School of Pharmacy

Josh Carlson

Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacy; Affiliate Investigator, Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

CHOICE Faculty, Department of Pharmacy, Pharmacy Faculty, School Faculty

Telephone: (206) 543-9649

Email: carlsojj@uw.edu

Office Location: H-375A

Website: PubMed

Expertise: Comparative Effectiveness Research, Economic Evaluation, Health Economics, Health Policy, Pharmaceutical and health outcomes research, Pharmacogenomics, Simulation Modeling, Systematic Reviews of Evidence, Value of Information Analysis

Education

  • PhD in Public Health Genetics, University of Washington
  • Master of Public Health in Public Health Genetics, University of Washington

Research Interests

  • Economic Evaluation of Healthcare Interventions
  • Comparative Effectiveness Research
  • Precision Medicine
  • Value of Information Analysis
  • Preference Elicitation

Courses Taught

  • Pharm 536
  • Pharm 541

Biography

Dr. Carlson is an Associate Professor in the The Comparative Health Outcomes, Policy, and Economics (CHOICE) Institute in the School of Pharmacy at the University of Washington and an affiliate faculty member at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. He graduated with his PhD from the Institute for Public Health Genetics in the School of Public Health and Community Medicine at the University of Washington in 2007 and conducted his postdoctoral training in health economics and outcomes research in the Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research and Policy Program (now the CHOICE Institute) at the University of Washington from 2007-2009. He was awarded the ISPOR Bernie J. O’Brien new investigator award in 2014.

Dr. Carlson’s research over the last 10 years has sought to inform healthcare decision making using economic modeling, evidence synthesis, preference assessment, and health policy evaluation. This work has spanned many diseases, topics, and methodologies, but specific focus areas include economic analysis, precision medicine, cancer, and performance-based risk sharing arrangements. He has diverse formal training in decision modeling, discrete choice experiments, comparative effectiveness, outcomes research, and public health genetics.

Selected Publications

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Josh+Carlson