Beth Lesher, PharmD, BCPS is a Director in the Strategic Market Access Center of Excellence, located in OPEN Health’s Bethesda, MD office. She has more than 25 years of clinical pharmacy expertise and medical writing experience. Dr Lesher has patient care experience as a pharmacist in hospital and outpatient settings caring for both adult and pediatric patients.
She served on pharmacy school faculties and as a preceptor for pharmacy school students. Dr Lesher has more than 15 years of medical writing experience developing various types of global and AMCP dossiers, literature reviews, monographs, strategy documents, protocols, analysis plans, manuscripts, and slide decks for a variety of therapeutic areas. Therapeutic areas covered include the following: allergy/immunology; cardiology; endocrinology; gastroenterology; bacterial, fungal, and viral infectious diseases; neurology; nutrition; oncology (e.g., breast, prostate, bladder cancers); ophthalmology; orphan diseases; surgery; and urology.
Dr. Lesher earned her Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy degree from Ohio Northern University and her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the Medical University of South Carolina School of Pharmacy where she also completed a critical care pharmacotherapy residency through the Medical University of South Carolina Teaching Hospitals. Additionally, Dr Lesher completed a medical writing fellowship through Hamilton House Medical & Scientific Communications. Dr Lesher is a board-certified pharmacotherapy specialist and a member of the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy, International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research, and the American Medical Writers Association.