Summary of Expertise

Evelyn Sarnes, PharmD, MPH, is a Senior Director and leads the Medical Communications Team under Scientific Consulting at Xcenda.  In this role, she leads HEOR engagements including development and strategic review of Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) Formulary dossiers, global value dossiers, comparative effectiveness research studies, systematic literature reviews, and scientific publications. Dr. Sarnes also has expertise in designing and developing managed markets strategy and tools, and in gathering payer insights to inform both market access and HEOR initiatives and tactics. Dr. Sarnes’ experience ranges across multiple therapeutic areas, including specialty pharmaceuticals/orphan diseases, oncology, and neurology. She has authored a variety of scientific publications, appearing in the Archives of Internal Medicine, American Journal of Managed Care, and Current Medical Research and Opinion, among others.    

Dr. Sarnes received her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy. Her post-doctoral training includes an Outcomes Research Fellowship at the University of South Florida and Applied Health Outcomes. Dr. Sarnes also received a Master of Public Health in Epidemiology from the University of South Florida College of Public Health. She currently serves as adjunct faculty for the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy and is a member of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research and the American Medical Writers Association.