Eberechukwu Onukwugha, MS, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research (PHSR) University of Maryland School of Pharmacy

Dr. Onukwugha’s research interests are in cost-effectiveness analysis, health disparities, and medical decision-making by individuals. Her research on the costs and causes of discharges against medical advice was supported by a K12 grant (Alan Shuldiner, Principal Investigator, NIH 1K12RR023250-01). She examines the costs and outcomes associated with transitional care, medication use, and hospital discharge disposition. Dr. Onukwugha received her PhD in Economics from Virginia Tech. She completed a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Pharmacoeconomics at the University of Maryland and was the recipient of the 2005 Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Health Outcomes from the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) Foundation.