Liz Whalley Buono leads our legal, regulatory, and policy functions; providing advisory services to our clients on such matters. Liz has extensive experience in medication adherence and is one of the foremost experts in the legal and regulatory issues and opportunities involved in addressing medication non-adherence in various regions around the world. She brings this experience to bear to help The Arcady Group reimagine care for TB and other infectious disease patients. Liz received her BSN from Boston College School of Nursing and earned her MBA in Executive Management from St. John’s University. After extensive careers in clinical nursing and big pharma, she obtained a JD in Health Law and Economics from George Mason University School of Law. She practiced Food & Drug, Fraud & Abuse, Insurance and Privacy law at Wiley, Rein LLP in DC. In 2003, Liz joined Altria Client Services, managing the legal and health ethics considerations associated with clinical research and new product development activities undertaken in pursuit of tobacco harm reduction.
Liz joined MWV Healthcare in 2009 as Vice President of Global Quality, Regulatory and External Affairs. Most recently, Liz has founded and led a consultancy exploring novel health innovation opportunities including: Virginia’s first Pay for Success Social Impact Financing project and predictive algorithms for opioid overdose. Additionally, Liz has assisted in the development of new Virginia health care models funded through a $2.6 million federal SIM grant to the Virginia Center for Health Innovation.