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$1.6 Million Grant Examines Impact of Antipsychotic Drug Reductions in Long-Term Care Facilities

August 22, 2019

Research team led by Dr. Linda Wastila aims to understand how a nationwide effort to reduce the use of antipsychotic medications in long-term care facilities has impacted those facilities’ use of other medications and patient health outcomes.

PATIENTS Day Bridges University of Maryland and West Baltimore Community

July 11, 2019

Interactive event aims to improve the way research is understood and talked about by community residents, patients, researchers, and trainees.

The PATIENTS Program Hosts Conference Spotlighting Patient-Centered Outcomes Research

July 1, 2019

Presentations aimed to help shape how patients, caregivers, community members, and other stakeholders conduct patient-centered research in community-based settings and health care systems.

PHSR’s Stellar Students Recognized with Scholarship Awards

January 14, 2019

Special ceremony honors five graduate students in the PhD in Pharmaceutical Health Services Research program with awards recognizing their outstanding scholastic achievements.

SOP’s Qato Looks to Advance, Expand PHSR Graduate Program

January 7, 2019

Succeeding Dr. Frank Palumbo as graduate program director, Dr. Danya Qato plans to streamline curricular requirements, while highlighting accomplishments and enhancing career preparedness of students.

SOP’s Edwards Wins UMB Employee of the Month Award

October 25, 2018

Hillary Edwards, MPH, associate director of program management and evaluation for the School of Pharmacy’s PATIENTS Program, recognized for her work to put patients first in research and health care.

PATIENTS Day Empowers Local Communities to Take Charge of Their Health

July 27, 2018

Interactive health fair offers opportunity for community members, health care providers, and researchers to learn from and teach each other how to create and sustain healthy individuals and communities in West Baltimore and nationwide.