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Pharmacoepidemiology Research Network past events

4th Pharmacoepidemiology Research Network Symposium

21 November 2018

Keynote speaker: Irene Petersen, Professor of Epidemiology and Health Informatics, University College London (UCL), United Kingdom.

Professor Petersen moved to UCL in 2003 and has since built a vibrant and productive research environment around the analysis of electronic health records. She has a particular interest in drug safety in pregnancy and has developed cohorts of pregnant women, potential partners, and children within The Health Improvement Network (THIN) primary care database.

4th Pharmacoepidemiology Research Network Symposium abstracts (PDF)

3rd Pharmacoepidemiology Research Network Symposium

22 November 2017

Keynote speaker: Professor Eelko Hak, Epidemiologist, Department of PharmacoTherapy, Epidemiology, and Economics (PTEE), University of Groningen, the Netherlands.

Professor Hak is a registered Senior Clinical Epidemiologist in the Netherlands. He is a member of the Dutch Health Council Committee on Vaccination as well as the Foundation BEBO Medical Research Ethics Committee, and directs the University of Groningen’s Master of Pharmaceutical Sciences Pharmacoepidemiology track. Professor Hak’s main research interest is in methods to deal with confounding in observational research, however he has also been leading clinical trials of universal influenza vaccines.

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2nd Pharmacoepidemiology Research Network Symposium

25 November 2016

Keynote speaker: Professor Alan Brookhart, Biostatistician, Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA

Alan received his PhD in biostatistics from the University of California, Berkeley. His research focuses on the development and application of epidemiological methods for observational studies of medicines using large health care databases. His specific research interests are: 1) understanding the determinants of physician prescribing and patient adherence, and 2) detecting and controlling confounding bias in comparative effectiveness studies of medicines.

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Pharmacoepidemiology Research Network Inaugural Symposium

25 November 2015

Guest speakers: Professor Sir David Skegg, Epidemiologist, University of Otago; and Professor Ralph Edwards, former Director, Uppsala Monitoring Centre, Sweden

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