POP Seminar Guest Speaker: John Coster, MPS, PhD on 09/23/21

John costerPlease join us Thursday, 09/23/2021 for POP Research seminar of the Spring 2021, held from 11:00am – 12:00pm in Communicore, via Zoom. We will be welcoming  John Coster, MPS, PhD as our seminar speaker.

Dr. Coster is the Director of the Division of Pharmacy at the Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services, which is a component of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. He is responsible for policy and operational issues relating to the Medicaid pharmacy program and the Medicaid Drug Rebate Program (MDRP).  He holds a MPS and Ph.D. in health policy from the University of Maryland Graduate School in Baltimore and a B.S in Pharmacy from St John’s University in New York.   Prior to joining CMS, he has held senior government affairs executive positions with the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS), the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA), and Safety Net Hospitals for Pharmaceutical Access.

Dr. Coster’s seminar title is: Policy Issues Facing the Medicaid Pharmacy Program.”

To join the Zoom meeting: Please contact Katherine Morris (kmorris@cop.ufl.edu) or Motomori Lewis (motomorilewis@ufl.edu) for the Zoom link and password.