Globalization of Clinical Trials: Benefits and Risks
Aparna Shekar1,2, Gerald L. Klein, MD3, and Peter C. Johnson, MD3
1Ph.D. Candidate, Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN, 2Intern, MedSurgPI, LLC., Raleigh NC, 3Principal, MedSurgPI, LLC., Raleigh NC
Clinical trials are scientific experiments designed to test new medications, devices or other therapeutic interventions, or to further gain insight on those treatments for use in human medicine. They aim to produce insight into the safety and efficacy of medical interventions and strive to produce improvements in medical care.
The Emergence of Population Health
by Peter S. Liebert, MD, MBA
Population Health is a new discipline, at least as so named. Years ago it fell under the rubric of “Health Promotion and Disease Prevention,” but now is a field of specialization that is embraced by public health professionals, medical school leaders, hospital CEO’s, and a broad spectrum of health care providers. It is time to understand the goals of Population Health and to be willing to participate in its application.
Leveraging Academia and Industry Opportunities
Opening speech at the NCSU Comparative Medicine Institute's Annual Research and Innovation Summer Program
by MedSurgPI Principal, Peter Johnson, M.D.
IITs Can Be an Effective Way to Obtain Proof-of-Concept Data More Quickly Than the Bureaucracy of a Large Firm Would Allow
Peter C. Johnson, MD and Gerald L. Klein, MD
November 5, 2015