PharmacoEpidemiology and Economic Research Group


University of Alabama at Birmingham



Currently directed by Drs. Jeffrey Curtis and Paul Muntner, the PEER Group has a staff of doctoral and masters-level statisticians, analysts and project managers who help support the work of more than fifteen investigators at UAB in a number of departments including Epidemiology, Health Care Organization & Policy, and Medicine. The scope of projects has included work in the fields of osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, cardiovascular disease, and cancer. Additionally, work has been conducted in policy analysis, large pragmatic trials, claims algorithm validation and the use of advanced epidemiologic and statistical methods relevant for observational research. Since its inception in 2006, the PEER Group work has received support from the National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, industry and non-profit groups.



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