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Director of Pharmacy & Regulatory Affairs
Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy
Soumi Saha, both a pharmacist and attorney, is the Director of Pharmacy & Regulatory Affairs for the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP). Soumi joined AMCP in July 2015 and is responsible for advocating the Academy’s regulatory positions at the federal and state level with agencies such as the Food and Drug Administration, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and State Boards of Pharmacy. Soumi leads AMCP’s initiatives related to health care economic information communications between population health decision makers and biopharmaceutical manufacturers, including adoption and advocacy efforts with Congress and the FDA. Soumi is also responsible for advancing the interests of the Academy’s members in managed care pharmacy issues such as specialty pharmacy, medication therapy management, real world evidence, and research.
Prior to joining AMCP, Soumi worked for Kaiser Permanente where she most recently served as the Director of National Pharmacy Controls and was responsible for leading the planning, development, and implementation of strategic initiatives for the National Pharmacy Controls Improvement Program, specifically related to the Policy & Procedure and Training & Awareness initiatives, across all aspects of pharmacy operations including outpatient, inpatient, infusion, oncology, clinical services, and pharmacy distribution centers.
Soumi has a Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) from the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy and a Juris Doctor (JD) with a concentration in Health Law from the University of Maryland School of Law. She is actively involved in the pharmacy law community as a member of the American Society for Pharmacy Law (ASPL) and American Pharmacists Association (APhA). Soumi speaks regularly at schools of pharmacy and local events regarding her unique background and opportunities for pharmacists to become involved in legislative and advocacy efforts.