Pursue Greatness

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?

Neil MacKinnon, ’99, named provost and…

MacKinnon studied pharmacy health care administration in the UF College of Pharmacy from 1995-99.

Neil MacKinnon

Opioid policy workgroup opens pathway to research…

Since its inception in March 2019, the group has initiated 17 unique research projects and involved more than 20 Pharm.D. students.

Opioid Policy Workgroup

Deprescribing CV medications may benefit elderly…

Dr. Scott Martin Vouri is quoted in Cardiology Today’s October cover story on deprescribing CV medications.

Scott Martin Vouri headshot

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: Ching-Yu “Jessie” Wang & Yushi…

Please join us Thursday, 11/19/2020 for POP Research seminar of the Fall 2020, held from 11:00 am-12:30 pm in the Health Professions, Nursing, and…

Jessie Wang and Yushi Huang Seminar Announcement

POP Seminar: Amir Sarayani, Pharm.D., M.P.H. on…

Please join us Thursday, 11/05/2020 for POP Research seminar of the Fall 2020, held from 11:00 am-12:30 pm in the Health Professions, Nursing, and…

Amir Sarayani Seminar Announcement with orange and white background

POP Seminar: Chen “Alice” Chen on Thurs, December…

Please join us Thursday, 12/03/2020 for POP Research seminar of the Fall 2020, held from 11:00 am-12:30 pm in the Health Professions, Nursing, and…

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