Victor Pera, PharmD

PhD Student

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Victor obtained his BSc (2014) and MSc (2020) in Pharmacy from the University of Groningen. In addition, he obtained a MSc (2020) in Medical Pharmaceutical Sciences with a specialization in the field of pharmaco-epidemiology at the University of Groningen. He wrote his master thesis on the effectiveness of antibiotics for the treatment of COPD exacerbations by utilizing both the Lifelines and the IADB.nl database. After his studies, Victor joined the Health Data Science group to conduct research on Medication Errors.


Ostropolets A, Albogami Y, Conover M, Banda JM, Baumgartner WA, Blacketer C, Desai P, DuVall SL, Fortin S, Gilbert JP, Golozar A, Ide J, Kanter AS, Kern DM, Kim C, Lai LYH, Li C, Liu F, Lynch KE, Minty E, Neves MI, Ng DQ, Obene T, Pera V, Pratt N, Rao G, Rappoport N, Reinecke I, Saroufim P, Shoaibi A, Simon K, Suchard MA, Swerdel JN, Voss EA, Weaver J, Zhang L, Hripcsak G, Ryan PB. Reproducible variability: assessing investigator discordance across 9 research teams attempting to reproduce the same observational study. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2023 Feb 24:ocad009. doi: 10.1093/jamia/ocad009. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36826399.
Seinen TM, Fridgeirsson EA, Ioannou S, Jeannetot D, John LH, Kors JA, Markus AF, Pera V, Rekkas A, Williams RD, Yang C, van Mulligen EM, Rijnbeek PR. Use of unstructured text in prognostic clinical prediction models: a systematic review. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2022 Jun 14;29(7):1292-1302. doi: 10.1093/jamia/ocac058. PMID: 35475536; PMCID: PMC9196702.
Wang Y, Pera V, Boezen HM, et al. Real-World Effects of Antibiotic Treatment on Acute COPD Exacerbations in Outpatients: A Cohort Study under the PharmLines Initiative. RES. Published online January 3, 2022:1-12. doi:10.1159/000520884