Sarah Marche

by Rachad Davis

September 16, 2016

Vice President of Pharmacy Services,
Highmark, Inc.

Dr. Marche received her Doctor of Pharmacy from Duquesne University and then completed a Pharmacy Practice residency with University of Pittsburgh.  She began her pharmacy career as a Clinical Pharmacist with UPMC – Shadyside Hospital as a Critical Care Pharmacist and also spent time at UPMC – Palermo, working as a pharmacist.    Her career in managed care began as a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at Highmark Inc. in 2005 with a focus on Formulary and Utilization Management for the Commercial and Medicare Part D lines of business as well as Drug Pipeline Management.  Dr. Marche was subsequently promoted to Manager of Manufacturer Relations where she served as the main point of contact for pharmaceutical manufacturers and built the rebate contracting strategy for the Pharmacy Services organization at Highmark.   She expanded her role to drive the strategy for all vendor partnerships including the PBM and Specialty Pharmacy partners.  Dr. Marche became the Vice President of Pharmacy Services in 2014 where she has assumed responsibility for all of Highmark’s Pharmacy Benefit Management Business, including Clinical Pharmacy, Pharmacy Product, Marketing and Sales, Operations, and Manufacturer and Vendor Contracting.