Sara is responsible for overseeing and managing all aspects of Clinical functions at Capital Rx, working cross-functionally with different internal and external stakeholders. Sara leverages more than a decade of experience across pharmacy benefits, physician organizations, hospitals, retail pharmacies, and clinical research to develop and guide clinical operations. Before Capital Rx, Sara served as Senior Pharmacist and Program Lead for an OptumCare independent physician organization where she led the development of the Pharmacy Department, transformed the utilization management process, and implemented multiple clinical programs overseeing drug utilization for more than a million covered members. Sara has also held roles such as Clinical Pharmacist, Drug Therapy Management at OptumRx, and Lead Research Pharmacist.
Sara graduated from the University of Southern California with a Bachelor of Arts and obtained her Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from the prestigious University of California, San Francisco, completing her clinical residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. She holds an active pharmacy license in the State of California. Outside of work, Sara enjoys spending time with her husband and two kids.