The Pharmacoepidemiology Certificate course are taught by faculty from the UIC School of Public Health and the UIC College of Pharmacy. Each have made outstanding contributions to their respective fields and are nationally and internationally known experts.
Ronald Hershow, MD
Dr. Ronald Hershow is Director and Associate Professor in the Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the UIC School of Public Health. Dr. Hershow is an infectious disease epidemiologist specializing in HIV infection, nosocomial infections, viral hepatitis, and bioterrorism.
Glen Schumock, PharmD, MBA, PhD
Dr. Schumock is Professor and Head of the Department of Pharmacy Systems, Outcomes and Policy, at the UIC College of Pharmacy. Dr. Schumock’s research and teaching focus on the economic impact, clinical effectiveness, and safety of pharmaceuticals and related services or policies.
Saria Awadalla, PhD
Serves as Clinical Assistant Professor of Biostatistics in the Division of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, School of Public Health. He joined UIC the fall of 2012 shortly after completing his doctoral training in Statistics at the University of Rochester, NY. Dr. Awadalla's background includes training and research in the biological sciences, computer science, and bioinformatics. His main research focuses under the rubric ofdistributional theory; that is, the study of statistical distributions and their properties.
Todd Lee, PharmD, PhD
Dr. Lee is Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Systems, Outcomes and Policy; and Director of the UIC Center for Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomic Research. Dr. Lee's research focus is both the safety and costs associated with medication use, and the intersection of phamacoepidemiology and pharmacoeconomics.
Caryn Peterson, PhD, MS
Dr. Peterson is Research Assistant Professor in the Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the UIC School of Public Health, and Education Coordinator of the UIC Cancer Education and Career Development Program. Dr. Peterson’s epidemiologic research is related to racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic disparities in cancer outcomes.
Dima Qato, PharmD, MS, PhD
Dima Qato Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Systems, Outcomes and Policy at the UIC College of Pharmacy. Her primary research interests relate to access and use of medications in vulnerable populations, and in understanding the impact of pharmaceutical policy on patient outcomes.