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Luncheon honors Dr. Almut Winterstein as UF Research Foundation Professor

Pictured are Dr. Winterstein and Dr. David Norton, vice president for research at the University of Florida, at the Oct. 11 luncheon.

Ghadeer Dawwas, M.B.A., BSPharm

Graduate student Ghadeer Dawwas attends Clinton Global Initiative University meeting

The meeting included several plenary sessions, networking sessions, skills sessions and office hours where students had the chance to meet with the leaders in attendance.

Yu-Jung (Jenny) Wei, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the department of pharmaceutical outcomes and policy in the UF College of Pharmacy and her husband, Ting-Yuan (David) Cheng, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the department of epidemiology in the UF College of Public Health and Health Professions and the UF College of Medicine, are both recipients of prestigious National Institutes of Health-funded Career Development Awards, or K awards.

UF Health couple secures prestigious K awards

Love and support helped UF College of Pharmacy Assistant Professor Dr. Yu-Jung (Jenny) Wei and her husband, Dr. Ting-Yuan (David) Cheng, land prestigious K awards.

ADHD chalkboard photo

Dr. Rene Soria-Saucedo featured in U.S. News & World Report story about ADHD drugs

Soria-Saucedo’s ADHD medication research was published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry.

Dr. Joshua Brown receives a Research Starter Grant in Health Outcomes from the PhRMA Foundation

The foundation presented Brown the award at the 2017 ISPOR Annual International Meeting in Boston.

POP postdoc Amie Goodin wins poster competition at ICPE meeting

Goodin’s research examined disparities in neonatal abstinence syndrome incidence and access to opioid abuse treatment in rural states compared to urban areas.

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Welcome to the Department of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy

Thank you for your interest in our program. We are proud of our outstanding faculty, graduate students, fellows and staff who possess a passion and commitment to both teaching and research.

The Department of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy includes a broad range of programs and resources. Faculty is actively engaged in the entry-level PharmD program and its own graduate program, including about 25 PhD students, a small number of residential and more than 150 online MS students. alt text here

The Department’s focus in research and graduate training is centered on the evaluation of drugs and related medical technology. This focus includes classic pharmacoepidemiologic and pharmacoeconomic work in areas such as drug safety and comparative effectiveness, as well as patient safety and program evaluation as related to medication use. We have excellent facilities for quantitative research including a data center with a state-of the art 32TB privacy-approved research server and a variety of billing record and clinical research databases.

UF Health, the largest fully integrated academic health center in the Southeast with all six health colleges on campus, allows broad interdisciplinary collaboration as well as access to a fully integrated electronic health record system. Our graduate program admits students each fall semester and we frequently offer fellowship and internship opportunities.

Almut G. Winterstein, Ph.D.
Department Chair

College of Pharmacy News

Human liver protein reduces age-related inflammation in animal, human cell models

November 9, 2017

A protein produced by the liver significantly reduces the chronic, low-grade inflammation that may contribute to aging and aging-related diseases, a group of University of Florida Health researchers...

Four St. Petersburg students appointed to national ASHP advisory groups

Four St. Petersburg students appointed to national ASHP advisory groups

November 8, 2017

The ASHP student advisory groups provide advice and guidance for student members to help them successfully launch careers in hospital and health-system practice.

Dr. Stephan Schmidt installed into Certara Endowed Professorship

Dr. Stephan Schmidt installed into Certara Endowed Professorship

October 30, 2017

The professorship will strengthen the relationship between the college’s academic program and industry to drive innovation and enhance the application of leading-edge science to solve current...

Dr. Chris McCurdy featured in CNN report on kratom

October 26, 2017

McCurdy, Ph.D., a professor of medicinal chemistry, was interviewed by CNN about kratom and its potential to treat pain and opioid withdrawal.

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POP Seminar Guest Speaker Announcement: Dr. Zafar Zafari

POP Seminar Guest Speaker Announcement: Dr. Zafar Zafari

The UF College of Pharmacy Department of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy welcomes Dr. Zafar Zafari as our November 28th, 2017 Guest Speaker for POP Seminar. Dr. Zafar Zafari is a Postdoctoral Research Scientist in […]

POP Seminar Guest Speaker Announcement: Dr. Lin Li

POP Seminar Guest Speaker Announcement: Dr. Lin Li

The UF College of Pharmacy Department of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy welcomes Dr. Lin Li as our November 17th, 2017 Guest Speaker for POP Seminar. Dr. Li is a NHLBI T32 postdoctoral […]

POP Seminar Guest Speaker Announcement: Dr. Rajesh Balkrishnan

POP Seminar Guest Speaker Announcement: Dr. Rajesh Balkrishnan

The UF College of Pharmacy Department of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy welcomes Dr. Rajesh Balkrishnan as our November 15th, 2017 Guest Speaker for POP Seminar. At the University of Virginia, Dr. Balkrishnan directs […]

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