Surgeons for Sale: Conflicts and Consultant Payments in the Medical Device Industry

Date: Wednesday, February 27, 2008 Time: 10:30 AM Location: Dirksen 628

Member Statements

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

Witnesses

  1. Greg Demske
    Assistant Inspector for Legal Affairs, Office of Inspector General
    US Department of Health and Human Services
    Washington , DC
  2. Charles Rosen
    Clinical Professor, University of California, Irvine, CA
    President, Association for Ethics in Spine Surgery
    Irvine , CA
  3. Said Hilal
    President/CEO
    Applied Medical Resources Corporation
    Rancho Santa Margarita , CA
  4. Edward Lipes
    Executive Vice President
    Stryker Corporation
    Mahwah , NJ
  5. Chad Phipps
    Senior Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel
    Zimmer Holdings, Inc.
    Warsaw , IN
  6. Christopher White
    Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Assistant Secretary
    AdvaMed
    Washington , DC