Enrique Seoane-Vazquez, PhD is professor in the area of pharmaceutical economic, regulation and policy at Chapman University School of Pharmacy. He holds a PhD in Social and Administrative Pharmacy from the University of Minnesota, and a BS in Economics from the University of Santiago. His previous work experience includes positions as Professor and Associate Professor at the School of Pharmacy-Boston, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS University). Assistant Professor at the Ohio State University, College of Pharmacy and College of Public Health; and Research Fellow at the PRIME Institute, University of Minnesota, College of Pharmacy.
Recent research projects focus on prices of drugs in the US and other countries, intellectual property regulation of pharmaceuticals, and FDA policy and regulation. Dr. Seoane conducted more than 40 research projects for a variety of sponsors including the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the Food and Drug Administration, the Kaiser Family Foundation, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Ohio Medicaid, Ohio Public Employees Retirement System, the Inter-American Development Bank, the World Bank, and the World Health Organization. In 2004, he served as the pharmacy expert in the Ohio Commission to Reform Medicaid. Columbus of the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. He also conducted research for governments, organizations, and associations of a dozen countries. Dr. Seoane published more than 60 articles and 125 abstracts in reference journals including the New England Journal of Medicine, the American Journal of Cardiology, PLoS One, Health Policy, and Value in Health. He has given more than 200 national and international presentations in his areas of expertise.
Dr. Seoane is the past-Chair of the Drug Policy and Pharmaceutical Services Committee of the American Public Health Association, and active member of the American Pharmacist Association, the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy, the International Health Economists Association, and the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research.
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Dr. Seoane's areas of research interest relate to pharmaceutical economics, regulation and policy at the national and international levels. Dr. Seoane combines an in-depth knowledge of FDA and state regulation and pharmacy practice and extensive experience analyzing FDA’s regulatory actions. He has extensive experience studying the generic drug market, drug utilization, prices and reimbursement, substitution patterns and drug safety using electronic medical records and large administrative claims datasets.
Dr. Seoane has extensive experience in the area of health economics and outcomes research, and assessing the cost-effectiveness of medications and health care interventions to improve patient-level health outcomes while containing the cost of provision of care.
Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications
Richard A. Hansen, Jingjing Qian, Richard L. Berg, James G. Linneman, Enrique Seoane, Sarah Dutcher, Saeid Raofi, C. David Page, Peggy L. Peissig. Comparison of Generic-to-Brand Switchback Rates Between Generic and Authorized Generic Drugs. Pharmacotherapy: The Journal of Human Pharmacology and Drug Therapy 2017, Feb 2, 2017. Epub ahead of print.
Aseel Bin Sawad. Enrique Seoane, Rosa Rodriguez-Monguio, Fatema Turkistani. Cost-Effectiveness of Different Strategies for Treatment of Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis. Journal of Comparative Effectiveness Research 2017;6(2):97-108.
Bander Balkhi, Enrique Seoane, Rosa Rodriguez-Monguio. Osteoporosis Drugs Generic Competition, Pricing Structure and Dispersion among Payers. International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care 2017;32(6):385-392.
Rosa Rodriguez-Monguio, Tai Spargo, Enrique Seoane. Ethical imperatives of timely access to Orphan Drugs: Is possible to reconcile economic incentives and patients’ health needs? Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2017;12(1):1.
Richard A. Hansen, Jingjing Qian, Richard L. Berg, James G. Linneman, Enrique Seoane, Sarah Dutcher, Saeid Raofi, C. David Page, Peggy L. Peissig. Comparison of outcomes following a switch from a brand to an authorized vs. independent generic drug. Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics 2016; Dec 16. Epub ahead of print.
Seoun Kwon, Enrique Seoane, Rosa Rodriguez-Monguio. FDA Safety Actions for Antidiabetic Drugs Marketed in the US, 1980-2015. International Journal of Risk and Safety in Medicine, 2016;28(4):197-211.
Leo F. Buckley, Enrique Seoane, Judy W.M. Cheng, Ahmed Aldemerdash, Irene M. Cooper, Lina Matta PharmD, Danika S. Medina, Mandeep R. Mehra, Kristina Navarro-Velez, Elaine L. Shea, Joanne R. Weintraub, Lynne W. Stevenson, Akshay S. Desai. Cost Comparison of Ambulatory, High-Dose, Intravenous Diuretic Therapy to Standard Hospitalization and Diuretic Therapy for Treatment of Acute Decompensated Heart Failure. American Journal of Cardiology, 2016;118(9):1350-1355.
Aseel Bin Sawad. Enrique Seoane, Rosa Rodriguez-Monguio, Fatema Turkistani. Evaluation of Using Expanded Disability Status Scale and Multiple Sclerosis Functional Composite as Clinical Endpoints in Multiple Sclerosis Clinical Trials: A Quantitative Meta-Analysis. Current Medical Research and Opinion, 2016; Sep 7:1-6. First Online.
Gordon Schiff, Enrique Seoane, Adam Wright. Incorporating indications into medication ordering: Time to enter the age of reason. New England Journal of Medicine, 2016;375(4):306-309.
Bander Balkhi, Enrique Seoane, Rosa Rodriguez-Monguio. Medicaid Osteoporosis Drugs Utilization and Expenditures: The Effect of Generic Drugs Market Entry. Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research. June 13, 2016. First Online.
Aseel Bin Sawad, Enrique Seoane, Rosa Rodriguez-Monguio, Fatema Turkistan. Price Analysis of Multiple Sclerosis Disease-Modifying Therapies Marketed in the United States. Current Medical Research and Opinion, 2016;32(11):1783-1788.
Mona Alsheikh, Enrique Seoane, Brian Rittenhouse, Erin Fox, John Fanikos. A Comparison of Drug Shortages in the Hospital Setting in the United States and Saudi Arabia: An Exploratory Analysis. Hospital Pharmacy 2016; 51(5):370-375.
Enrique Seoane, Rosa Rodriguez-Monguio, Richard Hansen. Interchangeability, Safety and Efficacy of Modified Release Drug Formulations in the US: The Case of Opioid and Other Nervous System Drugs. Clinical Drug Investigation, 2016; Jan 27:1-12. First online.