Last updated on: 12/12/2011
1. Contact details{View data sources/studies associated with this centre}
Name of organisation 
1) Department/Research groupPharmacology Department
2) Organisation/affiliationUPCET
Short Name in the inventoryUPCET
Website/Homepage 
Administrative Contact
Title Dr
Last name MICALLEF
First name Joelle
Address line 1Timone University Hospital, 254 Rue saint Pierre, 13385
Address line 2 
Address line 3 
CityMarseille 
Postcode13385 
CountryFrance
Phone number (incl. country code)33491387563 
Alternative phone number 
Fax number (incl. country code) 
Email address joelle.micallef@ap-hm.fr
Scientific Contact
Title Dr
Last name MICALLEF
First name Joelle
Address line 1Timone University Hospital, 254 Rue saint Pierre, 13385
Address line 2 
Address line 3 
CityMarseille 
Postcode13385 
CountryFrance
Phone number (incl. country code)33491387563 
Alternative phone number 
Fax number (incl. country code) 
Email address joelle.micallef@ap-hm.fr
2. Description
Our pharmacoepidemiology unit is part of the Clinical Pharmacology department (UPCET). This unit focused especially on CNS drugs by several focus on Nervous sytem, neurology, Psychiatry and addiction. We are involved in the french network of drug abuse centers connected to the French Drug Agency and are responsible of the Center of drug abuse center in two administrative areas (Provence alpes cotes d'azur and Corsica). We are the main coordinator of the OPPIDUM surveillance programm, providing since 20 years informations related to drug abuse un France. We have conducted several studies using the french prescription database and have developped and validated several proxies of abuse and misuse among this database.
3. Category
University based
Hospital based
4. Available resources
 In houseVia Contacts/Network
Epidemiologist/Pharmacoepidemiologist Yes No
Statistician Yes No
Clinician Yes No
Clinical Pharmacologist Yes No
Pharmacist Yes No
Geneticist/Pharmacogeneticist No Yes
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