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The PATIENTS Program Hosts First-Ever Community Research Jam

October 7, 2020

Inaugural event helps amplify the community’s voice and demonstrates the value of early engagement in research.

School of Pharmacy Sees Unparalleled Growth in Research Funding

December 7, 2015

New grants and contracts from a multitude of non-profit and government organizations, as well as the private sector, help the School of Pharmacy achieve the highest funding increase among all professional and graduate schools at the University of Maryland, Baltimore.

School of Pharmacy Hosts UMB’s First CER-PCOR Summer Institute

September 17, 2015

Week-long workshop featured presentations, panel discussions, and other activities designed to broaden participants’ knowledge of comparative effectiveness research and patient-centered outcomes research.

UMB Launches Center of Excellence to Advance Patient-Centered Research

January 20, 2015

Dr. Eleanor Perfetto to lead new center designed to expand and improve training in comparative effectiveness research and patient-centered outcomes research.

SOP Partners with CER Collaborative to Launch New Certificate Program

April 1, 2014

Continuing education courses will prepare pharmacists and other clinical decision makers to evaluate and use comparative effectiveness research studies to make more informed health care decisions and improve patient outcomes.

PHSR Seminar Shows Real Applications for Comparative Effectiveness Research

March 11, 2014

Representatives from Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation (NPC) speak with graduate students about the excitement and challenges surrounding this emerging field of research.

Factors That Cause Different Treatment Responses Are Not Well Understood

November 5, 2013

NPC/SOP Study Published in Journal of Comparative Effectiveness Research Looks at Stage IV Prostate Cancer