School of Pharmacy

John Watkins

Affiliate Associate Professor; Formulary Manager, Premera Blue Cross

CHOICE Affiliate Faculty, Department of Pharmacy, School Faculty

John Watkins graduated from University of Washington. He completed a combined MPH degree in Pharmacy and Health Services at University of Washington with a residency at Group Health Cooperative, where he worked as a clinical and drug information pharmacist. He is board certified in pharmacotherapy.John has managed the formulary process at Premera Blue Cross since 2000. He led Premera’s Biotechnology Initiative and is currently implementing the Premera Value-based Formulary.John is a member of the AMCP Format Executive Committee, FMCP Research Committee, ISPOR North America HTA Council and ISPOR Personalized Medicine Core group.