ATLANTA -The Student Health Law Association (SHLA) volunteered at the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s first-ever “Run For Your Heart” event on September 17. Consisting of a 5K race and a 1-mile “fun run” for the younger participants, the event was an exciting day for runners and volunteers alike. SHLA members happily cheered on the many… more »
ATLANTA – Associate Clinical Professors Lisa Bliss and Sylvia Caley traveled to Spain to present at the 6th Worldwide Conference of the Global Alliance for Justice Education (GAJE) and the 9th International Journal of Clinical Legal Education (IJCLE) Conference, held jointly at Universitat De Valencia, Valencia, Spain. The Medical Champion for the Health Law Partnership (HeLP), Dr.… more »
ATLANTA – Professors Leslie Wolf and Jonathan Todres were each named recipients of the College of Law’s annual Patricia T. Morgan Award for Outstanding Faculty Scholarship. Established to recognize faculty excellence in scholarly research, the award was named in memory of one of the faculty’s most prolific scholars. Recipients receive a $12,500 summer research grant… more »
ATLANTA – The HeLP Legal Services Clinic continues to expand the interdisciplinary nature of the learning experience it provides to law and other professional students. The newest graduate student to join the Clinic is Britney Bennett, JD, who is pursuing a Master of Public Health at Georgia State University’s Institute of Public Health (IPH).
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ATLANTA – The clients of the HeLP Legal Services Clinic face a multitude of challenges that affect the health and well-being of their children. Not all of those problems can be solved through medical care or legal advocacy, however. It takes expertise from other disciplines to provide a more holistic set of services to address… more »
ATLANTA – U.S. researchers who knowingly breached medical ethics by infecting Guatemalans with sexually transmitted diseases in the 1940s without informing them of the risks preyed upon the country’s vulnerable populations, said a Georgia State University law professor who’s a senior advisor to the presidential commission investigating the study.
“I think this is going to… more »
ATLANTA — Professor Jonathan Todres was invited to speak recently at the University of Queensland T.C. Beirne School of Law in Brisbane, Australia. In early August, he presented a paper on human trafficking to the law school faculty and members of the community.The paper explored human rights, public health, and international development perspectives on the… more »
ATLANTA – Professor Leslie Wolf spoke at the annual conference for the Association for Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP) in Washington, DC, in April.
AAHRPP is an independent, non-profit accrediting body that seeks to promote high quality research by strengthening human research protection programs. Its annual conference brings together people from government, academia,… more »
ATLANTA – On April 25, the Center for Law, Health & Society at Georgia State University College of Law hosted University of Washington Professor, Anna Mastroianni for a presentation on legislation concerning apologies when medical errors occur.
ATLANTA – Professor Leslie Wolf returned to her alma mater, Harvard Law School, to speak at a conference on the legal and ethical challenges resulting from globalization of healthcare. The conference was sponsored by the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics.
Wolf and her co-author, Aaron Levine, Assistant Professor at Georgia Tech’s School… more »