Participating Faculty

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Christina Barrington, PharmD

Director of Pharmacy

Health Alliance Medical Plan

Urbana, Illinois

Michael Baxley, MD

Regional Medical Director

United Healthcare/Americhoice West

Westin, Florida

Diana Brixner, PhD, RPh

Associate Professor and Chair

Department of Pharmacotherapy

Executive Director of Pharmacotherapy

Outcomes Research Center

University of Utah

Salt Lake City, Utah

Luis Estevez, MD, MPH, MBA


Former Medical Director


New York, New York

John Fox, MD

Medical Director

Priority Health

Grand Rapids, Michigan

Robert Gregory, RPh, MS, MBA

Head, Clinical Programs


Hartford, Connecticut

Sonya J. Lewis, RPh, MBA

Adjunct Professor of Pharmacy

University of Colorado

Lafayette, Colorado

Bonnie May, RPh, MBA

Clinical Pharmacist

Fallon Community Health Plan

Worcester, Massachusetts

Bruce Niebylski, MD

Senior Medical Director

Health Alliance Medical Plan

Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

Joseph R. Tucci, MD

Chief, Division of Endocrinology

Roger Williams Medical Center

Providence, Rhode Island

Faculty Disclosure

The American Journal of Managed Care

It is the policy of to have all faculty who participate in programssponsored by pharmaceutical companies disclose any real or apparent conflicts of interest.These participants have declared the following affiliations with corporate organizations:

  • Diana Brixner, PhD, RPhGrant/research support from:Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, IncBristol-Myers SquibbCompanyPfizer IncSanofi-Aventis PharmaceuticalsConsultant for:Abbott PharmaceuticalsAmgen IncAventis PharmaceuticalsBristol-Myers Squibb CompanyGenzyme CorporationNPS PharmaceuticalsSchering-Plough CorporationTAP Pharmaceuticals
  • Joseph R. Tucci, MDGrant/research support from:Amgen IncConsultant/speakers bureaufor/research support from:Merck & Co IncNovartisProcter & GambleSpeaker's bureau for:RocheSanofi-AventisPharmaceuticals

The following participants report no relevant financial relationships with pharmaceutical companies:

  • Christina Barrington, PharmD
  • Michael Baxley, MD
  • Luis Estevez, MD, MPH, MBA
  • John Fox, MD
  • Robert Gregory, RPh, MS, MBA
  • Sonya J. Lewis, RPh, MBA
  • Bonnie May, RPh, MBA
  • Bruce Niebylski, MD

The American Journal of Managed Care,

A signed disclosure is on file at the offices of Jamesburg,New Jersey.