Kalyani Sonawane, PhD, joined the department on September 12, 2016. Dr. Sonawane is a pharmacist by training. She earned her doctorate in Health Outcomes Research and Policy with a minor in statistics from Auburn University (2015). She has received dissertation 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 The University of Florida she was a Health Outcomes Researcher at Anthem BlueCross BlueShield.