Fuse Brown Delivers Keynote to National Academy of State Health Policy

In October, Erin C. Fuse Brown delivered the keynote address to open the 28th annual conference of the National Academy of State Health Policy (NASHP). The conference is the annual gathering of health policymakers with over 800 attendees from all 50 states, the federal government, the private sector, and non-governmental organizations doing health research or… more »

Two Perspectives on King v. Burwell

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in King v. Burwell has been characterized as drawing “6 million sighs of relief.” In a decision by Chief Justice John Roberts, the Court upheld the Affordable Care Act’s subsidies to people purchasing health insurance operated by the federal government. On Sept. 10, the Georgia State Law’s Center for… more »

HeLP Awarded Two Grants

The Health Law Partnership, along with its community partners, is the recipient of two new grant awards to expand its activities in evaluating the impact of its services on clients and education on the various stakeholders.

The first grant is from the Association of American Medical Colleges’ Accelerating Health Equity, Advancing through Discovery (AHEAD) initiative.… more »

Anderson Participates in Homeless Youth Count

According to the 2014 Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress, nearly one-third of the U.S. homeless population is children and youth. This number has increased significantly in Georgia due to sex trafficking, child welfare systems and the growing number of youth abandoned because of their sexuality.

This summer, assistant professor Courtney Anderson participated in Atlanta’s… more »

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 »

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 »

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.

The conference provided an… more »

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 »

Public Health Law Faculty Fellowship Comes to a Close

In May, 10 public health law faculty fellows, their mentors, and the program team convened for a closing conference of the faculty fellowship program known as The Future of Public Health Law Education, which was funded through a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to enhance public health law teaching nationwide.

The closing… more »