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Saira A. Jan, PharmD, MS
Clinical Professor
Department of Pharmacy Practice and Administration
William Levine Hall, Rm 416
Phone: (848) 445 6817
Email: saira_janhorizon-bcbsnj.com

Specialty: Managed Care
Practice site: Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield New Jersey

PharmD, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Bio

Dr Jan (Saira), is the clinical professor at Ernest Mario school of pharmacy and leads the Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey pharmacy clinical management program as a Clinical Director with over 17 years of experience in health care management and research and academics. Dr Jan is responsible for managing Horizon’s pharmacy clinical initiatives including formulary management, Pharmacy and therapeutic Committee (Co – chair) drug reviews, utilization management, drug policy development, specialty pharmacy, and physician education she works closely with the company’s business units, clinical quality and medical management areas to deliver integrated services.

Dr Jan leads Horizon BCBSNJ delivery of Medicare Part D Medication Therapy management program for MA-PD and PDP customers. She serves as a consultant to PAAD advisory board, AHIP ,  Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy and Blues association MAP committeee and has a national appointment to MEDCAC .  Dr Jan leads the research program for Horizon BCBSNJ. She is involved in collaborative as well as independent outcome research projects with Harvard, Rutgers and other national academic institutes and pharmaceutical industries. She provides consultations to International research and consultancy groups as well different officials in United Kingdom. She has represented Blues association at the Institute of Medicine for patient safety and adverse drug reaction reporting initiatives.

She has successfully led the New Jersey state leading project on childhood Obesity “Shape it Up” for more than 400 elementary school.

 Dr Jan is also the director of residency program in Managed care and has successfully run the program for last 16 years. She also provides leadership for the Rutgers AMCP student chapter and is the faculty advisor for AMCP student chapter.

Dr Jan has a Masters in Pharmacology from St John’s University and doctorate in Pharmacy from Rutgers State University of New Jersey.

Research

Outcome research in therapeutic classes combining medical and pharmacy data, disease state management, managed care, formulary development, utilization management.