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Quinolone ear drops study wins Best Clinical Research Paper Award

The paper authored by researchers in the department of pharmaceutical outcomes and policy won the University of Florida College of Pharmacy’s 2018 Best Clinical Research Paper Award.

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Dr. Josh Brown named TEDMED 2018 Research Scholar

Brown is one of 45 scholars selected by TEDMED to help identify the topics, themes and speakers who will appear at TEDMED 2018.

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Dr. Haesuk Park receives a K01 award from the National Institute on Drug Abuse

Her research proposal that won her the award investigates the impact of Medicaid prior authorization policies on prescribers’ HCV-infected patients’ outcomes.

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Dr. Jenny Wei receives UF Excellence Award for Assistant Professors

The selection committee deemed Wei’s geriatric and psychiatric pharmacoepidemiology research as “uniquely worthy of this award.”

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UF Pharmacy researchers secure $1.5 million grant to study hormonal contraceptive drug interactions

The grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will help prevent unintended pregnancies.

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Post-doctoral fellowship in health care quality and medication safety available

The post-doctoral fellowship is available to Pharm.D. graduates and trains pharmacists to establish and lead clinical quality improvement and patient safety programs and perform population health interventions.

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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 here

The 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

POP Highlights and Fact Sheet

65 plus published manuscripts in 2016, 30 Ph.D. students, 10 faculty in Ph.D. program, 260 million records of health care data

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POP Seminar Announcement: Omotola Olasupo and Chintal Shah

The UF College of Pharmacy Department of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy welcomes Omotola Olasupo and Chintal Shah as our March 20th, 2018 POP Seminar Presenters. Omotola Olasupo is a third-year student in the Dept […]


POP Seminar Announcement: Phuong Pham and Mahek Garg

The UF College of Pharmacy Department of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy welcomes Phuong Pham and Mahek Garg as our February 13th, 2018 POP Seminar Presenters. Phuong is a second year PhD student in […]