Dr. Mitchell Levine appointed as Chairperson of the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board
OTTAWA, Feb. 16, 2018 /CNW/ - The Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB) welcomes the appointment of Dr. Mitchell Levine of Hamilton, Ontario as the new Chairperson of the Board. Dr. Levine
Dr. Levine is a professor in the department of Health Research Methods, Evidence and Impact and the department of Medicine in the Faculty of Health Sciences at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. He is also director of the Centre for Evaluation of Medicines at St. Joseph's Healthcare in Hamilton.
Since 2011, Dr. Levine has served as a Member and Vice-Chairperson of the Board.
"Having served as the acting Chairperson for the past year, it is a true privilege for me to continue working with the PMPRB towards delivering on the Minister of Health's commitment to improve the accessibility of prescription drugs in Canada. I am honoured to be given this unique opportunity to build a better Canada and guide the PMPRB as it transitions toward a modern, risk-based approach to drug price regulation."
Dr. Mitchell LevineChairperson, Patented Medicine Prices Review Board
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