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July 2009

The ISPOR eBULLETIN provides updates of recent ISPOR activities and events. For detailed information on ISPOR activities, members are encouraged to go to: www.ispor.org. Please share these new ISPOR activities with your colleagues.

 

NEWS FOR ISPOR MEMBERS

 

NEW!
ISPOR Board of Directors 2009-2010

The 2009-2010 ISPOR Board of Directors will take office on July 1, 2009. The Board members are as follows:, 2009-2010 President, Michael Barry MD, PhD, FRCPI, 2009-2010 President-elect Scott Ramsey MD, PhD,  2009-2010 Past President Chris L. Pashos PhD, 2009-2011 Directors Paul Kind, Shelby Reed PhD, RPh, Ansgar Hebborn PhD, 2008-2010 Directors Penny Mohr MA, Zeba M. Khan RPh, PhD, Don Husereau BScPharm, MSc, and Shanlian Hu MD, MSc, 2007-2010 Treasurer Karen Rascati RPh, PhD, and ISPOR Founding Executive Director Marilyn Dix Smith RPh, PhD. For more information, see:

ISPOR Board of Directors »

 

 MEETINGS

 

ISPOR 2nd Latin America Conference, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Over 100% increase in abstract submission!  Register today! 

Early Registration Deadline: 28 July 2009

The ISPOR 2nd Latin America Conference will be held 10-12 September 2009 at the Sheraton Rio Hotel, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. For more information on program content, and exhibit, support, symposia and advertising opportunities, please see: ISPOR 2nd Latin America Conference »

Program

Thursday, 10 September 2009

Friday, 11 September 2009

Saturday, 12 September 2009

ISPOR 12th Annual European Congress, Paris, France
The ISPOR 12th Annual European Congress will be held 24-27 October, 2009 at Le Palais des Congrès de Paris, Paris, France.

~20% INCREASE IN ABSTRACTS SUBMISSIONS~
Preliminary Program

Saturday, 24 October 2009

 

Short Courses »

Sunday, 25 October 2009

 

Short Courses »

 

Plenary Session I: Health Care Reimbursement Systems in Europe: Learning from Each Other

Monday, 26 October 2009

 

Plenary Session II: Performance-Based Agreements - Theory to Practice

Tuesday, 27 October 2009

 

Plenary Session III: Involving Patients in Health Care Decisions

Sponsorship, Exhibit, Advertising and Symposium Opportunities, see:

ISPOR 12th Annual European Congress »


PUBLICATIONS

 

NEW! Value in Health Volume 12, Issue 5 On-Line

Value in Health Volume 12, Issue 5 is now available on-line.

 

NEW! Value in Health Early View Articles
Over 28 Early View articles are available on-line, including 4 new articles added in the last month.
Value in Health »

 

NEW! ISPOR CONNECTIONS Vol. 15 No 3 May/June 2009 On-Line

ISPOR CONNECTIONS Vol. 15 No 3 May/June 2009 is now available on-line.

ISPOR CONNECTIONS »

 

ISPOR AWARDS

 

NEW!
ISPOR Avedis Donabedian Outcomes Research Lifetime Achievement Award

ISPOR is seeking nominations for the 2010 ISPOR Avedis Donabedian Outcomes Research Lifetime Achievement Award. The nominations deadline is November 1, 2009. Nominations can be sent to: awards@ispor.org. For more information about this ISPOR award, see:

ISPOR Avedis Donabedian Outcomes Research Lifetime Achievement Award »

 

NEW!
ISPOR International Fellowship Awards

ISPOR is seeking nominations for the 2010 International Fellowship Awards. The nominations deadline is November 30, 2009. Nominations can be sent to: awards@ispor.org. For more information about this ISPOR award, see:

ISPOR International Fellowship Award »

 

ISPOR REGIONAL CHAPTER NEWS

 

NEW! ISPOR Colombia Regional Chapter– Seminar on Pharmacoeconomics

The ISPOR Colombia Chapter held its 5th Seminar on Pharmacoeconomics Thursday, June 25th.  For more information please visit:

ISPOR Colombia Regional Chapter »

 

ISPOR CONSORTIUM NEWS

 

NEW! ISPOR Asia Consortium Forum

ISPOR Regional Chapters in Greater China Region (including Hong Kong Chapter, Taiwan Chapter, Shanghai Chapter and Chinese MDA-PE Chapter) held the Forum of Asia Huaxia Pharmacoeconomics and Health Technology in Hong Kong from April 3-4, 2009. The see the Program and Presentations, please visit:

ISPOR Asia Consortium »

 

TIP OF THE MONTH-ISPOR DISTANCE LEARNING PROGRAM

The ISPOR Distance Learning Program is designed to provide knowledge and skills on pharmacoeconomic and outcomes research topics (clinical, economic, humanistic, quality-of-life) via the Internet. To access, go to the 'Education' tab on the purple tool bar on the homepage and select 'Distance Learning'.

ISPOR Distance Learning Program »

 

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August 17–19, 2009

Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA

 

Register Today!

 

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For a detailed agenda or to register, visitHarvard School of Public Health, Center for Continuing Professional Education or call (617) 384-8692.

 

Please mention Reference Code:  MDA09-IP04 in all correspondence.

 

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ISPOR 12th Annual European Congress
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