Joseph P. Visaggio

Joseph Visaggio is Executive Director of Novartis Patient Assistance & Philanthropy at Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation and serves as Vice President of the Novartis Patient Assistance Foundation Inc.  
Joe oversees the operations and strategic direction of Novartis Patient Assistance Programs for the uninsured and Novartis’ philanthropic contributions strategy to support workplace giving and employee volunteer programs.  He is responsible for Patient Assistance Now, a resource to help patient’s access programs for their Novartis medication and access information to help manage their disease and conditions. Joe also leads Novartis’ efforts in supporting Independent Charitable Copay Assistance programs for the underinsured in non-oncology therapies.
Prior to joining Novartis in 2002, Mr. Visaggio held various roles in Sales, Marketing, and Operations at General Electric Company and American Home Products. He has served as a member of the Cornerstone Family Programs Young Professionals Advisory Committee and has served on various Operational Committees across the pharmaceutical industry.  Joe received a Bachelor of Science degree with a concentration in Accounting and Finance from Montclair State University.

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