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Thomas O. McGarity

  • Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long Endowed Chair in Administrative Law
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Bending Science: How Special Interests Corrupt Public Health Research

Using alarming stories drawn from the public record, The University of Texas law professors Thomas O. McGarity and Wendy Wagner describe how advocates for special interests employ a range of devious tactics to manipulate or suppress research on potential human health hazards.


UT Law news, “New book by professors Thomas McGarity and Wendy Wagner reveals efforts by special interests to manipulate public health research”

Read an excerpt from the book online

Press release from Harvard University Press

Book review by Kenneth E. Warner

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Thomas O. McGarity

Work (512) 232-1384

Fax (512) 471-6988

Office: JON 5.252
The University of Texas at Austin
727 E Dean Keeton Street
Austin, TX 78705

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Dottie M. Lee
(512) 232-1327

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