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Queen's University

Generic Drug Shortages in Canada: a Pressing Policy Mystery

November 30, 2012, 12:00 - 1:15 pm 
Robert Sutherland Hall, 138 Union Street, Room 202


Jacalyn Duffin, M.D. (Toronto 1974), FRCP(C) (1979), Ph.D. (Sorbonne 1985), FRSC (2012) is Professor in the Hannah Chair of the History of Medicine at Queen’s University in Kingston where she has taught in medicine, philosophy, history, and law for more than twenty years.

A practicing hematologist, a historian, a mother and grandmother, she has served as President of both the American Association for the History of Medicine and the Canadian Society for the History of Medicine. The author or editor of eight books and many research articles, she holds a number of awards and honours for research, writing, service, and teaching. She is the founding webmaster of, a site for information and patient blog about the drug shortage crisis.


School of Policy Studies, Robert Sutherland Hall
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