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New study examining the effectiveness and safety of apixaban versus rivaroxaban is published in the Lancet Hematology

Published: Jan 4th, 2019

UF College of Pharmacy researchers led the study featuring approximately 15,000 patients.

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UF study to examine the safety of contrast agents used in MRI body scans during pregnancy

Published: Dec 21st, 2018

The FDA awarded a $330,000 grant to Almut Winterstein, Ph.D., to lead the 18-month study.

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Dr. Ghadeer Dawwas, AAUW national fellowship recipient, presents at local meeting

Published: Dec 19th, 2018

Dawwas was awarded an American Association of University Women international fellowship in 2017-18.

Commencement Dec. 2018

Congratulations Graduates

Published: Dec 17th, 2018

Our Ph.D. graduates Fall 2018: Monica Munoz, Pharm.D., M.S., Ph.D.; Ghadeer Dawwas, BS.Pharm., M.B.A., Ph.D.; Abdullah Alalwan, Pharm.D., Ph.D.; and Ju Hyeun (Elise) Kim, Pharm.D., Ph.D.

They are pictured with advisors Abraham Hartzema, Pharm.D., MSPH, Ph.D., FISPE; Haesuk Park, Ph.D. and Almut Winterstein, RPh, Ph.D., FISPE

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Novel risk score to prevent adverse drug events wins ASHP Pharmacy Practice Research Award

Published: Nov 30th, 2018

The 2018 Pharmacy Practice Research Award was presented at the ASHP Midyear meeting in Anaheim.

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We Cannot Treat the Dead

Published: Oct 22nd, 2018

Assistant Scientist Amie Goodin, Ph.D., publishes an editorial in the American Journal of Public Health on the opioid epidemic.

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Dr. Winterstein installed as president-elect of the International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology

Published: Sep 19th, 2018

As president-elect, Almut Winterstein will serve on the executive board and chair the strategic planning committee. She joined ISPE in 2000 and has held numerous leadership roles during the past two decades.

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Dr. Josh Brown receives NIH Loan Repayment Award and ambassador appointment

Published: Sep 14th, 2018

As a loan repayment awardee, Brown will receive financial support paying off his student debt, in return for a commitment to engage in NIH mission-relevant research.

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Study finds that short-term use of azithromycin is not associated with increased risk of hearing loss

Published: Sep 11th, 2018

The researchers reviewed medical claims for around half million adults in 29 states who had used either azithromycin or amoxicillin during a 10 year period.

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Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism journal publishes grad student Ghadeer Dawwas’ SGLT2 inhibitors article

Published: Sep 6th, 2018

The study suggests that SGLT2 inhibitors are safe and effective in treatment of patients with type II diabetes.