Anita Wagner

Anita Wagner

Anita Katharina Wagner, PharmD, MPH, DrPH

Associate Professor, Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, USA

Dr. Wagner leads applied research and capacity strengthening collaborations to improve medicines situations, particularly for populations in low and middle-income countries (LMIC).

She founded and directs the global Medicines and Insurance Coverage (MedIC) Initiative, a unique partnership between academics, health care delivery systems, health financing institutions, and international organizations, which aims to support LMIC system leaders and operational staff in the design, implementation, evaluation, and routine monitoring of evidence-informed medicines policies and programs.

Dr. Wagner co-directs the Harvard Medical School Fellowship in Pharmaceutical Policy Research and directs global MedIC Courses in Pharmaceutical Policy Analysis.

Dr. Wagner received her Master of Public Health degree in international health and Doctor of Public Health degree in epidemiology from the Harvard School of Public Health. She holds a doctorate in clinical pharmacy from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Sciences and a German master-equivalent degree in pharmacy.