Kalyani Sonawane, PhD

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Kalyani Sonawane, PhD is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Services Research, Management and Policy. Her research focuses on comparing the effectiveness and harms of healthcare interventions/healthcare delivery models to inform clinical decision-making and policy. Her expertise is in the use of large healthcare databases (including administrative claims databases, national surveys, electronic medical records, and patient registries) to conduct comparative effectiveness research studies.

Dr. Sonawane is a pharmacist by training. She completed her Bachelors of Pharmacy from University of Pune in 2010. Dr. Sonawane earned her doctorate in Health Outcomes Research and Policy with a minor in statistics from Auburn University (2015) where she was recognized as an ‘Outstanding International Graduate Student’ in 2012. For her dissertation, she received data support from The University of Texas School of Public Health/ BlueCross and BlueShield of Texas Research Program in Payment Systems and Policy. Before joining University of Florida she was a Health Outcomes Researcher at Anthem BlueCross BlueShield. Dr. Sonawane is an active member of the International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR).

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