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Research In Your Backyard, presented by PhRMA

December 14, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Join BioOhio member organization the PhRMA (The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America) for a luncheon and forum to learn more about the critical work of Michele Walsh, MD and Moira Crowley, MD with fellow member University Hospitals Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, and their innovative efforts to treat infants born with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS). BioOhio’s John Lewis will serve as a moderator of this important event.

A panel discussion will follow to discuss the health improvements and economic impacts of these innovations in newborn care.

Panel discussion:

  • Dr. Lulu Zhao, OBGYN at UH and Rainbow Center for Women and Children, which treats women with Opioid Use Disorder
  • Ann Kessler, LSIW-S, Assoc. Director Rainbow Babies and Children’s Center for Pediatric Ethics
  • Shobha Parthasarathi, PhD, Vice President, Strategic Alliances and Business Development, at University Hospital’s Harrington Discovery Institute
  • John Lewis, Jr., President & CEO for BioOhio, will serve as moderator

The NAS research has resulted in more efficient, healthier and cost-savings practices at children’s hospitals in Ohio and other states.

This event is sponsored by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA), which represents the country’s leading pharmaceutical research and biotechnology companies.

This event is being co-organized by Lesic & Camper Communications, a long-time BioOhio partner.

Lunch will be provided during the panel discussion.

If you are able to join us on December 14, 2018,  please R.S.V.P. to bwaldren@lesiccamper.com, or contact Beth Waldren at (614) 264-4483.


(202) 835-3400