Dr. Michele Jonsson-Funk, associate professor of epidemiology at the University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Health and director of the UNC Center for Pharmacoepidemiology, has been named a fellow of the International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology (ISPE), in recognition of her outstanding contributions to the field and the organization.
She was acknowledged on Aug. 25 at the 34th International Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology and Therapeutic Risk Management, being held Aug. 22-26 in Prague.
[Photo: Dr. Michele Jonsson-Funk]
Joining Dr. Jonsson-Funk at the conference were epidemiology faculty members Dr. Til Stürmer, Nancy A. Dreyer Distinguished Professor and chair, and Dr. Jennifer Lund, assistant professor, and a number of students and postdoctoral researchers.
“With a total of 28 presentations at this year’s meeting, our 19 students and postdoctoral fellows have exceeded expectations once again,” said Dr. Jonsson-Funk, who is a current ISPE board member.
“We are proud,” said Dr. Stürmer, “that so many from the Gillings School are taking part in this important conference and sharing their research with the international community.”