User Biography : Prof Ivo Abraham Ivo Abraham received his B.S. degree in psychiatric nursing from Leuven University College, Belgium, in 1979, his M.S. degree in psychiatric-mental health nursing from the University of Michigan, Mich, USA, in 1982, and his Ph.D. degree in clinical research from the University of Michigan, Mich, USA, in 1984. He is a Professor of Pharmacy and Medicine at the University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ, USA) where he is also the Director of the Center for Health Outcomes and PharmacoEconomic Research. He has served on the faculty of Case Western Reserve University (USA), the University of Virginia (USA), and the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium), and has been a Visiting Professor at the Universiteit Maastricht (The Netherlands), the University of Florida (USA), Rijksuniversiteit Groningen (The Netherlands), the University of Pennsylvania (USA), and Chang Gung University (Taiwan). He has lectured, consulted, and conducted research throughout the Americas, Europe, the Asia-Pacific region, and Africa. For the past decade or so, his research has focused mainly on clinical outcomes and effectiveness research, in particular, how variability in treatment regimens is associated with variability in patient outcomes, and how evidence-based practice is associated with clinical outcomes. He has coauthored more than 300 articles and more than 60 chapters, and he has coedited 29 books, monographs, and journal issues. Since 1984, his research has been continuously funded by governmental funding agencies, foundations, and corporations throughout the world.
Biography Updated on 19 April 2013