Dr. Alsabbagh’s research interests are in pharmacoepidemiology of chronic medications, in particular cardiovascular medications. His research includes employing administrative databases to examine the utilization and health-outcomes of chronic medications. Dr. Alsabbagh is also pursuing research investigating the comparative effectiveness and safety of chronic medications. The effect of health policy on appropriate use of chronic medications is also a major component of Dr. Alsabbagh’s research. Also, he evaluates the effects of pharmacists’ new services within expanding scope of practice on patients’ outcome and health system expenditures.