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Book-reading: Driving Down the Cost of Drugs

Date: Monday, April 9, 2012
Time: 03:00 PM
- 05:00 PM

Location: Chartwell Conference Room, Administration building 5th floor

Cost: Free

Sponsor: Dept. of Health Education, Dept. of Political Science, Public Administration Program

Contact: Ramón Castellblanch

Phone: (415) 405-2151

Ramón Castellblanch, Associate Professor of Health Education, will read from his just-released book, "Driving Down the Cost of Drugs: Battling Big Pharma in the Statehouse," followed by wine and cheese. The book analyzes how activists in California, Maine, and Vermont took on the pharmaceutical industry in their state legislatures to promote better access to prescription drugs and ultimately helped push Congress to enact and expand the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit.

 

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