Brandon Harkonen, PharmD, MS

Pharmacy Assistant Director, Specialty Pharmacy Operations & Medication Access Services
Adjunct Clinical Instructor
Rotations Offered: Pharmacy Practice Management, Specialty Pharmacy Administration, Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Practice Management, Specialty Pharmacy Operations and Medication Access Management


Brandon oversees University of Michigan Health (U-M Health) specialty pharmacy home delivery operations including fulfillment and call center pharmacists and technicians. Brandon also oversees pharmacy-based medication access services provided to U-M Health specialty pharmacy and ambulatory clinic patients.

Prior to joining U-M Health in 2020, Brandon held multiple roles at University of Wisconsin Health including pharmacy technician, ambulatory medication prior authorization coordinator, specialty pharmacy intern, clinical pharmacist, and pharmacy resident

Pharmacy School Attended: University of Wisconsin (PharmD '18)

Additional Training:

  • Bachelor of Science, Microbiology - University of Wisconsin
  • Master of Science, Health-System Pharmacy Administration - University of Wisconsin Health
  • PGY1/PGY2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration & Leadership Residency – University of Wisconsin Health

Fun Fact: 

In high school, Brandon played the sousaphone in the Pulaski Red Raider Marching Band and marched in the 2007 Tournament of Roses Parade.

Areas of Interest

Pharmacy and healthcare administration, process improvement, medication access services, advanced and non-traditional pharmacy technician roles