Doctor looks to cut drug industry’s sway on medicine!

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Dave_NC
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   Posted 9/14/2010 10:02 AM (GMT -6)   
We need MORE doctors like Dr. Martin Samuels. KUDOS to you good doctor!

Dr. Martin Samuels said...
But Samuels will not be attending. The class, he said, is not education, but subtle marketing by Teva Neuroscience, a pharmaceutical maker that sells a leading multiple sclerosis drug and, according to the fine print, is paying for the evening.

It is just this type of program that led Samuels, a Harvard Medical School neurologist, to start a new company that he says will provide continuing medical education to doctors across the country — without funding from the pharmaceutical industry.



www.boston.com/yourtown/cambridge/articles/2010/09/14/doctor_looks_to_cut_drug_industrys_sway_on_medicine/?camp=misc:on:share:article

Post Edited (Dave_NC) : 9/15/2010 7:52:32 AM (GMT-6)

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