Our Certificate in Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety is designed for students at the Bloomberg School of Public Health and other Johns Hopkins University divisions, including the Schools of Medicine and Nursing, as well as early and mid-career public health professionals who wish to expand their knowledge of pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety to inform their work in academic, regulatory, or industry settings.
The Certificate can now be completed fully on-line.
Educational Objectives and Competencies
Upon completion of the core courses required for the Pharmacoepidemiology Certificate, students will have specialized knowledge of the tools and content of pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety. Participants will have the ability to:
- Describe the processes of drug development
- Explain key requirements in biomedical product regulation and their rationale
- Participate in the design of studies, both observational and experimental, to assess the effectiveness of drugs
- Employ epidemiological techniques to study the patterns and determinants of drug utilization
- Apply scientific approaches to examine drug safety, as well as the detection of adverse drug events
For more information about specific courses and to apply, please visit the Bloomberg School of Health's certificate program information page.