“Two Hundred Years of Medical Advances”
Dr. Jeffrey M. Drazen, Editor-in-Chief of The New England Journal of Medicine
Presented by: Section of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics
Date: Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Time: 4 to 5 p.m.
Venue: Libin Theatre, Foothills Campus, University of Calgary
RSVP: Not required
Jeffrey M. Drazen, M.D., assumed the post of editor-in-chief of the New England Journal of Medicine in 2000. He currently holds the positions of senior physician at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Distinguished Parker B. Francis Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, professor of physiology at the Harvard School of Public Health, and adjunct professor of medicine at the Boston University School of Medicine. He is the recipient of honorary degrees from the University of Ferrara and the University of Athens.
An active researcher in the field of pulmonary medicine, Dr. Drazen defined the role of novel endogenous chemical agents in asthma. This led to four new licensed pharmaceuticals for asthma, now used in the treatment of millions of people worldwide.
He has published over 500 papers, editorials and review articles and has edited six books, including Cecil Medicine and Asthma and COPD.
This event is an accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the MOCP of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada