Eleanor Perfetto

Dr. Perfetto is a Professor of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research in the School of Pharmacy.

Dr. Eleanor Perfetto

Prior to joining the faculty, Dr. Perfetto was with Pfizer for more than seven years, most recently as Senior Director, Federal Government Relations.  A pharmacist and health services researcher, she holds BS and MS degrees in pharmacy from the University of Rhode Island, and a PhD from the University of North Carolina School of Public Health, concentrating in health policy and epidemiology.  Currently, she serves as a Pharmacy Quality Alliance and Health Industry Forum Board member.  In recent years, she has served on boards and committees for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, National Quality Forum, and Center for Medical Technology Policy, among others.  Early in her career, Dr. Perfetto served in the U.S. Public Health Service, initially as an Indian Health Service pharmacist and later as senior pharmacoepidemiologist, Agency for Health Care Policy & Research (now AHRQ).  Dr. Perfetto is an advocate for patients with head trauma-related dementias, receiving wide recognition for her advocacy efforts.  She currently serves as President of the Board of Directors for the Sports Legacy Institute.

Research Interests:

Dr. Perfetto’s research interests include comparative effectiveness research (CER), patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR), patient-focused drug development (PFDD), quality performance measurement, and measurement of patient-reported outcomes (PROs), especially as part of clinical develoment plans.

Contact Information:

Eleanor Perfetto, PhD
Professor of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
220 Arch Street, 12th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
Office: (410) 706-6989
Cell: (410) 963-4566
Email: eperfetto@rx.umaryland.edu