The College of Pharmacy's Online POP program offers flexible learning for working professionals who want to enhance their education in health outcomes without disrupting their busy schedules.
Announcements & Features
Online POP is excited to introduce a trailblazing new graduate program. Using a scientific approach to pharmaceutical evidence assessment, this track trains students to create effective communications for health care payer, provider and regulatory audiences.
“UF offered the quality of education and the flexibility I needed. When I was exploring the program, I noticed there were several other students with similar backgrounds to mine, and that gave me even more confidence that this was the right program.”
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Explore our SpecialTy tracks
Pharmacoeconomics utilizes a combination of scientific and economic methods to evaluate and compare the value of one drug or therapy to another. This combination of health economics provides grounded data to assist in optimal allocation of healthcare resources.
Managed care implies a defined structure and process of designing and delivering covered healthcare benefits that include risk-sharing, price and utilization controls, and quality assurance. Managed care pharmacy believes in improving the quality and accessibility of healthcare.
The Institutes of Medicine defines patient safety as the prevention of harm to patients. In the context of pharmaceutical outcomes and policy patient safety is the prevention of harm to patients in the context of medication safety, including drug policy and regulation.
The ultimate goal of healthcare regulation is to ensure healthcare quality, especially in pharmaceuticals. Accomplishing this task requires balancing competing needs, such as cost and access for patients.
Pharmaceutical Value Assessment and Communications combines a scientific approach to pharmaceutical evidence assessment with effective communications for specific stakeholders.
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Online POP Testimonials
Learn about the career goals, work-life-balance, and program highlights.
"Even though I had been the Executive Director of the Minnesota Board of Pharmacy for two years – and had served as the Pharmacy Program Manager for the State of Minnesota Medicaid Agency for nearly seven years – I was basically self-taught. I reasoned that being self-taught, I didn’t necessarily even know what other information might be useful. Once I read about the program on the University of Florida Web site, I decided it was just the sort of program I was looking for."
What’s New with POP
Lo-Ciganic was tenured and promoted to associate professor, while Winterstein was awarded the distinguished professor title.
The UF College of Pharmacy placed No. 3 nationally in NIH funding and total federal funding and No. 5 in total funding.
Dr. Joshua Brown is the recipient of a National Institute on Aging diversity grant supplement to collaborate with Dr. Melissa Armstrong from the UF…
Keep up with us!
Stay connected with the graduate program through the alumni quarterly newsletter with faculty interviews and current program updates.
Listen to alumni POPcasts with Dr. Robert Navarro and check out current students’ video testimonials on why they chose Online POP.
If you’re an alumnus or student of Online POP, or are interested in learning more, join our newly updated LinkedIn Group.
If you are an alumnus of the Online Pharmaceutical Outcomes & Policy program, we want to keep in touch with you!