Second Annual Research Symposium

Pharmaceutical Policy and Vulnerable Populations

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 
 University of Chicago, Knapp Center of Biomedical Discovery


  • Arvind Goyal, MD, MPH, MBA
    Medical Director, Medicaid, Illinois
    Department of Health and Family Services
    How Pharmaceutical Policy Serves the IL Medicaid Population
  • Harold Pollack, PhD, MPP
    Helen Ross Professor of Social Service Administration
    University of Chicago
    The Promise (and Unfulfilled Promise) of Medicaid Expansion for Vulnerable Populations
  • JoAnn Stubbings, MHCA
    Assistant Director of Specialty Pharmacy Services
    University of Illinois at Chicago
    Specialty Pharmacy and the Vulnerable Patient from the Health-System Perspective
  • Bobby Clark, PhD, MSPharm, MHA, MS, MA
    Senior Director, Health Outcomes & Clinical Research
    Does the 340B Program Reach Communities in Need, and How Do Prescription Dispensing Patterns Compare to General Outpatient Dispensing?

  • Rena Conti, PhD
    Assistant Professor of Hematology/Oncology
    University of Chicago
    Pricing in the Market for Anticancer Drugs

  • Fabrice Smieliauskas, PhD, MA
    Assistant Professor of Health Services Research
    University of Chicago
    Trends in the Costs and Utilization of Targeted Cancer Therapies for the Privately Insured Non-Elderly: 2001-2011

  • Jonas de Souza, MD
    Assistant Professor of Medicine
    University of Chicago
    Financial Toxicity in Oncology


Symposium 2014 Photographs