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Ghostwriting at Elite Academic Medical Centers in the United States

  • Jeffrey R. Lacasse mail,

    jeffrey.lacasse@asu.edu

    Affiliation: School of Social Work, College of Public Programs, Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America

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  • Jonathan Leo

    Affiliation: Lincoln Memorial University - DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine, Harrogate, Tennessee, United States of America

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  • Published: February 02, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000230
  • Featured in PLOS Collections

About the Authors

Jeffrey R. Lacasse
School of Social Work, College of Public Programs, Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America
Jonathan Leo
Lincoln Memorial University - DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine, Harrogate, Tennessee, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: jeffrey.lacasse@asu.edu

Competing Interests

The authors declare that they have no financial conflicts of interest. JL and JRL are members of Healthy Skepticism, an international nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing harm from misleading drug promotion. JRL serves on the management board of Healthy Skepticism.

Author Contributions

ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: JRL JL. Wrote the first draft of the paper: JRL. Contributed to the writing of the paper: JRL JL.