Please join us on Thursday, 11/14/19 for our POP Research Seminar, held from 9:30am-11:00am in the Communicore Building, Room C1-07. We will be welcoming our faculty candidate, Dr. Janick Weberpals, R.Ph., Ph.D., as our seminar presenter.
Title: Cancer Pharmacoepidemiology: Researching the Diffusion of Innovation
Janick Weberpals, R.Ph., Ph.D., is a postdoctoral researcher in Real-World Data Science at the Roche Innovation Center in Munich, Germany. He holds a pharmacy degree from Philipps-University Marburg, a specialization in drug information and a Ph.D. in Epidemiology from the University of Heidelberg, Germany. He started his career as a visiting scholar at the Department of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy at the University of Florida in 2014/15. During his Ph.D. studies at the German Cancer Research Center in Heidelberg he strongly focused on applied and methodological questions in the field of cancer pharmacoepidemiology. In his current role as a postdoctoral fellow at Roche he works on methods to analyze high-dimensional real-world databases using deep learning for the application to problems in early drug development and comparative effectiveness & safety studies.