Abstracts and bio's

Dennis W. Raisch, RPh, MS, PhD is Professor and Chairman of the graduate program in Pharmacoeconomics, Epidemiology, Pharmaceutical Policy, and Outcomes Research. His responsibilities include teaching in the professional and graduate program, mentoring graduate students and serving on College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Center Committees.

His areas of specialty are pharmacovigilance, pharmacoeconomics, and patient-centered outcomes research. His current research endeavors include assessing outcomes of health care therapies using national and local databases, performing multi-criteria decision analysis and preference studies involved with health care, and assessing rare, serious adverse drug reactions in collaboration with the Southern Network on Adverse Reactions project, a National Cancer Institute and University of South Carolina funded research project. Dr. Raisch has over 120 peer- reviewed publications. He has taught at University of New Mexico for 25 years and received over $800,000 in external research funding.