HOPE Center Training Programs

The HOPE Center is a premier source of training and education for health outcomes and pharmacoeconomic research. The center’s faculty has expertise in developing and conducting educational conferences and interactive training session programs.

Annual training courses are offered through the center to educate healthcare professionals. Specialized programs in advanced modeling, comparative effectiveness research and meta-analysis have also been offered. Tailored programs are developed for pharmaceutical companies and managed care organizations.

Cutting-edge teaching materials are utilized, as well as interactive exercises and workshops. HOPE Center faculty serve as instructors in training programs and are nationally and internationally recognized experts in health economics. The HOPE Center has engaged in both live and distance learning formats for program delivery.

The HOPE Center offers a number of standardized training programs plus customized programs to meet your specific needs. The courses that the center offers are as follows:

Health Outcomes & Pharmacoeconomics

This program is a four-day applied training for professionals whose job responsibilities include the application/interpretation of pharmacoeconomic information. The curriculum is for individuals with an entry to intermediate knowledge level. 

2022 VIRTUAL Training Programs

Part 1: September 12-15, 2022

Part 2: November 7-10, 2022

Advanced Course in Pharmacoeconomic Modeling

This program is a two-day, advanced course consisting of lecture-based learning combined with hands-on workshops. The program will focus on the use of widely accepted software programs such as Microsoft Excel. 

2022 Training Program

January 5-6, 2022 (POSTPONED)
College of Pharmacy, Tucson
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This program is a three-day, hands-on course which will enable participants to develop computer-based search strategies, quantify heterogeneity, incorporate covariates using meta-regression, and more.

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Improving Value of Product Dossier

This program is a one-and-a-half day program focusing on AMCP Dossier methods and guidelines.

2018 Training Program

Nov. 1-2, 2018
University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix

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Online Training Modules

This series of interactive and engaging modules will get your group up to speed on health-economic & outcomes research (HEOR) concepts and information. Available anytime on-demand.


Customized Training Programs

The HOPE Center allows you to design a program specifically to meet the needs of your organization. Programs may vary in length and locations.

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Real-World Evidence

This program is a two-day practical education program on real-world evidence. The curriculum will help those working in health care policy, pharmaceutical and biomedical industries, and academic research to understand and use.

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Past Programs



For more information

Lynne Mascarella, MEd
Coordinator, Training and Operations
Center for Health Outcomes & PharmacoEconomic Research (HOPE Center)