Western PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes Research Conference – October 22-24, 2020 Tentative Agenda

Timings Events
Thursday, October 22th
4:30pm Meet in Marriott Hotel Lobby
5:00pm-7:30pm Red Butte Garden, Orangerie Room
Friday, October 23th
Research Park Marriott Hotel
7:45am Registration and Breakfast

Poster Setup – Summit View Room
8:30am - 8:45am Welcome and Opening Remarks – Diana Brixner, RPh, PhD,.FAMCP – Ballrooms 2 & 3
8:45am - 9:30am Session I – Ballroom 2 & 3
Moderator: Nic Brereton, CEO and Founder
Keynote Speaker: Michael Drummond, PhD, Professor
Centre for Health Economics
University of York
9:30am - 10:15am Panel: “How to Pay for Expensive Therapies – What Evidence Do We Need?” – Ballrooms 2&3
Moderator: Jon Campbell, MS, PhD
Assistant Professor
University of Colorado

1. Daniel Malone, RPh, PhD, FAMCP
Department of Pharmacotherapy
University of Utah

2. Ron Akehurst, BSc (Econ)(London), DSc, Hon MFPH
Chairman of BresMed and Professor Emeritus
School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR)
University of Sheffield

10:15am Break & Refreshments/Poster Viewing – Summit View Room
10:45am - 12:00pm Session II – “Evidence for Biosimilars” – Ballroom 2 & 3
Moderator: Brett McQueen, PhD
Assistant Professor
University of Colorado

Speaker: Cate Lockhart, PharmD, PhD
Executive Director
Biologics and Biosimilars Collective Intelligence Consortium
12:00 - 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm - 2:00pm Podium Presentation - Session I – Ballrooms 2 & 3
Moderator: Karen Rascati, PhD

1:00-1:20pm- Jagadeswara Rao Earla
University of Houston, TX
"Effect Of Different Inverse Probability Treatment Weights (Iptw) On Adherence Trajectories Between Oral Fingolimod And Injectable Disease Modifying Agents Inmultiple Sclerosis"

1:20-1:40pm- Tricia Rodriguez
University of Washington
"A Machine Learning Approach To Predicting Mortality In Cystic Fibrosis"

1:40-2:00pm- Connor Willis
Universtiy of Utah
"Association Of Tumor Mutational Burden With Clinicalcharacteristicsand Outcomes In Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer"

2:00pm - 2:15pm Break
2:15pm - 3:15pm Podium Presentation – Session II – Ballrooms 2 & 3
Moderator: TBD

2:15-2:35pm- Samuel Crawford
University of Southern California
"Estimating The Value Of Nursing Time To Reduce Costs And Increase Quality Of Pressure Injury Prevention In Nursing Homes: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis Of The "Team-Up" Clinical Trial"

2:35-2:55pm- Jeffrey Hoch
University of California, Davis
"How Contextual Considerations And Other Benefits Are Viewed In Health Technology Assessment Recommendations By The Institute For Clinical And Economic Review (Icer)"

2:55-3:15pm- Kimberly Deininger
University of Colorado
"National Survey Of Physicians’ Perspectives On Pharmacogenomictesting In Solid Organ Transplantation"

3:15pm - 4:30pm Poster Session with Authors & Refreshments – Summit View Room
Moderator: Nathorn Chaiyakunapruk, PharmD, PhD
4:30pm - 5:30pm Optional Walk to University of Utah College of Pharmacy for Building Tour
6:30pm - 8:30pm Dinner at Kimi’s Chop & Oyster House
Saturday, October 24th
Research Park Marriott Hotel
8:00am Breakfast – Ballrooms 2 & 3

8:55am Welcome and Opening Remarks– Nathorn Chaiyakunapruk, PharmD, PhD– Ballrooms 2 & 3
9:00am - 10:30am Session I Podium Presentations– Amphitheater
Moderator: Joseph Biskupiak, PhD, MBA

9:00-9:20am- Alexandre Watanabe
University of Utah
"Development And Analysis Of A Novel Digital Health App Designed For Cystic Fibrosis"

9:20-9:40am- Qiujun (Samantha) Shao
University of Texas at Austin, TX
"Opioid Use Among Migraine Patients At The Emergency Departmentand Subsequent Migraine-Related Emergency Department Visits"

9:40-10:00am- Vanessa Paul Patterson
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
"Cost-Effectiveness Analysis Of Pembrolizumab Monotherapy Versus Platinum-Based Chemotherapy For First-Line Treatment Of Programmed Death Ligand-1 Expressing, Locally Advanced Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer In The United States"

10:00-10:20am- Tingting Qu
BresMed America Inc
"Review And Comparison Of Overall Survival Extrapolation In Health Technology Assessments For Chimeric Antigen Receptor T-Cell Therapies(Car-Ts"

10:30am - 10:45am Break & Refreshments
10:45am - 11:45am Session II – Career Panel – Amphitheater
Moderator: TBD
Industry Panel: Nic Brereton (BresMed) and Danny Yeh, PhD (Genentech)
Academia Panel: Casey Tak, PhD, MPH (University of North Carolina) and Lou Garrison, PhD (University of Washington)
Health Plans Panel: Steve Avey, MS (MedImpact)
11:45am - 12:00pm Closing Remarks - Diana Brixner, RPh, PhD, FAMCP
Box Lunches to Go