Driven By Compassion, Committed to patient care
PharmD Live is a team of disruptive thinkers comprised of pharmacists, innovators,
scholars and information experts driven by a shared commitment to compassionate care.
DR. CHIOMA C. NWAUBANI, BCGP, CMTM
CEO I Founder
Dr. Chioma Cynthia Nwaubani is a board-certified geriatric consultant pharmacist and the CEO and founder of PharmD Live. She is passionate about innovative approaches in personalized medicine and pharmacogenomics. With her multidisciplinary background, Dr. Nwaubani has extensive experience in identifying growth opportunities and delivering innovative solutions to meet business needs.
Prior to founding PharmD Live, Dr. Nwaubani delivered high quality and cost-effective medication management and chronic care services to patients in various healthcare practice settings. In that role, she leveraged clinical expertise to provide big data insights and piloted several programs to reduce hospitalizations from adverse drug events. Dr. Nwaubani witnessed a myriad of preventable medication-related problems and many other issues related to the convergence of complex medication therapies and patient comorbidities in these settings. Through these experiences, Dr. Nwaubani resolved to have an enormous impact in the transformation of healthcare services to effectively manage preventable medication-related problems across the continuum of care.
Dr. Nwaubani has extensive experience working with high risk patients. She has worked within a wide variety of pharmacy practice settings, the managed care pharmacy industry, hospital inpatient pharmacies, accountable care organizations (ACOs), post acute care facilities (PACs), MTM organizations and retail pharmacies.
Dr. Nwaubani graduated with honors from Temple University School of Pharmacy in Philadelphia, PA where she received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree and Graduate Certificate in Clinical Research. She is a Rho Chi Society alumna and an active member of The American Society for Medication Therapy Management (ASMTM) and American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP).
Dr. Nwaubani is married with 3 adorable kids. In her spare time, she enjoys still life and nature drawings, reading, and photography.
Interim COO and CTO
As a healthcare technology executive with more than 19 years of success, Trang Flores adds dimension to the PharmD Live team. She previously served as Chief Administrative and Chief Technology Officer of Texas-based startup Tandem Hospital Partners, LLC (THP), and Chief Information Officer of Emerus. She was responsible for all aspects of the turnkey delivery of the acute care micro hospital model. Under her leadership at THP and Emerus, she grew both companies from startup phase to 25 CMS/DNV accredited Neighborhood, Community, and Emergency Hospitals for national joint venture partnerships with Ascension Health, Tenet Healthcare, and Vanguard Health Systems. She is experienced and proven with providing stability and operational efficiency through her focus on scale, cost control, revenue generation, exceptional customer service, and delivering cloud and analytics based enterprise level technology solutions. She was nominated for Becker’s 2015 Hospital CIO of the Year award.
ELLIOT STERNBERG, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Elliot Sternberg is a distinguished medical executive with a record of successful achievements across the healthcare delivery system. As a practicing physician, chief medical officer, healthcare executive and consultant, Dr. Sternberg has formed innovative partnerships throughout the entire continuum of care, and developed a uniquely robust perspective on healthcare effectiveness. His areas of expertise include managed care, clinical outcome-based physician benchmarking and compensation, chronic disease management, and virtual health innovation. Throughout his career, Dr. Sternberg has continually delivered business value based upon patient satisfaction, improved clinical outcomes, and quality of life.
Prior to joining PharmD Live, Dr. Sternberg was the Principal of Star Mountain Consulting, providing insight in the areas of quality, clinical operations, telemedicine, governance, and leadership. Previously he held several executive leadership positions including the Chief Medical Officer of Optum Medical Partners and St. Joseph Health. Dr. Sternberg completed his undergraduate degree at Emory University and his doctor of medicine at the Medical College of Virginia. He completed medical residency and fellowship at the University of California, Irvine, where he later held medical faculty appointments.
Jene’ Hong is an accomplished and results-driven senior finance executive,certified public accountant (CPA) and consultant with more than 25 years of experience in a variety of industries, including biotech and pharma. She has achieved exceptional leadership success in both public and private sectors where she has served as CFO, President, COO, and CEO. She brings a valuable blend of expertise in financial management, capital raises, mergers and acquisitions,Sarbanes Oxley, business development, IT, HR, client relationship management, corporate strategy, board governance, compliance, risk management and operations. She is adept at rebooting businesses which have plateaued or need a complete turnaround.
Jene’ was awarded the Enterprising Women Business Champion (2018) and Mentor of the Year (2016) from the Henry W. Bloch School of Management at the University of Missouri, Kansas City (UMKC) ; Influential Woman from KC Business Magazine (2012) and the Courage Award from Win for KC (2017). She has published articles in Thinking Bigger, Ingram’s, and KC Business Magazines. She served as advisor to Think Big Partners , Braden's Hope and as board member and treasurer for Poetry for Personal Power . She served as board member of TriKC and board member and president of the Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America, Kansas City.
Jene’ earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting from the M.J. Neeley School of Business at Texas Christian University. She holds Series 6 & 63 Securities, annuities and health and life insurance licenses. Jene’ is a 14-time Ironman finisher and a 7-time Team USA Member in Triathlon.
VP, Sales & Business Development I Co-Founder
Ellery Plowman is responsible for developing, implementing, and executing PharmD Live’s business development and sales growth strategies. Prior to joining PharmD Live, she led executive and entrepreneurial teams to gain new businesses across the software, technology, government and real estate industries.
With strong knowledge in leadership, client management relationships and strategic marketing, she has grown start-ups and extended the markets for corporate organizations.
As a creative visionary, Ms. Plowman has pioneered the expansion strategy for startup organizations and has helped improve the performance of existing businesses. Joining PharmD Live has been instrumental to fulfilling her lifelong dream of improving the lives of patients seeking care through an effective chronic care and medication management system.
Ms. Plowman graduated from Radford University with a B.Sc in Business and has accumulated numerous sales awards by exceeding annual company goals. She is recognized as an industry expert for developing new streams of revenue and serves as an active member, speaker and panelist in several trade organizations.
JC LUCKEY SADLER
Vice President, Marketing & Communications
JC Luckey Sadler leads and executes the marketing, communications, and branding strategies for PharmD Live. She manages digital and social communications while building plans for growth and data-driven results on behalf the company and our clients.
Prior to joining PharmD Live, Ms. Sadler served as Vice President of Marketing for HCA West Florida, overseeing the hospital communication strategies for 16 hospitals and dozens of physician practices as part of the nation’s largest hospital company. She has also led successful marketing efforts for Fortune 500 companies in numerous industries including pharmaceutical, telecommunications, and financial services.
Her extensive healthcare marketing experience and appreciation for the importance of outstanding patient care and provider communication drive her desire to improve health outcomes with PharmD Lives services. She has been recognized nationally for her innovative approaches to marketing and promoting patient experience.
Ms. Sadler earned her undergraduate degree in English Literature and Modern Studies from The University of Virginia and her MBA from The Johns Hopkins University. She enjoys traveling, photography, and spending time with her two feisty young sons in Tampa Bay, Florida. She is actively involved in her community and serves as a speaker and consultant on social and media relations.