Patients' and Consumers' Working Party elects new co-chair

News 08/09/2010

08/09/2010 – The Human Scientific Committees' Working Party with Patients' and Consumers' Organisations (PCWP) has elected Lise Murphy as its new co-chair at today's meeting.

Ms Murphy has been a member of the PCWP since 2007, representing the European Organisation for Rare Diseases (EURORDIS). She will co-chair the Working Party for the next three years, together with Isabelle Moulon, Head of the Medical Information Sector at the European Medicines Agency. Dr Moulon has been renominated as co-chair for a further three-year term by the Agency's Executive Director, Thomas Lönngren.

Ms Murphy replaces Nikos Dedes, whose mandate as co-chair of the PCWP has come to an end. The Agency thanks Mr Dedes for his contribution to the PCWP's work over the past three years.

The PCWP was established in 2005. It provides recommendations to the Agency and its human scientific committees on all matters of interest to patients and consumers in relation to medicines.

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