Contributor biographical information for Our daily meds : how the pharmaceutical companies transformed themselves into slick marketing machines and hooked the nation on prescription drugs / Melody Petersen.


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Melody Petersen covered the pharmaceutical beat for The New York Times
for four years. In 1997, her investigative reporting won a Gerald Loeb Award, one of the highest honors in business journalism. She lives with her husband in Los Angeles.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Drugs -- United States -- Marketing.
Drug Industry -- economics -- United States.
Drug Industry -- ethics -- United States.
Biomedical Research -- economics -- United States.
Marketing -- ethics -- United States.
Physician's Practice Patterns -- ethics -- United States.
Prescriptions, Drug -- economics -- United States.