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http://www.pharmedout.org/2012Conference.htm

 

3rd Annual PharmedOUT Conference

 

This year's two-day conference will focus on how patient harms may result from industry promotion.

 

Details:

 

June 14-15, 2012

Georgetown University, Washington, DC.

 

Speakers Include:

 

Rita Redberg, MD, Editor-in-chief, Archives of Internal Medicine

Carl Elliott, MD, PhD, Author, White Coat, Black Hat

Kay Dickersin, PhD, Johns Hopkins University

Susan Wood, PhD, George Washington University

Sean Flynn, JD, American University

Joel Lexchin, MD, York University

Barbara Mintzes, Therapeutics Initiative

 

Topics Include:

 

"The Underuse of Classic Drugs"

"Are Medical Devices and Drugs Adequately Regulated?"

"Protecting Patients in Industry-Funded Trials"

"Risks of Cardiovascular Devices"

"Cancer Risks from CT Scans"

"Pharmaceutical Marketing and Adverse Health Outcomes"

This is not medical advice. Discuss any decisions about your medical care with a knowledgeable medical practitioner.

"It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has surpassed our humanity." -- Albert Einstein

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