Full Name
Dr. Soumi Saha
Job Title
Senior Vice President of Government Affairs
Speaker Bio
Soumi Saha, both a pharmacist and a lawyer, is the Senior Vice President of Government Affairs at Premier. In this
role, Dr. Saha is responsible for developing and implementing Premier’s advocacy strategy to lead the transformation
to high-quality, cost-effective healthcare and resilient supply chains. Dr. Saha leverages her unique background to
ensure the perspective of healthcare providers is represented in Washington, D.C.

Dr. Saha proactively advances legislation and regulatory actions that address vulnerabilities in our healthcare system.
Her work directly resulted in the introduction and passage of the Mitigating Emergency Drug Shortages (MEDS) Act,
which was signed into law as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act in March 2020.

Since the COVID-19 public health emergency, Dr. Saha has helped the nation’s hospitals and healthcare providers
through the pandemic with innovative legislative solutions that have resulted in a suite of regulatory flexibilities from
the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and the White House.

Prior to joining Premier, Dr. Saha served as the Director of Pharmacy & Regulatory Affairs for the Academy of
Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP), where she led AMCP’s initiatives related to healthcare economic information
(HCEI) communications between payers and biopharmaceutical manufacturers. Previously, Dr. Saha also held
positions with Kaiser Permanente and CVS/Caremark.

Dr. Saha has a Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) from the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy and a Juris Doctor
(JD) with a concentration in health law from the University of Maryland School of Law.
Dr. Soumi Saha