Graduate Returns to Teach

Samantha Johnson (J.D. ’03, M.B.A./ M.H.A ’14) returned to the College of Law this summer in a new role – that of professor. Johnson is senior associate general counsel for Grady Health System, where she advises, counsels, and educates hospital employees and medical staff regarding the legal aspects of patient care, ethics, human resources, compliance,… more »

New IRS Rules for Tax-Exempt Hospitals Inadequate, Fuse Brown Says

ATLANTA – Recently issued new Internal Revenue Service (IRS) rules for tax-exempt, typically nonprofit, hospitals designed to help protect patients from health care financial burdens are inadequate and need further legal reform, Georgia State University College of Law Assistant Professor Erin C. Fuse Brown says.

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Making a Difference in the Lives of Georgians

In April, Rachel King (J.D. ’09) returned to the Georgia Department of Community Health as executive director of the Office of Health Planning. Previously she served as general counsel for the Department of Human Services, where she provided legal guidance to the commissioner while also supervising a team of attorneys in addressing legal matters related to core business… more »

Patricia Zettler Enhances Health Law with Regulatory Science Background

Associate professor of law Patricia J. Zettler brings her expertise in the regulation of medicine, biotechnology and biomedical research to the College of Law.

Lytton Applies Interdisciplinary Expertise to Teaching

Distinguished University Professor and Professor of Law Timothy D. Lytton has a longstanding interest in the public policy implications… more »

Timothy Lytton Applies Interdisciplinary Expertise to Teaching 

Distinguished University Professor and Professor of Law Timothy D. Lytton has a longstanding interest in the public policy implications of tort litigation. He’ll expand that interest by teaching Administrative Law, Torts, Products Liability and Legislation & Statutory Interpretation at Georgia State Law.

Zettler Brings Reulatory Science Background To College… more »

Professors Speak at Experiential Learning Conference

Professors Courtney Anderson, Jessica Gabel Cino, and Leslie Wolf, with the Center for Law, Health & Society, along with professor Nicole Iannarone, presented “Experiential Learning Across the Curriculum: Options for Every Class,” at the Institute for Law Teaching & Learning summer conference at Gonzaga University School of Law in Spokane, Washington.

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Collaborations in Regulatory Science

The Center for Law, Health and Society at Georgia State University welcomes two new faculty members with expertise in regulatory science: Timothy D. Lytton and Patricia J. Zettler.

The Food and Drug Administration defines regulatory science as “the science of developing new tools, standards, and approaches to assess the safety, efficacy, quality, and performance of… more »

New SHLA Officers Named

The Student Health Law Association (SHLA) is a student-run organization for law students interested in health-related legal disciplines. The following students were elected as SHLA officers for 2015-2016:

3L President: Choyce Middleton

2L President: Sakinah Jones

Vice President of Competitions: Greg Tanner

Vice President of Mentorship: Jessica Hobbs

Outreach Chairs: Shaun Moore and Kirstin Rodriguez

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Exploring Moral, Ethical and Legal Implications of Vaccinations

Posted On July 29, 2015 by Holly Cline

In 2014, the United States recorded 644 cases of measles from 27 states. Through May 29, 21 states and the District of Columbia reported 173 people with measles, including one from Georgia. Of these cases, 68 percent or 117 resulted from the Disneyland outbreak, affecting 24 individuals who visited the amusement park in mid-December.

As… more »