Dana Edwards is a director in the Life Sciences practice. She joined the firm with specialized experience in the design, development and execution of patient services strategies.
With more than 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and life science industry, she helps pharmaceutical and biotech manufacturers identify solutions to support patient access to therapy. She has led the design, development, and implementation of programs servicing both patients and providers to support patient access to and coverage for high-cost therapies. Her focus on quality assurance and process improvement has led to innovative work processes and system solutions to facilitate a portfolio of services addressing complex reimbursement issues across payer types. Dana has led 25 patient service program launches for over 50 products; including 14 newly FDA approved products across therapeutic areas.
Prior to joining Navigant, Dana was Vice President, Commercial Operations for Lash Group, a part of AmerisourceBergen where she demonstrated progressive leadership and P&L responsibilities driving significant business growth. Dana received her bachelor’s degree from Virginia Tech.