University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson
1501 N. Campbell Ave., Room 6210
Tucson, AZ 85724
Speaker: Raymond L. Woosley, MD, PhD
Title: "Antibiotics and Sudden Cardiac Death – a Rare but Preventable Adverse Outcome"
Dr. Woosley is the founding President and Chairman of the Board for AZCERT, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improved outcomes from the use of medications. He is also Professor of Biomedical Informatics and Medicine at the University Of Arizona College Of Medicine - Phoenix. Dr. Woosley received his medical degree from the University of Miami, and his research encompasses the basic and clinical pharmacology of drugs, factor contributing to variable responses to medicines, the medical management of arrhythmias, and the cardiac toxicity of drugs. Dr. Woosley has received numerous awards, including the Rawls-Palmer Award and the William B. Abrams Award from the American Society of Clinical Pharmacology, the Harry Gold Award in Therapeutics from the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. He has served on numerous advisory committees for the Food and Drug Administration, the National Institutes of Health, and the Department of Veteran Affairs.
CONTACT: For more information, please email or call Andrew Pritchard or Myrna Seiter, (520) 626-6887
This University of Arizona event is sponsored by the Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, UA College of Medicine - Tucson. It is open to the public, particularly community physicians and other interested health-care professionals.