August 2012

Published: August 7th, 2012

Category: POP-Award


Tommy Smith will be recognized with the 2012 St. Louis College of Pharmacy Outstanding Achievement Award, which is given annually to a graduate in recognition of his or her outstanding achievements.  Tommy was nominated and selected because of his scholarly works and commitment to improve cultural competencies and eliminate health disparities.  Tommy will receive the award in St. Louis on September 29, at the College’s Awards banquet. Congratulations Tommy!


Many faculty and students will attend the upcoming International Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology in Barcelona, Spain on August 23-26, 2012.  Please see here for a list of presentations, courses, and activities with UF POP involvement.


New research articles from POP faculty and students:

Winterstein AG, Gerhard T, Kubilis P, Saidi A, Linden S, Crystal S, Zito J,

Shuster JJ, Olfson M. Cardiovascular safety of central nervous system stimulants

in children and adolescents: population based cohort study. BMJ. 2012 Jul

18;345:e4627.  PubMed PMID: 22809800


Bussing R, Winterstein AG. Polypharmacy in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity

Disorder Treatment: Current Status, Challenges and Next Steps. Curr Psychiatry

Rep. 2012 Jun 9.  PubMed PMID: 22684300


Comparing marginal structural models to standard methods for estimating treatment effects of antihypertensive combination therapy

Tobias Gerhard, Joseph A C Delaney, Rhonda M Cooper-DeHoff, Jonathan Shuster, Babette A Brumback, Julie A Johnson, Carl J Pepine and Almut G Winterstein

BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012, 12:119