Full Committee Hearing

Drug Shortages: Examining Supply Challenges, Impacts, and Policy Solutions from a Federal Health Program Perspective

Date: Tuesday, December 5, 2023 Time: 10:00 AM Location: 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building

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Member Statements

  1.  Ron Wyden (D - OR)
  2.  Mike Crapo (R - ID)


  1. Inmaculada Hernandez, PharmD., Ph.D.
    Professor, Division of Clinical Pharmacy, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
    University of California, San Diego
    La Jolla , CA
  2. Marta E. Wosińska, Ph.D.
    Senior Fellow, Schaeffer Initiative on Health Policy
    The Brookings Institution
    Washington , DC
  3. Allan Coukell
    Senior Vice President of Public Policy
    Civica Rx
    Lehi , UT
  4. Jason Westin, MD, MS, FACP
    Director, Lymphoma Clinical Research Program, Section Chief, Aggressive Lymphoma, Department of Lymphoma & Myeloma,
    M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
    Houston , TX

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Senate Committee on Finance
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