Dr. Sheila Salvant Valentine was a primary-care physician practicing in the Caribbean, first in Jamaica and then Turks and Caicos Islands, before becoming a Georgia resident and a Georgia State University student.
Ryan Behndleman (J.D. ’16) and Ryan Bozarth (J.D. ’16), won two Social Security disability cases for their clients, two children with significant medical disabilities, in the fall while working with the Georgia State Law Heath Law Partnership Clinic. Both children were previously denied disability benefits.
An artist who enjoys painting, jewelry making, and fiber arts, Lisa Bliss, director of experiential education and associate clinical professor of law at Georgia State University College of Law, also sees teaching the law as a creative process. The professor employs a variety of methods to help students weave different strands of learning together to… more »
This spring, Randall L. Hughes, College of Law adjunct professor and Center for Law, Health & Society faculty fellow, officially will retire from teaching. We take this opportunity to reflect on his achievements and contributions in his 50 years as a health lawyer and 16 years teaching at Georgia State Law.
In the 1999 case Olmstead v. L.C., the U.S. Supreme Court held that unjustified segregation of persons with disabilities away from their communities constitutes a violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act. A Georgia State Law student at the time, Trish Farnham (J.D./M.P.A. ’01) didn’t know then how deeply meaningful this case would be to… more »
Charity Scott received the David J. Maleski Award for Teaching Excellence. The award, named in honor of a former distinguished College of Law faculty member known for his outstanding teaching, recognizes a faculty member who has proven to be a committed, excellent and innovative teacher within the past two years.
Professor and center director Leslie Wolf participated in a panel presentation at the American Medical Informatics Association Annual Symposium in San Francisco, California.
The panel on patient privacy and “de-identified” health records in the genomic era was organized by Dr. Jessie Tenenbaum, of Duke University and considered how to balance research demands for medical record… more »
Justin J. Babino (J.D. ’16, B.A. ‘07) was accepted into the highly competitive U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of General Counsel’s 2016-2017 Legal Honors Program. Through a rotational program within the Office of General Counsel, new attorneys gain exposure to the broad array of legal work within HUD.