Senior Consultant Team

Medical Managed Markets Alliance is truly an alliance of highly-talented, substantially-experienced, field-based medical professionals all across the USA. Meet our senior consultants:

Gregory Grabavoy, PharmD
Principal

Greg is a graduate of the University of Illinois, College of Pharmacy in Chicago, Illinois where he earned his Doctor of Pharmacy degree and the St. Louis College of Pharmacy where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy degree.

Greg founded Medical Managed Markets Alliance (the Alliance) with a colleague to connect talented and experienced field-based medical professionals to small/mid-sized pharmaceutical/biotech companies in order for them to effectively educate payers and providers regarding their products’ clinical differentiations and value proposition. Prior to founding the Alliance, Greg, was the National Director of the US Managed Markets field Scientific Director Team (NASD) at Novartis Oncology, as well as served as an NASD for approximately ten years.

He has held leadership and clinical positions with Biogen Idec, Oncology, University of Chicago Hospitals, Premier, Inc., and Adventist Health System (now AdventHealth).

Greg has lectured nationally and consulted on topics including pharmacoeconomics, health outcomes, drug utilization, pharmacy management, infectious disease, and antibiotic surveillance programs.

Daniel L. Burich, MBA
Senior Consultant

Dan is a graduate Cardinal Stritch University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Management and later, a Master in Business Administration from Regis University in Denver, Colorado. He brings 30+ years of pharmaceutical industry experience to the Medical Managed Markets Alliance (the Alliance) as a Managed Markets consultant focusing on sales performance, strategic & tactical planning in the Federal Market and commercial managed markets space.

Prior to joining the Alliance, Dan spent over 30 years at Bayer Healthcare – Pharmaceuticals and Relypsa, primarily in anti-infectives, hematology and oncology. In addition, his experience includes cardiovascular, MS/Neurology, Women’s Health Care, and Diabetes. Dan’s achievements have been numerous, including: Pharmaceutical Sales Representative President’s Club, Division Sales Manager President’s Club, National Account Manager of the Year Award winner: Specialty Pharmaceuticals; National Account Manager of the Year Award winner: Primary Care Pharmaceuticals; and National Government Account Manager of the Year winner for the U.S.

While being based in Colorado, Dan has led national and regional account management teams for both Bayer and Relypsa covering the Federal Markets (Veterans Affairs, Department of Defense /Defense Health Agency, US Public Health Service), Kaiser Permanente, having relationships that extend into major academic centers and medical schools including Mayo Clinic.

Brian Burzinski
Senior Consultant

Brian is a graduate of Northern Illinois University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism/Advertising.

He brings 30+ years of pharmaceutical industry experience to the Medical Managed Markets Alliance (the Alliance) as a Medical Science Liaison (MSL). Prior to joining the Alliance, Brian spent 32 years at Sandoz/Novartis as an MSL, primarily in Hematology and Oncology. In addition to Hematology and Oncology, his experience includes Neurology, Parkinson’s Disease, Cardiology, Rheumatology, Gastroenterology, Ophthalmology and Solid Organ Transplant.

While being based in Chicago, Brian has covered institutions and physician offices in Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Minnesota, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Brian’s Key Opinion Leader (KOL) relationships extends into major academic centers and medical schools including University of Chicago, Northwestern University, Rush University, Loyola University Medical Center, Mayo Clinic, University of Minnesota, University of Wisconsin, Medical College of Wisconsin, and University of Iowa.

 

Wanda Cooper, RN, MSN
Senior Consultant

Wanda Cooper graduated from Armstrong Atlantic University in Southern GA where she earned a Master’s of Science Degree in Nursing Administration.

She brings 16 years of pharmaceutical industry experience to the Medical Managed Markets Alliance (the Alliance) as a Medical Science Liaison (MSL). Prior to joining the Alliance, Wanda spent 15 years in Oncology at Novartis Pharmaceuticals. In addition to Oncology, Wanda’s experience includes Obstetrics and Gynecology as well as Parkinson Disease.

Wanda has covered institutions and large physician practices from New Hampshire to Florida. She has built relationships with Key Opinion Leader (KOL) that extends into major academic centers including, but not limited to, New York University, Columbia University, Georgetown University, Duke University, Vanderbilt University, University of Tennessee, Emory University, Medical University of South Carolina, Virginia Commonwealth University, University of Alabama, University of Florida, University of Southern Florida, University of Miami and private practices such as Georgia Cancer Specialist, Prisma Health and others.

Wanda has worked on the development and launch of multiple compounds during her career as an MSL. Prior to her role as an MSL she held both administrative and education positions.

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