Aisling Caffrey, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor, Health Outcomes
  • Office: 265B
  • Phone: 401.874.5320
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  • Office Location: Avedisian Hall, 7 Greenhouse Road, Kingston, RI 02881


Dr. Caffrey is Director of Outcomes Research for the Rhode Island Infectious Diseases (RIID) Research Program of the Providence Veterans Affairs Medical Center and University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy, where she is engaged in interdisciplinary infectious diseases research.

Dr. Caffrey applies advanced epidemiologic and pharmacoepidemiologic methods to quantify the benefits and harms of antibiotics in real-world clinical practice.



Comparative Effectiveness Research, Pharmacoepidemiologic Methods, Confounding by Indication, Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Infectious Disease Pharmacoepidemiology, Drug Utilization, Drug Safety, Electronic Health Record Databases, Health Services Research


Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Infectious Disease Pharmacoepidemiology, Department of Veterans Affairs
Ph.D., Pharmacoepidemiology, University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy
M.S., Epidemiology, State University of New York at Albany School of Public Health
B.A., Pre-Health, Double Major Spanish Linguistics and Psychology, State University of New York at Albany

Selected Publications

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