POP Seminar: Dr. Nduaguba, Phuong Pham, and Ching-Yu “Jessie” Wang on Thurs, September 10, 2020

Nduaguba.Pham.WangCY.Seminar.Announcment.2020Sep10Please join us Thursday, 09/10/2020 for POP Research seminar of the Fall 2020, held from 11:00 am-12:30 pm in the Health Professions, Nursing, and Pharmacy Building Auditorium (Room HPNP 1404) or via Zoom. We will be welcoming our Post Doctoral Fellow, Sabina Nduaguba, M.S. Pharm, Ph.D., graduate student Phuong Pham, M.S., and  graduate student Ching-Yu “Jessie”  Wang, M.S. as our seminar speakers.

Dr. Nduaguba is a postdoctoral fellow in the pharmacoepidemiology track. Her training focuses on methodologies to minimize bias inherent in observational studies and maximize internal validity of real-world evidence generated from such studies. This also includes data linkage techniques and the creation and validation of algorithms for operationalizing study concepts. Dr. Nduaguba’s research focuses on drug use and effects among pregnant women. She is also interested in cancer-related disparities among people with HIV.  Her seminar title is: Chronic Conditions Associated with Hormonal Contraception Failure in a Commercially-Insured Population  “

Phuong Pham is a fifth year Ph.D. student at POP and her advisor is Dr. Brown. She was trained as a pharmacist in Vietnam and received a Master of Science of Public Health degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2016. Her research interest is pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety and she has experience working on comparative effectiveness and safety research as well as drug-drug interaction study. She will present her experiences during her summer internship at the FDA Sentinel.

Ching-Yu Wang  is a fourth year Ph.D. student in our program under the supervision of Dr. Brown. She received her bachelor’s degree in pharmacy from Taipei Medical University in Taiwan and her master’s degree from our program in 2019. Her research interest lies in pharmacoeconomic and outcomes research specific in cardiovascular diseases and oncology. She also has a special interest in leveraging real-world data to enhance clinical trial data. She is currently working on topics related to biosimilar for her dissertation.  She will present her experiences during her summer internship at Merck.

To join the meeting: Please contact Katherine Morris or Motomori Lewis for the Zoom link and password.