Dr. Kessler, Congressman Price & Mayo Clinic Headline Inaugural MDPA
Former FDA Commissioner David Kessler, current Georgia Congressman Tom Price and Dr.
Donald Hensrud of Mayo Clinic are scheduled as keynote speakers at the inaugural Marketing
Disease Prevention in America (MDPA) National Conference, October 19-21, 2010, in Atlanta,
Florham Park, NJ (PRWEB) May 10, 2010 -- DTC Perspectives, Inc., the leading conference, training and
publishing company for direct-to-consumer (DTC), over-the-counter (OTC), and healthcare product consumer
marketing, today announced three keynote speakers scheduled for the first annual Marketing Disease Prevention
in America (MDPA) National Conference, October 19-21, 2010, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel at Ravinia, in Atlanta,
Georgia. The speakers include Dr. David Kessler, pediatrician and former Commissioner of the Food and Drug
Administration (FDA), Congressman Tom Price, orthopedic surgeon and current House Representative of
Georgia’s 6th District, as well as Dr. Donald Hensrud, Chair, Division of Preventive, Occupational, and
Aerospace Medicine of Mayo Clinic.
The Marketing Disease Prevention in America (MDPA) National Conference is designed to bring together a wide
spectrum of industries and organizations to discuss the numerous preventable health issues currently facing
Americans. The goal of the first annual MDPA National Conference is to unite the top minds from the
pharmaceutical, over-the-counter, medical device, and diet and exercise industries together with established
academics, non-profit organizations, and government agencies to discuss and determine the most ethical and
effective practices in marketing disease prevention.
With such a great number of Americans suffering from obesity and obesity related diseases, such as heart disease
and/or diabetes, the first annual MDPA conference will focus mainly on this national health epidemic. Americans
suffering from obesity related diseases are concerned, more than ever, with paying for their med