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How Scientific Journals and Societies Use Embargoes to Manipulate the Flow of Scientific Information

11/02/10     Madison, WI

Ivan Oransky, M.D., an AHCJ board member and executive editor of Reuters Health, will visit the University of Wisconsin-Madison as biomedical writer in residence.

While on campus, Oransky will meet with students, visit classes and give a public talk entitled "This Talk Is Not Embargoed: How Scientific Journals and Societies Use Embargoes to Manipulate the Flow of Scientific Information."

The talk is scheduled for 4 p.m. on Nov. 2 at Memorial Union. Check "Today in the Union" for a room listing.

Oransky will present grand rounds Friday, Nov. 5 at the university's School of Medicine and Public Health.

That talk, "Health News Coverage: Just How Bad It Is, Why It Matters, And What Doctors Can Do About It" is set for 8 a.m. in the auditorium of the William S. Middleton Veterans Administration Hospital.