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Paul Jeffrey named chair of Eastern Medicaid Pharmacy Administrators Association
February 08, 2016
UMass Medical School pharmacy director named chair of the Eastern Medicaid Pharmacy Administrators Association

Paul L. Jeffrey, PharmD, a pharmacy director in UMass Medical School’s Commonwealth Medicine division, has been named chair of the Eastern Medicaid Pharmacy Administrators Association (EMPAA).

Who We are

UMass Medical School's Center for Health Policy and Research is dedicated to research, evaluation, and education initiatives that advance public health policy and outcomes worldwide.

Our approach informs all our work, including:

  • Researching and creating policy on public health services
  • Implementing and delivering those services
  • Supporting policy and program development for human service agencies and non-profits
  • Working with and for government health care agencies

As part of a leading academic health sciences center, our high-quality, insightful research shapes public policy, from the bedside to the community.

    Where We’ll be Next...

    National Association of Medicaid Directors Fall Conference

    November 2-4 — Arlington, VA

    This event draws Medicaid directors, their staff, and Medicaid experts from the public and private sectors to discuss policy and practice.

    We will be exhibiting at this event. Come visit us at booth 313.

    Projects and Publications

    December 01, 2015

    The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) convened a meeting in September 2014 of multiple stakeholders to recommend activities and programs that AMCP can promote to improve pain management, prevent opioid use disorder, improve medication-assisted treatment outcomes. The Office of Clinical Affairs' Paul Jeffrey helped organize the forum.