M.S. Alumni

2019-2020

GraduateThesis Title AdvisorFirst position after graduation
Mashael Alaskar“Evaluation of the Use of Loop Diuretics Following Fluid Resuscitation In Intensive Care Unit Septic Patients”Dr. Scott VouriQuality & Safety Specialist, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center, Saudi Arabia.
Abdulrahman AlsuhibaniStatins Use Following "Bariatric Surgery: Factors Associated with the Discontinuation"Dr. Scott VouriPh.D. program, University of Cincinnati
Fatimah AlyamiDr. Vakaramo DiabyPh.D. program, University of Cincinnati
Ching-Yu Wang"Predicting the Cost-Effectiveness of Generic versus Brand Dabigatran Using Pharmacometric Estimates among Patients with Atrial Fibrillation"Dr. Joshua BrownPh.D. Program, Department of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, University of Florida
POP students 2018

2017-2018

GradauteThesis TitleAdvisorFirst position after graduate
Juan Hincapie-Castillo, Pharm.D."Prevalence of Psychotherapy Surrounding Initiation of Psychotropic Polypharmacy in the Medicaid-Insured Population, 1999-2010"Dr. Almut WintersteinPh.D. student, Department of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, University of Florida
Ghadeer Dawwas, B.S.Pharm., M.B.A."Cardiovascular Safety of Sodium Glucose Co-Transporter-2 Inhibitors in Patients with Type II Diabetes"Dr. Haesuk ParkPh.D. student, Department of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, University of Florida
Yoon Young Choi, B.S.Pharm., M.S."A Dynamic Risk Model for Inpatient Falls: Are They Predictable?"Dr. Almut WintersteinPh.D. student, Department of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, University of Florida
Abdullah Alalwan, Pharm.D., Ph.D."Trends in the Utilization of Warfarin and Direct Oral Anticoagulants in Older Adult Patients with Atrial Fibrillation"Dr. Haesuk ParkPh.D. student, Department of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, University of Florida
Sascha van Boemmel-Wegmann, B.S.Pharm."Treatment initiation and Drug Cost Burden of Hepatitis C (HCV) Therapies among HCV Patients in the United States with a Particular Focus on the HIV Co-Infected Population"Dr. Haesuk Park Ph.D. student, Department of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, University of Florida
Chintal Shah, M.S."Factors affecting adherence to hormonal therapy in breast cancer patients"Dr. Hong XiaoPh.D. student, University of Maryland, Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research
Yue Cheng, M.S."The association between healthcare utilization and physical functioning in older adults"Dr. Joshua BrownPh.D. student, University of Kentucky, Department of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy
Omotola Olasupo, M.S."Missed opportunities for influenza and pneumococcal vaccinations in adults in the United States"Dr. Joshua Brown
Ziyan Chen, M.S."A value-based pricing study on inotuzumab ozogamicin for B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia (B-cell All) in the United States"Dr. Vakaramoko DiabyPh.D. student, University of Florida, Department of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy
Ming Chen, M.S."Variation in quality of care in use of vena cava filters for hospitalized venous thromboembolism patients"Dr. Joshua Brown
Chao Chen, M.S.Dr. Abraham HartzemaPh.D. Program, Department of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, University of Florida
Yanmim Zhu, M.S. Dr. Almut WintersteinPh.D. Program, Department of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, University of Florida
2018-2019 grads

2016-2017

GraduateThesis TitleAdvisorFirst position after graduation
Xinyi Jiang, B.S."Trends in readmission rates, hospital charges and mortality for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in Florida from 2009 to 2014"Dr. Haesuk ParkPh.D. student, department of pharmaceutical outcomes and policy, University of Florida
Hend Mansoor, Pharm.D., M.S.Dr. Richard Segal
2017 POP Gradauate Rose Jiang

2014-2015

GraduateAdvisorFirst position after graduation
Justin Doan, M.P.H., M.S.Dr. Abraham HartzemaAssociate Director - Oncology, Bristol-Myers Squibb
Rishi RamkissoonDr. Richard SegalManager CVS/Caremark, Specialty Pharmacy
Donna Rivera, Pharm.D., M.S.Dr. Abraham HartzemaProgram Director, Clinical and Translational Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute
Graduates

2011-2012

GraduateAdvisorFirst position after graduation
Steven T. BirdDr. Almut Winterstein /
Dr. Abraham Hartzema
Commissioned Officer with FDA
Brian BurfordDr. David BrushwoodPharmacist/Healthcare Leader Greater Memphis Area
AnovoRx VP, Specialty Pharmacy Programs
Lyle J. CanidaDr. Almut WintersteinCommissioned Officer with FDA
Evelyn N. HongDr. Almut WintersteinCommissioned Officer with FDA
Amy N. HoutchensDr. Almut WintersteinCommissioned Officer with FDA
Jean M. LesterDr. Almut WintersteinCommissioned Officer with FDA
Monica A. MunozDr. Almut WintersteinCommissioned Officer with FDA
Salvatore R. PepeDr. Almut WintersteinCommissioned Officer with FDA
Hanah PhamDr. Almut WintersteinCommissioned Officer with FDA
Jessica VoquiDr. Almut WintersteinCommissioned Officer with FDA
Hong Hanh VuDr. Almut WintersteinCommissioned Officer with FDA
2011 ms graduates

2010-2011

GraduateAdvisorFirst position after graduation
Bingcao Wu, B.S., M.S.Dr. Richard SegalResearch Analyst, HealthCore, Inc., Wilmington, DE
David A. Folmar Dr. Richard SegalCommissioned Officer with FDA
Soraya J. Kanakis, M.S.Dr. David BrushwoodPresently studying Government, Biomedical Engineering and Nanotechnology.
Matthew C. KirchoffDr. Almut WintersteinCommissioned Officer with FDA
Jonas P. SantiagoDr. Almut WintersteinCommissioned Officer with FDA
Danielle Janine SmithDr. Almut WintersteinCommissioned Officer with FDA
Jame P. TrinidadDr. Almut WintersteinCommissioned Officer with FDA
Evan B. WearneDr. Almut WintersteinCommissioned Officer with FDA
graduation photo

Graduates before 2010

GraduateAdvisorFirst position after graduation
Jae-Min Hwang, B.S., M.S.Dr. Richard Segal
Lek Rungreangyingyod, B.S., M.S.Dr. Earlene LipowskiEnrolled into a Ph.D. program at a different university
Karen Mitchell, B.S., M.S.Dr. Earlene LipowskiPharmaceutical Analyst, Mercer Consulting, New York, NY
Harry Nyanteh, M.D., M.S.C., M.P.H.Dr. Richard SegalClinical Trials Coordinator, InterCare DX, Hawthorne, CA
Dora Mouallem, B.S., M.S.Dr. Richard SegalReturned to home country to work as a pharmacist
Mark Monteath, B.S., B.A., M.S.Dr. Earlene LipowskiField representative, AstraZeneca (Southeastern quadrant, United States)
William Garst, B.S., M.P.H., M.S.Dr. L. Douglas RiedPharmacy Department, Shands at Alachua General Hospital, Gainesville, FL
Matt Morrow, B.S., M.S.Dr. L. Douglas RiedPharmacy Department, VA Medical Center, Gainesville, FL
Clarence McMillan, Pharm.D., M.S.Dr. Earlene Lipowski
POP Alumni