About David Brushwood
David Brushwood is professor of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. A graduate of the schools of pharmacy and law at the University of Kansas, professor Brushwood practiced both professions prior to entering academia. His research interests are in the areas of regulating for outcomes, medication error prevention, and pain management policy. He has received grant funding from numerous agencies including the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, and the National Community Pharmacy Foundation.
Professor Brushwood founded the department’s online Master of Science in Pharmacy program, and he directed that program for six years before stepping down as director in 2011. He has maintained an interest in online education and he currently teaches an elective PharmD course on Pharmaceutical Regulatory Compliance for pharmacy students throughout the country.
Professor Brushwood received the 2012 Pellegrino Medal. The award honors nationally-recognized leaders “for contributions to healthcare ethics in the selfless spirit of Edmund D. Pellegrino.” He also has twice been selected as a Mayday Scholar in Pain Policy by the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics. Professor Brushwood is a frequent contributor to pharmacy journals and to law journals.
Research Interests: Pain Management Policy, Pharmacy Risk Management, Regulating for Outcomes and Pharmacist Professional Responsibility