FORA.tv Speaker - James Greenwood
James C. Greenwood is President and CEO of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) in Washington, D.C., which represents more than 1,100 biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers and related organizations. BIO members are involved in the research and development of health care, agricultural, industrial and environmental biotechnology products. Before joining BIO, Mr. Greenwood represented Pennsylvania's Eighth District in the U.S. House of Representatives.
As a leader on health care issues, he authored numerous bills signed into law including legislation to promote pediatric labeling for pharmaceuticals, reform medical device review and approval, and expand research and establish innovative programs to address traumatic brain injury.
Mr. Greenwood also served six years in the Pennsylvania Senate (1986-1993) and six years in the Pennsylvania General Assembly (1980-86), specializing in health, environment, and children's issues. Mr. Greenwood graduated from Dickinson College in 1973 with a BA in Sociology.
10.05.07 | 01:19:06 min
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