Pictured are Dr. Winterstein and Dr. David Norton, vice president for research at the University of Florida, at the Oct. 11 luncheon.
Researchers in the UF College of Pharmacy determined that a child’s age when diagnosed with ADHD may be a strong predictor of the types and number of medications that are later prescribed to treat psychiatric conditions.
Graduate student Juan Hincapie-Castillo, Pharm.D., researched the prevalence of psychotherapy among Medicaid-insured patients within six months of initiating psychotropic medication polypharmacy.
Dr. Winterstein is one of 34 UF faculty members to receive a University of Florida Research Foundation Professorship for 2017-2020.
Dr. Winterstein was one of five UF graduate faculty members to receive the prestigious university award for her efforts to promote excellence in doctoral studies and mentor students in their pursuit of a graduate education.
Researchers in the UF College of Pharmacy found commonly prescribed antibiotic ear drops may increase the risk of a perforated eardrum after ear tube surgery.
A grant from the Florida Agency for Healthcare Administration will allow researchers in the University of Florida College of Pharmacy to study the safety and effectiveness of long-term antipsychotic medication use in children.
Three University of Florida College of Pharmacy researchers, including Dr. Almut Winterstein from the department of pharmaceutical outcomes and policy, were recently installed as endowed professors.
University of Florida researchers examine validity of claims data for otological outcomes.
The Dr. Robert and Barbara Crisafi Chair in Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy supports research and work to improve patient safety at hospitals throughout the United States.