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ANAND SHEWALE, Ph.D. 2016
Thesis: Comparative effectiveness of Hyaluronic acid injections for delay of surgical interventions among patients with knee osteoarthritis.
Initial Placement: Manager, Health Economics Outcomes Research, Allergan, Irvine, CA.

 

JOSHUA BROWN, M.S. 2014
Thesis: Comparison of Inappropriate Prescribing Criteria for the Elderly – Beers 2003, Beers 2012 and STOPP Criteria – In a Large Administrative Claims Database
Initial Placement: Research Assistant and Pfizer – Human Pharmacy Fellow pursuing PhD in Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

 

KAYLEIGH MAJERCAK, M.S. 2014
Thesis: Use of  Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) and Risks of Breast and Endometrial Cancer Among Postmenopausal Women: a PLCO Study
Initial Placement: Population Health Consultant, Humana, Louisville, KY

 

PRAVEEN KUMAR POTUKUCHI, M.S. 2014
Thesis: Association of Urinary Incontinence and its Treatment Patterns with Comorbid Conditions
Initial Placement:

 

MIR ALI, M.S. 2014
Thesis: Exploring the Possible Association Between Montelukast and Neuropsychiatric Events Among Children with Asthma: A Matched Nested Case-Control Study
Initial Placement: Research Assistant pursuing PhD in Health Systems & Services Research, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR

 

PRAVINKUMAR PATIL, M.S. 2013
Thesis: Opioid Use in the Management of Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy (DPN) in a Large Commercially Insured Population
Initial Placement:Clinical Technician II/Graduate Pharmacy Intern, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR

 

ARPIT KASHYAP, M.S. 2013
Thesis:Antipsychotic Polypharmacy Use In Commercially Insured Pediatric Antipsychotic Users: A Retrospective Cohort Study
Initial Placement: Statistician II, Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care, Little Rock, AR

 

PRATIK DOSHI, M.S. 2013
Thesis: Autism-Related State Policies, Racial Disparities, and Outcome Changes Among Children with Autism from 2005 to 2010
Initial Placement: Research Technologist, Arkansas Children’s Hospital,Little Rock, AR

 

ANDREW KING, M.S. 2012
Thesis: The Incidence, Determinants, and Economic Outcomes of Voluntary Prescription Drug Plan Switching in a National Sample of Elderly, Non-Disabled, Medicare Part D Enrollees
Initial Placement:Research Assistant, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, Little Rock, AR

 

SHARVARI BHURKE, M.S. 2011
Thesis: The Effect of Interaction Between Clopidogrel and Proton Pump Inhibitors on Adverse Cardiovascular Outcomes in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome
Initial Placement: Analyst, Analytica Laser, New York, NY

 

MUGHDA GOKHALE, M.S. 2011
Thesis: Prescription Acquired Acetaminophen Use and Risk Hepatotoxocity, Nehprotoxicity and Asthma:  A Case Control Study
Initial Placement: Doctoral Student/Research Assistant, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
Recognition: Forbes 30 Under 30 – Healthcare

 

AMOL DHAMANE, M.S. 2009
Thesis: Metabolic Monitoring of Patients Prescribed Second Generation Antipsychotics
Initial Placement: Analyst, Xcenda, An AmeriSourceBergen Consulting Services Company, Palm Harbor, FL

 

RAKESH LUTHRA, M.S. 2009
Thesis: Comparison of Costs, Resource Utilization and Injuries among Depressed Patients Treated With Pharmacotherapy or Psychotherapy or Combined Therapy
Initial Placement: Research Analyst, Medical Marketing Economics LLC, Oxford MS

 

KEJAL PARIKH, M.S. 2008
Thesis: Impact of an Inhaled Corticosteroid Preferred Drug List Policy on Utilization, Costs, Adherence, and Persistence in Arkansas Medicaid Enrollees
Initial Placement: Analyst, Analysis Group Inc, Boston, MA

 

AMIT BODHANI, M.S. 2008
Thesis: Evaluating Medicare Beneficiaries’ Satisfaction with Medication Therapy Management Services in Community Pharmacies
Initial Placement: Associate for Health Economics and Outcomes Research, Covance, San Diego, CA

 

SUDEEP KARVE, M.S. 2007
Thesis: Comparing the Predictive Validity of 8 Adherence Measures Using Administrative Data
Initial Placement: Doctoral Student/Research Assistant, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

 

ROBERT C. CONRAD, M.S. 2007
Thesis: Impact of 3-Tier Prescription Copayment Implementation on Prescription Discontinuation and Switching Behavior of Military Beneficiaries
Initial Placement: Director of Pharmacoeconomic Center, U.S. Army-Department of Defense, Fort Sam Houston, TX

 

PRATHAMESH PATHAK, M.S. 2007
Thesis: An Investigation of Evidence-Based Versus Non Evidence-Based Off-Label Use of Atypical Antipsychotics in Arkansas Medicaid Pediatric Population: 2001-2005
Initial Placement: Consultant, IMS Health,Alexandria, VA