Marketing or Medicine: Are Direct-to-Consumer Medical Device Ads Playing Doctor?

Date: Wednesday, September 17, 2008 Time: 10:30 AM Location: Dirksen

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Member Statements

  1. Senator Herb Kohl D (WI)
  2. Senator Gordon H. Smith R (OR)

Witnesses

  1. Kevin Bozic, MD.
    Professor of Orthopedic Surgery
    University of California
    San Francisco , CA
  2. William Boden, M.D.
    Professor of Medicine and Public Health
    University of Buffalo
    Buffalo , NY
  3. George Diamond, M.D., F.A.C.C.
    Senior Research Scientist, Emeritus
    Cedars Sinai Medical Center
    Los Angeles , CA
  4. Ruth Day, Ph.D.
    Director, Medical Cognition Laboratory
    Senior Fellow, Duke Aging Center
    Durham , NC
  5. Ami Gadhia
    Policy Counsel
    Consumers Union
    Washington , DC
  6. Daniel Schultz
    Director, Center for Devices and Radiological Health
    Food and Drug Administration
    Washington , DC
  7. Stephen Ubl
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    AdvaMed
    Washington , DC