David E. Coury, PharmD, is currently leveraging over 20 years of professional pharmacy experiences to provide consultant services to payers and pharmaceutical manufacturers on a variety of medication payer coverage issues. Recently transitioned from vice president of business development for the specialty pharmacy Acro Pharmaceutical Services, where his primary responsibility was expanding payer and pharmaceutical manufacturer partnership opportunities. Prior to Acro, Dr. Coury worked as a medical science liaison for Jerini US, a biotech company that specialized in peptide-based medications. He also worked 8? years for pharmacy benefits manager PerformRx with his last role serving as the manager of specialty drug clinical programs. Other positions have included working 4 years as a clinical hospital pharmacist at 3 different hospitals and 3 years in providing long-term care pharmacy consulting services. He earned his bachelor?s degree in biochemistry from Alvernia College, his bachelor?s degree in pharmacy from Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, and his doctorate in pharmacy from Temple University School of Pharmacy.