HOPE Center and College of Pharmacy Faculty and Alumni Contribute Content for New Online Graduate Certificate Programs

(June 11, 2019)

Two certificate programs developed in collaborations by the UA College of Pharmacy, Critical Path Institute (CPath) and the James E. Rogers College of Law have had recent curriculum updates from College of Pharmacy and the HOPE Center.

In the Regulatory Science certificate program, Jason Hurwitz, PhD and Amy Grizzle, PharmD, developed interactive web-based presentations on "Pharmacoeconomic Principles" and "The Role of Economics During Drug Development". Additionally, Jennifer Burkey, PhD, of CPath interviewed Dan Malone, RPh, PhD, FAMCP on how cost-effectiveness and coverage decisions for health technologies are made in the United States, and specifically, Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) role in drug pricing. An interview with College of Pharmacy alumnus Tom Hughes, BSPharm, PhD, Senior Vice President of Ipsos HEOR, is underway as well.

Elizabeth Hall-Lipsy, JD, MPH coteaches the "Hot Topics & Emerging Issues in Regulatory Science Collogquium", as well as the course titled, "Professional Responsibility and Compliance for Health Professionals" in the second certificate program on Health Law for Health Professionals. Additional contributions from others affiliated with the College of Pharmacy are being explored.