Bradley Layton, PhD

Research Assistant Professor Department of Epidemiology

T:(919) 843-8725

blayton@unc.edu

725 Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, Suite 237

CB #7590

Chapel Hill, NC 27599

USA

Bradley Layton is a research assistant professor who specializes in pharmacoepidemiology by answering important questions of medication use, safety and effectiveness.

Dr. Layton specializes in the utilization of secondary health datasources from the United States and other countries to describe changing patterns of medication and vaccine use and uptake, evaluate medication safety in diverse populations and determine medication effectiveness in real-world settings.

Honors and Awards

George A. Miller Award for an Outstanding Recent Article on General Psychology
2013, American Psychological Association

First Place, Databases SIG Poster Walk
2013, International Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology & Therapeutic Risk Management

First Place, Drug Utilization SIG Poster Walk
2011, International Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology & Therapeutic Risk Management

Teaching Interests

Pharmacoepidemiology seminar

Guest lectures on: sources of bias in clinical research; clinical study design; propensity score methods; international databases

Research Activities

Drug-induced acute kidney injury
Childhood vaccine safety
Testosterone use and safety
Medication influences in sudden unexpected death

Education

PhD, Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2012

MSPH, Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2010

BS, Neuroscience, Brigham Young University, 2007