UCSF

Topics and Expertise: health policy

Rosa Rodriguez-Monguio, PhD, MS

MOC Director and Professor

My research interests include post-marketing drug safety addressing the health and economic impacts of adverse drug events, drug shortages and interchangeability of therapeutic alternatives, and appropriateness of prescription and utilization patterns of pharmaceuticals, particularly, opioid...

Leslie Wilson, PhD

Professor

My research focuses on the economics of health care services, measurement of outcomes, comparative effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, utility measurement, decision making under uncertainty, and patient preference when weighing risks and benefits.

Dorie Apollonio, PhD, MPP

Professor In Residence

My work considers the activities of industries implicated in the spread of non-communicable diseases, including tobacco, pharmaceuticals, cannabis, alcohol, and food. Some recent work has identified tobacco cessation strategies for vulnerable populations, sought to understand the scope of tobacco...

The Lancet profiles Lisa Bero’s “path of most resistance”

Health policy expert Lisa Bero, PhD, is hailed in the latest issue of The Lancet for tackling hot-button subjects such as financial biases in drug research.

Study finds including unpublished FDA data alters drug effectiveness outcomes

Every year U.S. drug regulators approve dozens of new medicines as “safe and effective,” but just how effective are they? How well do they alleviate specific aspects of illness, whether light sensitivity from migraine headaches or itching from eczema?

Partners in D program wins AACP Award for Student Community Service

Partners in D, the innovative program in which UCSF student pharmacists help both underserved seniors and fellow health professionals maximize the complex Medicare Part D drug benefit, has won a national award for community service.

Clinical pharmacy spring seminar celebrates wide-ranging research

The 13th annual Spring Research Seminar highlighting work by students, residents, and faculty members in the UCSF School of Pharmacy Department of Clinical Pharmacy—and featuring 48 project posters—was held May 3, 2011 on UCSF’s Parnassus campus.

Rifkind Award winners

The winners of the 4th...

New model of student-pharmacist-led interdisciplinary teaching succeeds

A student-pharmacist-led, California statewide teaching program for physicians, medical students, and other health care providers is successfully demonstrating the importance of health policy literacy and interprofessional education at a time in the U.S. that begs for systemic reforms.

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