Thought leader | definition of thought leader by Medical dictionary
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A physician who is respected by his peers or is capable of influencing the way in which they practice medicine and—most importantly to the drug companies that coined the term—the proprietary drugs they prescribe
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McLean has received an Agilent Thought Leader
Award in recognition of his contributions to ion mobility mass spectrometry (IM-MS) focused on advanced applications, including comprehensive biomolecular systems analysis and synthetic and chemical biology.
But now a new phrase and a new intellectual paragon has emerged to command our admiration: The Thought Leader