Adriane Fugh-Berman, MD


Adriane Fugh-Berman is a Professor of Pharmacology and Physiology with a joint appointment in the Department of Family Medicine at Georgetown University Medical Center. Dr. Fugh-Berman co-directs the M.S. program in Health and the Public Interest and directs PharmedOut, a research and education project at Georgetown University Medical Center that promotes rational prescribing, exposes the effect of pharmaceutical marketing on prescribing practices and has had a profound impact on prescribers’ perceptions of the adverse consequences of industry marketing. She also directs the Urban Herbs project at GUMC and maintains ecological gardens on the campus.Dr. Fugh-Berman graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine and completed a family medicine internship in the Residency Program in Social Medicine at Montefiore Hospital in the Bronx. Dr. Fugh-Berman has authored many key articles in peer-reviewed literature on the area of industry influence on medicine. Dr. Fugh-Berman lectures internationally and has appeared on 20/20, Nightline, the 1A, the Diane Rehm show, and every major television network.

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