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Michael Toscani, Pharm.D.
Research Professor/Fellowship Director- Pharmaceutical Industry Fellowships
Rutgers Institute for
Pharmaceutical Industry Fellowships
William Levine Hall 405

Phone: 848 445 6810
Email: miket@pharmacy.rutgers.edu

 

 BIO

Michael Toscani, Pharm.D. is Research Professor/Fellowship Director for the Rutgers Institute for Pharmaceutical Industry Fellowships at the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy. Dr. Toscani is also President of Clinical Solutionz and Consulting Medical Director for KOL, LLC, private healthcare consulting companies. He has held senior management positions in the pharmaceutical, contract research and health and disease management industries over the past 25 years. Dr Toscani is a frequent national speaker and author in both the scientific and healthcare management areas. He currently serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Population Health Management (formerly Disease Management), Specialty Pharmacy and was on the editorial boards of the Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management, Journal of Clinical Research and Pharmacoepidemiology and the Journal of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr Toscani is active in many charitable and non-profit organizations. He is currently  President of the Central NJ Board of Advisors for the American Cancer Society and is Vice Chairman of the Foundation Board for Thomas Edison State College. He is past president and honorary board member of All Access Mental Health (AAMH), a community mental health treatment center in NJ. Dr Toscani received his bachelor of science in pharmacy and Pharm.D. from St. John’s University College of Pharmacy. He completed a two year postdoctoral research and teaching fellowship in infectious diseases at Hartford Hospital.

Research

Present scholarly interests include: Clinical development of new pharmaceutical agents in multiple therapeutic areas, pharmaceutical industry trends, key opinion leader identification and management. Also, the design and implementation of disease management initiatives focused on modifying patient behavior, value assessments, and outcomes studies evaluating the benefits of interventions on patient care.

 

Representative Papers/Presentations

Hollingsworth K., Toscani M., Risk Evaluation Mitigation Strategies: The Evolution of Risk Management Policy. Population Health Management 2013 April 16(2), 132-7.

Toscani, M., Pizzi L. Measuring and Improving Disease Management Interventions. In: Changing Patient Behavior-Improving Outcomes in Health and Disease Management,  Jossey-Bass c/o 2001

Suh DC, Okpara IR, Agnese W., Toscani M.  Application of pharmacoeconomics to formulary decision making in managed care organizations. Am J Managed Care 2002; 8:161-69

Toscani M., Riedl M. Meeting the challenges and burdens associated with hereditary angioedema. Managed Care 2011; 1:44-51

Awards and Honors

Spirit of Thomas Edison Award (2011)

Rotary International Vocational Award for work in healthcare research and advocacy (2009). 

Senior Scholar/Fellow- Jefferson Medical College and Jefferson School of Population Health-2004-2010