Miriam’s responsibilities include planning, designing, and implementing patient outcomes studies, emphasizing patient education and the patient/provider relationship. During her 10-year career as a clinical pharmacist and researcher, she developed expertise in pediatric medicine, including developing education programs for pediatric asthma and AIDS medications. Prior to her current role, Miriam spent four years at Covance health economics and outcomes services. She has been published in Arthritis Care and Research, Circulation, and the American Journal of Health System Pharmacists and has made presentations to the Ambulatory Pediatric Association, the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research, and the International Conference on AIDS, among others.
Miriam earned her bachelor’s degree in pharmacy from Rutgers University, and she completed her master’s degree in public health and doctorate degree in social and behavioral sciences at the Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health.