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Review of Chasing Medical Miracles by Anthropologist Joan C. Stevenson

Icon Written by Alex on August 11, 2011 – 10:03 am

Anytime you get a review in which the reviewer says, “I could not put this book down,” it’s a good day. When that praise comes from an anthropologist and is followed with, “This book is a must read for those contemplating volunteering for a clinical trial (advice in the Afterward), and it also provides discussion […]

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New, Exciting … New!

Icon Written by Alex on January 18, 2011 – 10:10 am

My website changes are now compete. I know, breathless, ain’t it.

When I first set up this site it was to promote Chasing Medical Miracles. Now it’s morphed into a grab bag of content that, it appears, is promoting me. Which is odd because I’m a reticent self-promoter. I hear, however, that self-promotion is necessary and vital to achieving success not only as a writer but as a human being. (Sorry, hard to say that with a straight face.)

OK. These are the changes. Enjoy. Or not. Either way, send feedback regarding the pictures, the tone, the colors, the flow, the chi, the gestalt, the raison d’etre.

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Paperback of Chasing Medical Miracles due May 25; first novel out in August

Icon Written by Alex on May 9, 2010 – 5:11 pm

The paperback of Chasing Medical Miracles is due out on May 25. There is a newly written foreword about swine flu and the clinical trials process for that. I will excerpt that foreword on this site this week and in the days leading up to the release of the paperback.

Also in August my first novel, Bad Day for the Home Team, will be released by Zumaya Books. The book is about how a very average man in Sierra Vista, Arizona walks into a pizza place, shoots and kills 30 people, then kills himself. He comes back as a ghost and tries to figure out why he did what he did while a cop, his brother, and a reporter try to also unravel the mystery of “Why he done it?”

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Clinical Trials News – May 14, 2009

Icon Written by Alex on May 14, 2009 – 9:30 am

Globalized Clinical Trials and Informed Consent – New England Journal of Medicine (subscription) – MA, USA – The increasing globalization of clinical research trials calls for more effective ethical and legal rules to protect both research subjects and scientific …

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