Big Pharma, Corruption, Medical Research & Your Health
BIG PHARMA Peter Rost, MD, worked in medical advertising before moving into the pharmaceutical and biotech industry in 1992. Among the positions he has held are Vice President for Marketing in the Women’s Healthcare Division at Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Vice President for Marketing and Endocrine Care at the Swedish pharmaceutical and biotechnological company Pharmacia, and Vice President for Marketing at multinational pharmaceutical giant Pfizer. Rost turned whistleblower on the entire pharmaceutical industry after becoming concerned about unethical, illegal, and even criminal practices he’d observed at Wyeth and Pfizer .
Published in 2006, The Whistleblower: Confessions of a Healthcare Hitman is his insider’s exposé of the pharmaceutical industry. Amazon’s description of the book: A number of books critical of the pharmaceutical industry have recently been published, but none has been an exposé written by a senior executive of one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies. The Whistleblower is at once an unmasking of