Lisa Carman, PharmD

Vice President

HEOR and Value-Based Contracting


Lisa Carman is a licensed pharmacist with 25 years of managed care experience. 

In her current role with Optum life sciences, she leads a team supporting value-based contracting efforts with UnitedHealthcare and OptumRx, as well as outside of UnitedHealth Group as a third party. 

This includes adjudicating value-based contracting on behalf of UnitedHealthcare and ACO provider groups in addition to managing other innovative pilots and projects where testing and measuring value is important to stakeholders.  

Carman previously held positions in both commercial and medical affairs within a biotech company, leveraging her expertise in account management, clinical support, creating and executing value-based contracts, and building real-world evidence (RWE) analysis for private payers. 

She also has experience working for regional payers as a pharmacy director creating pharmacy and therapeutics (P&T) committees and clinical programs. 

Carman holds a Doctor of Pharmacy from Washington State University and has completed an ASHP Residency with Group Health Cooperative (now Kaiser) in pharmacy administration.