Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 12:00pm
Humanities in Medicine Lecture
Jeremy Greene, MD, PhD pursues broad research interests focusing on the history of disease, the history of global health, and the relationship between medicine and the marketplace. He has published widely and his book with Elizabeth Siegel Watkins is, Prescribed: Writing, Filling, Using, and Abusing the Prescription in Modern America, Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012.
As the market for generic substitutes has grown--from only 10% of the American pharmaceutical market in 1960 to nearly 80% by 2010--so too have conflicts over how to prove that generics are truly equivalent to their brand-name counterparts. These conflicts over generic drugs reveal...