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Julie Zito

Study Finds Link Between Antidepressant Use and Type 2 Diabetes in Youth

October 20, 2017

Current use of serotonin reuptake inhibitors among children and adolescents was associated with a nearly two-fold increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

Study Shows Significant Increase in Prescribed Stimulant Use Among Adults

September 20, 2016

Prescription stimulant use among privately insured adults, particularly women, outpaced use among children and adolescents from 2010 to 2014.

Multinational Study Shows Increase in Youth Antidepressant Use

March 10, 2016

International research team, including the School of Pharmacy’s Dr. Julie Zito, publishes new study examining antidepressant prescription rates for individuals ages 0-19 years.

JAMA Study Examines Medicaid Oversight of Antipsychotic Use in Children

March 3, 2015

Study led by PHSR faculty member shows that 31 states have implemented prior authorization policies for atypical antipsychotic prescribing.

SOP’s Future Health Services Researchers Honored with Scholarship Awards

November 12, 2014

Four students from the School’s PHSR PhD Program receive the Arthur Schwartz Memorial Scholarship and Donald O. Fedder Memorial Fellowship in recognition of their superior academic performance.

PHSR Graduate Students Host First Campus-Wide Interdisciplinary Seminar

May 2, 2014

Dr. William Cooper delivers inaugural lecture spotlighting the field of pharmacoepidemiology.

An Encounter With Cancer Patients and Hope

January 10, 2014

Inspiring reflection from Julie Zito, BSPharm, PhD, professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy.