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New treatment for hepatitis C results in lower costs overall

The study, published in the journal Hepatology, examined the clinical and economic outcomes of direct-acting antiviral therapy, which cures hepatitis C in nearly 95 percent of patients.

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College of Pharmacy’s Yan Li Earns Top Honors at the 32nd Annual Research Showcase

The Department of Pharmaceutical Outcomes & Policy is proud to announce that Yan Li was the winner of the 2019 poster competition in the category of “Pain, Addiction, and CNS […]

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New study examining the effectiveness and safety of apixaban versus rivaroxaban is published in the Lancet Hematology

UF College of Pharmacy researchers led the study featuring approximately 15,000 patients.

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UF study to examine the safety of contrast agents used in MRI body scans during pregnancy

The FDA awarded a $330,000 grant to Almut Winterstein, Ph.D., to lead the 18-month study.

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Dr. Ghadeer Dawwas, AAUW national fellowship recipient, presents at local meeting

Dawwas was awarded an American Association of University Women international fellowship in 2017-18.

Commencement Dec. 2018

Congratulations Graduates

Our Ph.D. graduates Fall 2018: Monica Munoz, Pharm.D., M.S., Ph.D.; Ghadeer Dawwas, BS.Pharm., M.B.A., Ph.D.; Abdullah Alalwan, Pharm.D., Ph.D.; and Ju Hyeun (Elise) Kim, Pharm.D., Ph.D.

They are pictured with advisors Abraham Hartzema, Pharm.D., MSPH, Ph.D., FISPE; Haesuk Park, Ph.D. and Almut Winterstein, RPh, Ph.D., FISPE

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Welcome to the Department of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy

Thank you for your interest in our department, and our outstanding faculty, students and staff who represent our broad range of programs and resources. Faculty are actively engaged in the entry-level Pharm.D. program and our own graduate program, including one of the nation’s largest Ph.D. programs in pharmaceutical outcomes and policy, a research-focused residential M.S. program and an applied online M.S. program geared toward working professionals.
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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, as well as pharmaceutical health services research with a focus on quality and policy involving medication use. Our program has grown tremendously over the past five years with more to come. To find out more, please refer to our annual report and reach out or visit us in beautiful Florida to see one of the nation’s top 10 universities and top 10 pharmacy colleges.

Almut G. Winterstein, Ph.D.
Department Chair

2018 Annual Report

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Meet Current POP Students


POP Seminar Announcement: Amir Sarayani and Yasser Albogami

POP Seminar Announcement: Amir Sarayani and Yasser Albogami

Amir Sarayani completed a concurrent PharmD/MPH program in 2012 at the Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran. Beside pharmacy practice, he worked as a research fellow at the Research Center […]