New Pharm seminar scheduled for April 9th from 5-5:50pm in L203!

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April 3rd, 2014

Dr. Zaheer Babar is visiting Boston University and will be guest speaking about his career. This will be a very convenient seminar for you to attend if you take PH840 on Wednesday evenings.

Dr Zaheer Babar is the Head of Pharmacy Practice at School of Pharmacy, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand. A pharmacist by training and a PhD in pharmaceutical policy, Dr Babar is the recipient of prestigious “Vice Chancellor’s Research Excellence Award” from the University of Auckland in 2012. His research programme covers areas related to pharmaceutical policy and practice, encompassing access and affordability of medicines, quality use of medicines and pharmacoeconomics. He has a successful track record of attracting national and international funding in these areas of medicines policy. Dr. Babar has active research linkages with the leading universities in Australia, Europe and in the Asia Pacific Region and has acted as a consultant for  Health Action International, International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease and for the Pharmaceutical Management Agency of New Zealand. He is a reviewer of top tier health policy journals and of funding bodies including Australian National Health and Medical Research Council. Dr Babar is the founding editor of Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice , www.joppp.org