Dr. Lorenzo Villa Zapata

Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice

Lorenzo Villa ZapataEducation

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.
  • Ph.D., Pharmaceutical Economics, Policy and Outcomes, University of Arizona College of Pharmacy
  • Pharm.D., Universidad de Concepción College of Pharmacy, Concepción, Chile.


  • PHA 355 Healthcare Delivery and Population Health
  • PHA 845 Statistical Methods
  • PHA 361 Integrated Patient Care I
  • PHA 483 Intro Pharmacy Practice Experience III

Research Interest

  • Designing prospective and retrospective research, focusing primarily on adherence, drug-drug interactions, medication errors, hospital readmission, pharmaceutical care and drug utilization studies and health economics and outcomes research
  • Evaluating the impact of clinical pharmacist on health outcomes
  • Utilizing applied statistical methods, including multivariate regression and multi-level modeling, to conduct cost-effectiveness analysis, disease burden analysis, systematic review, meta-analysis and scoping reviews
  • Designing and conducting predictive modeling research using receiver operating characteristic curves and risk score assessments

Professional Affiliations

  • The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP)
  • The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR)


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