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Samantha Dougherty

Samantha Dougherty Samantha Dougherty is a senior director of policy and research at PhRMA. Her primary role is to develop and manage a broad portfolio of research projects related to the use and value of medicines. She has authored and been involved in numerous academic and non-academic projects that have been published in peer-reviewed journals or presented at scientific conferences. Samantha also serves as a lead subject matter expert on cost savings from use of medicines, evidence related to adherence, productivity and achievement of better outcomes. She received a B.S. in Economics from the University of Maryland College Park and a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Health Services Research from the University of Maryland Baltimore.

Recent Posts

Assessing value top of mind at ISPOR 2019

By Samantha Dougherty  |    June 5, 2019
As we move toward a value-driven health care system, the focus should be on outcomes that matter most to patients, such as how medicines make patients feel, whether they can return to work or how...   Read More

New treatments could save $396 billion over 10 years, lead to better quality of life for migraine sufferers

By Samantha Dougherty  |    May 22, 2018
A new study found that if all migraine sufferers used an emerging class of preventative migraine treatments, the United States could save $396 billion in indirect costs over ten years and avoid...   Read More

Disease modifying therapies for the management of multiple sclerosis save money and improve patient outcomes

By Samantha Dougherty  |    October 24, 2017
Ask About Adherence is a blog series featuring Q&A’s with experts and new medication adherence resources. In this post, we feature a recent study comparing the effectiveness of oral and...   Read More

Ask About Adherence: Q&A on appointment-based medication synchronization

By Samantha Dougherty  |    January 27, 2017
Ask About Adherence is a blog series featuring Q&A’s with experts and new medication adherence resources. In this post, we spoke with David A. Holdford, Ph.D., Professor, Director of...   Read More

Ask About Adherence: New study examines effects of synchronized prescription refill program on medication adherence

By Samantha Dougherty  |    August 31, 2016
Ask About Adherence is a blog series featuring Q&A’s with experts and new medication adherence resources. In this post, we feature a recently released study published in Health Affairs that...   Read More

Ask About Adherence: New article looks at addressing medication nonadherence in the United States

By Samantha Dougherty  |    August 9, 2016
Ask About Adherence is a blog series featuring Q&A’s with experts and new medication adherence resources. In this post, we feature a new article in the Journal of Patient Preference and Adherence,...   Read More

Ask About Adherence: New resources from The Medication Adherence Alliance

By Samantha Dougherty  |    June 28, 2016
Ask About Adherence is a blog series featuring Q&A’s with experts and new medication adherence resources. In this post, we spotlight a new website from The Medication Adherence Alliance, an...   Read More

Ask About Adherence: Q&A with PhRMA Foundation Grant Awardee - Marisa Schauerhamer

By Samantha Dougherty  |    June 22, 2016
Ask About Adherence is a blog series featuring Q&A’s with experts in medication adherence. In this post, we speak with Marisa Schauerhamer, a 2016 PhRMA Foundation Young Investigator Adherence...   Read More

Ask About Adherence: Q&A with Christiana Care Health System’s Value Institute

By Samantha Dougherty  |    March 17, 2016
Ask About Adherence is a blog series featuring Q&A’s with experts in medication adherence. In this post, we speak with Dominique Comer, Pharm.D., MS, senior clinical investigator and scholar with...   Read More

Ask About Adherence: Q&A with Dr. Helaine Resnick on diabetes care

By Samantha Dougherty  |    December 17, 2015
Ask About Adherence is a blog series featuring Q&A’s with experts in medication adherence. In this post, we speak with Helaine E. Resnick, PhD, MPH about her recently published literature review...   Read More

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