Joshua Brown

Joshua Brown, Pharm.D., Ph.D., M.S.

Assistant Professor

Department: Pharmaceutical Outcomes & Policy
Business Phone: (352) 294-8593
Business Email: joshua.brown@cop.ufl.edu

About Joshua Brown

Joshua Brown joined the Department of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy as an assistant professor in 2016. He has experience in clinical pharmacy, health economics and outcomes research, and pharmacoepidemiology across academic, pharmaceutical industry, and managed care. His past and ongoing clinical interests have been in the cardiovascular and hematology/oncology therapeutic areas including comparative effectiveness and safety research with a focus on anticoagulation and quality of care in thrombotic conditions such as atrial fibrillation, venous thromboembolism, and cancer. His current research program and collaborations focus on research methods for pharmacoepidemiologic and pharmacoeconomic generic and biosimilar evaluations, developing real-world evidence for drug-drug interactions, and drug repurposing studies (e.g. aging and Parkinson’s Disease). In 2017, Brown was named a Claude D. Pepper Junior Scholar to conduct translational research in geriatric pharmacoepidemiology and healthy aging. His academic work has been funded by the NIH, FDA, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and the PhRMA Foundation in addition to contracts with pharmaceutical industry. Josh has published over 80 research articles and holds several editorial positions with high impact specialty journals in pharmacy and cardiovascular diseases and is actively involved in AMCP, ISPE, and ISPOR scientific societies. Dr. Brown was awarded as the AMCP Foundation’s “New Practitioner” for his early career contributions to managed care pharmacy.

Honors & Awards

2019 · Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy
2019 · National Academy of Medicine
2018-2020 · NIH – National Institute on Aging
2017-2019 · UF Institute on Aging

Publications

2020 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
2020 CPT: pharmacometrics & systems pharmacology

Grants

Oct 2019 ACTIVE
Quality of care for inferior vena cava filters at UF Health Shands Hospital
UF HEALTH SHANDS HOSPITAL · Principal Investigator
Jul 2019 ACTIVE
Consortium for Medical Marijuana Clinical Outcomes Research
STATE UNIVERSITY SYSTEM OF FLORIDA · Project Manager
Nov 2017 ACTIVE
Application of physiologically-based pharmacokinetic models to inform dosing recommendations for hormonal contraceptives co-administered with other medications
GATES FOU, BILL & MELINDA ·
Sep 2017 – Feb 2019
Comparative effectiveness of direct-acting oral anticoagulants (DOACs) for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation: Influence of study methods on the usefulness of the results in the real-world
PHRMA FOU · Principal Investigator
Sep 2014 – Aug 2018
A Model- and Systems-based Approach to Efficacy and Safety Questions Related to Generic Substitution
US FOOD AND DRUG ADMN · Project Manager

Education

Ph.D.
2016 · University of Kentucky
M.S.
2014 · University of Arkansas for Medical Science
Pharm.D.
2014 · University of Arkansas for Medical Science
B.S.
2010 · University of Arkansas

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 294-8593
Emails:
Addresses:
Mailing:
PO BOX 100496
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Physical:
HPNP 3320
1225 CENTER DR
GAINESVILLE FL 326103007

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Dr. Josh Brown receives AMCP’s 2019 New Practitioner Award

AMCP gives the award to a member who has made a significant contribution to managed care pharmacy within five years of graduation.