Greenville, S.C. (January 23, 2014) – Dr. Rodney Lopez, Director of Government Affairs and Public Policy at Merck Pharmaceutical, will be the featured speaker for the University Business Association (UBA) Jan. 27 at 6 p.m. in Stratton Hall on the Bob Jones University campus.
Lopez attended medical school at Universidad Autonoma de Santo Domingo where he received his MD and began working in the pharmaceutical industry. He then gained an interest in the public policy side of health care and international affairs.
Lopez served on a foreign trade committee where he worked with ambassadors from various countries to open doors for international pharmaceutical trade. In his current position, he works to get new medication into foreign countries by handling all the public policy and governmental trade issues.
Members of the community are encouraged to attend.