Faculty and Staff - Health Outcomes

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HOD (Health Outcomes Division) faculty are dedicated to improving health outcomes among diverse populations through teaching, research, and service. We invite you to learn more about our efforts in these areas.

Welcome to Dr. Anton L.V. Avanceña, Ph.D.

Dr. Anton Avanceña

The Health Outcomes Division would like to welcome Anton L.V. Avanceña, Ph.D., to the division. 

Dr. Anton Avanceña (he, him) is a decision scientist and health policy researcher who studies how efficiency and equity in health can be improved. His main area of research involves understanding the health, economic, and social consequences of alcohol misuse and evaluating treatments, pharmacotherapies, and population-level interventions that reduce the burden of alcohol use. Dr. Avanceña has conducted and continues to do research in other clinical areas such as pediatrics, mental and behavioral health, and infectious diseases.

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Division Head


Administrative Staff

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    Karen Levine

    Administrative Program and Division Coordinator

Research Scientists

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PHR 3.209

Mailing Address:
Health Outcomes Division
College of Pharmacy, The University of Texas at Austin
2409 University Ave. Stop A1930
Austin, TX, USA  78712

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