It was there where he learned what impact a pharmacist can have on a cancer patients’ journey. Dr Lombardo Moved on to be vice president of clinical affairs at a national oncology specialty pharmacy. These roles provided Dr. Lombardo with expertise in contracting with managed care plans and companies in the pharmaceutical industry. In addition to these accomplishments, Dr. Lombardo has exhibited and presented his work both internationally and domestically at the University of the West Indies Research Days, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Health System Pharmacists and Value Based Cancer Care Symposiums.
Director of Pharmacy New Business Development, Catholic Health System, Buffalo, NY
Key Duties: Develops, implements, and enhances innovative strategies, strategic plans, and maintains unit specific business plans which include new program development, management, positive financial performance, and program evaluations. Evaluates and maintains all current pharmacy contracts with wholesales, group purchasing organizations, and pharmacy benefit managers.
Leads the growth and development of the specialty pharmacy oral and infusion programs by identifying strategic outside referral providers to Catholic Health. Works closely with Human Resources and the company’s healthcare benefit (First Choice) to implement the pharmacy benefit into the specialty pharmacy program. Evaluates financial performance monthly and reports progress to senior leadership.
Assists in the review, analysis, and appraisal for the effectiveness of all specialty, infusion, and retail pharmacy programs. Recommends new business lines and identified opportunities based on new pharmacy trends.
Education and Training:
Doctorate in Pharmacy, University at Buffalo, SUNY
BS in Pharmacy, St John’s University
Board Certification in Oncology – BPS
MBA in Health Care Administration – Niagara University