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About Susan E. Andrade

Susan E. Andrade, Sc.D. is a Senior Research Associate at the Meyers Primary Care Institute and a Research Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Dr. Andrade’s research interests include pharmacoepidemiology and health services research. A main focus of her research has been in the area of medication adherence and use of prescription drugs in special populations including pregnant women, children, and the elderly. As site investigator in the HMO Research Network and lead investigator for the HMO Research Network Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Epidemiology contract site, Dr. Andrade is involved in a number of multi-site studies evaluating prescription drug use among pregnant women and associated birth outcomes. Other research activities include studies evaluating adherence to medications used in the treatment of diabetes, hyperlipidemia, seizure disorders, and other chronic diseases. She has extensive expertise in the use of large automated health care databases for pharmacoepidemiologic research and in the study of adverse drug effects, drug adherence issues, and health services research.


Present Research Associate Professor, University of Massachusetts Medical School Department of Medicine
Present Senior Research Associate, Meyers Primary Care Institute, University of Massachusetts Medical School

Curriculum Vitae

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Honors and Awards

  • ISPE – Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety Distinguished Article Award (2004)
  • Thomas M. Ryan/CVS Chair in Community Pharmacy (1998)

Contact Information

Meyers Primary Care Institute
630 Plantation Street
Worcester, MA 01605


Articles (102)