The Pharmaceutical Health Services Graduate Program offers FOUR research areas from which students can select to pursue their degree.

Explore the links below to learn more about each area and determine which one most interests you.

Comparative Effectiveness and Patient-Centered Outcomes Research

Research that compares different health care and treatment approaches to help patients and providers make more informed decisions.

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Pharmaceutical Policy

Pharmaceutical policy looks at local, state, and national policies governing the development, provision, and use of medications within a health care system.

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Pharmacoeconomics examines the trade-offs in health outcomes and costs associated with the use of therapies, devices, and adherence programs.

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Pharmacoepidemiology analyzes the prevalence and use of pharmaceuticals in large populations as well as the health outcomes associated with medication utilization.

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