ISSR Seminar | High Prescription Drug Prices in the US: Origins and Options for Reform

Monday, April 22, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
E20 Machmer Hall | UMass Amherst


This event is supported by the ISSR Scholars Program, promoting successful research and grants development for social science faculty across the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Dr. Kesselheim visits UMass to collaborate with ISSR Scholar Lawrence P. King

Aaron Kesselheim MD, JD, MPH is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and a faculty member in the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics in the Department of Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH). He also serves as a faculty supervisor for the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School, a faculty member of the Harvard Center for Bioethics, and a Research Associate in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health. His work addresses topics at the intersection of law, medicine, and ethics, including FDA regulatory policies and the approval process for prescription drugs and medical devices, and the costs, availability, and evidence-based use of prescription drugs.