Tara was formerly the Vice President and Business Unit head for Cardinal Health Sonexus™ Access and Patient Support. She has made a career out of removing obstacles to care and to support patients at every step of their treatment journey. With more than 25 years of experience working in healthcare, her driving purpose has always been focused directly on the patient to support successful outcomes. She started her career as a bedside nurse and has drawn upon her nursing background throughout her career. Being on the frontlines of patient care taught her the importance of empowering patients toward self-advocacy, and this continues to be a core belief which fuels her passion for healthcare.
Tara’s career has taken many twists and turns along the way, all of which have provided the experiences which have molded her into the leader she is today. Prior to joining Nuvera Life Science Consulting, she worked within the patient support, market access and specialty services sector at several pharmaceutical and healthcare solutions companies, including Novartis, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Berlex Laboratories, Infinity Pharmaceuticals and AmerisourceBergen. Her roles included access strategy, business development, training, QA, operations, sales and nursing. She has a degree from San Jose State University and maintains her RN license. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband of over 30 years and her two adult children.
Motivation for Joining Nuvera
“I first met Nuvera as a client and was impressed with their unique combination of strategic and operational know-how. I always saw Nuvera as a true partner when solving for the critical challenges I was facing because the solutions were both impactful and achievable. With other consultants, I was often left with pretty slide decks filled with impractical tactics.”