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Former CEO of Daiichi Sankyo to Lecture at Rose Hill

Contact: Joanna Klimaski
(212) 636-7175

The former president and CEO of Japanese pharmaceutical giant Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. will speak at Fordham on developing trends in healthcare.

Joseph Pieroni, GSAS ’71, will present “Globalization of Healthcare: Dynamics of Innovation, Profitability and Social Responsibility.”

Thursday, Dec. 8
4 p.m.
Flom Auditorium, William D. Walsh Family Library
Rose Hill campus

Pieroni’s lecture aims to familiarize the audience with today’s globalizing healthcare environment. He will explain how the industry is shaped by its constituents, including patients, doctors, governments and multinational institutions such as the World Health Organization.

In addition, Pieroni will discuss the challenges of reimbursing innovation within the industry in light of the need to make healthcare accessible and affordable.

Pieroni has more than 35 years of experience working for such firms as Sandoz, Lederle, Merck and Parke-Davis. He earned a master’s degree in organic chemistry from Fordham and an M.B.A. from Rutgers. He serves on the boards of the Healthcare Institute of New Jersey and the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America.

The lecture is open to the Fordham community, and is co-sponsored by the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and the International Political Economy and Development program.

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Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 15,100 students in its four undergraduate colleges and its six graduate and professional schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre at Heythrop College in the United Kingdom.

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