Timothy Mackey
Assistant Professor/UC San Diego - School of Medicine

About Me

Timothy Ken Mackey is the Director of the Global Health Policy Institute (www.ghpolicy.org) and an Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Global Public Health at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. He is also the Associate Director for the UC San Diego MAS Program in Health Policy & Law. He earned his BA in Political Science-International Relations from the UC San Diego, a Masters Degree from UC San Diego MAS Program in Health Policy & Law, and his PhD in the Joint Global Public Health program with UC San Diego and San Diego State University. He has also completed an Executive Course in Global Health Diplomacy at the Graduate Institute, Geneva.  His work focuses on a broad array of multidisciplinary topics in domestic and global public health research. This includes cross-cutting research in disciplines of public health, medicine, international relations, public policy, law, technology, economics and intellectual property, technology environmental health, eHealth, crime, and global governance. He has extensive professional working experience in the private sector and has worked for the World Health Organization and the US Department of State among others.

At Medicine X 2015

Saturday, September 17 11:10 am (LK 120)
Blockchain: The new frontier in the fight against counterfeit medicines?
The 21st-century global pharmaceutical supply chain is complex, fragmented, and involves multiple actors from countries all over the world. This complexity introduces vulnerabilities that allow the infiltration... Read more
Sunday, September 18 9:15 am (Lower Lobby)
Machine Learning to Detect Prescription Opioid Abuse Promotion by Illicit Online Pharmacies
Introduction:  Non-medical use of prescription medications (NUPM) is a public health emergency. The national epidemic of prescription drug abuse is exacerbated by the presence of illicit online pharmacies... Read more
Sunday, September 18 10:45 am (Lower Lobby)
Machine learning to detect prescription opioid abuse promotion by illicit online pharmacies
Key Words: Non-medical use of prescription drugs; prescription opioid abuse; digital surveillance; substance abuse; Twitter; social media Abstract: Introduction: Non-medical use of prescription medications... Read more
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