Dr. Emeka Egwim
Office of Pharmacy Affairs
Office of Special Health Initiatives
Health Resources and Services Administration
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Dr. Emeka Egwim is the Director of the Office of Pharmacy Affairs (OPA) within the Office of Special Health Initiatives (OSHI) in the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).
Dr. Egwim began his career in public service in 2011 as a pharmacy student with the Office of Pharmacy Affairs. Upon his graduation, he continued his Federal service by joining the Medicaid Drug Rebate Program (MDRP) within the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. For six years in this capacity, Dr. Egwim provided policy and clinical expertise in the MDRP, which generates over $35 billion annually in cost savings for more than 80 million Medicaid beneficiaries. Prior to joining OPA as the Director in February 2022, Dr. Egwim served as a Senior Policy Analyst in HRSA’s HIV/AIDS Bureau, where he focused on developing and implementing policies and initiatives in the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program.
Dr. Egwim received his Doctorate of Pharmacy from Howard University, School of Pharmacy in Washington, D.C.