Amir Sarayani completed a concurrent Pharm.D./M.P.H. program in 2012 at the Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran. Beside pharmacy practice, he worked as a research fellow at the Research Center for Rational Use of Drugs where he was involved in several quality improvement projects, clinical trials, and drug utilization research. Amir also enjoyed working as a pharmacy manager in a tertiary hospital before joining the POP Ph.D. program in 2017. His main research interests include pharmacoepidemiology, quality improvement, and policy evaluations.
Yasser Albogami is a fourth-year Ph.D. student in the Department of Pharmaceutical Outcome & Policy at University of Florida. Since he joined us in 2015, Yasser has worked on multiple research projects ranging from health policy assessments to drug safety. His research centers on using real-world data to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of medications and to support the evidence-based policy focusing on mitigating the medication-associated harm. Yasser holds a bachelor’s degree in pharmaceutical sciences from King Saud University and a Master of Public Health from University of Southern California.