Meet alumna Inmaculada Hernandez from HPM



Upon completion of her PhD in Health Services Research and Policy, Inmaculada (Inma) Hernandez joined the faculty of the University of Pittsburgh in 2016. At Pitt she currently serves as an Assistant Professor of Pharmacy and Therapeutics and as Associate Director of the Center for Pharmaceutical Policy and Prescribing. Dr. Hernandez has published over 50 peer-reviewed manuscripts, including 42 as first or senior author. These articles have been published in top-tier medical journals, including JAMA, Annals of Internal Medicine, JAMA Internal Medicine, JAMA Oncology, Health Affairs, and Stroke, and have been featured in the main media outlets, including NPR, Forbes, ABC, CNBC, BBC, Fox News, or Bloomberg. Hernandez was recently awarded a K01 career development award from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute to study patient and system-level determinants of oral anticoagulation use in atrial fibrillation (K01HL142847). She is also the PI of a small grant from the Alzheimer’s Association on the use of data mining techniques to predict side effects of anti-dementia drugs (AARGD-17-500234). She was recently recognized on the Forbes 30 under 30 list as a young leader in healthcare research. She has also been awarded the national Seema S. Sonnad Emerging Leader in Managed Care Research Award and the Rho Chi Society Outstanding Scholarly Contribution Award, among other honors. She has achieved Fellowship status in the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association. Find out more by checking out her Pitt Pharmacy profile.


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