POP Seminar: Khalid Alkhuzam, MPharm., Earl Morris, PharmD., MPH and Ikenna Unigwe, B.S., PharmD., M.S., 11/17/2022

Please join us Thursday, 11/17/2022 for POP Research Seminar of the Fall 2022, held from 11:00 am-12:30 pm in Medical Sciences Building 6120. We will welcoming Khalid Alkhuzam, MPharm, Earl Morris, PharmD. MPH and Ikenna Unigwe, B.S., Pharm.D., as our seminar speakers.                                                         

Khalid Alkhuzam, is a second-year master student in the department of pharmaceutical outcomes and policy. He graduated with Master of Pharmacy from Liverpool John Moores University in the UK. Khalid’s main research area is Pharmacoeconomics and pharmacoepidliology, and his research interests involve diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases. His advisor is Dr. Shao. Today he will be presenting two projects. The first one is “Data Quality Assessment in Electronic Health Records and Linked Claims Data” and the second is “Racial/ethnic Differences in the Use of Antihypertensive Drugs Associated with Different Risk Levels of Type 2 Diabetes Among Adults without Diabetes”.

Earl Morris, is a fourth-year PhD student in the Department of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, working under the direction of Dr. Vouri. He received two bachelor’s degrees (one in Biological Sciences and one in Chemistry) from Arkansas State University in 2015. He also received a Master’s in Public Health and PharmD from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in 2019. His interests include geriatric pharmacoepidemiology, prescribing cascades, and inappropriate prescribing. The project he is presenting today was conducted under the joint supervision of Dr. Vouri, as well as Dr. Molly Jacobs and Dr. Lee Revere in the Department of Health Services Research, Management, and Policy in the College of Public Health and Health Professions at UF. This work is aimed to identify the impact of ACO participation on medical expenditures among Florida Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries.

Ikenna Unigwe,  TBA

To join the Zoom meeting: Please contact Katherine Morris (kmorris@cop.ufl.edu), Valarie Jackson (vdj@cop.ufl.edu), or Ashley Clark (ashleyclark1@ufl.edu) for the Zoom link and password.