Laura Jester, PharmD, CSP
Vice President, Clinical ServicesLaura joined Navitus in 2015 and manages Navitus’ specialty programs. With more than a decade of specialty pharmacy experience, she is responsible for developing and maintaining Navitus’ global specialty strategy, specialty pharmacy program client offerings, and specialty pharmacy vendor relationships.
Laura also functions as a specialty pharmacy subject matter expert for internal and external stakeholders. She participates in quality initiatives, metrics development, and improving educational opportunities through her work with the Pharmacy Quality Alliance and the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy.
Prior to joining Navitus, Laura served as the Director of Specialty and Ambulatory Care Pharmacy for Compliant Pharmacy Alliance Cooperative. In that role, she developed, implemented and managed specialty pharmacy and department programs, and improved key performance indicators in patient care and business metrics. She also developed specialty and clinical training programs, including technical resources, to assist pharmacy staff in the implementation and execution of programs. She functioned as a leader for internal and external teams on various specialty projects and was solely responsible for maintaining and providing ongoing education to these stakeholders.
Laura received her Bachelor of Science in biological sciences degree from the University of Nebraska - Lincoln and her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Wisconsin - Madison, School of Pharmacy. She is a licensed pharmacist in Nebraska and Wisconsin.