Melissa Opraseuth, Pharm D

SVP, 340B Operations
Melissa Opraseuth

Melissa has a diverse healthcare background, starting her career clinically as a pharmacist and then pursuing a postdoc fellowship in biotech drug development and commercialization, where she helped lead new therapeutic launches at Cubist and Merck. As Chief Operating Officer at par8o (now R1), Melissa led the development and go-to-market strategy for 340B Referral Capture, a technology and service that has brought $150M+ to safety net providers with zero HRSA audit findings. As SVP Operations at R1, Melissa currently oversees 340B pharmacy operations and aims to help her team and clients succeed at scale. Melissa studied undergrad at the University of Michigan Honors College, where she also received her Doctor of Pharmacy. Her Postdoc Fellowship was in collaboration with Northeastern University and Cubist (now Merck).