What’s new with Pop?

POP congratulates summer 2022 graduates

Brianna Costales, Ph.D. and Dawai Guan, M.S. earned degrees in summer 2022.

Spring 2022

POP welcomes new students for 2022-23

The new cohort includes 10 Ph.D. and master’s students from seven countries.

UF College of Pharmacy

Dr. Josh Brown among 14 faculty awarded promotion…

Brown was approved for tenure and promoted to associate professor.

Josh Brown

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.

Center for Drug Evaluation and Safety Slider

Department Events

POP Seminar Guest Speaker: Christopher Harle…

Please join us Thursday, 05/05/2022 for POP Research seminar of the Spring 2022, held from 11:00am – 12:00pm in HPNP Auditorium, Room 1404, or via…

Dr. Christopher Harle

POP Seminar: Sebastian Jugl, B.S.Pharm, R.Ph. and…

Please join us Thursday, 04/21/2022 for POP Research seminar of the Fall 2021, held from 11:00 am-12:30 pm in Communicore C1-04. We will be welcoming…

Sebastian & Ikenna

POP Seminar: Rayid Ghani, MS on Tues, 04/19/2022

Please join us Tuesday, 04/19/2022. We will be welcoming  Rayid Ghani, MS as our seminar speaker. Rayai Ghani, Rayid Ghani is a Professor in…


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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