As a loan repayment awardee, Brown will receive financial support paying off his student debt, in return for a commitment to engage in NIH mission-relevant research.
The nearly $3 million grant will enhance the FDA’s capability to conduct drug safety studies on maternal and infant outcomes involving exposure to medications during pregnancy.
Her research proposal that won her the award investigates the impact of Medicaid prior authorization policies on prescribers’ HCV-infected patients' outcomes.
The selection committee deemed Wei's geriatric and psychiatric pharmacoepidemiology research as "uniquely worthy of this award."
The grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will help prevent unintended pregnancies.
UF College of Pharmacy researchers studied performance-based risk-sharing agreements in Europe and the United States to identify opportunities to reduce drug costs for patients.
The meeting included several plenary sessions, networking sessions, skills sessions and office hours where students had the chance to meet with the leaders in attendance.
Love and support helped UF College of Pharmacy Assistant Professor Dr. Yu-Jung (Jenny) Wei and her husband, Dr. Ting-Yuan (David) Cheng, land prestigious K awards.
The foundation presented Brown the award at the 2017 ISPOR Annual International Meeting in Boston.
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.