Dima M. Qato
Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Systems, Outcomes and Policy
Center Affiliate, Center for Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomic Research
Building & Room:
Room 266, College of Pharmacy
833 South Wood Street, Chicago, IL, 60612
Research Interests: Dr. Dima M. Qato joined the College of Pharmacy in 2012. Dr. Qato is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Systems, Outcomes, and Policy. Dr. Qato earned her PharmD from UIC, her MPH from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and her PhD from the UIC School of Public Health. Dr. Qato’s primary research interests relate to access and use of medications in vulnerable populations, including older adult, minority and and refugee populations. Dr. Qato uses population-based methods to understand patterns and determinants of medication use, with emphasis on aging, drug safety and disparities. In 2001, she was the recipient of the Schweitzer Fellowship and in 2002 she was granted the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship to study impediments to the appropriate use of medicines in Jordan. She was also recently awarded the Palestinian-American Research Center (PARC) fellowship and was a fellow with the Institute of Research on Race and Public Policy (IRRPP) at UIC.
Clinical Interests: Clinical Pharmacist, Retail Pharmacist