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Welcome to the Center for Pharmacoepidemiology and Treatment Science

Established on July 1, 2017, the Rutgers Center for Pharmacoepidemiology and Treatment Science (PETS) was formed to perform and foster innovative, multidisciplinary science related to the use and outcomes of therapeutics and diagnostics in large populations. Its mission is to advance pharmacoepidemiology and related fields by conducting world-class research and facilitating high-quality training. The PETS Center brings together a strong team of committed core faculty, highly trained staff, along with colleagues from academia, industry, and regulatory agencies with expertise ranging from epidemiology, biostatistics, and biomedical informatics to clinical medicine, economics, and the social sciences.


PETS @ International Conference for Pharmacoepidemiology (ICPE)

PETS Faculty, Staff, and Trainees will be attending and presenting their research at the 38th ICPE. This year’s conference is taking place in Copenhagen, Denmark, with core session staking place from August 24-28, 2022. PETS is involved in the teaching of skills courses, presentation of research through symposiums and workshops, and poster presentations. Click the link to discover PETS at ICPE 2022.

News from PETS

Elizabeth A. Suarez, PhD, MPH and Farzin Khosrow-Khavar, PhD

Welcome Elizabeth Suarez and Farzin Khosrow-Khavar!

The Rutgers Center for Pharmacoepidemiology and Treatment Science extends a warm welcome to two new core faculty members: Elizabeth A. Suarez, PhD, MPH and Farzin Khosrow-Khavar, PhD.

Dr. Suarez is a pharmacoepidemiologist and an Instructor of Epidemiology with the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at Rutgers School of Public Health …

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Rutgers Will Conduct the Most Comprehensive Study Ever Done of High-Risk Children Newly Diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes

The project is backed by grant approaching $700,000 from JDRF

Rutgers will conduct the largest and most comprehensive study of children at high risk of developing a life-threatening complication of type 1 diabetes with funding from JDRF, the leading global type 1 diabetes research and advocacy organization.

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Soko Setoguchi on Annals on Call Podcast

PETS core faculty member, Dr. Soko Setoguchi, joined Dr. Robert Centor on the Annals on Call podcast from the Annals of Internal Medicine.

She was interviewed with Dr. Jeffrey Carson, Provost, New Brunswick at Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences and Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Richard C. Reynolds, M.D. Chair in General Internal Medicine.

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