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A panel talks about changes in how drugs are marketed, from direct-to-consumer ads to patient education and support groups funded by pharmaceutical companies.
- Dr. Thomas Murray fellow at the Hastings Center
- Dr. Michael Shaw executive director of EthicAd, a nonprofit group formed to create standards for direct-to-consumer drug ads
- Mary Nell Lenhard senior vice president for policy and representation at the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association
- Dr. Adrian Di Bisceglie medical director of the American Liver Foundation and professor of internal medicine at St. Louis University
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