January 01, 2007 - MM&M - Medical Marketing and Media

Print Issue: January 01, 2007

Wiley, Blackwell to merge forces

John Wiley & Sons joins the dozen or so largest medical publishers with its acquisition of Blackwell Publishing, with scientific and medical titles comprising more than half of its business.

Dingell promises drug safety oversight

The new Democratic leadership is poised to conduct more oversight of the Bush administration in 2007, particularly on issues involving Medicare Part D and the FDA, according to House Committee on Energy and Commerce incoming chairman John Dingell (D-MI).

AAFP hires Hanaway to succeed Melton

The American Academy of Family Physicians has named ex-Ascend publisher Stephanie Hanaway to lead its titles, taking over for Joetta Melton, who is retiring.