Robert L. Hendren, D.O., AACAP President, presiding
Plenary Address: Conflict of Interest in Medical Research: Facts and Friction
Catherine D. DeAngelis, M.D., M.P.H.
Editor, Journal of the American Medical Association
AACAP's 2008 Humanitarian of the Year
Dr. Catherine D. DeAngelis is Editor-in-Chief of JAMA, The Journal of the American Medical Association, Editor-in-Chief of Scientific Publications and Multimedia Applications, and Professor of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University of School of Medicine. She received her M.D. from the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Medicine, and her M.P.H. from the Harvard Graduate School of Public Health, and her pediatric specialty training at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.
Dr. DeAngelis oversees JAMA as well as nine Archives publications and JAMA related website content. Before her appointment with JAMA, she was Vice Dean for Academic Affairs and Faculty, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and from 1994-2000, she was Editor of Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. She also has been a member of numerous journal editorial boards.
She has authored or edited 11 books on pediatrics and medical education and has published over 200 original articles, chapters, editorials, and abstracts. Most of her recent publications have focused on conflicts of interest in medicine, women in medicine, and medical education. Dr. DeAngelis is a former council member of the National Academy of Science, Institute of Medicine, a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and has served as an officer of numerous national academic societies including Past Chairman of the American Board of Pediatrics and Chair of the Pediatric Accreditation Council for Residency Review Committee of the American Council on Graduate Medical Education. She currently serves on the Advisory Committee to the Director of the NIH and the Advisory Board of the U.S. Government Accountability Office – Comptroller General.
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