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Surrey M. Walton

Professor, College of Pharmacy-Pharmacy Systems Outcomes and Policy
Assistant Director, Center for Pharmaco Epidemiology and Pharmacoeconomic Research
Core Faculty Member, Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research



833 S Wood St. (M/C 871) Rm 264, Chicago, IL

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Surrey Walton is a Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Systems Outcomes and Policy and Assistant Director in the Center for Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomic Research. Prior to arriving at UIC, Dr. Walton received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago in 1997, where he specialized in labor and health economics.

Research Interests:
Areas of interest include economic evaluation of health care services and policy, decision analytic modeling, cost and outcomes assessments, and studies of the pharmacy workforce.

Teaching Statement:
Coordinate and teach Pharm D and graduate level courses in the economic evaluation of health care services and have served on numerous graduate thesis committees for PSOP, and the school of public health.

Teaching and Supervision

Independent Study (PSOP 596), 6/14/2021 – 8/6/2021
Ph.D. Thesis Research (PSOP 599), 1/11/2021 – 4/30/2021
Econmc Eval of Hlthcr Interven (PSOP 573), 8/24/2020 – 12/4/2020
Pharmacoeconomics and Payment (PHAR 565), 8/24/2020 – 12/4/2020
Pharmacoeconomics and Payment (PHAR 565), 8/24/2020 – 12/4/2020
Ph.D. Thesis Research (PSOP 599), 8/24/2020 – 12/4/2020
Independent Study (PSOP 596), 6/15/2020 – 8/7/2020
Res in Pharm Syst Outcomes Pol (PSOP 380), 1/13/2020 – 5/1/2020
Independent Study (PSOP 596), 1/13/2020 – 5/1/2020

Selected Grants

AbbVie Fellowship 2021-2023 - Surrey Walton and Monika Mandava, AbbVie, Inc.., 5/17/2021 - 5/16/2023, Obligated Amount: $199383; Anticipated Amount: $199383

Multilevel Comprehensive HIV Prevention for South African Adolescent Girls and Young Women, National Institutes of Health (Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)., 9/4/2020 - 8/31/2023, Obligated Amount: $1693972; Anticipated Amount: $2565146

2020 - 2021 Institute for Clinical and Economic Review Consulting Agreement, Institute for Clinical and Economic Review., 1/1/2020 - 12/31/2021, Obligated Amount: $425000; Anticipated Amount: $425000

Engaging men from blue-collar industries in weight loss: Tailoring recruitment and treatment approaches, National Institutes of Health., 7/1/2019 - Present, Obligated Amount: $151121; No Anticipated Amount Set

Multilevel Comprehensive HIV Prevention for South African Adolescent Girls and Young Women, National Institutes of Health (Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)., 9/1/2018 - 8/31/2020, Obligated Amount: $1232138; Anticipated Amount: $1232138

Assessing and Modeling Network-Level Consequences of Patient Navigation, National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)., 4/1/2018 - 3/31/2021, Obligated Amount: $401459; Anticipated Amount: $406742

QUS Technology for Identifying At-Risk Women for Spontaneous Preterm Birth, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development., 9/11/2017 - 12/5/2022, Obligated Amount: $1833505; No Anticipated Amount Set

PHAT Life: Peer Verse Adult-Led HIV Prevention for Juvenile Offenders, National Institutes of Health., 7/1/2017 - 12/31/2020, Obligated Amount: $3705421; No Anticipated Amount Set

An evaluation of converting elderly kidney transplant recipients from tacrolimus to Envarsus to limit neurological adverse events and improve quality of life, Veloxis Pharmaceutics., 6/22/2017 - 6/30/2020, Obligated Amount: $87600; Anticipated Amount: $87600

Selected Publications

Martin, MA, Pugach, O, Mosnaim, G, Weinstein, S, Rosales, G, Roy, A, Pappalardo, AA, Walton, S. (2021). Community Health Worker Asthma Interventions for Children: Results From a Clinically Integrated Randomized Comparative Effectiveness Trial (2016‒2019). American journal of public health, 111, (7), 1328-1337. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2021.306272.

Agboola, F, Rind, DM, Walton, SM, Herron-Smith, S, Quach, D, Pearson, SD. (2021). The effectiveness and value of emicizumab and valoctocogene roxaparvovec for the management of hemophilia A without inhibitors. Journal of Managed Care and Specialty Pharmacy, 27, (5), 667-673. doi:10.18553/jmcp.2021.27.5.667.

Muramatsu, N, Yin, L, Berbaum, ML, Marquez, DX, Walton, SM, Caceres, M, Cruz Madrid, KY, Zanoni, JP. (2021). Protocol for a randomized controlled trial of low-intensity physical activity for frail older adults: Promoting seniors’ health with home care aides (Pro-Home). Contemporary Clinical Trials, 104. doi:10.1016/j.cct.2021.106362.

Zhou, Jifang, Calip, Gregory S, Nutescu, Edith A, Han, Jin, Walton, Surrey M, Srisuwananukorn, Andrew, Galanter, William L. (2021). Type 2 diabetes mellitus burdens among adults with sickle cell disease: A 12‐year single health system‐based cohort analysis. eJHaem, 2, (1), 97-101. doi:10.1002/jha2.161.

Ariza, JG, Walton, SM, Suarez, AM, Sanabria, M, Vesga, JI. (2021). An initial evaluation of expanded hemodialysis on hospitalizations, drug utilization, costs, and patient utility in Colombia. Therapeutic Apheresis and Dialysis. doi:10.1111/1744-9987.13620.

Anderson, MM, Garman, AN, Johnson, TJ, Fogg, L, Walton, SM, Kuperman, D. (2020). Understanding student preferences in the selection of a graduate allied health program: A conjoint analysis study. Journal of Allied Health, 49, (3), 208-217.

Ariza, JG, Walton, SM, Sanabria, M, Bunch, A, Vesga, J, Rivera, A. (2020). Evaluating a remote patient monitoring program for automated peritoneal dialysis. Peritoneal Dialysis International, 40, (4), 377-383. doi:10.1177/0896860819896880.

Faulkner, E, Holtorf, AP, Walton, S, Liu, CY, Lin, H, Biltaj, E, Brixner, D, Barr, C, Oberg, J, Shandhu, G, Siebert, U, Snyder, SR, Tiwana, S, Watkins, J, IJzerman, MJ, Payne, K. (2020). Being Precise About Precision Medicine: What Should Value Frameworks Incorporate to Address Precision Medicine? A Report of the Personalized Precision Medicine Special Interest Group. Value in Health, 23, (5), 529-539. doi:10.1016/j.jval.2019.11.010.

Gor, D, Gerber, BS, Walton, SM, Lee, TA, Nutescu, EA, Touchette, DR. (2020). Antidiabetic drug use trends in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and chronic kidney disease: A cross-sectional analysis of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Journal of Diabetes, 12, (5), 385-395. doi:10.1111/1753-0407.13003.


Ph.D., University of Chicago, United States, 1997
M.A., University of Chicago, United States, 1992
B.S., University of California Los Angeles, United States, 1991

Selected Presentations

Jiang, R, Kohlmann, T, Lee, TA, Mühlbacher, A, Shaw, J, Walton, S, Pickard, AS. (2021 February 01). Increasing respondent engagement in composite time trade-off tasks by imposing three minimum trade-offs to improve data quality. doi:10.1007/s10198-020-01224-6.
Molina, Yamile, San Miguel, Liliana G, Pichardo, Catherine, Rios, Genesis, Diaz, Leslie, Cardenas, Stephanie, Cardoso-Mendoza, Esmeralda, Arroyo, Juanita, Medina, Maria, Coronado, Nora, Lucio, Araceli, Hernandez, Olivia, Walton, Surrey. (2020 June 01). Empowering Latinas to obtain breast cancer screenings: Comparing intervention effects and cost effectiveness. doi:10.1158/1538-7755.DISP18-A030.