NC TraCS CER Medication Adherence Seminar Series

Medication Adherence Seminar Series Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER) Strategic Initiative, NC TraCS This series addresses methods of measuring medication adherence, the advantages and disadvantages of the different methods, and other methodological challenges and study design issues. Researchers with experience in this area will lead each session with approximately a 30 minute overview of the topic area/issues followed by 30 minutes of question/answer and interchange. Prior to each session, PubMed links to one or two articles will be circulated. These articles will not be critiqued, but will serve as a foundation for the presentation and as a resource following the presentation.

When May 30, 2014
from 09:00 AM to 09:00 AM
Where Brinkhous-Bullitt 219
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Medication Adherence Seminar Series
Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER) Strategic Initiative, NC TraCS

This series addresses methods of measuring medication adherence, the advantages and disadvantages of the different methods, and other methodological challenges and study design issues. Researchers with experience in this area will lead each session with approximately a 30 minute overview of the topic area/issues followed by 30 minutes of question/answer and interchange. Prior to each session, PubMed links to one or two articles will be circulated. These articles will not be critiqued, but will serve as a foundation for the presentation and as a resource following the presentation. 

This session: 

 May 30, 2014:

  • "Medication Adherence Measures and Predictors in the Atherosclerosis Risk In Communities (ARIC) Study"
    Jo Ellen Rodgers, PharmD; Associate Director, Clinical Fellowship Programs, DPET; Director, PGY2 Residency in Cardiology, UNC Hospitals; Clinical Associate Professor, UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, Pharmacotherapy and Experimental Therapeutics

WHEN: Fridays, 9-10 am (sessions will occur about every 3-4 weeks)

WHERE: Brinkhous-Bullitt Building, 2nd Floor (Room #219), 160 N. Medical Drive, UNC\


ALL SESSIONS:

  • May 9, 2014:
    "Self-Report Medication Adherence Measures: Examples in Cardiovascular Disease & Cancer”
    Leah L Zullig, PhD, MPH; Research Health Science Specialist, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Health Services Research and Development Center of Innovation; Adjunct Assistant Professor, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management.

  • May 30, 2014:
    "Medication Adherence Measures and Predictors in the Atherosclerosis Risk In Communities (ARIC) Study"
    Jo Ellen Rodgers, PharmD; Associate Director, Clinical Fellowship Programs, DPET; Director, PGY2 Residency in Cardiology, UNC Hospitals; Clinical Associate Professor, UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, Pharmacotherapy and Experimental Therapeutics

  • June 27, 2014:
    "Medication Adherence in Relation to Discharge Indications and Hospital Readmission: The ARIC study"
    Sally Clark Stearns, PhD; Professor, UNC Gillings School of Global Public HealthHealth Policy and Management; Carla A. Sueta, PhD, MD; Professor, UNC School of MedicineDivision of Cardiology

  • July 18, 2014:
    "Claims-Based Measures of Medication Adherence and Methodological Issues"

    Stacie Dusetzina, PhD; Assistant ProfessorUNC School of Medicine, Health Policy and Management
    Joel Farley, PhD; Associate Professor, UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy

  • August 22, 2014:
    Methodological issues when using medication adherence as an exposure or covariate in CER.
    Jenny Lund, PhD, MSPH; Assistant Professor, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Epidemiology
    Til Stürmer, MD, PhD, MPH; Professor, Director, Center for Pharmacoepidemiology, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Epidemiology

    Information regarding this series is also available at the following link which will be updated with the suggested readings prior to each session. http://www.shepscenter.unc.edu/programs-projects/medication-adherence-seminar-series/

Please contact cer_si@schsr.unc.edu, with any questions 

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