Capitol Reflections

Jonathan Javitt

Story Plant hardcover 

ISBN: 978-0977954537

Fiction Studio Books e-book

ISBN: 978-0977954537

Publication date: January 29, 2008

380 pages

WHAT PEOPLE SAY

"If you can read only one book this summer, it should be Capitol Reflections, the new thriller by Dr. Jonathan Javitt. Not only is this gripping novel almost impossible to put down, but it illustrates potentially vital problems with the safety of America's food supply."

— New York Post

A series of inexplicable and deadly seizures has come to the attention of the FDA’s Dr. Gwen Maulder after her best friend, a New York lawyer, falls victim—along with a number of other young professionals.

Maulder can’t seem to get a hold on the cause of the puzzling deaths, but her investigation is raising alarms in the corporate world and threatening a senator with a chilling secret. Even her superiors are pushing her to back off, despite the mounting death toll. With the help of her ex-Secret Service husband and an intrepid journalist, she’s determined to uncover what sort of ruthless conspiracy may lie at the heart of this threat—even if it means putting her own life on the line . . .

Written by an epidemiologist who has served multiple presidential administrations, this is a frightening, action-packed thriller with “a nice twist at the end” (Publishers Weekly).

About the Author...

A physician with a background in drug development, information technology, health economics, outcomes research, and public health. Dr. Javitt is currently Founder, Chairman, and CEO of NeuroRx, Inc. Founder of health information technology companies that have merged with Siemens, Inc., United Health Group, Inc., and Aetna, Inc. Presidential Appointee in the Bush and Clinton administrations.

Those roles in the Bush '41, Clinton, and Bush '43 administrations related to health care and national security. Appointed by President Bush to Chair Health Committee of President's Information Technology Advisory Committee (PITAC). Their report, Revolutionizing Health Care through Information Technology created the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT. Served as Special Employee of Undersecretary of Defense and continues to serve as a senior fellow in National Security Health Policy Center of the Potomac Institute.

Previous expert consultant to the World Bank, the National Institutes of Health, the Health Care Financing Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, and the ministries of health of United Kingdom, Sweden, Australia, Japan, and the Netherlands.

Author of more than 200 publications related to health care delivery and seven U.S. patents. He authored the first book on computers in medicine and has published more than 200 scientific works in peer-reviewed journals. His first novel, Capitol Reflections, was published by Sterling and Ross, to critical acclaim.

 

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