Drug Information Association Logo
Corporate Tagline

Tutorial #2 – Introduction to Pharmacoepidemiology and Applications in Premarketing and Postmarketing Surveillance, Risk Management, and Value Demonstration

Jan 12 2014 8:30AM - Jan 12 2014 12:00PM

« Back to Listing


This tutorial will provide an overview of basic epidemiology methods and study designs as they are applied in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries. Topics will include design and conduct of retrospective and prospective epidemiologic studies such as case-control studies and cohort studies, and the application of these designs for premarketing and postmarketing surveillance, risk management (risk assessment and risk mitigation), and demonstration of product value.

Who Should Attend 

This is a basic-level tutorial for individuals who would like to gain a general understanding of the role of epidemiology in pre- and post-marketing surveillance, risk management, and value demonstration.

Learning Objectives 

At the conclusion of this tutorial, participants should be able to:

  • Define basic epidemiologic principles
  • Distinguish case-control and cohort study designs
  • Identify applications for epidemiology in pre and postmarketing pharmaceutical product safety
  • surveillance and risk management
  • Identify applications for use of epidemiologic studies in demonstrating product value


Previous Next

Unless otherwise disclosed, the statements made by speakers represent their own opinions and not necessarily those of the organization they represent, or that of the Drug Information Association. Speakers, agenda and CE information are subject to change without notice. Recording of any DIA educational material in any type of media is prohibited without prior written consent from DIA.

Participants with Disabilities:
Reasonable accommodations will be made available to persons with disabilities who attend an educational activity. Contact the DIA office in writing at least 15 days prior to event to indicate your needs.

« Back to Listing Back To Top