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New study examining the effectiveness and safety of apixaban versus rivaroxaban is published in the Lancet Hematology

UF College of Pharmacy researchers led the study featuring approximately 15,000 patients.

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UF study to examine the safety of contrast agents used in MRI body scans during pregnancy

The FDA awarded a $330,000 grant to Almut Winterstein, Ph.D., to lead the 18-month study.

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Dr. Ghadeer Dawwas, AAUW national fellowship recipient, presents at local meeting

Dawwas was awarded an American Association of University Women international fellowship in 2017-18.

Commencement Dec. 2018

Congratulations Graduates

Our Ph.D. graduates Fall 2018: Monica Munoz, Pharm.D., M.S., Ph.D.; Ghadeer Dawwas, BS.Pharm., M.B.A., Ph.D.; Abdullah Alalwan, Pharm.D., Ph.D.; and Ju Hyeun (Elise) Kim, Pharm.D., Ph.D.

They are pictured with advisors Abraham Hartzema, Pharm.D., MSPH, Ph.D., FISPE; Haesuk Park, Ph.D. and Almut Winterstein, RPh, Ph.D., FISPE

Almut Winterstein

Novel risk score to prevent adverse drug events wins ASHP Pharmacy Practice Research Award

The 2018 Pharmacy Practice Research Award was presented at the ASHP Midyear meeting in Anaheim.

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We Cannot Treat the Dead

Assistant Scientist Amie Goodin, Ph.D., publishes an editorial in the American Journal of Public Health on the opioid epidemic.

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Welcome to the Department of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy

Thank you for your interest in our program. We are proud of our outstanding faculty, graduate students, fellows and staff who possess a passion and commitment to both teaching and research.

The Department of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy includes a broad range of programs and resources. Faculty is actively engaged in the entry-level PharmD program and its own graduate program, including about 25 PhD students, a small number of residential and more than 150 online MS students.

alt text hereThe Department’s focus in research and graduate training is centered on the evaluation of drugs and related medical technology. This focus includes classic pharmacoepidemiologic and pharmacoeconomic work in areas such as drug safety and comparative effectiveness, as well as patient safety and program evaluation as related to medication use. We have excellent facilities for quantitative research including a data center with a state-of the art 32TB privacy-approved research server and a variety of billing record and clinical research databases.

UF Health, the largest fully integrated academic health center in the Southeast with all six health colleges on campus, allows broad interdisciplinary collaboration as well as access to a fully integrated electronic health record system. Our graduate program admits students each fall semester and we frequently offer fellowship and internship opportunities.

Almut G. Winterstein, Ph.D.
Department Chair

Meet Current POP Students


POP Seminar Announcement: Brianna Costales

POP Seminar Announcement: Brianna Costales

The UF College of Pharmacy Department of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy welcomes Brianna Costales as our January 17th, 2019 POP research seminar presenter. Brianna is in her second year with […]

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POP Seminar Guest Speaker Announcement: Danielle N. Atkins, Ph.D.

The UF College of Pharmacy Department of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy welcomes Danielle N. Atkins, Ph.D. as our October 11th Guest Speaker. Danielle Atkins, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Department […]