Wayne Russell, RPh, PharmD, FASHP

Vice President, Pharmacy

Premier Inc.

Wed., February 16 | Noon

Sustainability of the U.S. Generic Model

Wayne is currently Vice-President of Pharmacy for Premier, Inc. and is responsible for the pharmacy team involved in contracting relationships with the pharmaceutical industry and wholesaler/ distributor industry. He also oversees the pharmacy fee for service program that offers educational and data services to the pharmaceutical industry and is also an integral part of the ProvideGx team which is a subsidiary of Premier focused on innovative solutions to the drug shortage crisis as well as our Intersectta GPO which focuses on oncology products . He also works extensively with the Premier team based in Washington, DC on a variety of legislative and regulatory and policy initiatives affecting the pharmaceutical market. Wayne also has relationships with the University of Florida, College of Pharmacy as a Clinical Professor.

Prior to joining Premier, Wayne has had multiple areas of responsibility in healthcare. He was Corporate Director of Pharmacy for the Bon Secours Healthsystem which had 22 hospitals from Maryland to Florida; Director of Pharmacy for Novation, LLC. in Dallas, Texas where he successfully secured the 340B Prime Vendor contract for Novation in conjunction with the Department of Health Research Services Administration (HRSA); Assistant Professor of Pharmacy, St. Louis College of Pharmacy and St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO.; and lastly he has held various positions with Shands Healthsystem, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.