Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Improving Drug Safety with Dr. Charles Bennett


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Improving Drug Safety


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Featuring
Dr. Charles Bennett
Smartstate Endowed Chair in Medication Safety & Efficacy
University of South Carolina


When
Tuesday, June 11th

6:00pm-7:30pm

Where

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711 Saluda Ave. Columbia, SC 29205


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Improving Drug Safety with Dr. Charles Bennett
Join us at Science Cafe
EngenuitySC's popular networking event and lecture series continues this June as we pay tribute to National Safety Month and Prescription Drug Overdose Prevention Week.  We will be raising our glasses with Dr. Charles Bennett, Smartstate Endowed Chair in Medication Safety & Efficacy and founder of RADAR, which investigates and disseminates information about adverse drug and device reactions.
Join us for the ninth installment of our Year of the Smartstate series where Dr. Bennett will discuss his current work toward preventing adverse drug events and improving medication safety.  

Come grab a drink in one of our smart-looking Science Cafe pint glasses, and mix and mingle with fellow science-oriented Columbians. 
Get excited, get your questions - And join us!




Dr. Charles Bennett, Smartstate
Endowed Chair in Medication Safety and Efficacy 


Dr. Bennett is the SmartState Endowed Chair in Medication Safety and Efficacy at the University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy. A hematologist and oncologist, Dr. Bennett’s research focuses on ways to make drug information more consumer-friendly and creating new training tools for healthcare providers.

Dr. Bennett has first-hand experience with commercializing technology and starting new companies. In 1998, he founded internationally known RADAR (Research on Adverse Drug events And Reports), which investigates and disseminates information about adverse drug and device reactions. During the last decade, the company’s work has identified potentially fatal and previously unreported side effects associated with more than 40 drugs. 
Dr. Bennett has also had a well-supported career, receiving more than $4.2 million in federal research grants. To learn more about Dr. Bennett, visit smartstatesc.org/charles-bennett   

Learn more about Dr. Charles Bennett's background and register for the event at engenuitysc.com/sciencecafe.  






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