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Lyceum Society: Here's to Your Health—Using Medications Wisely and Well

Lyceum Society: Here's to Your Health—Using Medications Wisely and Well

Thursday, October 21, 2004

The New York Academy of Sciences

Presented By

Presented by the Lyceum Society


Speaker: Margaret Anne Reilly, Nathan S. Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research

Medications, from aspirin for a headache to multiple drug regimens for control of hypertension or heart failure, do much to enhance the quality and length of our lives. Medications can also have significant risk for adverse effects. We need much knowledge and awareness in order to be effective participants in our own health care.

Margaret Reilly, Phd began her career as Sr. Laboratory Technician at Sloan-Kettering Institute. She is currently a Research Scientist at the Nathan S. Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research. She also teaches Pharmacology at the Mercy College Graduate Nursing Program in Dobbs Ferry, as well Concordia College/Mt. Vernon Hospital School of Nursing and the Phillips Beth Israel School of Nursing.

She is Secretary/Treasurer, Histamine Research Society of North America, Book Review Editor, Magazine of the Association for Women in Science.

She is a prolific writer in her field, the author of a pharmacology text, and many chapter to books in the field. She has written over 40 research publications in peer-reviewed journals, including Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, British Journal of Pharmacology, and European Journal of Pharmacology. She has presented over 40 papers at national meetings of the Federation of American Soc. for Experimental Biology, Am Soc for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics