‘A blow to [STAT’s] credibility’: MD listed as author of op-ed praising drug reps didn’t write it. Ghostwriting/PR influence

[Editor’s note: In response to our reporting, STAT has retracted the flawed op-ed that is the subject of this post and revised its policies on authorship and conflict of interest disclosure in its opinion columns. See here for details.] The physician whom STAT lists as author of a now-retracted op-ed praising the vital role of … Continue reading ‘A blow to [STAT’s] credibility’: MD listed as author of op-ed praising drug reps didn’t write it. Ghostwriting/PR influence