Kimberly Lenz is the senior pharmacy director in the Office of Clinical Affairs, MassHealth’s clinical unit. In this role, she serves the Massachusetts Medicaid program in overseeing the pharmacy benefit. As a leader in the Office of Clinical Affairs, she oversees all clinical and operational components of the Medicaid Pharmacy benefit. Her clinical areas of focus include appropriate opioid prescribing, substance use disorder, transitions of care, and a multidisciplinary approach to complex disease states.
Lenz is a member of the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review's New England Comparative Effectiveness Public Advisory Council. She is also active in the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy, serving or chairing several committees.
She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Connecticut, completed a residency at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, obtained her MBA at the University of Massachusetts, and is a fellow of the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy. She is also an Assistant Professor in Family Medicine and Community Health at the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School.