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Center for Drug Safety and Effectiveness

Faculty

Affiliated with both the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Johns Hopkins Medicine, the Center faculty reflect the tremendous breadth and depth of human capital within the Johns Hopkins community, and represent fields of expertise ranging from drug hypersensitivity to regulatory science to psychiatric pharmacoepidemiology.

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Caleb Alexander

G. Caleb Alexander, MD, MS

Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Medicine
Expertise: Drug utilization, patient-provider decision making, effects of regulatory and payment policies

Gerard Anderson

Gerard Anderson, PhD

Professor of Health Policy and Management and International Health 
Director, Center for Hospital Finance and Management

Jeromie Ballreich

Jeromie Ballreich, PhD, MHS

Assistant Scientist, Health Policy and Management
Expertise: Health economics, cost-effectiveness analysis, US pharmaceutical policy

John Bridges

John Bridges, PhD

Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management, International Health, and Health, Behavior and Society
Expertise: Patient preferences, conjoin analysis, patient empowerment, patient-centered outcomes research, pharmacoeconomics 

Thomas Burke

Thomas Burke, PhD, MD

Professor of Health Policy and Management; Associate Dean for Public Health Practice and Training
Expertise: Application of epidemiology and health risk assessment to public policy

Hsien-Yen Chang

Hsien-Yen Chang, PhD, MHS, MS

Assistant Scientist in the Department of Health Policy and Management
Expertise: Statistical methods in analyzing medical utilization, risk adjustment and its applications, outcome evaluation and cost-effectiveness analysis

Tom Colonna

Tom Colonna, JD, PhD

Associate Director of Regulatory Science, Advanced Academic Program, Krieger School of Arts and Sciences
Expertise: Regulatory Science

Gerald Dal Pan

Gerald Dal Pan, MD, MHS

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Neurology

Kay Dickersin

Kay Dickersin, PhD

Professor of Epidemiology; Director of the Center for Clinical Trials; Director of the US Cochrane Center
Expertise: Randomized clinical trials, trial registers, systematic reviews and meta-analysis; evidence-based health care

Maria Eng

Maria Eng, DrPH, MPH

Associate Professor of International Health, and Health, Behavior and Society
Expertise: Pharmaceuticals management in developing countries and underserved populations, medication access and adherence, peer education, community participation, program development and evaluation

Robert Feroli

Robert Feroli, PharmD, FASHP, FSMSO

Associate Professor and Medication Safety Officer, Department of Pharmacy
Expertise: Medication safety

Stephen Gange

Stephen Gange, PhD

Professor of Epidemiology
Expertise: Epidemiologic and statistical methods for cohort studies, evaluation of therapies and biomarkers in observational studies, epidemiology and pathogenesis of HIV/AIDS

Morgan Grams

Morgan Grams, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology

Ariel R Green

Ariel R Green, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Jeremy Greene

Jeremy Greene, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Elizabeth Treide and A. McGehee Harvey Chair in the History of Medicine
Expertise: History of therapeutics, especially the pharmaceutical industry; history of medicine and global health

Craig Hendrix

Craig Hendrix, MD

Professor of Medicine, Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences and Epidemiology; Director, Drug Development Unit
Expertise: Chemoprevention of HIV infection, topical HIV microbicides, clinical pharmacology of antiviral drugs, drug interactions

Janet Holbrook

Janet Holbrook, PhD, MPH

Associate Professor of Epidemiology
Expertise: Design, conduct and analysis of multi-center clinical trials

Susan Hutfless

Susan Hutfless, PhD

Instructor of Medicine
Expertise: Pharmacotherapy in inflammatory bowel disease

John Jackson

John W. Jackson, ScD

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and Mental Health

Hong Kan

Hong Kan, PhD

Associate Scientist, Department of Health Policy and Management
Expertise: outcomes research, health economics, risk prediction, related methodologies

Stefan P Kruszewski

Stefan P. Kruszewski, MD

Associate Professor of Mental Health
Expertise: Neuropsychiatry and Addiction Medicine

Tianjing Li

Tianjing Li, MD, PhD, MHS

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology
Expertise: systematic reviews, meta-analysis, network meta-analysis, randomized controlled trials, reporting biases, missing data, comparative effectiveness research, patient-centered outcomes research.

Alan Lyles

Alan Lyles, ScD, MPH, BSPharm

Adjunct Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management
Expertise: Public-, private- and third-sector arrangements, pharmaceutical economics and health policy, prevention and treatment of obesity, substance abuse and other lifestyle consequences

Kieren Marr

Kieren Marr, MD

Professor of Oncology, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; Director, Transplant and Oncology Infectious Disease Program
Expertise: Antimicrobials,diagnostic devices, epidemiologic studies in medically immunosuppressed hosts

Evan Mayo-Wilson

Evan Mayo-Wilson, DPhil

Assistant Scientist, Epidemiology
Expertise: Clinical Psychology, Quantitative Social Research

Mara McAdams Demarco

Mara McAdams DeMarco, PhD, MS

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and Surgery
Expertise: Cardiovascular and renal pharmacoepidemiology

 

Ramin Mojtabai

Ramin Mojtabai, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Mental Health
Expertise: Pharmacoepidemiology of psychiatric drugs, mental health services research including trends and correlates of use of services, barriers to accessing services, process and outcome of treatments

Richard Moore

Richard Moore, MD, MHS

Professor of Medicine; Director, Moore Clinic for HIV Care
Expertise: Pharmacoepidemiology, outcomes research in HIV treatment, epidemiology of substance abuse and alcoholism

Susan Nesbit

Suzanne Nesbit, PharmD, BCPS

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Pain Management; Clinical Coordinator, Cancer Pain Service; Research Associate, Department of Oncology at The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
Expertise: Pain Management

William Padula

William Padula, PhD, MSc

Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management
Expertise: Health Economics, Cost-effectiveness Analysis, Comparative Effectiveness Research, Quality Improvement and Patient Safety

Brent Petty

Brent Petty, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine and Clinical Pharmacology
Expertise: Clinical pharmocology

Brian Pinto

Brian Pinto, PharmD, MBA

Assistant Director of Medication Use Policy and Clinical Informatics, Department of Pharmacy at The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Expertise: Clinical pharmocology

Gary Rosner

Gary Rosner, ScD

Professor of Oncology; Director, Quantitative sciences Program and Biostatistics/Bioinformatics Division

Debra Roter

Debra Roter, DrPH, MPH

Professor of Health, Behavior and Society
Expertise:Patient-provider communication; she is the author of the Roter Interaction Analysis System (RIAS) developed as method of process analysis applied to audio or video recordings of medical encounters.

Daniel Scharfstein

Daniel Scharfstein, PhD

Professor of Biostatistics
Expertise: Frequentist and Bayesian approaches to evaluate robustness of assumptions in studies with missing/censored data, high mortality rates, non-compliance, uncontrolled treatment assignment

Jodi Segal

Jodi Segal, MD, MPH

Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology and Health Policy and Management
Expertise: Pharmacoepidemiology, comparative effectiveness research, evidence-based review, advanced methods for using observational data

Josh Sharfstein

Joshua Sharfstein, MD

Associate Dean
Public Health Practice and Training

Kenneth Shermock

Ken Shermock, PharmD, PhD

Director, Center for Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy at Johns Hopkins Hospital
Expertise: Medication safety and quality in the hospitalized setting

Eric Strain

Eric Strain, MD

Professor,  Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Substance Abuse Treatment and Research
Expertise: Clinical research in substance abuse, including medications development, abuse liability testing, psychiatric comorbidity, and behavioral interventions

Elizabeth Stuart

Elizabeth Stuart, PhD

Associate Dean for Education; Professor in Mental Health, Biostatistics, Health Policy and Management
Expertise: Statistical methodology for mental health research, particularly relating to causal inference and missing data

Jonothan Tierce

Jonothan Tierce, CPhil

Faculty Associate in Epidemiology
Expertise: Health care databases and research methodologies

Ravi Varadhan

Ravi Varadhan, PhD, PhD

Associate Professor of Oncology
Expertise: Mathematical approaches for characterizing the homeostatic impairments underlying the geriatric syndrome of frailty; flexible regression modeling approaches for risk-factor etiology and prediction in observational studies of geriatric syndromes.

Junya Zhu

Junya Zhu, PhD

Assistant Professor in Health Policy and Management
Expertise: Quality of care, patient safety, patient experience/satisfaction, comparative effectiveness, HCAHPS, Longitudinal analysis, multilevel modeling, structure equation modeling, survey research