AMCP Appoints Learner as Media Relations & Editorial Director


For Immediate Release

Alexandria, VA, Jan. 23, 2015 – The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) is pleased to announce that Neal Learner has been appointed media relations & editorial director. Learner returns to the Academy after serving as communications director from 2009 to 2013.

In his new capacity, Learner will engage in a wide range of AMCP activities, including media relations, social media, internal communications, marketing, membership and national meetings.

Learner is a long-time health care journalist who has written extensively about the pharmaceutical and pharmacy benefit industries. Most recently, he served as a senior editor at publications covering the Food and Drug Administration and the rollout of the Affordable Care Act.

“We are delighted to once again have the services of Neal Learner at the Academy,” said AMCP Chief Executive Officer Edith A. Rosato, RPh, IOM. “Not only does he understand the intricacies of our complex and ever-evolving profession, he knows the demands of journalists working in today’s rapid-fire news environment. With Neal on board, we will continue to raise the visibility of AMCP and our profession’s key policies and practices.”

About AMCP
The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy is a national professional association of pharmacists and other health care practitioners who serve society by the application of sound medication management principles and strategies to improve health care. The Academy's 7,000 members develop and provide clinical, educational and business management services and strategies on behalf of the 200 million Americans covered by managed pharmacy benefit.www.amcp.org.