Graduate Highlight: Alumnus Honored as an Injury Prevention Luminary

In November, Robert Dallas (J.D. ’89), of counsel at Casey Gilson PC, was recognized by the Emory Center for Injury Control as one of 20 “Luminaries” for his outstanding service and commitment to violence and injury prevention as the director of the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, a position he held for eight years under… more »

Medical Student Joins HeLP Clinic

Posted On November 26, 2013
Categories CLHS, HeLP

ATLANTA – During the final weeks of her fourth year at Morehouse School of Medicine, Charisma Manley opted to participate in a four week elective rotation with the HeLP Legal Services Clinic at the College of Law. Manley began her undergraduate career intending to pursue careers in both law and medicine. Although she applied to… more »

2013 Health Law Awards

Posted On November 26, 2013
Categories CLHS, Students

ATLANTA – Four health law students were acknowledged for their achievements at the 2013 College of Law Honors Day. “We are proud of the accomplishments of our health law students,” said Charity Scott, director of the Center for Law, Health & Society. “These dedicated students have worked hard and truly earned this recognition.”

Sarah Ketchie… more »

Sylvia Caley Teaches Health Legislation and Advocacy

Posted On November 25, 2013
Categories CLHS, Faculty

ATLANTA – Associate clinical professor Sylvia Caley (J.D. ’89) teaches Health Legislation and Advocacy (HLA), an innovative course that uses law to improve health outcomes and health care service delivery, particularly for low-income children and families.

Caley draws on her early background as a registered nurse working in organ transplantation. Early in her nursing career,… more »

Second Place for Moot Court

Georgia State University College of Law’s Moot Court team was named a runner-up in the National Health Law Moot Court Competition on Nov. 1-2.

The team of Kara Gordon (J.D. ’14), Janelle Alleyne (J.D. ’15), Nirvi Shah (J.D. ’15) and coach Gregory Fosheim (J.D. ’14) competed against teams from the universities of Maryland, Oklahoma and… more »

Center Hosts TEDMED

Posted On November 19, 2013
Categories CLHS, Events

ATLANTA – TedMed is an annual three-day event focused on health and medicine and is known for its provocative programing, including inspirational and innovative short talks and impressive artistic performances.

Simulcasting is offered to nonprofits, government agencies, and academic institutions free of charge through support from partner organizations. This year, the Center for Law, Health… more »

Improvisation Training Gets Thumbs Up from Attorneys, Mediators, Bioethicists

When Debra Gerardi was in law school in the 1990s, she needed a break from the linear, analytical thinking that her law professors emphasized.  “I wanted to use the right side of my brain as well,” reflected Gerardi, who holds multiple degrees in nursing, public health, and law. “On a whim, I took a class… more »

Health Care Leaders Explore Innovative Ways to Address Medical Errors

Posted On November 2, 2013
Categories CLHS, CLHS, Events, News

The conventional view that lawyers and health care providers are adversaries was not the predominant view expressed during a recent convening of Georgia health care leaders over how best to address potential claims over medical errors that cause harm to patients.  Rather, the speakers at an invitation-only workshop for key stakeholders in Georgia’s hospital, physician,… more »