U. of Pennsylvania Absolves Psychiatry Chairman of Ghostwriting Complaint

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Amy Gutmann, president of the U. of Pennsylvania, was chairman of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues while the university reviewed a ghostwriting complaint against the chairman of its psychiatry department.
February 29, 2012

The University of Pennsylvania has concluded that the chairman of its psychiatry department and a colleague let their names be listed among the authors reviewing a medicine in a journal article that was actually written by the drug's manufacturer.

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