New CHPA Podcast Takes on Issues and Trends in Consumer Healthcare

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Press Releases and Statements | May 3, 2021

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(WASHINGTON, D.C.) — The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) today launched a new podcast — CHPA Chat — providing stories and insights from staff, industry leaders, academics, and healthcare providers about the trends and issues facing the consumer healthcare space.

Hosting the podcast is Anita Brikman, Senior Vice President, Communications & Public Affairs, and Executive Director, CHPA Educational Foundation. Season 1 of CHPA Chat will feature CEOs, policy experts, social media “med-fluencers,” and key industry leaders. The episodes will explore a range of topics such as multicultural marketing; how consumer confidence in personal healthcare products contributed to growth in the self-care aisle; trending policy issues inside-the-Beltway and out in the states; how CHPA plans to engage the new Administration, and much more.

The podcast also spotlights dietary supplements with a “series within a series,” hosted by John Troup, Ph.D., Vice President, Scientific Affairs and Dietary Supplements, CHPA. John speaks with some of the foremost experts on dietary supplements and healthcare policy about the most pressing issues facing this rapidly expanding category.

New CHPA Chat episodes will be available the first Monday of each month with the dietary supplement series episodes posting the third Monday of each month. CHPA Chat is available on all podcast streaming channels. Visit the CHPA Chat page for more information.

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Anita Brikman
Senior Vice President, Communications & Public Affairs, and Executive Director, CHPA Educational Foundation
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John Troup Ph.D.
Vice President, Scientific Affairs and Dietary Supplements

Founded in 1881, the Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) is the national trade association representing the leading manufacturers and marketers of over-the-counter (OTC) medicines, dietary supplements, and consumer medical devices. Every dollar spent by consumers on OTC medicines saves the U.S. healthcare system more than $7, contributing a total of $146 billion in savings each year. CHPA is committed to empowering consumer self-care by preserving and expanding choice and availability of consumer healthcare products.