What’s new with Pop?

Study: Election stress might impact health

A study led by Dr. Steven Smith suggests population-level blood pressure, particularly among racial and ethnic minorities, might have increased…

Voting Booth

Dr. Almut Winterstein elected to the Academy of…

Fourteen members of the class of 2022 were officially inducted at the ASEMFL Annual Meeting in Orlando on Nov. 5.

Almut Winterstein

UF Health researchers find quinolone ear drops…

Research by Patrick Antonelli, M.D., and Almut Winterstein, Ph.D., shows quinolone ear drops used to treat infection increase the risk of tendon…

Drs. Patrick Antonelli and Almut Winterstein

POP’s new home

Opening Spring 2023

Malachowsky Hall for Data Science & Information Technology

In the spring of 2023, the department of pharmaceutical outcomes and policy will move into the new Malachowsky Hall for Data Science & Information Technology. The new state-of-the-art building will unite UF data scientists from pharmacy, medicine, engineering and bioinformatics to create multidisciplinary solutions to the world’s greatest challenges.

DSIT

Areas of Research

POP Research

Pharmacoepidemiology and Safety Sciences

Applies epidemiologic reasoning, methods, and knowledge to studies that examine the safety, effectiveness, and quality of drugs in human populations as well as healthcare systems that impact medication use.

Pharmacoepidemiology

POP Research

Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research

Includes studies which describe the cost, utilization and economic efficiency of pharmaceutical products and related services in the delivery of health care and the development and application of health care policy.

Pharmacoecnomics

POP Research

Pharmaceutical Health Services Research

The concentration established the competence to evaluate the quality of medication use and medication use systems, to develop target interventions for identified quality deficits, and to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of such interventions.

Pharmaceutical Health Services

POP Research

AI in Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy Research

Our goals in this focus area include employing and tailoring novel AI methodology on automated healthcare data to answer important questions about clinical outcomes of drug effects, other healthcare interventions, and the policies governing medication use.

AI
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CODES

Center for Drug Evaluation and Safety

The UF Center for Drug Evaluation and Safety unites researchers interested in using big data to evaluate drugs and the safety of medications through drug safety initiatives in real-world populations.

Department Events

POP Seminar: Phuong T. Tran,B.S.Pharm., M.P.H…

Please join us Thursday, 11/17/2022 for POP Research Seminar of the Fall 2022, held from 11:00 am-12:30 pm in Medical Sciences Building 6120. We will…

Phoung Khalid & Sumaya

POP Seminar: Wenxi Huang, B.S., M.S. and Piaopiao…

Please join us Thursday, 11/03/2022 for POP Research Seminar of the Fall 2022, held from 11:00 am-12:30 pm in Medical Sciences Building 6120. We will…

Piaopiao Li & Wenxi Huang

POP Seminar: Celeste Ewig, M.S., Pharm.D. and…

Please join us Thursday, 10/27/2022 for POP Research Seminar of the Fall 2022, held from 11:00 am-12:30 pm in Medical Sciences Building 6120. We will…

Celeste & Huilin

Keep up with us!

Students Poster Presentation

The Next Generation of Leaders

Graduate Studies in POP

Graduate students describe how their research in the department of pharmaceutical outcomes and policy at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy is helping to make medications safer and more effective.

Research with POP