Ann Johnson (Pharm.D.'12) Named One Of 12 'Dukes From The Last Decade'

Ann Johnson, Pharm.D.Ann Johnson, Pharm.D., a member of the Duquesne University School of Pharmacy Class of 2012 was named one of 12 "Dukes from the Last Decade" by the Duquesne University Office of Alumni Engagement & 2020 Awards Selection Committee.

Dr. Johnson currently works for Pharmacy Healthcare Solutions, LLC, a Pittsburgh-based pharmacy consulting company providing solutions in a variety of areas including product and program development, market research, operational efficiency, claims-data analysis, and training program construction. She joined PHSL in 2010.

Dr. Johnson works on a variety of projects, with a current emphasis in analytics and pricing reimbursement, financial models, drug compendia review and product launch support, indirect manufacturer contracting, contract review, 340B program assessment and auditing, PBM RFP support, policy and procedure writing and review, and market research and has experience in independent retail pharmacy as well as specialty, clinical, industry, and ambulatory care pharmacy, according to the company's website.

Ann graduated with a concentration in pharmacy management. She has previously served as the treasurer and fundraising chair for the Allegheny County Pharmacist Association (ACPA) and is actively involved in the Pennsylvania Pharmacist Association (PPA). She has written numerous articles and been published in several pharmacy journals including, Specialty Pharmacy Times, Inside Patient Care and Computer Talk for the Pharmacist.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the inaugural "Dukes from the Last Decade" awards celebration has been rescheduled for June 19, 2021 at the Energy Innovation Center. Dr. Johnson and the other young alumni selected to win this year will be inducted as the inaugural class in 2021.

Other "Dukes from the Last Decade" 2020 Award winners include:

  • Cameron Barnett, Class of 2011, Liberal Arts
  • Jason Bertocchi, Class of 2011, Liberal Arts
  • Alex Brennsteiner, Class of 2012, Health Sciences
  • John Foster, Class of 2016, Liberal Arts
  • Kayla Frattini, Class of 2010, Business
  • Carter Henderson, Class of 2018, Business
  • Alyssa Pietropaolo, Class of 2013 and 2016, Liberal Arts and Law
  • Eric Sinagra, Class of 2011, Natural & Environmental Sciences
  • Joseph Vitti, Class of 2011, Liberal Arts
  • Marybeth Wargo, Class of 2010, Nursing
  • Michael Warren, Class of 2017 and 2018, Education and Music

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