Elena Denisova-Schmidt

Lightning Rounds I - Ending Institutional Corruption

"Implementation of Blinded Expert Review in Radiology Malpractice Litigation"
Jeffrey Robinson, Assistant Professor of Radiology, University of Washington; President, Cleareview

"Psychiatry Under the Influence: Institutional Corruption, Social Injury, and Prescriptions for Reform"
Robert Whitaker, freelance journalist
Lisa Cosgrove, Clinical Psychologist and Professor, University of Massachusetts, Boston

"Rootstriking Pharmaceutical Corruption of Research, Medical Knowledge, and Practice"
Donald Light...

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Corruption at Universities is a Common Disease for Russia and Ukraine

by Elena Denisova-Schmidt, Elvira Leontyeva and Yaroslav Prytula

Russia and Ukraine might not have common views on foreign policy or their own geographical borders today, but what they do have in common is a problem with endemic corruption in their countries. The higher education system is one of the areas suffering from this problem.... Read more about Corruption at Universities is a Common Disease for Russia and Ukraine

Informal Business Practices in the Russian Pharmaceutical Sector

by Elena Denisova-Schmidt

In spite of the financial crisis and its consequences, Russia still remains a potentially attractive market, presenting some promising investment opportunities with the potential for dynamic growth in sales and profits. But foreign investors might be faced with several significant challenges while working in Russia, because informal practices—the spoken and unspoken understandings that complement or sometimes even contradict official procedures—often prevail over formal rules and laws.

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