Dr. Devine is a health services research scientist and health economist. Her work intersects the disciplines of comparative effectiveness research, patient-centered outcomes research and clinical informatics where she employs methods from epidemiology, biostatistics, and decision analysis. Her primary research focus is medication safety, specifically pharmacogenomic biomarker-guided medication use and adverse drug events using real world clinical evidence. Her second area of research expertise is evidence synthesis, where she employs both Bayesian and frequentist methods to conduct traditional and network meta-analyses. She is a senior editor for eGEMS, an Assistant Director of the AHRQ-funded Pacific Northwest Evidence-based Practice Center, an elected member of the Society for Research Synthesis Methodology, and served on the ISPOR Task Force that developed guidelines to conduct network meta-analyses. Devine received her Ph.D. in Health Services Research and completed a post-doctoral fellowship in Health Economics at Outcomes Research both from the University of Washington (UW), her Pharm.D. from University of the Pacific, and her M.B.A. from the University of San Francisco.

Authored by Beth Devine, Ph.D., Pharm.D., M.B.A.