The SAGE Encyclopedia of Pharmacology and Society, 1st Edition

  • Sarah E. Boslaugh
  • Published By: SAGE
  • ISBN-10: 1483349993
  • ISBN-13: 9781483349992
  • DDC: 615.103
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 2000 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released March 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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About

Overview

This book explores the social and policy sides of the pharmaceutical industry and its pervasive influence in society. While many technical STM works explore the chemistry and biology of pharmacology and an equally large number of clinically oriented works focus on use of illegal drugs, substance abuse, and treatment, there is virtually nothing on the immensely huge business (“Big Pharma”) of creating, selling, consuming, and regulating legal drugs.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Sarah E. Boslaugh

Sarah Boslaugh, Ph.D. has more than 20 years of experience working in data management and statistical analysis. She has worked as an SPSS programmer in many different settings in the public and private spheres, including academia, health care, government, and the insurance industry. Dr. Boslaugh received her Ph.D. in research methods and evaluation from the City University of New York and is currently a Senior Statistical Data Analyst at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Her research interests include multilevel modeling, geographic information systems, and measurement theory.