Ken Harvey

Dr Ken Harvey is a public health physician with a particular interest in medicines policy. He was a member of the expert group that drafted the World Health Organization "Ethical Criteria for Medicinal Drug Promotion". He has been a member of the Pharmaceutical Health and Rational use of Medicines (PHARM) Committee that formulated the quality use of medicines pillar of Australian medicines policy. He recently served on Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) Transparency Review Panel, the government Working Group on Promotion of Therapeutic Products and the TGA Working Group on Regulatory Reform of Complementary Medicines. Dr Harvey has been awarded life membership of CHOICE (the Australia Consumer's Association) for services to the consumer movement, is Chair of the Governing Council, Health Action International, Asia Pacific and currently holds the position of Adjunct Associate Professor, School of Public Health, La Trobe University.