Global Medicines Program

January 24, 2014

Special Seminar by Albert Wertheimer, PhD

The Global Medicines Program welcomed Dr Albert Wertheimer, PhD Professor and Director, Center for Pharmaceutical Health Services, Temple University School of Pharmacy.

Achieving Medication Adherence: Looking in all the Wrong Places

Thursday, November 21, 2013, Noon-1:00 pm Harris Hydraulics Building, Large Conference Room

For 40+ years, researchers have been exploring non-compliance with medication taking by looking at hundreds of patient variables and combinations of patient attitudes, levels of education and beliefs. To date, none of these has succeeded in predicting compliance. The presentation will suggest that we have been looking in all the wrong places. Dr. Wertheimer has a distinguished career in global pharmaceutical health services research, having authored over 400 journal articles, 29 books, and supervised 70 PhD students.