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Webster Presents Seminar, Joins Task Force

The School of Pharmacy’s Dr. Andy Webster participated in the Austin Peay University visiting scientist seminar. Invited by the department of chemistry, Webster presented a seminar to faculty and senior chemistry majors titled “After Market Manipulations of Pharmaceutical Products.” The talk gave the students insight into the FDA drug approval process and the utilization of pharmaceutical chemistry to manipulate and enhance after market pharmaceutical products. In addition, Webster recently began serving on the Tennessee Task Force for Drug Diversion. The Task Force, which is comprised of law enforcement (TBI and DEA), state board of pharmacy representatives, practitioners and educators, is charged with eradicating the growing menace of illegally obtaining prescription medication, primarily controlled substances.