Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy Promotes Allen to Executive Team

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy announced today that Cheryl Allen, RPh, has been promoted to vice president of business development and industry relations.

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy, the country’s largest independent specialty pharmacy servicing the needs of patients and physicians nationwide, announces Cheryl Allen, RPh, has been promoted to vice president of business development and industry relations. She had been senior director of business development.

In her role as Vice President, Ms. Allen oversees all facets of new business development, including new industry partnerships, and industry relations. She has more than 20 years of industry experience, with work in independent, compounding and specialty pharmacy and in managed care consulting and healthcare IT. Immediately prior to joining Diplomat in July 2011, Ms. Allen was senior director of clinical services at Sanovia Corporation, where she managed new product development and sales support. Prior to Sanovia, she held roles with Priority HealthCare as pharmacist-in-charge for oncology and lead pharmacist for pain management and compounding. Ms. Allen also founded C. Allen & Associates, a firm focused on managed care consulting, and Eden Drug Company, an independent pharmacy with a compounding focus.

Ms. Allen holds a Bachelor of Science degree in pharmacy from Samford University in Alabama and an MBA with a focus in pharmaceutical and healthcare marketing from the Erivan K. Haub School of Business at St. Joseph University in Pennsylvania.

About Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy

Michigan-based Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy, founded in 1975, serves patients nationwide as the country’s largest independent specialty pharmacy and focuses on complete medication management programs for patients with serious and chronic conditions. Key programs include: Oncology, HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, Multiple Sclerosis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Crohn’s, Hemophilia/IVIG, Growth Hormone and Psoriasis. Other specialty areas include transplant, fertility and bio-identical hormone therapy. Diplomat’s business model creates unique partnerships around both distribution and services with all industry stakeholders including physicians, patients, group purchasing organizations, hospital systems, retail chains and managed markets, always focused on improving adherence and the patient experience. Learn more about Keeping Patients Healthier…Longer at www.diplomatpharmacy.com.

SOURCE: Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy