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Health Outcomes Research Postdoctoral Fellow

The Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio
To receive more information, please contact the Fellowship Program Director, Dr. Marcia Worley, PhD
Closing date
Jan 28, 2024

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An exciting postdoctoral fellowship opportunity is available at The Ohio State University, College of Pharmacy within the Division of Outcomes and Translational Sciences, in partnership with Cardinal Health, Inc.


The goal of the fellowship program is to provide comprehensive postgraduate training to prepare a pharmacy fellow to design, conduct, and evaluate pharmaceutical and health outcomes research with a focus on application to solving problems in the pharmacy profession, healthcare system, and the pharmaceutical industry. This fellowship will provide advanced research training to pharmacists to prepare for positions in a variety of settings such as academia, the pharmaceutical industry, managed care organizations, government, and consulting.


The program includes graduate coursework focused on core competencies of research methods, biostatistics, pharmacoeconomics and health outcomes, as well as hands-on experience and mentored research training at the College of Pharmacy and Cardinal Health, Inc. The fellow will have additional training in areas such as grant-writing, presentation and publication skills, and teaching. There will be ample opportunities for professional networking and development at both the College of Pharmacy and Cardinal Health, Inc.




Qualifications: PharmD required. Previous residency or equivalent clinical training preferred. Must be licensed in Ohio (or attain license during fellowship). Excellent communication, time-management, and organizational skills are a must.




The College of Pharmacy is a part of The Ohio State University Health Sciences Center, with state-of-the-art classroom, research, and library facilities available to students pursing postgraduate training. Fellows will be supported by a stipend, tuition assistance, and health insurance. Columbus offers diverse cultural and recreational opportunities, affordable housing, excellent schools, and a variety of career opportunities.



Application Instructions: Please submit the following application materials in one pdf file



1) letter of interest and professional goals, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) arrange to have official pharmacy school transcripts sent to program director, Dr. Marcia M. Worley, PhD at, and 4) arrange for three letters of recommendation (preferably at least one faculty member, and one work supervisor).


To receive more information, please contact the Fellowship Program Director, Dr. Marcia M. Worley, PhD at


The application deadline is April 15, 2024.



Candidates may request a medical or religious exemption from the vaccination requirement. Campus employees may also request an exemption for personal reasons. Ohio State Wexner Medical Center, College of Medicine or OSUP Employees are not eligible for personal exemptions. All exemptions are subject to Ohio State’s approval and subject to change, including revocation, due to legal and regulatory requirements.


Final candidates are subject to successful completion of a background check. A drug screen or physical may be required during the post offer process.


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