Brianna Costales, B.S.

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Curriculum Vitae


  • B.S. Health Science, California State University, Fullerton, 2013

Entry Date into the POP Ph.D. program:  Fall, 2017

Research Interests

  • Brianna is specializing in pharmacoepidemiology and works under the direction of Dr. Amie Goodin. She is interested in drug safety, psychiatry, mental health outcomes, and central nervous system therapeutics.

Professional Experience

  • Graduate Assistant, Department of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, UF College of Pharmacy, 2017-Present
  • Quality Assurance Coordinator, Collaborative Neuroscience Network, Los Angeles and Orange County, CA, 2015-2017
  • Compliance Officer, Hartley Medical Center Pharmacy, Long Beach, CA, 2014-2015


  • R36 Dissertation Award from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), 2021-2022
  • Bonnie Avery Advancing Women in Pharmaceutical Sciences Endowment Award, UF College of Pharmacy, 2021
  • POPStar Leadership Service Runner Up, UF College of Pharmacy, Dept. of Pharmaceutical Outcomes & Policy, 2021
  • Grinter Fellowship, UF College of Pharmacy, 2017-2020


  1. Costales B and Goodin AJ. Outpatient off-label gabapentin utilization for psychiatric indications among United States adults from 2011-2016. Psychiatr Serv 2021.
  2. Costales B, van Boemmel-Wegmman S, Winterstein AG, Segal R. Clinical Conditions and Prescription Drug Utilization among Early Medical Marijuana Registrants in Florida. J Psychoact Drugs 2021;53(3):185-194. doi:10.1080/02791072.2020.1864069.

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