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Charity Scott takes on new leadership roles

Posted On July 23, 2012
Categories CLHS, Faculty

ATLANTA – Charity Scott, Catherine C. Henson Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Law, Health & Society, has joined leadership in two national associations. She has joined the Board of Directors of the American Society of Law, Medicine, and Ethics (ASLME) and has been appointed as a Section Councilor in a new… more »

Faculty Participate in Annual Health Law Professors Conference

Posted On July 12, 2012
Categories CLHS, Faculty

ATLANTA – Six faculty members, two faculty fellows, and one academic professional from Georgia State University College of Law attended the 35th Annual Health Law Professors Conference, which was held June 7-9, 2012, in Phoenix, Arizona. The conference was co-hosted by the American Society of Law Medicine & Ethics, the Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor… more »

Wolf Participates in HIV Disclosure Summit

Posted On July 12, 2012
Categories CLHS, Faculty

In June, Professor Leslie Wolf participated in a Disclosure Summit in Washington, DC sponsored by the Disclosure Workgroup formed by two existing federal advisory bodies, the Presidential Advisory Committee on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Advisory Committee on HIV, Viral Hepatitis, and STD… more »

Why the Gray Matters: The Relationship Between Law and Ethics

Posted On July 12, 2012
Categories CLHS, Students

By Jane “Danny” Vincent, 3L

[NOTE: This essay is the author's final reflection paper on her experiences in an independent study project she undertook with Professor Paul Lombardo in the spring semester 2012, during which she had the opportunity to shadow Grady Health System's medical ethicist, Jason Lesandrini. For a news story about this project,… more »

Law Students Shadow Grady Health System Medical Ethicist

Posted On July 12, 2012
Categories CLHS, Students

ATLANTA – Health law students at Georgia State University College of Law clamor to enroll in Professor Paul Lombardo’s courses on bioethics, genetics, and mental health. While all his courses elicit active discussion and engagement with cutting-edge topics, Lombardo felt there was still a need for students to experience how critical decisions about ethical dilemmas are actually… more »

Nelson Mullins Funds Summer Intern to Work with HeLP

Posted On July 12, 2012
Categories CLHS, HeLP

ATLANTA – Nelson Mullins Riley and Scarborough LLP awarded Atlanta Legal Aid funds for a summer internship for Samuel Park, a rising 3L with Georgia State University College of Law. Park will work with the Health Law Partnership (HeLP), a medical-legal partnership among the Atlanta Legal Aid Society (ALAS), Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, and the… more »

Debunking the Myth That 20% of Human Genes Are Patented

Posted On June 19, 2012
Categories CLHS, Events

ATLANTA – On February 23, 2012, the Center for Law, Health & Society and the Intellectual Property Law Society hosted University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law Associate Professor Christopher Holman, PhD, JD. “Professor Holman’s research focuses on cutting edge issues in the interface between biotechnology and patent law,” said Georgia State University College of Law Professor Yaniv… more »

Reflections on My Semester with HeLP

Posted On June 19, 2012
Categories CLHS, HeLP

The Health Law Partnership (HeLP) serves as a practicum site for the Master of Arts in Bioethics program at Emory University. For the spring semester, I worked with HeLP for my 150-hour service learning practicum, under the supervision of Professor Sylvia Caley, who is the Director of HeLP and co-Director of the HeLP Legal Services… more »

Confronting the Challenges of Disruptive Technologies

Posted On June 7, 2012
Categories CLHS, Faculty

ATLANTA – DNA sequencing and testing, nanotechnology-based medical therapies, autonomous vehicles, renewable energies, and asteroid mining were just some of the areas of technological development covered in the Law & Emerging Technologies seminar, which was offered at Georgia State University College of Law for the first time during the Spring 2012 semester and taught by… more »