January 20, 2016 12:30 PM
Lectures and Panels
2015-2016
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East ABC (2nd floor)
Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

VIDEO: Introduction by I. Glenn Cohen (Petrie-Flom Faculty Director)
VIDEO: Conversation between Peter Barton Hutt and Margaret Hamburg
VIDEO: Audience Q & A

Description

The Petrie-Flom Center hosted a conversation with former FDA Commissioner (and former New York City Health Commissioner), Dr. Margaret A. Hamburg, led by Peter Barton Hutt, former Chief Counsel to FDA and current Senior Counsel at Covington & Burling LLP and Lecturer on Law at HLS. Topics discussed included FDA’s role and the changing scientific, legal, political, and economic landscape; the overlap of science, innovation, and cost regarding biomedical products; food safety and nutrition; challenges of globalization; and more. 

Speakers

  • Margaret A. Hamburg, Commissioner of the U. S. Food and Drug Administration, 2009-2015

  • Peter Barton Hutt, Covington & Burling and Harvard Law School

Registration

This event was free and open to the public.

Sponsored by the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School and the Center for Bioethics at Harvard Medical School, with support from the Oswald DeN. Cammann Fund.

Videos

VIDEO: Introduction by I. Glenn Cohen (Petrie-Flom Faculty Director)
VIDEO: Conversation between Peter Barton Hutt and Margaret Hamburg
VIDEO: Audience Q & A

Tags

clinical research   fda   food   health law policy   innovation   market   medical safety   pharmaceuticals   public health   regulation