POP Seminar Announcement: Yanmin Zhu and Hussain Alqhtani

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The UF College of Pharmacy Department of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy welcomes Yanmin Zhu and Hussain Alqhtani as our January 30th, 2018 POP Seminar Presenters.

Yanmin Zhu received her bachelor’s degree from China Pharmaceutical University. Her research focus is to examine the safety and effectiveness of medication use during pregnancy in terms of perinatal health outcomes. She has been working on linking the Medicaid Analytic eXtract Databse (MAX) to state vital statistics data. Her dissertation is about the metabolic effect of atypical antipsychotic use during pregnancy.

Hussain Alqhtani is a fourth year Ph.D. student with the POP department. He graduated from the school of pharmacy at King Saud University in 2007, then worked as a pharmacist in hospital for 2 years. He then moved to the Saudi FDA to work as a drug information pharmacist in the Drug Information Center for 2 years. He began his academic career as a teaching assistant in the clinical practice department at Najran University. He graduated with his MS in Drug Regulatory Affairs from Long Island University, in Brooklyn, NY. Hussain’s research interests are in Pharmacoepidemiology and Patient Safety.