit Patel, PhD
Adjunct Professor, Course Coordinator
USC School of Pharmacy

Partner, Medical Marketing Economics
Brielan Smiechowski, MS
Guest Instructor, Course Coordinator
USC School of Pharmacy

Managing Partner, BS Strategy
Sophie Snyder, PhD
Guest Instructor, Course Coordinator
USC School of Pharmacy

Managing Director at QualiaBio

Guest Lecturers

Yacine Amrani, PhD, DEA, MBA
Senior Principal, Deallus

Steven Avey, MS
Vice President, MedImpact

Vineet Bhambhani, MBA
Associate Director, Pipeline Assets, Global Product Strategy & Commercialization, Biogen

Eliot Bourk, PhD
VP, Business & Corporate Development, Chimeric Therapeutics

Shetal Desai, PharmD
President, Iridescent Resolve

Joseph DiCesare, MPH
President & Chief Strategy Officer, Genesis Research

Timothy Flood, PhD
Associate Director, Competitive Intelligence, Bristol Myers Squibb

Maryanne Foote, PhD
Writer & Editor

Cindy Giambrone, PharmD
Director, Performance Improvement and ACO Pharmacy Risk, MemorialCare

Matthew Gitlin, PharmD
Managing Director, BluePath Solutions

Jason Gomberg, FSA
Principal & Consulting Actuary, Milliman

John Guarino, MS
President, Managing Partner, Peregrine Market Access

Philip Hart, PhD
Senior Principal, Deallus

Claes Hornstrand, MBA
Vice President, Global Value Access and Policy, Amgen

Nikta Jaberzadeh, MS
Manager, Competitive Intelligence & Strategy, Early Oncology Pipeline, Amgen

Edward Jai, PharmD
Senior Director and Chief Pharmacist, IEHP

Francine Kaufman, MD
Chief Medical Officer and VP of Global Clinical, Medical and Health Affairs, Medtronic Diabetes

Amie Krause, MBA
Vice President, Human Resources, Atara Biotherapeutics

Gloria Kwon, PhD, MBA
Senior Principal, Deallus

Thomas J. Leary, JD
Senior Vice President & Chief Legal Officer, MemorialCare

Won Chan Lee, PhD, DEA
Principal, Econforte, LLC

James Lin, M.Eng.
Senior Global Competitive Intelligence Manager, Genentech

Robert Moroni, MHSA
Senior Executive Human Resources, Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Miranda Mossavar, JD
Associate, Littler

John O’Brien, PharmD, MBA
President and Chief Executive Officer, National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC)

Neil Palmer
President and Principal Consultant, PDCI Market Access Inc.

Gilles de Prevoisin
Manager, Kite Pharma

Tom Rice, MBA
Vice President, Market Access and Payer Strategy, Amgen

Sean Robbins
Managing Partner, LatticePoint

Tony Russell, PhD, MBA
Executive Director, Head of New Product Planning at Chinook Therapeutics, Inc.

Michael Sarshad, MBA
Director, Syneos Health Consulting

Kathrin Schalper, PhD
Senior Director, Regulatory Affairs, Epizyme

Benjamin Schatzman, PharmD
Principal, Global Pricing and Market Access, ICON plc

Joe Silva
Senior Vice President, Portfolio Manager, PIMCO

Jason Shafrin, PhD
Managing Director, Center for Health Economics  & Policy, FTI Consulting

Shivu Sharma, MS
Head of Product & Portfolio Strategy, Instil Bio

Siavoche Siassi, MPH, MBA
Global Marketing Director, Neuroscience, Amgen

Judith Stephenson, SM
Principal Scientist, Survey Research, Healthcore, Inc.

Cristie Upshaw Travis, MSHHA
CEO, Memphis Business Group on Health

Sepideh Varon, PhD
Vice-President, Health Economics & Outcomes Research, AbbVie

Joel Wallace, PharmD, MBA, MPH
Senior Director, Health Economics & Outcomes Research, Exelixis

Michelle Wang, PharmD
Senior Pharmacy Management Consultant, Milliman

Michael Yee, PharmD
Senior National Account Director, Argenx

Star Zakian, PharmD
Senior Clinical Pharmacist, Anthem Inc.