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Adriane Fugh-Berman, MD

by Jasmine Batchelor

January 8, 2018

Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Physiology and Department of Family Medicine, Georgetown University Medical Center

The primary areas of research for Dr. Fugh-Berman are pharmaceutical marketing practices and the culture of medicine. She directs PharmedOut, a Georgetown-based project that advances evidence-based prescribing and educates healthcare professionals about pharmaceutical marketing practices. Dr Fugh Berman also studies the benefits and risks of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), especially herbs and dietary supplements. She has a particular interest in herb-drug interactions. Dr. Fugh-Berman maintains medicinal herb gardens on the Georgetown campus, and directs the Urban Herbs project.