Choosing Science over Politics

Starting Date: 01-31-2007
Starting Time: 6:30am
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New York University School Of Medicine
401 East 30th Street
New York, New York 10012
United States
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"Choosing Science over Politics" - A discussion with Dr. Susan Wood. Dr. Wood served as Assistant Commissioner for Women’s Health and Director of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Office of Women’s Health (OWH) from November 2000 through August 2005, when she resigned on principle due to the continued delay of approval of the emergency contraceptive, Plan B. Previously, Dr. Wood was the Director for Policy and Program Development at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office on Women’s Health. She received her Ph.D. in biology from Boston University Marine Program. She has published a number of research articles in scientific journals, as well as articles on health policy.
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