Rhys Axon, PhD, MPharm, MS, MRPharmS, is an Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science and co-director of the Health and Pharmaceutical Outcomes graduate program at the University of Arizona R. Ken Coit College of Pharmacy. He received his MPharm (2014) from The University of Reading and later practiced community pharmacy in the United Kingdom. He received his MS (2017) and PhD (2019) in pharmaceutical economics, policy, and outcomes from the University of Arizona. Dr. Axon serves as co-director of the University of Arizona R. Ken Coit College of Pharmacy Outcomes Research Group (ORG) and as an investigator at the Center for Health Outcomes and Pharmacoeconomics (HOPE). Dr. Axon’s research interests include improving the economic, clinical, and humanistic outcomes associated with managing chronic conditions, particularly pain and the opioid crisis, using both qualitative and quantitative methodologies. He also supports student pharmacists and pharmacists with scholarly activities and seeks to demonstrate the value of the pharmacy profession. Dr. Axon has published over 80 peer-reviewed research articles and presented his research at both national and international conferences. Dr. Axon is also a member of several professional organizations such as the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) and the International Society for Pharmacoeconomic and Outcomes Research (ISPOR).
Master of Pharmacy, The University of Reading, 2014
MS, The University of Arizona, 2017
PhD, The University of Arizona, 2019