Ali Al-Jumaili, Ph.D. student, Pharmaceutical Socioeconomics
Enhances medication safety
• What is your area of research or scholarship? My research focuses on adverse drug events and improving work system in nursing homes.
• In simple terms, why does this research matter? Here in the U.S., nursing homes take care of 1.4 million people who cannot be cared for at homes any longer. My work helps enhancing medication safety and quality of life of nursing homes residents.
• What is your degree program and expected graduate date? Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Socioeconomics and graduating on December 15, 2017
• Hometown: Baghdad, Iraq
• Faculty mentor/advisor: Prof. William Doucette
• What are your career goals? My graduate experience taught me how the integration of health-related research and pharmacy practice can enhance patient health and that strive me to teach pharmacy students and conduct research in this vital field.
Banner location: Downtown—Washington St, between Dubuque St. and Linn St.