Pete Penna

Affiliate Associate Professor;  Principal and Co-Founder, Formulary Resources, LLC

CHOICE Affiliate Faculty, Department of Pharmacy

Expertise: Managed Care Pharmacy

Dr Penna is principal and co-founder of Formulary Resources, LLC. He has over 30 years’ experience in a variety of pharmacy settings, including hospital, retail, academia, and managed care.Dr. Penna served as Vice President of Pharmacy at CIGNA HealthCare. He was responsible for all aspects of the pharmacy benefit for 8 million lives, including strategic planning, clinical programs, contracting, formulary processes, benefit design, mail service, etc.Prior to his years at CIGNA, Dr. Penna was Director of Pharmacy at Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound. He served as a member and as chair of their P and T committee for over 14 years, and directed the staff support function for the Committee.A founder and past president of the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy, Dr. Penna continues to be an active member, and serves as its current treasurer. He has also served as the Director of The Foundation for Managed Care Pharmacy’s program to implement AMCPs Format for Formulary Submissions.Dr. Penna received his Pharmacy Degree from the University of California in San Francisco, where he also completed his pharmacy residency training. His interests include formulary processes, pharmacoeconomics, benefit design and clinical services in managed care.