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Areas of Interest: Pharmacoepidemiology, post-market surveillance, secondary data analysis, pharmacoeconomics, population-based healthcare, managed care
Jill Lavigne

TeamSTEPPS Master Trainer


Ph.D., Health Services Research and Policy, University of Rochester
MPH, University of Rochester
M.S., Public Policy Analysis, University of Rochester
B.A., Duke University

Dr. Lavigne developed the Pharm.D. curricula in pharmacoeconomics, managed care, quality improvement, healthcare delivery, and population health. She was founding faculty advisor of the campus-wide Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) and has mentored students and post-docs in research and teaching. Dr. Lavigne's campus leadership roles have included Co-Chair of Accreditation Review, pharmacy school representative to the Committee on Rank and Tenure, Faculty Council, Faculty Assembly, Long Term Planning and Budget, and Chair of the Professional Development Committee and the Strategic Planning Subcommittee on Faculty and Staff Engagement and Retention. Beyond campus Dr. Lavigne is an Economist on the New York State Medicaid Drug Utilization Review Board, has served on the editorial board of the Journal of the American Pharmacists' Association, and chaired a review panel for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Dr. Lavigne holds degrees in health services research (Ph.D.) and master's degrees in public health (MPH) and public policy (MS) from the University of Rochester and a degree in public policy analysis/East Asian studies (Chinese) from Duke University. Dr. Lavigne studied at Nanjing University and Beijing Teacher's College, and she worked in rural Japan and later traveled the Trans-Siberian Rail to Europe.