In October 2010, Professor Leslie E. Wolf traveled to Shanghai, China to present at the Symposium on Advanced Biotechnologies & Instrumentation (SABI) conference. This two-day international conference and exhibition brought together researchers and industry representatives and focused on advanced biotechnologies, instrumentation, and equipment. There were over 100 attendees from Asia, Europe, and the Americas.
In keeping… more »
The Indiana University Press has just published Professor Paul A. Lombardo’s newest book: A Century of Eugenics in America: From the Indiana Experiment to the Human Genome Era.
The book grew out of a symposium funded by the National Institutes of Health to study the Ethical Legal and Social Implications of Genetic Research on the… more »
Professors Wendy F. Hensel and Leslie E. Wolf have been presenting their paper, “Playing God: The Legality of Plans Restricting People with Disabilities from Scarce Resources in Public Health Emergencies,” in numerous forums nationally and internationally. The paper considers protocols published by physician groups to guide allocation of scarce resources, such as ventilators, during a… more »
The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues has appointed Georgia State University Law ProfessorPaul A. Lombardo as a senior advisor. The 13-member commission is charged with advising President Obama on the bioethical, legal and social issues that arise in the context of biomedicine and related areas of science and technology.
Lombardo, who… more »
The Atlanta Legal Aid Society has initiated the Randall L. Hughes Lifetime Commitment to Legal Services Award. Hughes, for whom the award is named, is a Faculty Fellow in the Center for Law, Health & Society at Georgia State University’s College of Law. A prominent health law attorney in Atlanta who is Of Counsel with Bryan… more »
The First Annual World Congress of Forensics – “From Evidence to Verdict” – took place in Dalian, China on October 21-23, 2010. The conference showcased a variety of programs in the field of forensic science and attracted more than 400 participants from around the world. The event brought together forensic medicine experts, toxicologists, forensic scientists,… more »
Rebecca Polinsky (formerly Propst, class of 2007) has joined the Advisory Council of Healthcare Without Walls (HWW), a comprehensive community-based program seeking to establish a medical home for homeless children.
Healthcare Without Walls is a collaboration among theInstitute for the Study of Disadvantage and Disability(ISDD), the Department of Pediatrics at the Morehouse School… more »
Emily F. Suski, LLM, MSW, JD, joined the HeLP Legal Services Clinic as a Clinical Supervising Attorney in July 2010. Her work with the Clinic is funded by a generous two-year grant from the Kresge Foundation.
Suski brings extensive previous experience working with in-house, live-client law school clinics. From 2004 to 2006, she was a… more »