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Dr. Marcia Angell on the pharmaceutical industry


Dr. Marcia Angell (Jodi Hilton, The New York Times)

Jodi Hilton, The New York Times

What influence do pharmaceutical companies have on medical professionals and the health industry in the U.S.?

This is the topic addressed by author
Dr. Marcia Angell in her book The Truth About the Drug Companies: How They Deceive Us and What to Do About It, published in 2004 by Random House.

Dr. Angell is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Division of Medical Ethics, at Harvard Medical School. In this important interview with Dr. Caldicott, she explains how drug companies propagate the myth that they are “educational institutions,” and explores the topics of medical ethics, health policy and the relationship between industry and academic medicine.

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