Summary of Expertise

Akash Danavar, PharmD, MS, MPH, MA, is an Assistant Director within Xcenda’s Global Health Economics and Outcomes Research team. His role within Xcenda spans a multitude of project work types, including patient-reported outcomes research, economic modeling, scientific publications, health outcomes strategy, reimbursement strategy, quality improvement, commercial payer marketing, Outcomes Analyzer software tools, and retrospective and prospective studies.

Prior to joining Xcenda as a Manager, Dr. Danavar completed a Health Outcomes and Managed Markets Fellowship with Xcenda. Dr. Danavar also worked at a large healthcare company with experiences in pharmacovigilance, database analyses, and reimbursement strategy, as well as in the Payer Marketing department of a pharmaceutical manufacturer. He focuses on delivering high-quality evidence to payers and providers, with an ultimate goal to improve patients’ health and quality of life.

Dr. Danavar earned his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of California, San Francisco. He completed a Master of Public Health in Health Administration from Loma Linda University, and his Master of Medical Sciences, specializing in Mental Health and Behavioral Medicine, from Boston University, and a Master of Science in Pharmacy degree with an emphasis on Pharmacoeconomics from the University of Florida.