Margaret M. Johnson

Margaret JohnsonMargaret M. Johnson, R.Ph.

Margaret M. (Peggy) Johnson has over 30 years of experience in health care and most recently led the Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey pharmacy management organization as Vice President and Chief Pharmacy Officer. Ms. Johnson has been responsible for overseeing the pharmacy business of New Jersey’s largest insurer, including the company’s commercial, Medicaid and Medicare prescription drug programs. Ms. Johnson worked closely with Horizon’s market business units, clinical quality and medical management areas, and as a member of the health care reform task force, to deliver integrated programs and services with a goal of producing better health outcomes for members while controlling costs. Prior to joining Horizon she held roles at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Western New York and Universal Healthcare, now an Excellus company.

She is a registered pharmacist, holds a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy from the State University of New York at Buffalo and has been appointed an adjunct faculty member at the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy.