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Watch NPA Grand Rounds: Challenging the Selling of Sickness

Posted by Simone Isadora Flynn, PhD, NPA Project Manager-Leveraging Social Media October 28, 2013 at 2:44 PM

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Challenging the Selling of Sickness: A New Partnership Movement of Professionals and Advocates

This event was recorded at the 8th Annual NPA Conference
in Washington, DC on October 19, 2013.

Speakers:

  • Leonore Tiefer, PhD, clinical psychologist and author of Sex is Not a Natural Act (Boulder: Westview Press, 2nd edition, 2004). Founder newviewcampaign.org
  • Kim Witczak, patient advocate who became involved in pharmaceutical drug safety issues after the 2003 death of her husband as a result of an undisclosed drug side effect.  In 2008 she was appointed to the FDA’s Psychopharmacologic Drugs Advisory Committee as a Patient Representative.  Founder woodymatters.com

Moderator:

  • Cheryl Bettigole, MD, MPH, President of the National Physicians Alliance

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If you have questions please contact Becky Matin, NPA Director of Project Management at becky.martin@npalliance.net.

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These events are offered as part of the Partnership to Advance Conflict-free Medical Education (PACME). This partnership and related materials were made possible by a grant from the state Attorney General Consumer and Prescriber Education Grant Program which is funded by the multi-state settlement of consumer fraud claims regarding the
marketing of the prescription drug Neurontin.

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