ISPOR Faculty Advisor Council

Laura Pizzi

2017-2019 Chair:
Laura Pizzi, RPh, PharmD, MPH
Professor and Director, Center for Health Outcomes, Policy & Economics
Rutgers University

Khalid M. Kamal

Khalid M. Kamal, M. Pharm., PhD
Associate Professor, Division of Pharmaceutical, Administrative and Social Sciences
Duquesne University School of Pharmacy

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To develop leaders in health economics and outcomes research through collaboration with vibrant, purposeful and inspired ISPOR student chapters


To support ISPOR student members' professional development by providing learning experiences, networking opportunities, and continuity to the student chapters


As an advisory council to the ISPOR Board of Directors, council members facilitate the educational and professional development of students worldwide in pharmacoeconomics/health economics and outcomes research

Responsibilities of the faculty advisor:
  1. To assist ISPOR student members with career development and connect them with professionals and students from other chapters who will help further their goals
  2. To identify experts in health economics and outcomes research to present key topics to the student chapter
  3. To recommend courses and other educational programs to support student members’ development of knowledge and skills
  4. To cultivate student members’ leadership skills by guiding and providing feedback to them
  5. To help student members identify opportunities for teaching, service, research, and publications, based on their interests
  6. To oversee election of ISPOR student chapter officers at the University
  7. To advocate for and promote the ISPOR student chapter at the University
  8. To ensure students provide timely responses to ISPOR (e.g. officer information and annual report)
  9. To encourage students to participate in ISPOR Conferences worldwide and provide information on ISPOR and university travel resources

ISPOR Faculty Advisor Council – Fellowship Focus Group

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Deborah Marshall, PhD, Professor, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
Bill Marder, PhD, Senior Vice President, Truven Health Analytics, Cambridge, MA, USA
Jim Murray, PhD, Research Fellow – Global Health Outcomes – COE, Eli Lilly and Co., Carmel, IN, USA

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