College of Pharmacy

7 Greenhouse Road Kingston, RI 02881 – Office: 401.874.2761 Fax: 401.874.2181

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The University of Rhode Island Doctor of Pharmacy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

Academic Programs

Graduate Programs in Pharmaceutical Sciences

Specialization in Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics

Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics are research fields that address the effects of medication use in populations. Pharmacoepidemiology emphasizes effects on health and well-being of a population, and pharmacoeconomics emphasizes effects on health care costs in a population. Both fields require programming skills, knowledge of statistics, an understanding of pharmaceutical practices, and knowledge about specific diseases or health care issues. Both fields require an ability to apply skills to the solution of real life problems by developing research questions, conducting research and sharing research findings with the scientific community.

Training in pharmacoepidemiology and pharmacoeconomics prepares students for careers in industry, including pharmaceutical companies and pharmacy benefits management, federal, state and local government public health agencies, academic careers in pharmacy, medicine, and public health, and other related sectors.

Degree Requirements


Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics Faculty


Assistant Professor

Office: 265B

401.874.5320 –


Professor of Pharmacy Practice

Office: 265A

401.874.5370 –

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Dean and Professor

Office: 220A

401.874.5003 –


Clinical Associate Professor and Director of the Pharmacy Outreach Program

Office: 295A

401.874.9275 –


Professor, Associate Dean for Student and Academic Affairs

Office: 125A

401.874.2030 –



Office: 265C

401.874.5012 –

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