Research Activities
  • Support clinical trials by serving as a study coordinator, database manager, data analyst, and quality assurance specialist
  • Train to become a principal investigator by gaining experiences managing various aspects of clinical research, including design, execution, analysis, presentation at medical conferences, and publication
  • Support development of grant applications and clinical trial protocols under the supervision of the fellowship director

Academic Activities
  • Attend lectures in the Clinical Research Education Series sponsored by the Houston Methodist Research Institute
  • Acquire and strengthen knowledge and skills in epidemiology and biostatistics through structured learning activities
  • Co-precept research rotations for residents and students
  • Take optional courses in Public Health or Data Science

  • Support Pharmacy Research Committee initiatives, including peer-review of internal project proposals and providing research support to pharmacy investigators
  • Provide analytical support for clinical programs and medication safety projects
  • Provide weekend and holiday on-call coverage for active studies

Elective Activities
  • Elective experiences can be customized for the career goal and interests of the fellow(s)


  • Detection, prevention, and treatment of medication-related organ damage (specifically brain and kidneys)
  • Detection, prevention, and treatment of medication-related harm for surgical, critically ill, and elderly patients
  • Use of pharmacovigilance to support ongoing clinical pharmacy initiatives
  • Expansion of clinical pharmacy services
  • Optimizing healthcare delivery by improving efficiency, reducing waste, and minimizing costs
  • Improve healthcare delivery and clinical outcomes for patients who receive care from the Department of Surgery and the JC Walter Jr Transplant Center of Excellence