Drug Safety and the FDA

Guest Host:

Syndicated columnist Steve Roberts
Drug Safety and the FDA

Vioxx, antidepressants, and a new FDA drug safety board are all on the agenda as Steve Roberts leads a discussion about the Food and Drug Administration and how well it is protecting consumers.

Vioxx, antidepressants, and a new FDA drug safety board are all on the agenda as Steve Roberts leads a discussion about the Food and Drug Administration and how well it is protecting consumers.

Guests

Marc Kaufman

reporter on the national desk of "The Washington Post"

Alan Goldhammer, PhD

associate vice president for regulatory affairs at the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA)

Dr. Jerry Avorn

author of "Powerful Medicines," professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, and chief of the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston

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