Vice President, Pharmacy
Steve Petersen, PharmD, is Vice President of Pharmacy for Avera Health, an integrated health system based in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, which provides pharmacy services at over 300 locations in the Upper Midwest. He has worked at Avera for 18 years. In his current position, he has management and oversight responsibility for all pharmacy services at Avera, including the 340B program. His expertise includes specialty pharmacy, health system clinical services, central distribution, ambulatory services, clinics, long-term care, home infusion, custom compounding and retail pharmacy.
As a dedicated advocate for 340B Health, Dr. Petersen participates in 340B Health lobby days and has facilitated Avera’s annual financial contributions to the Alliance to Protect 340B. He is a 340B Health Individual Member and 340B Health PAC contributor. Dr. Petersen has given presentations at 340B Coalition conferences and at 340B Health regional roundtable events.
Dr. Petersen has been in the field of pharmacy since 1979. He received his PharmD from the University of Nebraska College of Pharmacy and completed an ASHP residency in Health System Pharmacy.