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Health economics and outcomes researcher

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
July 02, 2018

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Queeny Ip, Pharm D, PhD

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St. Louis Park, Minnesota, 55416



Queeny is a health economics and outcomes researcher with experience in study design, data analytics, statistical methods, and clinical pharmacy. Combines her pharmacy background, research training, and experience from retail & clinical settings, non-profit, governmental, and international organizations to approach each project in an adaptive and creative manner while considering the interests and objectives of internal and external stakeholders. Presents complex plans to technical and non-technical audiences. Strengths in data analytics to conduct non-interventional studies to evaluate health outcomes, health care utilization/expenditures and epidemiological studies to provide real-world evidence to support medical care/medicine coverage, payment policies, or business decisions. Additional skills in spatial econometrics and multiple criteria analysis.


Dec 2017 Doctor of Philosophy (Pharmaceutical Economics/Policy/Outcomes) with minor in biostatistics Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy University of Arizona

Dissertation Title: Evaluation of the Prevalence, Geographic Spending Variation, and Inpatient Inefficiency Accounting for Spatial Dependence among Medicare Beneficiaries with Epilepsy (Medicare claims data)

Advisors: Drs. Daniel C. Malone (Chair), Robin B. Harris, Sandipan Bhattacharjee, Terri Warholak, and David M. Labiner

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention funded projects: Prevalence and incidence of epilepsy; influence of antiepileptic drugs adherence to health care costs (Medicare data)

Program track representative (2014-2016): Treasurer/ fundraising/Career Development Symposium/obtained $3,000 for program purchasing

May 2012 Doctor in Pharmacy

School of Pharmacy, University of Colorado

Experiential rotation at Kaiser Permanente Central Services, Aurora, CO o Composed communication letters to Kaiser practitioners and clients o Evaluating the request for the addition of Protonix suspension powder to the formulary o Performed literature search

Experiential rotation at Penrose Hospital, Colorado Springs, CO o Evaluated the impact of infectious disease consultation program o Evaluated the use of Ofirmev since its addition to the formulary

Experiential rotation at the British Columbia Ministry of Health, Vancouver, Canada o Shadowed executive director on day-to-day functions o Attended internal and external, and teleconferences

Experiential rotation at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada o Attended Orphan Drug Council meetings

o Literature search on pharmaceutical pricing

May 1995 Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy

Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto Q u e e n y I p P a g e 2


May 2018 – present Regulatory Systems Strengthening (RSS) contractor World Health Organization

Creating an electronic information gathering tool for a global initiative

Managing project documents

Synthesizing project materials for reporting

Oct 2016 – Jan 2017 Regulatory Systems Strengthening (RSS) intern World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

Developed a prioritization model using the analytic hierarchical process, a multiple criteria analysis

Interviewed over 20 stakeholders of different nationalities to obtain consensus of parameters used in the model

o Convinced director-level superiors the importance of project and the intended methodology to achieve results

Developed an online survey to calculate weighs to assign to parameters

Designed Excel spreadsheet to compile survey responses and to calculate overall weights

Produced and presented report detailing objective, methods, results, and conclusion Aug 2012 – May 2017 Research assistant

University of Arizona

Literature search and systematic review

Data and statistical analysis

Manuscript writing

Poster presentations at the university and at ISPOR conferences

Centers of Disease Control and Prevention funded projects Aug 2002 – July 2012 Pharmacist

Centre for Addiction s and Mental Health

Drug study projects including a National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) depression relapse study

o Presented pharmacy services budget planning

o Designed dosing schedules

o Created the prescription coding system

o Writing the dispensing procedures

o Liaised between the chief investigator (Dr. Zindal Segal) and pharmacy services

Medication reconciliation

Drug information

Lab results monitoring

Attended medical rounds

Oct 1997 – Aug 2005 Pharmacy manager

A&P Drug Mart

Inventory control

Hiring and training pharmacists and pharmacy technicians (staff of 5)

Dispensing prescriptions

Patient counseling

Medication substitution

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June 1995 Ontario College of Pharmacists

Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada exam

Jurisprudence Examination for Pharmacists


2012 – 2017 Graduate and Professional Student council Travel grants

$4250 total

2015 National Library of Medicine (NLM) via Women’s Health Research (WHR) award


2016 Predictive Modeling Summit scholarship

$2,500 in value


Dec 2013 – Jan 2014 Volunteer

Medical Bridgade, Ghana

Fundraised and gathered donations of medications and travel to Ghana to collaborate with the local organizers to set up temporary medical clinics working with local doctors, pharmacists, and nurses to provide medical services to remote villages. 2016 Volunteer

Vermont Legislative Council

Reviewed the Vermont Prescription Transparency Bill o bill passed on June 4th, 2016


Ip Q, Malone DC, Harris RB, Chong J, Labiner, DM.

Economic impact of epilepsy and the cost of nonadherence to antiepileptic drugs in older Medicare beneficiaries. Epilepsy

& Behavior. 2018;80:208-214.

Ip Q, Malone DC, Harris RB, Chong J, Labiner, DM.

An update on the prevalence and incidence of epilepsy among older adults. Epilepsy research. 2018;139:107-112. Augustine JM Jackowski McKinley RB, Warholak TL, Yehoshua A, Ip Q, Armstrong EP Perceptions of student pharmacists on professionalism and social networking sites: a Rasch analysis. Currents Pharm Teaching Learn; 7(5):645-655.

Bhattacharjee S, Goldstone L, Ip Q, Warholak T.

Depression Treatment among Adults with Multiple Sclerosis and Depression in Ambulatory Care Settings in the United States. Multiple sclerosis international. 2017 Apr 27;2017. Q u e e n y I p P a g e 4


Ip Q, Smith KW, Malone

Bayesian Analysis of Malformation Outcomes in Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor (SSRI) Use During Pregnancy: An Indirect Comparison of Citalopram, Fluoxetine, Paroxetine, and Sertraline Value in Health. 2013;16(7):A544.doi: (ISPOR poster) Ip Q, Malone DC

Are Non-randomized controlled Studies Being Published in Top Medical Journals? Value in Health 19(3), A282

(ISPOR poster)

WORKS IN PROGRESS (all first author)

“National and Regional Prevalence of Epilepsy in the United States” manuscript from dissertation.

“Geographic Variation of Medicare Spending and Its Source Pre and Post Implementation of Two Value-Based Programs” manuscript from dissertation.

“Factors Associated with Inpatient Inefficiency among Medicare Beneficiaries with Epilepsy: A Spatial Econometric Analysis” manuscript from dissertation.


Computer skills: Microsoft Office, SAS, STATA, R, GeoDa, GeoDaSpace, End-note

Languages: English, French and Cantonese

Associate of The Royal Conservatory of Music (ARCT) in piano performance, Toronto, Canada

Initiation et Perfectionnement en stylisme et modelisme (fashion design and construction) at Esmod, Paris, France

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