Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research and Policy Program (PORPP)


The University of Washington Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research and Policy Program (PORPP) conducts research and provides graduate and external training in health outcomes and policy research on health care technologies, with a focus on drugs, diagnostics, and devices. The overall goal of the program is to generate evidence that improves health care decisions for patients, clinicians, payers, industry and government organizations.
PORPP is a nationally and internationally recognized center for pharmaceutical economics, drug safety, and pharmaceutical policy research.

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Program Director
Sean D. Sullivan, PhD, Professor
Associate Director
Louis Garrison, PhD, Professor
Director, Graduate Programs
David Veenstra, PharmD, PhD, Professor
Administrative Staff
Penny L. Evans, Program Operations Specialist