|Stürmer elected president of international pharmacoepidemiology society|
|May 16, 2012|
Til Stürmer, MD, PhD, professor of epidemiology at UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, has been chosen as president-elect of the International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology (ISPE). His three-year term of service will begin at ISPE's 2012 annual meeting Aug. 23-26 in Barcelona.
Stürmer, who also heads UNC's Center of Excellence in Pharmacoepidemiology and Public Health, focuses his research both on epidemiologic methods and clinical epidemiology. His clinical research includes chemoprevention of colorectal cancer and dementia with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs; determinants of antibiotic resistance; and hormone therapy, pain and subclinical inflammation in osteoarthritis.
The ISPE is a 1,500-member nonprofit international professional membership organization dedicated to advancing the health of the public by providing a forum for the open exchange of scientific information and for the development of policy, education and advocacy for the field of pharmacoepidemiology.
Pharmacoepidemiology is the science that applies epidemiologic approaches to studying the use, effectiveness, value and safety of pharmaceuticals.
|Last updated May 16, 2012|