Brad Uren, M.D., reappointed by Gov. Whitmer to lead Michigan Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee

November 12, 2021  //  FOUND IN: Accolades and Milestones

On Nov. 10, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer reappointed Brad Uren, M.D., to serve as chair of the Michigan Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee.

Uren, an associate professor of emergency medicine at Michigan Medicine, was first appointed to the chair position in December 2020.

“I am excited to continue the committee’s important work on behalf of the state of Michigan and our state’s Medicaid enrollees,” Uren said.

According to the release, The Michigan Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee “advises the Department of Health and Human Services on issues affecting prescription drug coverage for its various health care programs, and [it] shall recommend to the Department guidelines for prescription drugs covered in its various health care programs.  

Uren earned his medical degree from the U-M Medical School and joined the U-M Health faculty in 2006. He was originally appointed to this committee by former Gov. Rick Snyder in 2016 and reappointed by Whitmer in 2019. Uren is a past president of the Michigan College of Emergency Physicians and a current chair of the Federal Government Affairs Committee for the American College of Emergency Physicians.