We’re making kidney care a top priority and redefining the individual experience. By providing early, meaningful care management through our Kidney Health program and making home dialysis more accessible, we can improve quality of life for more people living with kidney disease.
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Alan Lotvin, M.D., is executive vice president and president of CVS Caremark, the company’s pharmacy benefits management (PBM) business. In this role, Lotvin oversees all aspects of the PBM business including sales and account management, operations, mail service pharmacy and specialty pharmacy. Lotvin also drives PBM strategy, new business development and client relationship management and retention.
Alan began his career as a practicing cardiologist in New Jersey. He holds a master's degree in medical informatics from Columbia University and a medical degree from the State University of New York Health Sciences Center at Brooklyn.
Lisa is responsible for overseeing the functions of CVS Health Kidney Care as it expands and transforms the industry with our innovative, personalized approach to disease identification, care management and home-first treatment.
Lisa joins us from Syneos Health, where she served as president of Global Client Solutions, leading the strategy and global expansion of the company’s commercial partnerships and creating new, innovative growth models. Prior to her role at Syneos, Lisa was general manager, Oncology and Life Sciences, for IBM Watson’s Health Solutions organization, where she partnered with stakeholders from across the global health ecosystem to develop and commercialize artificial intelligence and advanced analytics solutions.
Lisa brings more than 25 years of commercial leadership experience in global business development, strategic partnerships, product development and marketing. She earned an MBA from the University of Notre Dame and a BA in international business from Michigan State University.
Bruce Culleton provides medical oversight and guidance to all strategic initiatives for CVS Kidney Care. Before joining CVS Health in 2017, he spent more than 10 years in the medical device industry in a variety of global medical affairs and clinical development roles. He has also worked as an academic nephrologist and has published more than 100 scientific papers related to chronic kidney disease, dialysis and clinical practice guidelines.
Bruce received his medical degree and fellowship diplomas in internal medicine and nephrology from the Royal College of Canada. He also earned a fellowship diploma in clinical epidemiology from the Framingham Heart Study and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Michael provides broad strategic guidance and operational oversight of the CVS Kidney Care portfolio of products and services. Previously, Michael served as division vice president at DaVita, where he managed kidney dialysis operations in the Missouri and Arkansas markets. He also served as the director of the Innovations Accelerator Team at Ascension, where he led a nationwide launch and operationalization of the first synchronous online care capability of any hospital system in the U.S. and launched a nationwide health care finance and travel company.
Michael received his BS in business administration and an MBA from Washington University in St. Louis. He also attended the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA).
Tim and his team are responsible for driving strategic growth for CVS Kidney Care by incubating new products, deploying market strategies and building strategic partnerships. He also oversees digital, technology and data strategy.
Before joining CVS Health, Tim served as senior vice president and head of Global Client Solutions Partnership Office at Syneos Health, where he established a go-to-market/partnership office for top clients. He also served as the vice president of National Clinical Market Performance at Bright Health, where he was responsible for growing market clinical teams and building payer/provider partnerships. Tim spent 15 years at IBM in numerous roles of increasing responsibility and worked as a top health care aide to U.S. Senator Russ Feingold (D-WI) and as Professional Staff for the U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.
Tim earned his BA from Beloit College and his MBA in marketing and finance from New York University.
As VP of product development for CVS Kidney Care, Nicki is focused on growing the business by developing payor/provider products and connectivity across the enterprise.
In her previous role with Enterprise Strategy, Nicki was responsible for external partnerships and involved in early diligence for the Aetna acquisition. She was also part of the enterprise product development team, where she designed and implemented services to support patients with complex, chronic needs.
Prior to joining CVS, Nicki worked in the strategy consulting practice of the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City, a national research and advisory organization to support inner city economic development by partnering with leading health systems. She also has international consulting experience advising pharmaceutical, medical device and consumer goods companies on pipeline innovation and market entry strategies.
Nicki received her MBA from Harvard Business School. She also has an undergraduate degree in internal business and French from the University of Dublin, Trinity College.
Julia Marquis serves as senior legal counsel for CVS Health. In this role, she advises on transformation initiatives with a specific focus on the CVS Kidney Care business. Julia provides legal guidance on all aspects of CVS Kidney Care operations and strategic initiatives like putting patients at the center of their care to improve outcomes, reduce costs, and increase quality of life.
Prior to joining CVS Health, Julia worked in both the public and private health care sectors, which included a decade of serving the public interest in the State of Connecticut.
Julia received her law degree from Western New England University in Springfield, MA, and her undergraduate degree from Agnes Scott College, an all-women’s college in Atlanta.
Helen Miner leads the finance operations for CVS Kidney Care. Prior to joining CVS Kidney Care, she was a director of Corporate Treasury for CVS Health, focused on capital markets. She has an extensive background supporting the execution of key strategic initiatives across a wide range of industries and previously held positions in corporate finance, treasury and valuation advisory. She began her career in a rotational program at JP Morgan and was later an associate within the Private Bank.
Helen earned a BA from Columbia University’s Barnard College and an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business.
Jelka Petrovic is vice president of business development for CVS Kidney Care. She’s passionate about changing the status quo of our health care system by creating innovative, collaborative health care models between providers, payers and employers. Her focus is to improve the lives of the patients we serve.
Before joining CVS Kidney Care, Jelka led the strategy, provider negotiations and implementation of innovative value-based programs for hospital systems within Aetna’s Joint Ventures Strategy and Innovation team. Her health care career spans over 30 years and includes leadership and executive experience with payer and provider organizations. She served in executive roles in underwriting, operations, marketing, product development and sales.
Jelka received her BS in economics with a minor in finance from Wayne State University. She also completed several certification programs in managed care and health care consulting.
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Read about initiatives to improve the lives of those with kidney disease, expand options for individuals and lower health care costs.
July 10, 2019
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
HHS launches Advancing American Kidney Health initiative
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