Pharmaceutical Achievers

April 01, 2003

JUST PUBLISHED! Pharmaceutical Achievers by Mary Ellen Bowden, Amy Beth Crow, and Tracy Sullivan This biographical collection highlights individuals who made outstanding achievements in the arenas of pharmaceuticals and biotechnology.

Pharmaceutical Achievers presents chronologically the major directions of pharmaceutical research and, in their historical context, the breakthroughs in treating various diseases. It concludes with a look at tomorrow's medicines. This work is particularly useful in the classroom, where its accounts of challenges and triumphs may inspire students to consider careers that support pharmaceutical research and development. 2003. xii + 214 pp, bibl, index Paper, 8.5 ¥ 11, ISBN 0-941901-30-0 $30.00 (Teachers: Ship to your school's address and pay only $15.00.)

Pharmaceutical Achievers Modules In conjunction with Pharmaceutical Achievers, CHF's Beckman Center for the History of Chemistry has created a series of online educational modules. The modules, which include such topics as "Aspirin Adventures" and "Antibiotics in Action", contain readings, laboratory and pencil-and-paper activities, and instructions for teachers on using them in the classroom. Free Access Online! Visit www.chemheritage.org-click on "Educational Services" and follow the links!
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