What’s new with Pop?

2021 POP Annual Report recaps exciting year for…

The 2021 POP Annual Report recaps many of the department’s activities the past year.

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U.S. News & World Report story highlights UF…

Assistant Professor Amie Goodin and graduate student Brianna Costales led the study about Gabapentin published in the journal Psychiatric Services.

Amie Goodin featured in NY times story on Opoid crisis

Ashley Sotoodeh awarded Kappa Epsilon…

Sotoodeh is pursuing her master’s degree with a concentration in applied pharmacoeconomics from the UF College of Pharmacy.

Ashley Sotoodeh

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.


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.


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.


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


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: Eniola A Olatunji

Eniola A Olatunji B.Pharm, M.P.H., Ph.D., will present the POP seminar at 11 a.m., Dec. 2, in the HPNP Auditorium.

POP Seminar Dec. 2

POP Seminar Guest Speaker: Bo Zhou, PhD on…

Please join us Thursday, 11/18/2021 for POP Research seminar of the Spring 2021, held from 11:00am – 12:00pm in Communicore, via Zoom. We will be…

Bo Zhou

POP Seminar: Motomori Lewis and Raj Densai, …

Please join us Thursday, 11/04/2021 for POP Research seminar of the Fall 2021, held from 11:00 am-12:30 pm in HPNP Auditorium, Room HPNP 1404. We…


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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