Chris Delcher, PhD
Dr. Chris Delcher is an epidemiologist and associate professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science and the director of the Institute for Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy at the University of Kentucky. He received his Masters from the University of North Carolina's Gillings School of Global Public Health and his PhD from the University of Florida.
His research focuses on the epidemiology of prescription drug use from data obtained during medical and pharmacy encounters, understanding the intended and unintended consequences of drug policy and its effects on population health, and enhancing public health surveillance systems in high and low resource environments.
- Big Data/Large Claims Data
- Substance Use Disorder (Cocaine, Opioids)
- Policy Evaluation
- Public Health Surveillance
Master of Science, University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health
Doctor of Philosophy, University of Florida