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Following the Script: How Drug Reps Make Friends and Influence Doctors

  • Adriane Fugh-Berman mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail:ajf29@georgetown.edu

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  • Shahram Ahari
  • Published: April 24, 2007
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0040150

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Email: ajf29@georgetown.edu

Competing Interests

Shahram Ahari is a former pharmaceutical sales representative for Eli Lilly, and the primary findings of this paper summarize points he made in testimony as a paid expert witness on the defendant's side in litigation against a New Hampshire law prohibiting the sale of prescription data. Adriane Fugh-Berman has accepted payment as an expert witness on the plaintiff's side in litigation regarding menopausal hormone therapy.