Duramed Named Presenting Sponsor of Pac-10 Women's Golf Championship

April 17, 2009

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WALNUT CREEK, Calif. -- The Pacific-10 Conference announced today that Duramed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. will be the presenting sponsor of the 2009 Pac-10 Women's Golf Championship taking place April 24-26 at the Stanford Golf Course on the campus of Stanford University. Fans can also follow the Championship live via the internet at the Conference's official website at www.pac-10.org.

Duramed Pharmaceuticals, an innovator in women's healthcare pharmaceutical products, focuses its product development and marketing activities on products for women.

'We are proud to be associated with the Pac-10 Women's Golf Championship presented by Duramed,' said Abby Pearson, Senior Marketing Manager at Duramed Pharmaceuticals. 'Pac-10 Women's Golf and, in particular the Pac-10 Women's Golf Championship, celebrates the continuing excellence of Pac-10 Conference female student-athletes. This partnership brings together two powerful forces committed to women and will enable us to highlight that commitment, as well as to reinforce our message of the importance of female healthcare.'

'Duramed is a great partner for the Pac-10 Women's Golf Championship because of the company's history of commitment to women and women's health,' said Tom Hansen, Commissioner of the Pacific-10 Conference. 'Following its commitment to the Duramed FUTURES Tour, this partnership with the Conference demonstrates the next logical step of Duramed's support for women's golf by providing more opportunity for growth of the sport.'

The 2009 Pac-10 Women's Golf Championship presented by Duramed features all 10 member institutions - Arizona, Arizona State, California, Oregon, Oregon State, Stanford, UCLA, USC, Washington and Washington State. Five of the teams are ranked among the top 20 in the nation heading into the final week of regular-season competition. Pac-10 women's golf has produced some of the world's best women's golfers, including Candie Kung, Loren Ochoa and Annika Sorenstam. Most recently, USC claimed the 2008 NCAA Championship crown.

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