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Richard J. Faris, Ph.D., R.Ph.

Senior Vice President, Head of Pharmacy

Richard Faris joined PANTHERx Specialty Pharmacy as Senior Vice President and Head of Pharmacy, responsible for pharmacy operations, clinical and patient engagement services, implementation, innovation, and quality.

Prior to joining PANTHERx, Dr. Faris was VP for Clinical Strategy and Services with DaVitaRx. He previously served as Accredo’s Vice President for Clinical Services and Health Outcomes Solutions, and Medco’s/ESI’s National Practice Leader for Rare and Specialty Therapeutics. Dr. Faris served on the executive committees for DaVita Rx and Accredo. He has held leadership positions in health systems, industry, and academia.

Dr. Faris received his Pharmacy degree from the University of Mississippi. He then completed a two-year Masters/residency program with the University of Minnesota and received his Ph.D. from the University of Florida. Dr. Faris has numerous national and international publications, chapters, abstracts, posters, and invited presentations. He recently served as a Board Member for the Pharmacy Quality Alliance.