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Conference program: Pharma Knows Best? Managing Medical Knowledge

June 16th & 17th, 2011
Georgetown University
Washington, DC

A collaborative effort between PharmedOut and the Kennedy Institute of Ethics.
The conference program is now available.

 

Topics include:

      Academic-Industry Research Relationships

      Direct-to-Consumer Promotion

      New Targets of Pharma Marketing - Nurses, Physician Assistants, and Pharmacists

      Should Academic Medical Centers be Pharma-free?


Speakers include:

      Marcia Angell, MD
      Harvard Medical School

      Carl Elliott, MD, PhD
      University of Minnesota

      Edmund Pellegrino, MD
      Georgetown University

      Donald Light, PhD
      UMDNJ, Princeton University

      Amy Toscano, PharmD
      FDA - DDMAC

      Nicholas Rasmussen, PhD, MPH
      University of New South Wales

      Virginia Barbour, MD
      PLoS Medicine

See full preliminary agenda

Contact Beth Johnson at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) with questions.

 

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