Dr. Seaton Available to Discuss Drug Shortages
St. Louis College of Pharmacy
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St. Louis College of Pharmacy Professor Available to Discuss Drug Shortages
Subject: President Barack Obama will direct the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to take steps to reduce drug shortages. Today, he’s expected to sign an executive order instructing the FDA to take action. Last year, the FDA reported 178 drug shortages, and the agency expects to see an increase this year.
Expert: Terry Seaton, professor of pharmacy practice at St. Louis College of Pharmacy, is available to discuss the subject. He’s available until 1 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 31.
About St. Louis College of Pharmacy: Founded in 1864, St. Louis College of Pharmacy is one of the oldest and largest colleges of pharmacy in America. It integrates the liberal arts and sciences with a six-year professional curriculum leading to the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree. The College admits students directly from high school and accepts transfer students from other colleges and universities. Approximately 1,265 students attend, and more than 72 percent of practicing pharmacists in the St. Louis metropolitan area are alumni.