Category: Announcements

PPLC Applications are open!

October 12th, 2016 in Announcements, News, Postings, and Announcements

Students interested in joining the Pharm Program Leadership Council (PPLC) can apply here. If you have questions regarding the application or PPLC generally please contact Erin Hasselberg (erinhass@bu.edu). Applications are due October 24.

Dean’s Symposium – The Role of Pharmaceuticals in Public Health Video is Available

September 21st, 2016 in Announcements, News, Postings, and Announcements

In case you missed it, the video from last week’s Dean’s Symposium on the Role of Pharmaceuticals in Public Health is now available online at http://www.bu.edu/sph/news-events/signature-events/deans-symposia/2016-deans-symposia-schedule/the-role-of-pharmaceuticals-in-public-health/.

Deloitte Advisory’s Life Sciences and Health Care Division Networking and Info Session – Apply to Attend

September 6th, 2016 in Announcements, Events, News, Postings, and Announcements

Deloitte Advisory’s Life Sciences and Health Care Division is hosting a Networking and Info Session in their Boston office on Sept. 22nd at 6pm.

Students must APPLY to be “selected” to attend.  Details on how to apply are located here. This is also posted in HandshakeNote: Students will be notified by Sept. 16th if they are selected.  There is no deadline, but interested applicants should apply as soon as possible.

A local ISPOR chapter is forming in Boston!

May 16th, 2016 in Announcements, News, Postings, and Announcements

Do you live/work in the Boston area? Are you interested in meeting other health economists and outcomes researchers?

A local ISPOR chapter is forming in Boston!
The purpose of the chapter: To connect the HEOR community in the greater Boston area.
The Boston Chapter brings together pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device, consulting, payer, and academic practitioners of pharmacoeconomics and outcomes research. Through educational events, the chapter facilitates the dissemination of HEOR research and best practices, and serves as a means of meeting other researchers in the area.

The chapter has hosted 3 successful events with nearly 100 attendees at each event. To learn more, please visit at the next Meet and Greet at the Washington Hilton on Tuesday, May 24th from 2-3pm. Look for the yellow and blue balloons near the posters.

To be notified about future chapter events, please complete the form at: http://goo.gl/forms/TyGLd0zjWX

For more information, email us at: isporboston@gmail.com

Drug Prices in Boston Soar Above WHO Benchmarks

April 19th, 2016 in Announcements, News, Postings, and Announcements

BUSPH and Pharm program alums Lindsey Rorden and Abhishek Sharma co-author a paper with Professor Richard Laing and Margaret Ewen of Health Action international entitled “Evaluating availability and price of essential medicines in Boston Area (Massachusetts, USA) using WHO/HAI methodology” arising from work began in Dr. Laing’s Analyzing Pharmaceutical Systems course, GH756. The paper has been picked up by a number of news outlets including Boston Magazine, Pharmalot, and SPH Today.

Research Activities at The Boston Collaborative Drug Surveillance Program – Slides from Seminar

April 4th, 2016 in Announcements, News, Postings, and Announcements

Slides from the March 29, 2016 seminar with Dr. Susan Jick, Professor, Epidemiology at BUSPH, and Director of the Boston Collaborative Drug Surveillance Program can be found here.

Role of the private sector in vaccination service delivery in India: evidence from private-sector vaccine sales data, 2009–12

March 28th, 2016 in Announcements, News, Postings, and Announcements

BUSPH and Pharm program alumnus Abhishek Sharma and Assistant Professor Warren Kaplan publish “Role of the private sector in vaccination service delivery in India: evidence from private-sector vaccine sales data, 2009–12” in Health Policy and Planning.

The 21st LRN Annual Conference and PhD Workshop 2016 Doing the Right Thing – Ethical Issues in Logistics and Supply Chain

March 28th, 2016 in Announcements, News, Postings, and Announcements

The 21st LRN Annual Conference and PhD Workshop 2016 Doing the Right Thing – Ethical Issues in Logistics and Supply Chain Wednesday 7th September – Friday 9th September 2016

Call for Abstracts Deadline: 1st April 2016 The 2016 conference theme will focus on work involving ethical issues in relation to supply chain management and logistics operations. It is hoped that this conference will demonstrate the current, promising research work within the theme in terms of its trends, challenges, and opportunities, so as to discover and explore new research directions for the research community and the practitioners. Authors wishing to prepare a paper for the conference are invited to submit a (strictly no more than) 500-word abstract for consideration by the organizing committee.

Abstracts must be submitted online and received by Friday 1 April 2016.

When you access the EasyChair site you will need to register, if you are not already registered, before you can access the submission page. Registration is free. Once logged on, please follow the on-screen prompts, and click on the ‘New Submission’ tab to start the process.

Make sure to read the Submission Instructions before continuing.

The full abstract criteria including the topics covered can be found at http://www.ciltuk.org.uk/AboutUs/ProfessionalSectorsForums/Forums/LogisticsResearchNetwork/LRN2016.aspx

*For further information on this year’s LRN Conference 2016, please contact Allison Glandfield: T: 01536 740125 | E: **allison.glandfield@ciltuk.org.uk

How Pharmaceutical Companies Work Slides from 3/22 Seminar Available

March 28th, 2016 in Announcements, News, Postings, and Announcements

Slides from Laurie Halloran’s presentation at the 3/22 seminar are now available here.

Finding a Practicum Presentation from BUSPH Career Services

March 28th, 2016 in Announcements, News, Postings, and Announcements

Slides from last week’s Pharmaceutical Program Practicum Workshop by Career Services are now available.