Dr Macarius Donneyong



Dr. Macarius Donneyong is an assistant professor with joint faculty appointments in the Division of Outcomes and Translational Sciences, College of Pharmacy (70%) and the Division of Health Services Management and Policy, College of Public Health. He is also a faculty affiliate of the Translational Data Analytics Institute (TDAI), Discovery Themes.

His career is characterized by sustained record of multidisciplinary scholarship in the field of pharmacoepidemiology. His research has focused on generating real-world evidence on the effectiveness, safety and acceptability (adherence) of prescribed medication use among patient populations that are under-represented in clinical trials of medications, especially among racial/ethnic minorities and older patient populations.

Dr. Donneyong’s commitment to this field of research has resulted in the recognition of his research as exemplified by the extramural (NIH R01 and foundations) and intramural research awards that he has received to improve patient outcomes. His research has been published in top-tier peer-reviewed journals including, the British Medical Journal, Jama Internal Medicine, Circulation-Hear Failure, etc. He has also given multiple talks as an invited speaker at some of the top universities in the US.

His selfless services to professional scientific societies have been rewarded with leadership opportunities. For example, he is currently a board member of the American College of Epidemiology and also previously served as the chair of various committees in the society as well as the International Society of Pharmacoepidemiology (ISPE). Beyond services in professional societies, he is extremely active in shaping the field of pharmacoepidemiology through his services as an associate editor and as a reviewer of extramural research grants and manuscripts. He remains dedicated to teaching and training the next generation of researchers through both formal and informal pedagogical and mentorship activities.