Research Fellowship in Geriatric Pharmacotherapy


The University of Pittsburgh Schools of Medicine and Pharmacy are offering a 2 year research fellowship in geriatric pharmacotherapy. The goals are to:

  1. Provide intensive mentored research experience by established faculty in preparation for an independent research career in geriatric drug therapy research

  2. Provide opportunities for academic teaching experience

  3. Develop and perfect academic skills such as writing grant applications, presentation at professional meetings, and writing and reviewing manuscripts

Research emphasis areas include, but are not limited to, pharmacoepidemiology and pharmaceutical outcomes research. Research support is provided by a T32 grant from the National Institute on Aging and several extramural government grants including R01’s, K07 and a Claude Pepper Center. Graduate level courses in aging, biostatistics, epidemiology, clinical trials and health services research are available. A competitive stipend with benefits and travel support is provided. Applicants should possess a PharmD degree and should preferably have prior residency experience relevant to geriatrics

For further information please contact:

Joseph T. Hanlon, PharmD, MS, BCPS
Professor Division of Geriatric Medicine and Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics
and Pittsburgh VA Research Health Scientist
Email: jth14@pitt.edu

And/or

Christine M. Ruby, PharmD, BCPS
Assistant Professor Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics and Division of Geriatric Medicine
University of Pittsburgh Schools of Pharmacy and Medicine
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Geriatrics, Benedum Geriatric Center
Email: rubyscelsicm@upmc.edu