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Endorsements for Selling Sickness conference

Many high calibre people have endorsed the Selling Sickness conference:

 

Asia
Prof Mohamed Izham Mohamed Ibrahim, Social & Administrative Pharmacy, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia.
Prof. Tariq Bhutta, Paediatric, Lahore, Editorial Board Pakistan Paediatric Journal Pakistan.
Prof. Niyada Kiatying-Angsulee, Social Pharmacy Research Unit, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand.

Europe
Prof. Richard Grol, Director Scientific Institute for Quality of Healthcare (IQ healthcare), University of Nijmegen, Netherlands.
Dr. Iona Heath, President of Royal College of General Practitioners, UK.
Dr. Andrew Herxheimer, Emeritus Fellow, UK Cochrane Centre, UK.
Dr. Richard Horton, Editor-in-Chief, The Lancet, UK.
Dr. Richard Smith, Former editor, British Medical Journal; Director, Ovations Initiative, UK.
Prof. Silvio Garattini, Founder and Director, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Italy.
Prof. Joe Collier, Emeritis Professor of Medicines Policy at St Georges University, London.

North America
Prof. Joel Lexchin MD, Professor, School of Health Policy and Management, York University, Toronto, Canada.
Prof. David Henry, President and CEO, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Canada.
Dr. Marcia Angell, Senior Lecturer in Social Medicine, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical; Former editor, New England Journal of Medicine.
Dr. Arnold S. Relman, Professor emeritus, Medicine and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, USA.
Jerome Kassirer M.D, Former editor, New England Journal of Medicine; Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, USA.

Pacific
Prof. Chris Del Mar, Professor of Primary Care Research, Health Sciences and Medicine, Bond University, Australia.
Prof. Peter Davis, Sociology of Health and Well-Being, University of Auckland, Director, COMPASS New Zealand.

South America
Dr. Gustavo Gusso, President of the Brazilian Society of Family and Community Medicine, Brazil.

For more information see: http://www.gezondescepsis.nl/conference-2010.html

 

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