Health Outcomes Research and Policy

Vision and Mission


We aim to advance health behavior, health services delivery, and health outcomes through research and teaching related to patients, providers, organizations, and policy.


The department of Health Outcomes Research and Policy (formerly Pharmacy Care Systems or PCS) includes faculty and graduate students who are nationally recognized for their expertise and innovation in healthcare and medication use.

Our cutting edge research, innovative teaching, and service advance the profession of pharmacy, enhance patient health, and develop the next generation of scholars. Our efforts are interdisciplinary and collaborative to maximize the efficiency, effectiveness, quality, and safety of healthcare. The department’s culture embraces standards of excellence and provides a supportive environment that contributes to the success of our faculty and graduate student colleagues.

Last Updated: March 9, 2017