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Linda Simoni-Wastila

$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.

Shark Tank Competition Celebrates Pharmapreneurial Innovation at the School

July 21, 2017

Three winning teams awarded $50,000 to help support pioneering projects in each of the School’s departments.

Simoni-Wastila Gets Personal During Founders Week Lecture

December 1, 2016

Celebrated pharmaceutical health services researcher examines how personal passions have helped fuel her remarkable career.

Simoni-Wastila Named 2016 Founders Week Researcher of the Year

October 12, 2016

Linda Simoni-Wastila, BSPharm, MSPH, PhD, professor and Parke-Davis Chair in Geriatric Pharmacotherapy, recognized for her research on drug abuse and mental health in vulnerable populations.

Lamy Center Announces Transitions in Leadership

September 2, 2016

Drs. Nicole Brandt, Linda Simoni-Wastila, and Chanel Whittaker will continue the Center’s legacy of improving drug therapy for older adults.

New Study Finds Depression Linked to Reduced COPD Medication Adherence

July 12, 2016

Dr. Linda Simoni-Wastila publishes first study documenting the underlying role of depression on reduced medication adherence in older adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

New Recommendations Offer Guidance to Curb Prescription Opioid Epidemic

January 20, 2016

Dr. Linda Simoni-Wastila joins an interdisciplinary group of public health professionals calling for widespread changes in how opioids are prescribed and opioid addiction is treated in the United States.