UF Health study links commonly prescribed ear drops to perforated eardrums

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.

Dr. Joshua Brown named a TEDMED 2017 Research Scholar

Joshua Brown, Pharm.D., Ph.D., M.S., an assistant professor of pharmaceutical outcomes and policy, has been selected as a TEDMED 2017 Research Scholar.

Graduate student Ghadeer Dawwas elected to The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

Ghadeer Dawwas will join the exclusive fraternity Phi Kappa Phi at an April 11 ceremony.

Happy Lunar New Year

The department of pharmaceutical outcomes and policy sends wishes for a Happy Lunar New Year.

Journal of Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy top 10 list features Dr. Joshua Brown

An article written by Joshua Brown, Pharm.D., Ph.D., lands in the Journal of Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy’s top 10 most read research articles for 2016.

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Welcome to the Department of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy

Thank you for your interest in our program. We are proud of our outstanding faculty, graduate students, fellows and staff who possess a passion and commitment to both teaching and research.

The Department of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy includes a broad range of programs and resources. Faculty is actively engaged in the entry-level PharmD program and its own graduate program, including about 25 PhD students, a small number of residential and more than 150 online MS students. alt text here

The Department’s focus in research and graduate training is centered on the evaluation of drugs and related medical technology. This focus includes classic pharmacoepidemiologic and pharmacoeconomic work in areas such as drug safety and comparative effectiveness, as well as patient safety and program evaluation as related to medication use. We have excellent facilities for quantitative research including a data center with a state-of the art 32TB privacy-approved research server and a variety of billing record and clinical research databases.

UF Health, the largest fully integrated academic health center in the Southeast with all six health colleges on campus, allows broad interdisciplinary collaboration as well as access to a fully integrated electronic health record system. Our graduate program admits students each fall semester and we frequently offer fellowship and internship opportunities.

Almut G. Winterstein, Ph.D.
Department Chair

College of Pharmacy News

UF Health study links commonly prescribed ear drops to perforated eardrums

March 27, 2017

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.

UF Precision Medicine Conference draws attention to pharmacy’s role in precision medicine

March 24, 2017

Attendees of the 2017 UF Precision Medicine Conference learned how they can lead efforts to apply the emerging field of pharmacogenomics into their daily practice.

UF College of Pharmacy trainees shine at ASCPT Annual Meeting

March 22, 2017

UF pharmacy students captured numerous awards at the annual American Society of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics Annual Meeting.

UF College of Pharmacy students converge on Tallahassee for Legislative Days

March 21, 2017

Sporting white coats and a spirit for advocacy, more than 40 University of Florida College of Pharmacy faculty and students converged on the state capitol in Tallahassee for the Florida Pharmacist...

Events

POP Guest Seminar Announcement: Marie McPherson, MBA

Marie McPherson, MBA serves as the Director of Operations for the University of South Florida’s College of Pharmacy. She and her colleagues are collaborating with UF Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy […]

POP Seminar Announcement: Yasser Albogami and Phuong Pham

The UF College of Pharmacy Department of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy welcomes Yasser Albogami and Phuong Pham as our March 21, 2017 POP Seminar Presenters. Yasser and Phuong are two […]

POP Seminar Announcement: Monica Munoz and Fatimah Alyami

The College of Pharmacy’s Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy Department welcomes Monica Munoz and Fatimah Alyami our POP Seminar presenters for Tuesday, March 14, 2017. Monica and Fatimah are two PhD […]

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