pharmaceutical industry

A History of Drug Advertising, Federal Drug Regulation, and the Doctor-Patient Relationship

My name is Oliver Vande Stouwe and I am a Chemistry and Economics double major at Grinnell College. I was born and raised in Grinnell but, it wasn’t until late in my high school career that I knew Grinnell College was the school I would attend. I knew Grinnell as a great academic institution with… Read more A History of Drug Advertising, Federal Drug Regulation, and the Doctor-Patient Relationship

The Effects of Medical Technology on The U.S. Economy

Charlie Rosenblum ’18 is an Economics and French major at Grinnell College interested in health economics and development.   On March 23rd, 2010, President Barack Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (or ACA for short) into law. Like many actions that come with the presidency, this was followed by much controversy as critics… Read more The Effects of Medical Technology on The U.S. Economy

Death, Profit, and Grinnell

William Rebelsky is a third year Mathematics, Chemistry, and Economics major at Grinnell College. After Grinnell, he plans to attend graduate school in a mathematically oriented field. Death, Profit, and Grinnell. What do these three things have in common? Influenza pandemics. Over the last century there have been numerous Influenza A pandemics that have killed… Read more Death, Profit, and Grinnell