Assistant Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice


Patience Moyo, Ph.D. is a member of the Center for Gerontology and Healthcare Research in the Department of Health Services, Policy, and Practice at the Brown University School of Public Health.

She is a health services and policy researcher with interests in prescription drug (mis)use and overdose, management of chronic physical and psychriatric conditions, drug safety and effectiveness, and public health laws such as prescription drug monitoring programs. Her recent research addresses topics on epidemiology, quality of prescribing, and policy related to opioid analgesics using diverse data sources.

She received doctoral training in Pharmaceutical Health Services Research from the University of Maryland Baltimore. Subsequently, she completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Health Policy Institute's Center for Pharmaceutical Policy and Prescribing, and, during that time, had a research affiliation with the VA Pittsburgh Center for Health Equity and Research Promotion.

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