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Welcome to the Department of Pharmaceutical Outcomes & Policy at the University of Florida. POP focuses on research and graduate training centered on the evaluation of drugs and related medical technology.

What’s new with Pop?

Dr. Scott M. Vouri selected to the JAGS Junior…

Vouri was one of 18 junior faculty members selected to serve the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

Scott Vouri UF Faculty

UF leadership in the International Society for…

UF Faculty and alumni took over several leadership roles in the society during the 35th International Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology in…

Dr. Almut Winterstein, Professor and Chair of POP, was installed as the President of the International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology. She is the first UF professor to assume this responsibility in the history of the Society. Her term goes from August 2019 to August 2020.

Gators recognized at the 35th International…

Dr. Abraham Hartzema, Emeritus Professor and Past Perry A. Foote Eminent Scholar received the ISPE Sustained Service Award. This award is granted to…

Dr. Abraham Hartzema, Emeritus Professor and Past Perry A. Foote Eminent Scholar received the ISPE Sustained Service Award. This award is granted to individuals who have made a significant and sustained service to the society.

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

Include 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

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.

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Department Events

POP Seminar: Phuong Tran and Ching-Yuan Chang…

Please join us this Thursday, 10/24/2019 for POP Research seminar of the Fall 2019, held from 9:30am-11:00am in the Communicore Building, Room…

Tran and ChangSeminar Announcement

POP Seminar: Dr. Sabina Nduaguba and Mohannad…

Please join us this Thursday, 10/17/2019 for POP Research seminar of the Fall 2019, held from 9:30am-11:00am in the Communicore Building, Room…

Sabina and Mohannad seminar Announcement

POP Seminar: Aram Babcock and Dr. Silken Usmani…

Please join us this Thursday, 10/10/2019 for POP Research Seminar, held from 9:30am-11:00am in the Communicore Building, Room C1-07. We will be…

Silken Usmani and Aram Babcock Seminar announcement

Meet Current POP Students

Meet our students

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.

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Annual Report

Department of POP | 2018

Annual Report

See where we’re headed and what you can accomplish with us in the years to come.

Annual Report for POP 2018