Academia, Pharmaceutical Science/Industry, Pharmacoeconomic Outcomes and Research, Pharmacy Informatics
Specialty Practice Areas:
Informatics, Management/Leadership, Medication Use Safety, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacotherapy
The Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy (POP) track of the Graduate Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy is seeking applications from highly motivated PharmD graduates interested in pursuing a PhD in pharmaceutical outcomes and policy. The program is designed for PharmD graduates interested in research careers focused on cost-effectiveness, quality improvement, assessing the risks and benefits associated with medication use, and the development and testing of policies promoting appropriate medication use.
During the three-year program, students will engage in applied research projects and complete courses leading to the PhD degree. The program is interdisciplinary consisting of core requirements in epidemiology, economics, policy, informatics and statistical methods.
Graduates of our program are highly valued by the pharmaceutical industry, government agencies and academia. Admission to the program is awarded on a competitive basis, and includes an annual stipend of up to $40K and a benefits package consisting of tuition and graduate student health insurance.
In addition to applying for graduate study at the University of Kentucky, applicants must submit their curriculum vitae, a letter describing their career goals, a writing sample, and three letters of recommendation. Applications are accepted on-line: http://gradschool.uky.edu/ The deadline to submit your application is December 14, 2018.
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About UK College of Pharmacy and UK HealthCare
The University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy is one of the top 6 pharmacy schools in the nation and continues to be a leader in pharmacy education, clinical care and pharmaceutical research. For more than a century, the College has attracted the best and brightest students from the Commonwealth, the United States and the world to train as pharmacists, pharmaceutical scientists and leaders in academia, health care, and industry. Our success can best be measured by the achievements and accomplishments of graduates from our doctor of pharmacy, graduate and residency programs who now serve as company presidents, industry executives, community leaders, valued health care professionals, professors and deans.
UKHealthcare is a 900+ bed tertiary care center located in the heart of the Bluegrass in Lexington, KY. The robust clinical services include the Markey Cancer Center (an NCI designated cancer center), the Children's hospital (level IV NICU), the Gill Heart Institute, and several clinics around the city and state. UKHealthcare is a Level I trauma center, TJC certified comprehensive stroke center, comprehensive epilepsy center, an ECMO Center of Excellence, and an active kidne...y, liver, heart, and lung transplant center. UKHealthcare is Kentucky's #1 hospital by US News & World Report. Pharmacy Services boasts over 300 pharmacists and 27 pharmacy residents in the full array of specialties.
UK HealthCare consists of the medical, nursing, health sciences, public health, dental and pharmacy patient care activities of the University of Kentucky in Lexington. Our team of more than 9,000 physicians, nurses, pharmacists and healthcare workers are dedicated to ensuring Kentuckians receive the highest-quality patient care. The University of Kentucky uses an online employment system and requires individuals to complete an online application before they can apply for positions. Hard-copy applications and resumes are not accepted.
The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity employer and invites applications from all interested individuals.