POP Seminar Announcement: Xi Wang and Yasser Albogami

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The UF College of Pharmacy Department of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy welcomes Xi Wang and Yasser Albogami as our January 23rd, 2018 POP Seminar Presenters.

Xi Wang is a fourth year doctoral student. She received her M.P.H in Epidemiology from Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University. Very broadly, she is interested in application of epidemiological methodology to conduct drug safety and comparative effectiveness research in real world data. Since she entered the program, Xi’s work is mainly on making safer medications for pregnant women to increase benefits and decrease risks to the mothers, fetus, and children. She has multiple data experiences in the pregnancy research, including MAX, birth certificate, and Truven . And she will continue pregnancy research in her dissertation.

Yasser Albogami is a third year Ph.D. student. Yasser completed his Bachelor’s degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences at King Saud University (KSU) in Saudi Arabia in 2012. Shortly thereafter, he was appointed as a teaching assistant in the department of Clinical Pharmacy at KSU. In August of 2015, Yasser received a Master of Public Health with concentration on epidemiology and biostatistics and a graduate certificate in Clinical Research Management from University of Southern California (USC). Yasser’s research interests revolve around using epidemiological methodologies to generate evidence based public-health polices, with emphasis in the field of medication safety and effectiveness.