Say Goodbye To Dr. Jarvik As He and His Stunt Double Row Into The Sunset

Say Goodbye To Dr. Jarvik As He and His Stunt Double Row Into The Sunset

Weary of all the “fake rowing” controversy, Pfizer has canned Dr. Robert Jarvik (the inventor of the Jarvik artificial heart) as a spokesperson for their blockbuster cholesterol drug, Lipitor.

Congress Asks Pfizer: Why Did You Have A Stunt Double Row For Dr. Jarvik ?

Congress Asks Pfizer: Why Did You Have A Stunt Double Row For Dr. Jarvik ?

Congress has been asking some tough questions while wearing their serious faces about why Dr. Robert Jarvik (inventor of the Jarvik artificial heart) is shilling Lipitor when he’s not actually licensed to practice medicine.

Congress Asks Pfizer: Why Is Dr. Jarvik Qualified To Pitch Lipitor?

Congress Asks Pfizer: Why Is Dr. Jarvik Qualified To Pitch Lipitor?

Dr. Robert Jarvik is the inventor of the Jarvik artificial heart, right? You know that because he’s the pitch-man for Lipitor, a heavily advertised cholesterol drug. Have you ever stopped to ask yourself why inventing an artificial heart qualifies the man to pitch a drug?