Steven Handler, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor with a primary appointment in the Department of Biomedical Informatics and secondary appointments in Geriatric Medicine, and Clinical and Translational Research focuses on clinical and translational informatics in the long-term care setting. His interests include developing and testing active medication monitoring systems to enhance the detection and response to potential adverse drug events, improving medication safety and adherence during care transitions, and the application of information tech
The purpose of the project was to maintain and expand the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s public health surveillance system.
This intramurally awarded K grant provided me with salary support during my transition to becoming an independently-funded, translational scientist. It supported tuition for training in comparative effectiveness research and pharmacoepidemiology. As part of this grant, I developed my research program in informatics to improve medication safety.
The Effect of Known Metabolic Drug-drug Interactions Involving Psychotropic Drugs on the Risk of Experiencing a Fall in the Nursing Home Setting
The major goals of the UPCI Lung Cancer SPORE are to improve detection and treatment of lung cancer and to understand the mechanisms of increased susceptibility of women to lung cancer.