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PAP Conference 2024 – Patient Assistance & Access Programs
March 18-21, 2024
Philadelphia Marriott DowntownPhiladelphia, PA

Jennie Sakimura
Head, US Patient Assistance Program at Novartis


Jennie Sakimura has worked in Pharmaceuticals for 26 years. She is the Head of US Patient Assistance Programs at Novartis and is responsible for strategy and all operational, financial, and administrative activities related to charitable patient assistance.

Jennie has earned her Master's of Science (MS) in Jurisprudence in Health and Hospital Law from Seton Hall Law to compliment her science and sales background. She is passionate about patients, people leadership, and strategically driving change to make a difference.

Prior to her current role, Jennie held multiple different roles to include Director Patient Support Oversight & Operational Excellence, Deputy Director, Market Access, Cardiopulmonary Training & Development, Associate Director Oncology Training & Development.

Key areas of expertise: Leading Teams, Strategy, Patient Support, Healthcare Compliance, Training, Instructional Design, and Large Account Management.

Agenda Sessions

  • Complementing Hub Services and PAP Services to Better Support Patient Access