Center Leadership

Almut Winterstein

Director of the Center for drug evaluation and safety

Almut Winterstein, R.Ph., Ph. D., FISPE

Dr. Winterstein serves as the Director of the Center for Drug Evaluation and Safety, the Dr. Robert and Barbara Crisafi Chair in Medication Safety, and Department Chair and Professor for Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy.

UF CoDES Advisory Committee

Internal Membership

UF College of Pharmacy

Joshua Brown, Pharm D., Ph. D., M.S.

Dr. Brown is an Assistant Professor and Associate Graduate Program Director for Pharmaceutical Outcomes & Policy.

Joshua Brown

UF College of Medicine

Regina Bussing, M.D., M.S.

Dr. Bussing is chair for the UF College of Medicine Department of Psychiatry. She specialized in general and adolescent psychiatry.

Reina Bussing

UF College of Dentistry

Roger Fillingim, Ph.D

Dr. Fillingim is the director and a professor for the Pain Research and Intervention Center of Excellence. His Research includes biological, social and psychological influences over pain.

Roger Fillingim

UF College of Medicine

Todd Manini, Ph. D.

Dr. Manini is an Associate Professor with the Department of Aging and Geriatric Research, Program Director of Geriatric Informatics and Leader of Data Science and Applied Tech. Core.

Rodd Manini

UF College of MEdicine

David Nelson ,M.D.

Dr. Nelson is the Senior Vice President for health affairs at UF and president of UF Health. He guides operations for all components of UF health and the university’s academic health center.

David Nelson

UF College of PHHP & College of Medicine

Sonja Rasmussen, M.D., M.S.

Dr. Rasmussen’s division in with Children Health Research Institute and she is a Professor with the Departments of Pediatrics and Epidemiology with both the College of Medicine and PHHP.

Sonja Rassmussen

Six external members from industry and regulatory agencies will be appointed soon.

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