Ethical Duties in the Pharmaceutical Industry
Mark Herzog is a rising sophomore at Duke University interested in the economics of healthcare, focusing on distribution and access to healthcare systems and the subsequent impact on affected communities. Mark grew up and lives in the Appalachian region of northeast Tennessee/southwest Virginia. Apart from his studies, he can be found enjoying the outdoors whether running, hiking or climbing. Throughout his project, Mark will be based in Durham, NC and Washington, DC where he will be conducting research and interviews. He always enjoys a good discussion, so if you have any questions or comments feel free to comment on his posts or email him at email@example.com.
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Project summary: Mark’s project is to map the ethical viewpoints and practices of various players in the pharmaceutical system regarding how incentives are currently used to create and distribute drugs, as well as other models (besides incentives) for encouraging the development and distribution of drugs. His project addresses issues of accountability, regulation, and social justice. Faculty mentor: Jason Cross