Winterstein 150x150 Almut Winterstein, RPh, Ph.D., FISPE
Professor and Chair
Office: HPNP Room 3336
Phone: 352-273-6258
Email: almut@cop.ufl.edu
Dr. Winterstein’s research program focuses on the evaluation and prediction of drug safety and effectiveness in real-world populations and on devising ways to improve medication use. Clinical areas of interest include pediatrics and pregnancy, psychopharmacology and treatment and prevention of infectious disease.
Josh Brown 150x150 Joshua Brown, Pharm.D., Ph.D., M.S.
Assistant Professor and Associate Graduate Program Director
Office: HPNP 3320
Phone: 352-294-8593
Email: joshua.brown@cop.ufl.edu
Dr. Brown’s research is in the field of comparative effectiveness and safety research focusing on anticoagulants, hematology and cardiology, and in health care policy evaluation
Diaby 150x150 Vakaramoko Diaby, Ph.D., M.Sc.
Assistant Professor
Office: HPNP Room 3317
Phone: 352-273-9397
Email: v.diaby@cop.ufl.edu
Dr. Diaby’s research interests are in the field of economic evaluation, decision analytic modeling, health technology assessment, or HTA, and priority setting using multi-criteria decision analysis, or MCDA.
Amie Goodin Amie J. Goodin, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Office: HPNP Room 2320
Phone: 352-294-8829
Email: amie.goodin@cop.ufl.edu
Dr. Goodin’s research interests include health policy interventions, epidemiological outcomes, economics, and health services research, with special emphasis in Medicaid and minority populations.
Hatton 150x150 Randy Hatton, Pharm.D, BPharm, FCCP, BCPS
Clinical Professor
Office: HPNP Room 2331
Phone: 352-294-5785
Dr. Hatton’s research interests include evidence-based practice, patient safety and over-the-counter products.
Juan Hincapie Castillo Juan Hincapie-Castillo, Pharm.D., M.S., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Office: HPNP Room 2338
Phone: 352-273-5526
Email: j.hincapie@cop.ufl.edu
Dr. Hincapie-Castillo’s research interests include pharmacoepidemiology, drug utilization and safety in pain management, health services research and legal epidemiology, as well as patient safety and quality of inpatient pain management
Lo Ciganic 150x150 Wei-Hsuan “Jenny” Lo-Ciganic, M.S.Pharm, M.S., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Office: HPNP Room 3319
Phone: 352-273-6255
Email: wlociganic@cop.ufl.edu
Dr. Lo-Ciganic’s research program focuses on evaluation of treatment effectiveness and safety, application of advanced predictive analytics, and improvement of prescribing quality and health disparity, especially among vulnerable populations. Areas of research interests include medication adherence, prescription drug abuse, treatment for substance use disorders, chronic diseases management and oncology.
Dr. Park Haesuk Park, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Office: HPNP Room 3325
Phone: 352-273-6261
Dr. Park’s research program focuses on the evaluation of economic and health outcomes of medications and pharmaceutical care services as well as policy associated with the use of pharmaceuticals.
Segal 150x150 Richard Segal, Ph.D.
Associate Dean, Professor, and Graduate Program Director
Office: HPNP Room 4332C
Phone: 352-273-6265
Email: segal@cop.ufl.edu
Dr. Segal’s research focuses on improving the quality and safety of the medication use process, with a particular emphasis on improving prescribing practices and in creating collaborative practice models to improve medication use by patients
Shao 150x150 Hui Shao, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Office: HPNP Room 3323
Phone: 352-294-8323
Email: hui.shao@cop.ufl.edu
Dr. Shao’s research interests include predictive modeling, using advanced machine learning, microsimulation, and econometrics method to build valid predictive models to resolve real-world issues.
Vouri 150x150 Scott Vouri, Pharm.D.
Assistant Professor
Office: HPNP 3324
Phone: 352-273-6299
Email: svouri@cop.ufl.edu
Dr. Vouri’s research interests include pharmacoepidemiology and pharmaceutical health services research related to the fields of inappropriate medication prescribing/deprescribing, geriatrics, urology, and medication utilization following bariatric surgery.
 Wei 150x150 Yu-Jung “Jenny” Wei, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Office: HPNP 3321
Phone: 352-294-5340
Email: jenny.wei@cop.ufl.edu
Dr. Wei’s research programs focus on questions surrounding the effectiveness, safety and quality of medication use in elderly patients with chronic conditions, especially those in nursing home settings.

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