POP Research Immersion Program Accepting Applications
for Summer 2013


The Institute for Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy (IPOP) at the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy is offering a seven-week program (July 1 - August 15) for talented students to participate in a paid research program. Students can work with Pharmaceutical Outcomes & Policy faculty who are engaged in research on issues related to medications that draws from the disciplines of economics, epidemiology, law, management, political science and informatics.

Deadline to Apply

Complete applications must be received by March 4, 2013.

Program Description

Students will perform independent research under the supervision of faculty mentors in Pharmaceutical Outcomes & Policy. This program allows students to obtain hands-on experience in contemporary research problems within the broadly defined area of Pharmaceutical Outcomes & Policy. In addition to research, students will participate in weekly meetings and lectures on research methods, design and synthesis. The program will culminate with a publication-ready abstract.

Who Should Apply?

Highly-qualified undergraduates and first- and second-year pharmacy students are encouraged to apply. Courses in economics, political science, psychology, sociology and statistics are recommended but not required. Ideal candidates are students who are interested in the Pharmaceutical Outcomes & Policy PhD program.


Students will receive a stipend of $10 per hour. Paychecks will be distributed biweekly for hours worked.


Selection for the program is based on: a complete application, reference letters, transcripts, statement of career goals and academic standing. Please review and complete the attached application form and return it along with all requested documentation.

Click here to open the Application Form
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Please download the forms, complete as requested and return to Teri Timmons (contact information below). Forms accepted electronically, by hard copy or fax.
Click here for a printable version of the Program Information

Teri Timmons
Administrative Operations Facilitator
Institute for Pharmaceutical Outcomes & Policy (IPOP)
Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science
292-E Pharmacy Building, 789 South Limestone
Lexington, KY 40536-0596
Phone: 859.218.0229
Fax: 859.323.0069


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