Jason Hurwitz, PhD

Assistant Director, Center for Health Outcomes & PharmacoEconomic Research

Jason Hurwitz, MS, PhD, is the assistant director with the College of Pharmacy's Center for Health Outcomes and PharmacoEconomic (HOPE) Research since 2008 and with the University of Arizona Comparative Effectiveness Research Group (UA CER Group). He also worked jointly as a research associate with the College of Education and was a former PhRMA Foundation Post-Doctoral Fellow in Health Outcomes Research. He earned his PhD in educational psychology from the University of Wisconsin in Madison, with clinical and scholarly expertise in assessment, intervention, and outcomes evaluation. 

His funded research includes evaluating medication-therapy management and of integrative medicine, and increasing the roles of treatment heterogeneity, comparative effectiveness research (CER), and real-world evidence (RWE) in healthcare decision making. Dr. Hurwitz has also taught a year-long weekly seminar on research methods, data analysis, and statistics to HOPE Center post-doctoral trainees for four consecutive years. Dr. Hurwitz continues to collaborate on health outcomes and pharmacoeconomic research, and since 2009, teach related content to medical professionals in numerous training programs sponsored by the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy.

Education & Post Graduate Training: 

BA, Psychology, University of California - Santa Cruz, 1998
MS, Educational Psychology, University of Wisconsin - Madison, 2005
PhD, Educational Psychology, University of Wisconsin - Madison, 2008