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Wednesday, June 22 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
#354: How Can Population Decisions Makers and Pharmaceutical Companies Engage Collaborative Research?

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Component Type: Forum
Level: Intermediate
CE: ACPE 1.00 Knowledge UAN: 0286-0000-22-632-L04-P ; CME 1.00; RN 1.00

This forum discuss how collaborative research partnerships can develop between PDM's and pharmaceutical companies. Differences in collaborative and sponsored research will be discussed and how the partnership can mitigate conflicts of interest.

Learning Objectives

Differentiate between collaborative and sponsored research; Describe how pharmaceutical companies work with population decision makers on collaborative health outcomes research taking into ethical, legal, and regulatory issues; Identify types of collaborative health outcomes research that can be performed scientifically.


Ruslan Horblyuk, PhD, MA


Dustin Pollastro, PharmD, MBA

Afraim Botros, PharmD, RPh

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Afraim Botros

Director, Field HEOR RWE Research, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, United States
Afraim Botros is the current Director for Payer/Organized Customer collaborative research in the US for Bristol Myers Squibb. Afraim received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from MCPHS University in Boston, MA before beginning his career in hospital pharmacy. After a short stint, Afraim... Read More →

Ruslan Horblyuk

Chief Strategic Consulting Officer, AESARA, United States
Ruslan Horblyuk started his career in international health policy consulting over 20 years ago working in the countries of former Soviet Union as part of the US Agency for International Development funded Health Policy Reform Initiative. He transferred to the industry in 2003 and... Read More →
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Dustin Pollastro

Director, Medical Outcomes Science Liaison, NA Medical Affairs, EMD Serono, United States
Dustin a Director, Medical Outcomes Science Liaison for EMD Serono. He received his Doctor of Pharmacy and Master of Business Administration from Roseman University of Health Science and completed a managed care residency with MagellanRx. Dustin spent most of his career working for... Read More →

Wednesday June 22, 2022 2:00pm - 3:00pm CDT
Room 183 C McCormick Place 2301 South Indiana Avenue Gate 40 Chicago, IL 60616
  12: Value-Access, Forum