Faculty conduct health services and other drug-related research, education, service, and community outreach to improve health among diverse populations.

Explore below to learn more about each faculty member's research interest(s).

Robert Beardsley Robert Beardsley, RPh, PhD
Professor & Vice Chair for Administration, Pharmaceutical Health Services Research

Research Interests: Social behavioral aspects of pharmacy, including medication safety, patient counseling, and care of the terminally ill
Wendy Camelo Castillo, MD, MSc, PhD Wendy Camelo Castillo, MD, MSc, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research

Research Interests: Pharmacoepidemiology; development and implementation of methods for comparative effectiveness and patient centered outcomes research; health disparities
Peter Doshi, PhD, Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical Health Services Research Peter Doshi, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research

Research Interests: Credible evidence synthesis; evidence-based medicine; reporting biases; drug safety; drug regulation; medical journalism; evidence, policy, and advocacy in public health
Susan C. dosReis, PhD, Associate Professor, Pharmaceutical Health Services Research Susan DosReis, BSPharm, PhD
Professor & Vice Chair for Research, Pharmaceutical Health Services Research

Research Interests: Pharmacoepidemiology; pediatric mental health behavioral science
Sophia Johnson Sophia L. Johnson, PharmD, MPH, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Science and Pharmaceutical Health Services Research

Research Interests: Patient-centered research; health services research in chronic diseases and comparative effectiveness research, particularly in vulnerable populations
Small version, for faculty listings C. Daniel Mullins, PhD
Professor & Chair, Pharmaceutical Health Services Research

Research Interests: Pharmacoeconomics; comparative effectiveness research and health disparities
Ebere Onukwugha, MS, PhD Ebere Onukwugha, MS, PhD
Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research

Research Interests: Economist and econometrician
Frank Palumbo, BSPharm, MS, PhD, JD Frank Palumbo, BSPharm, MS, PhD, JD
Professor & Director, Pharmaceutical Health Services Research Graduate Program
Executive Director, Center on Drugs and Public Policy


Research Interests: Legal and policy ramifications of health care
Eleanor Perfetto, PhD, MS
Professor of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research

Research Interests: Health policy issues, including issues related to comparative effectiveness research, health care quality performance measurement, patient-focused drug development, and reimbursement
Danya Qato, PhD, PharmD, MPH Danya Qato, PhD, PharmD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research

Research Interests: Improving regulatory and policy tools to reduce use of high risk medications in vulnerable populations; risk management and post-marketing surveillance; environmental and global health systems development; pharmacovigilance; and health disparities
Fadia T. Shaya, PhD, MPH Fadia Shaya, MPH, PhD
Professor & Vice Chair for Academic Affairs, Pharmaceutical Health Services Research

Research Interests: Epidemiology; health services research in cardiovascular health and disparities
Linda Simoni-Wastila, BSPharm, PhD, Professor, Pharmaceutical Health Services Research Linda Simoni-Wastila, BSPharm, MSPH, PhD
Parke-Davis Chair in Geriatric Pharmacotherapy, Pharmaceutical Health Services Research

Research Interests: Health services research in mental health and substance use disorders in geriatrics
Julia Slejko, PhD Julia Slejko, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research

Research Interests: Medication adherence and decision-analytic modeling for cost effectiveness and comparative effectiveness research
Bruce Stuart, PhD Bruce Stuart, PhD
Professor of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research

Research Interests: Health economics and Medicare policy
Sarah Tom, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research Sarah Tom, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research

Research Interests: Aging; women's health; sleep problems
Ester Villalonga Olives, PhD, MsC Ester Villalonga Olives, PhD, MsC
Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research

Research Interests: Patient reported outcomes; social epidemiology; and health inequalities
Julie Zito, PhD, Professor, Pharmaceutical Health Services Research Julie Zito, BSPharm, PhD
Professor of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research

Research Interests: Pediatric mental health; public health