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Seminar Series

The Center for Drug Safety and Effectiveness Seminars are held on the second Monday of each month from 12 to 1:00 p.m. The seminars are jointly sponsored by the Center and the Department of Pharmacy.

This year's seminar series will be held in person at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The seminars are open to all members of the Hopkins' community and guests.

The 2023-24 Seminar Series schedule can be found below.

See the Center's seminars from previous years

Join the seminar listserve for updates. 

"Safety, Value and Innovation" Series, 2023-2024

Christine Lee, PharmD, PhD and Julie Hsieh, PhD

CL: Deputy Director (acting)
JH: Epidemiologist
Office of Minority Health and Health Equity, Office of the Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
September 11, 2023



Tobias Dreischulte, MPharm, MSc, PhD

Professor of Clinical Health Services Research
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
October 9, 2023



Judi Ng Cashin, MD

Biopharma Physician Executive
Board of Directors, DIA
November 13, 2023

Susan Oliveria, ScD, MPH, FISPE

Vice President, Global Head of Epidemiology and Scientific Affairs
PPD, a part of Thermo Fisher Scientific
December 11, 2023



Kimberly Brodovicz, DrPH

Group Head, Inflammation, Global Epidemiology and Real World Evidence
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
January 22, 2024



Rishi Desai, MS, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
February 12, 2024



Juan-Jesus Carrerro, Pharm, PhD

Professor of Kidney Epidemiology
Karolinska Institutet
March 11, 2024



Frank Sifakis, PhD, MPH, MBA

Vice President, Real World Evidence
April 8, 2024

Suzanne Cadarette, MSc, PhD

Associate Professor of Pharmacy and Epidemiology
University of Toronto
May 13, 2024