February 15, 2019

Marina Gano joins Department of Pharmacy and The CHOICE Institute

Please welcome Marina Gano, the new Department of Pharmacy/CHOICE Institute Graduate Program and Operations Manager. Marina grew up in Fairbanks, Alaska,

December 18, 2018

Devine and Chen debut Real-world Evidence Assessments and Needs Guidance (READi) Tool

CHOICE faculty member Beth Devine and CHOICE PhD student Shuxian Chen led an invited workshop last month at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy

December 17, 2018

CHOICE director Anirban Basu and collaborators receive NIH grant to study costs of dementia care

Team seeks to improve the projections of the future burden of the disease. Anirban Basu, director of the CHOICE Institute

December 14, 2018

CHOICE PhD student Landaas studies PupilScreen app in Thailand

CHOICE PhD student Erik Landaas received funding to conduct a mobile health validation study in Thailand. The study is funded by

December 13, 2018

Kai Yeung receives grant for project looking at value in prescription drug benefit design

Congratuations to CHOICE Institute alumnus and Affiliate Assistant Professor, Kai Yeung, PharmD PhD, `15, who received a research grant from

December 7, 2018

Anirban Basu awarded Mid-Career Excellence Award by HPSS

At the 2018 International Conference on Health Policy Statistics (ICHPS) held in Charleston, South Carolina, Anirban Basu was awarded the

November 27, 2018

Barthold uses economics methods to improve dementia diagnosis and treatment plans across race, ethnicity, and sex

The newest researcher in The CHOICE Institute at UWSOP, Doug Barthold is taking a couple of approaches that use data and

Marcum takes a multi-prong approach toward developing a dementia prevention strategy

The prospect of developing dementia is terrifying for most people, particularly for those with family members who have had the

November 15, 2018

UW Researchers Gray and Phelan to study the impact of deprescribing to reduce falls in older adults

UW Pharmacy’s Shelly Gray and UW Medicine’s Elizabeth Phelan are teaming up to identify ways to prevent falls in older

November 1, 2018

Researchers at UW and USC find a type of medication used to treat high blood pressure may reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease

Researchers Doug Barthold of the University of Washington and Julie Zissimopoulos of the University of Southern California published the first

October 11, 2018

Lou Garrison named 2018 Value Assessment Challenge Award recipient

The PhRMA Foundation and the Personalized Medicine Coalition (PMC) announced that Lou Garrison is one of the first place recipients

September 28, 2018

CHOICE faculty member, Aasthaa Bansal, awarded highly coveted NIH Merit Award

Assistant Professor Aasthaa Bansal at the CHOICE Institute was recently awarded a $2.5M+, seven-year Method to Extend Research in Time

July 26, 2018

Researchers at UW bolster study of how austerity devastated Greece’s health

A new study by dozens of researchers from the University of Washington and around the world has found that Greece’s

May 15, 2018

Neumann presents at joint HICOR/PHEnOM Seminar and PAA Katterman Lecture

The CHOICE Institute & the Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research (HICOR) Joint Seminar On Wednesday, May 2nd, Peter Neumann, Sc.D.

May 10, 2018

Strand awarded 2018 Garrison Prize in Health Policy & Economics

Congratulations to 3rd year, PhD student Lauren Strand who received the the Louis Garrison Sr. And Marilyn Garrison Endowed Prize in

April 24, 2018

Marcum study finds metformin has mortality benefits even with low kidney function

Collaborative research between UW School of Pharmacy and VA Puget Sound looked at 175,000 patients In a recent study, researchers

April 17, 2018

Basu trains Indian government and health leaders in health economics

With India rolling out the one of the largest public health insurance initiatives in the world, it became more important than

March 26, 2018

Our CHOICE PhD students continue to advance research to improve health outcomes

From all of us at CHOICE, we hope your year is off to a good start. Our PhD students have

February 21, 2018

Meet Our Newest Faculty Member, Doug Barthold

We welcome Dr. Doug Barthold, PhD., Research Assistant Professor, to the faculty of the Department of Pharmacy and to The

February 6, 2018

New fellowship will advance thoughtful health care innovation in Washington state

Partnership between Washington Research Foundation and The CHOICE Institute at UWSOP creates opportunities for students and researchers at non-profit research

February 5, 2018

CHOICE alumnus Scott Strassels moves into leadership role at Ohio State U

The University of Washington School of Pharmacy congratulates Scott Strassels, PhD, PharmD, on his new position as assistant professor in

December 8, 2017

Launch of The CHOICE Institute at UWSOP promises leadership in health economics and outcomes research

We are witnessing a period of renaissance, as current advances in medical technology and breakthroughs are unprecedented in human history.

November 16, 2017

Veenstra weighs in on genetic testing in Science Magazine

The question about the benefits and pitfalls of genetic testing is discussed in, “Is health care ready for routing DNA

July 13, 2016

UWSOP faculty and alumni elected to ISPOR leadership

Five UWSOP faculty and alumni have led ISPOR over the past 20 years UW School of Pharmacy faculty and alumni

September 15, 2015

Celebrating 20 Years of Excellence for the Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research and Policy Program (PORPP)

“Great scientists and great surfers share a common trait. They don’t position themselves where the big wave is now; they