POP Seminar Announcement: Dr. Amie Goodin and Dr. Vassiki Sanogo

Seminar announcement

The UF College of Pharmacy Department of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy welcomes Amie Goodin, Ph.D. and Vassiki Sanogo, Ph.D. as our August 30th, 2018 POP research seminar presenters.

Dr. Goodin currently works in a mentored research faculty position at the Department of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, University of Florida. She has doctoral training in health policy, outcomes, and economics from the University of Kentucky, and is in postdoctoral training for pharmacoepidemiologic methods. She has previously taught economics and econometrics. Her current research projects incorporate multidisciplinary mixed-method approaches to assess the impact of policy changes on populations that face health disparities, with particular emphasis on policy related to opioids, tobacco, and other controlled substances.

Dr. Sanogo is a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Department of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, at the University of Florida, College of Pharmacy. He received his Master in Economics from the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree from the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis in France, with specialization in International Finance. Dr. Sanogo previously worked as a Research Fellow at the Center for Economic Forecasting and Analysis, Florida State University (FSU) and Lecturer in economics at Tallahassee Community College (TCC). He has conducted cost-effectiveness research, econometric evaluations, and served as project lead for a number of studies related to health policy (Methadone Treatment Program), health outcomes, financial development and economic growth, and small business development program evaluation. He has taught principles of economics in the Division of Business Industry and Technology (TCC). Currently, his research efforts are focused on economic impact assessments, health policy changes, and access to controlled substances, especially medical cannabis, and related compounds.