Pharmaceutical Health Services Research Symposium
March 29, 2013, University Center
"Comparative Effectiveness Research: Step Forward to Improve Healthcare Delivery"
The symposium is designed to provide a platform for students and faculty to showcase their research, to learn about evolving research methods, and to exchange ideas with others in the area of pharmaceutical health services research.
Faculty, post-doctoral, graduate and undergraduate students conducting health services research in programs like Social Work, Healthcare Administration, Psychology, Computer science, Optometry, and others are encouraged to attend and/or submit abstracts.
The Pharmaceutical Health Services Research Symposium will be 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. March 29 in the Houston Room (# 251) at UH's University Center.
Mark your calendar for important dates!
Abstract submission deadline EXTENDED: March 11, 2013 (click here to submit abstract)
Abstract acceptance notification: March 15, 2013
Registration deadline: March 15, 2013 (click here for attendance registration)
Admission is free, but advance registration by March 15 is required. Click here to register now.
Abstract Submission GuidelinesFaculty researchers, fellows, residents and students are invited to submit an abstract to be considered for a poster session. The abstract should be no longer than 300 words, excluding title, author's names and affiliations. The content should be organized as follows: Objectives, Methods, Results, and Conclusions.
Topics for abstract submission:
- Pharmaceutical Services and Health Outcomes Research
- Pharmacoeconomics and Pharmacoepidemiology
- Quality of Life/Utility/Preference Studies
- Pharmaceutical Care Policy
Abstracts must be submitted online by March 1, 2013, here.
Accepted abstracts will be printed in the symposium proceedings.
|8:30 - 9:30 a.m.||
Poster Review/Judging Session
|9:30 - 10:00 a.m.||
Rathindra Bose, Ph.D.
|10:00 a.m. -
"Comparative Effectiveness Research on Cancer in Texas: Texas Researchers Look for Best Cancer- Related Care Options"
Catherine D. Cooksley, Dr.P.H.
"A Patient-Centered Approach to Comparative Effectiveness Research"
Aanand D. Naik, M.D.
"Aligning Clinical Practice with Best Evidence of Comparative Effectiveness"
Carol M. Ashton, M.D., MPH
|12:00 - 12:30 p.m.||Poster Awards and Thank You Note|
|12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
|1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Workshop on Grant Writing
Hua Chen, Ph.D., M.D.; Michael L. Johnson, Ph.D.; and Rajender R. Aparasu, Ph.D.; University of Houston College of Pharmacy
Organizers and Sponsors
The symposium is being organized by the University of Houston Student Chapter of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomic and Outcomes Research (ISPOR-UH) and the Graduates and Alumni in Pharmacy Administration (GPA). Partial financial support for the symposium is being provided by the UH Activities Funding Board and UH College of Pharmacy's Department of Clinical Sciences & Administration/Division of Public Health and Outcomes Research.
ISPOR-UH Chapter President
Persons with disabilities who desire accommodations should contact Christen Gould at 832-842-8327 by March 22.