The PhRMA Foundation congratulates our 2022 award recipients in the areas of drug delivery, drug discovery, translational medicine, health outcomes research, and value assessment.
Dr. Mollie Wood — winner of a 2022 Research Starter Grant from the Foundation — discusses her research to help fill the knowledge gap around the safety of medication use during pregnancy.
2021 was a year of leadership transition for the PhRMA Foundation, with Amy Miller joining as President and Andy Plump of Takeda becoming Board Chair. We talked to Andy to understand his vision and enthusiasm for the organization’s future.
Surachat Ngorsuraches, second-place winner of the Foundation’s 2021 Value Assessment Challenge Award, writes about his work to advance the conversation around value assessment.
Since its founding, the Foundation has supported numerous scientists who have transformed our understanding of human genetics and applied that knowledge to advance the new field of personalized medicine.
Value Assessment Initiative
The PhRMA Foundation’s Value Assessment Initiative promotes the development of advanced value-assessment so decision makers have better tools to assess high- and low-value care in the U.S. health system. The initiative funds new research and innovative efforts to assess the value of medicines and health care services, improve patient outcomes and reduce inefficiency. Learn more.
Centers of Excellence in Value Assessment
Eberechukwu Onukwugha, MS, PhD, who received a PhRMA Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship in Health Outcomes Research, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy and is the Executive Director of the Pharmaceutical Research Computing Center at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. Dr. Onukwugha is a national leader in health economics and outcomes research, and is gaining attention for her efforts to address disparities in health care – an issue that is a priority for the PhRMA Foundation. You can read more about Dr. Onukwugha, her work, and her interests by clicking here.
Amy M. Miller, PhD, Takes Helm of PhRMA Foundation
The PhRMA Foundation Board of Directors is pleased to name Amy M. Miller, PhD, as the new President of the Foundation.
Watch: Webinar Series on Patient-Centered Outcomes and Value Assessment
Content is now available online from the virtual three-part webinar series hosted by the PhRMA Foundation that focused on enhancing patient-centricity in value and health technology assessments.
Learn More About PhRMA Foundation Funding Opportunities
The PhRMA Foundation offers a wide variety of research grants, in categories ranging from predoctoral to postdoctoral and spanning several scientific disciplines. Check our awards page to learn more.