Attorneys Share Wellness Tips

ATLANTA – Practicing attorneys and personal development coaches, Plamen Russev (J.D. ’03) and Jonathan Ware, return Thursday, Feb. 6, to help students master strategies to reduce stress and promote success in law school. They will meet with students to discuss practical changes students have made since the attorneys’ initial visit during fall semester and to… more »

HeLP Reflects on Next 10 Years at Annual Retreat

Every year the partners, staff, faculty, and advisory board chair of the Health Law Partnership (HeLP) gather for a day-long retreat to celebrate the successes of the previous year, identify the challenges ahead, and set goals for the upcoming year.  This year’s retreat was different.  As HeLP approaches its 10th Anniversary in 2014, Sylvia Caley,… more »

Disability Equity Measures

Posted On December 12, 2013
Categories CLHS, Events

ATLANTA – The Center for Law, Health & Society hosted Elizabeth Pendo J.D., Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Law at Saint Louis University School of Law on September 16, 2013.  Pendo presented “Disability Equity Measures: Collecting New Data to Address Disability Disparities in Health Care.” Faculty and students from the College of… more »

Graduate Spotlight: Always Something New

Posted On December 9, 2013
Categories CLHS, Graduates

ATLANTA – Charlotte Combre (J.D. ’97), partner at McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP, focuses her practice on the bread and butter of health law: regulatory and compliance matters of health care organizations.

“When I began practicing, I had no health care experience. I had taken two health care law classes and had spent two summers… more »

SHLA Students Get a Taste of Real World

Posted On December 6, 2013
Categories CLHS, Students

ATLANTA – Ten members of the Student Health Law Association attended the “Fundamentals of Health Care Law,” which was co-sponsored by the Health Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia and the Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia (ICLE). One student was also selected to represent Georgia State Law at the 2013 Health… more »

SHLA Students Volunteer at Homeless Shelter

Posted On December 5, 2013
Categories CLHS, Students

ATLANTA – Throughout the spring semester, Student Health Law Association (SHLA) members participated in a service project benefitting Covenant House Georgia, culminating on Volunteer Day (April 13, 2013) when many student groups at Georgia State University College of Law come together to help in the community.

Covenant House Georgia provides shelter and services for homeless… more »

Point-Counterpoint on Medical Malpractice Litigation

Posted On December 5, 2013
Categories CLHS, Events

ATLANTA – This April, the Student Health Law Association (SHLA) invited pre-eminent Atlanta medical malpractice attorneys R. Clay Milling of Henry Spiegel Milling, LLP and Paul Weathington of Weathington Smith, P.C. for a face-off, sharing stories from the medical malpractice trenches.

Milling provided the perspective of a plaintiff’s attorney. After beginning his legal career with… more »

Nanotechnology and the Law

Posted On December 4, 2013
Categories CLHS, Faculty

ATLANTA – On April 3, assistant professor Yaniv Heled’s Law and Emerging Technologies seminar students toured the Georgia Institute of Technology’s Nanotechnology Research Center (NRC). The visit was hosted by senior research scientist Dr. David Gottfried.

As a leader in nanoscience and nanotechnology research, the NRC provides resources including space, high-tech equipment, and staff with… more »

Graduates Receive First Health Law Certificates

Posted On December 2, 2013
Categories CLHS, Graduates

ATLANTA – The first seven Georgia State University College of Law students graduated with health law certificates this May. The Class of 2013 graduates are: Katrina Carmichael, Evelyn Clark, Rachel Hulkower, Jena Jolissaint, Amy Jurden, Sarah Ketchie, and Joseph Leonard. The health law certificate program was launched in the spring of 2012 and fosters the… more »