Juan Hincapie-Castillo, PhD

Assistant Professor
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Juan M. Hincapie-Castillo, Pharm.D, M.S., Ph.D. is an assistant professor of epidemiology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Prior to joining UNC, he was an assistant professor of Pharmaceutical Outcomes & Policy at the University of Florida. He is a graduate from the University of Florida College of Pharmacy where he received the degrees of Doctor of Pharmacy (2013), Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences (2017), and Ph.D. with a concentration in pharmacoepidemiology (2019). He is the recipient of the 2020 New Investigator Award from the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy and the 2020 Emerging Leader Award from the International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology. His research interests include the study of drug utilization and safety in pain management, the evaluation of the effects of State and Federal laws on patient outcomes (legal epidemiology), and the assessment of patient safety and quality for inpatient pain management. Juan is a consultant for the FDA’s Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory Committee (DSaRM). In 2021, he was appointed as a Research Fellow for the Center for Public Health Law Research (CPHLR) at Temple University. He currently serves as President of the Board of Directors for the National Pain Advocacy Center.