Affiliate faculty members are crucial to the success of the Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy.

Explore below to learn more about affiliate faculty members' career interest(s).

Claudia R. Baquet, MD, PhD, MPH Claudia R. Baquet, MD, PhD, MPH
President, Hope Institute, LLC
Affiliate Professor, Pharmaceutical Health Services Research


Career Interest: Health disparities research and inequities, community engagement in research, bioethics and diversity in clinical trial participation and biospecimen donation, and health policy
Marc Boutin, JD Marc Boutin, JD
Chief Executive Officer, National Health Council
Affiliate Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical Health Services Research


Career Interest: Patient engagement
Laurie Burke, MPH Laurie Burke, MPH
Founder, LORA Group, LLC
Affiliate Associate Professor, Pharmaceutical Health Services Research


Career Interest: Drug labeling, medical product outcomes research, global regulatory strategy and advertising

Harold Chappelear, BSPharm, LLD Harold E. (Hal) Chappelear, BSPharm, LLD (Hon.)
Principal, Internasource, LLC
Affiliate Professor, Pharmaceutical Health Services Research


Career Interest: Personal and professional dynamics that engender higher levels of motivation, morality and achievement in pursuit of a common purpose
John Coster, PhD, RPh John M. Coster, PhD, RPh
Senior Director of Government Relations, Safety Net Hospitals for Pharmaceutical Access (SNHPA)
Affiliate Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical Health Services Research


Career Interest: Health care; pharmaceutical distribution; government affairs and public policy
Kevin Fain, DrPH Kevin Fain, DrPH
Senior Research and Policy Advisor, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health
Affiliate Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical Health Services Research


Career Interest: FDA pharmaceutical regulation; pharmacoepidemiology; clinial trials; epidemiology and law
Carol Koro, PhD Carol E. Koro, PhD
Senior Director of Metabolic Pathways and Cardiovascular Therapy Area, Worldwide Epidemiology, GlaxoSmithKline
Affiliate Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical Health Services Research


Career Interest: Pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety
Newell McElwee, JD Newell McElwee, JD
Executive Director of US Outcomes Research, Merck & Co., Inc.
Affiliate Associate Professor, Pharmaceutical Health Services Research


Career Interest: Outcomes research; health services research; drug development; medication adherence; patient engagement; social determinants of health
Daniel Safer, MD Daniel Safer, MD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Affiliate Professor, Pharmaceutical Health Services Research


Career Interest: Pharmacoepidemiology, psychopharmacology, ADHD, stimulant treatment. psychiatric diagnosis
Lance Shea, JD Lance Shea, JD
Partner, Baker Hostetler
Affiliate Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical Health Services Research


Career Interest: Pharmaceutical and healthcare regulation, pharmaceutical and healthcare litigation and environmental litigation
Anthony Tommasello, PhD Anthony Tommasello, PhD
Medical Affairs Manager, INDIVOR
Affiliate Associate Professor, Pharmaceutical Health Services Research


Career Interest: Substance use disorder research; clinical practice and education, particularly in the opioid use disorder
Kimberly F. Yang, JD Kimberly F. Yang, JD
Librarian, University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB)
Affiliate Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical Health Services Research


Career Interest: Systematic reviews; advanced search strategies; health services research; research data management; bioinformatics
David M. Yoder, PharmD David M. Yoder, PharmD
Executive Director of Integrated Care Management, Blue Cross Blue Shield
Affiliate Associate Professor, Pharmaceutical Health Services Research


Career Interest: Pharmacy administration; case management; disease management; analytics; HEDIS/CAHPS quality improvement and data warehouse