Juan Hincapie-Castillo, Pharm.D.

Contact Information

email: j.hincapie@ufl.edu


  • A.A., Florida State College at Jacksonville
  • Pharm.D., University of Florida
Entry Date into the POP PhD program:  Fall, 2013

Curriculum Vitae



Research Interests

  •  Pharmacoepidemiology: safety and drug utilization patterns in pain management and substance abuse.
  •  Drug policy: regulatory issues of controlled substances and impact of national and state legislation on drug utilization
  •  Medication safety: Use of electronic health records data in preventing adverse drug events.

Professional Experience

  • Honest broker, Division of Hematology/Oncology, College of Medicine, University of Florida
  • Research Assistant, Department of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, College of Pharmacy, University of Florida
  • Research Intern – Pharmacoepidemiology, Department of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, College of Pharmacy, University of Florida


  •  2016 DuBow Family Graduate Student Education Fellowship, UF College of Pharmacy
  •  2016 Teaching Assistant of the Year Award – UF Graduating Pharm.D. Class of 2016
  •  2016 Graduate Student Teaching Award – University of Florida Graduate School
  •  2014 Graduate Fellow – American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education
  •  2013 International Pharmacy Service Award University of Florida – College of Pharmacy
  •  2013 Phi Lambda Sigma Chapter Member of the Year PLS Iota Chapter
  •  2012 Leadership Training Series Certificate APhA- Academy of Student Pharmacists
  •  2012 Paul Magalian Scholarship FSHP Research and Education Foundation
  •  2012 Debbie DeSantis Scholarship University of Florida – College of Pharmacy
  •  2011 Jack Eckerd Fund College of Pharmacy Scholarship University of Florida – College of Pharmacy
  •  2011, 2010 NEFSHP First Coast Pharmacy Scholarship Award Northeastern Florida Society of Health-System Pharmacists
  •  Member of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society

Professional Memberships

  • American Pain Society (APS)
  • International Society for Pharmacoeconomics & Outcomes Research (ISPOR)
  • International Society of Pharmacoepidemiology (ISPE)
  • American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP)
  • Phi Lambda Sigma Pharmacy Leadership Society (PLS)                                                                      

Teaching Philosophy


UF Graduate Student receives Hispanic Fellowship

Juan Hincapie Castillo, Pharm.D., a graduate student in pharmaceutical outcomes and policy was the first UF student to receive a Graduate Student Fellowship from the American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education… Read More in the Independent Florida Alligator>


  • Original Articles

1. Witenko C, Moorman-Li R, Motycka C, Duane K, Hincapie Castillo JM, Leonard P, Valaer C. Considerations for the Appropriate Use of Skeletal Muscle Relaxants for the Management Of Acute Low Back Pain. (P T, 2014;39(6):427-435) PMID: 25050056

2. Winterstein AG, Hincapie Castillo JM, Xu D, Liu W, Antonelli PJ. Ototopical Neomycin Exposure in Children with Non-Intact Tympanic Membranes. (Laryngoscope, 122:2529-2532, 2012) PMID: 22965584

  • Book Chapters

1. Mooorman-Li R, McLin K, Hincapie Castillo JM. Pain management. In Angaran DM and Whalen K. Medication Therapy Management: A pharmacotherapy and Medication System Primer. McGraw-Hill Companies, INC. (Publication pending)