Andrew Zullo, PharmD, PhD, ScM

Andrew Zullo, PharmD, PhD, ScM

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Research, and Assistant Professor, Brown University

Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Rutgers University (2012); PhD, Brown University School of Public Health, 2017; Master of Science, Epidemiology, Brown University School of Public Health (2015)

Residencies: PGY1, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Postdoctoral Fellowship, Center for Evidence Synthesis in Health, Brown University School of Public Health; PGY2, Health Services Research Postdoctoral Fellowship, Center of Innovation in Long-Term Services and Supports, Providence Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Practice/Research Interests: Pharmacoepidemiology, Causal Inference, Geriatrics

Select Publications: 

Riester MR, Goyal P, Jiang L, Erqou S, Rudolph JL, McGeary JE, Rogus-Pulia NM, Madrigal C, Quach L, Wu WC, Zullo AR. New Antipsychotic Prescribing Continued into Skilled Nursing Facilities Following a Heart Failure
Hospitalization: a Retrospective Cohort Study. J Gen Intern Med. 2022 Jan 3. doi: 10.1007/s11606-021-07233-2. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34981366.

McConeghy KW, Cinque M, White EM, Feifer RA, Blackman C, Mor V, Gravenstein S, Zullo AR. Lessons for deprescribing from a nonessential medication hold policy in US nursing homes. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2022 Feb;70(2):429-438. doi: 10.1111/jgs.17512. Epub 2021 Oct 25. PMID: 34695233; PMCID: PMC8821115.

Zullo AR, Duprey MS, Smith RJ, Gutman R, Berry SD, Munshi MN, Dore DD. Effects of dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors and sulphonylureas on cognitive and physical function in nursing home residents. Diabetes Obes Metab. 2022 Feb;24(2):247-256. doi: 10.1111/dom.14573. Epub 2021 Oct 27. PMID: 34647409; PMCID: PMC8741644.



Andrew Zullo, PharmD, RPh, is a pharmacoepidemiologist and health services researcher. His primary research interest is the study of prescription drug effects, especially drug safety and comparative effectiveness research. His secondary research interest is pharmaceutical policy, including prescription drug importation and economic interventions to improve prescription drug adherence. He has used complex survey data and health plan claims data that have been supplemented through data linkages. His methodological expertise covers topics related to studying medical interventions in the setting of non-randomized treatment groups and incomplete data. His clinical areas of interest are diabetes mellitus, HIV and aging. Zullo serves as a mentor to trainees through the Brown University Center for Gerontology and Healthcare Research, Brown University Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning, and Rhode Island Hospital.