Big Pharma Debate at the Oxford Union

  • Event Start: 20th October 2016, 9:30pm
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RANDOM BALLOT FOR DINNER & DRINKS WITH THE GUEST SPEAKERS (Deadline - Tue, 18th (11.59am): 7.45 PM - Emergency Debate (Motion TBC) 8.30 PM - Main Debate "This House Believes Big Pharma Prioritises Profits Over Patients" PROPOSITION: Alan Petri: 2nd Year History & Politics undergraduate from LMH, and a member of the Secretary's Committee. Sir Richard Thompson KCVO: Former physician to the Queen, he was President of the Royal College of Physicians in London. He specialises in nutritional gastroenterology Mark Baum: Founder and CEO of Imprimis Pharmaceuticals, he has also served as President and CEO of Access Power Inc. and founded The Baum Law Firm, serving as its Principal Attorney. OPPOSITION: Laalithya Vadlamani: 2nd Year E&M student from Trinity College, and current member of the Standing Committee. She is also President of the Oxford Majlis Asian Society. James Greenwood: A former representative of Pennsylvania's 8th Congressional District, he served in the US House of Representatives for 6 terms. In 2004 he became the President and CEO of the Biotechnology Industry Organization. Dr Ken Powell: Chairman of ReViral, a UK biotech company, he also founded Arrow Therapeutics, which was acquired by AstraZeneca for $150 million.