PharmD, University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy; B.S., pharmacy, University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy; B.S., biology, St. John’s University
Summary of Experience
A managed care expert with more than 30 years of experience, Professor Navarro serves as a consultant and expert to health care, pharmaceutical company, and law firm clients on topics including drug pricing and contracting, drug formulary access and reimbursement, and drug benefit outcomes. He has practiced pharmacy in a variety of settings, including hospitals, long-term care facilities, and community pharmacies. His experience includes work with United Health Care, as well as through the development of two PBMs, Health Net of California and Express Scripts, Inc. Professor Navarro is a cofounder and the first president of the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy and the AMCP Foundation. He is editor of the textbook Managed Care Pharmacy Practice and is the lead author in the managed care pharmacy chapters of the last three editions of the textbook Essentials of Managed Health Care. Professor Navarro has served as an interim editor and member of the editorial advisory board of the Journal of Managed Care Pharmacy, and as a manuscript reviewer for a variety of health care publications.
Howard G. Birnbaum