It was such a pleasure speaking with New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author, Patricia Gussin this evening. It was a lot of fun, very informative, and the time went way too quickly! A board certified Family Medicine physician. Patricia Gussin has practiced medicine and has directed medical research in her role as worldwide vice president for a leading healthcare company. She is the former chairman of the board of The University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, a past president of the Drug Information Association, and has served on numerous university advisory boards. She grew up in Grand Rapids, Michigan, studied medicine in Detroit, practiced medicine in Philadelphia, and now splits her time between Longboat Key, Florida, East Hampton, New York, and New Zealand. This subject matter expert, has parlayed her successful career in medicine into a second career as a highly acclaimed, and Bestselling Author of Medical Thrillers. In her latest novel, Dr. Laura Nelson is back in After the Fall, the final installment in the Laura Nelson series.
A tragic accident ends Laura Nelson’s career as a surgeon. After accepting a position as Vice President for Research in a large pharmaceutical company, Laura works to finalize the imminent approval of the company’s groundbreaking new drug. But Jake Harter, a malicious Food and Drug Administration employee, cannot let that happen. He is obsessed with Adawia Abdul, the beautiful Iraqi scientist who discovered the drug. As soon as the drug is approved, Adawia will collect a substantial bonus and reluctantly return to replace her dying father, the lead scientist in Saddam Hussein’s bio-weapon program. As Hussein’s henchmen apply brutal pressure to assure Dr. Abdul’s speedy return to Iraq, Harter uses his influence to stall the drug’s approval. If Laura gets in his way, he will eliminate her as he has her predecessor and his own wife.
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