About

Allan Coukell

Allan Coukell

  • Senior Director
  • Drugs and Medical Devices,
  • The Pew Charitable Trusts

Profile

Allan Coukell is Pew’s senior director for drugs and medical devices, overseeing the initiatives related to drug and medical device innovation and safety, medical conflicts-of-interest, the pharmaceutical supply chain, pharmacy compounding, antibiotics, prescription drug abuse, FDA and specialty drugs, as well as other efforts related to health costs and care delivery.

Prior to joining Pew, he practiced as a clinical pharmacist in oncology at the London Health Sciences Center and Ontario Regional Cancer Center, served as a senior medical writer and editor with the medical journal publisher Adis International, and covered health and science as a reporter and producer for WBUR (NPR) in Boston and Radio New Zealand. He is Vice Chair of the Medical Device Innovation Consortium and a board member of the Reagan Udall Foundation for the FDA. He served previously as consumer representative on the FDA’s Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee.

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