Dr. Vennela Thumula
Policy Analyst

Dr. Thumula conducts research on pharmaceutical use in the workers’ compensation system. She is the author of several studies evaluating prescribing patterns of opioids, drug formularies, and physician dispensing. She is also currently examining the self-reported outcomes of injured workers, including recovery of health and functioning, speed, sustainability of return to work and, access to care. Dr. Thumula received her Ph.D. from the University of Mississippi, School of Pharmacy.

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