Graduates

Grads on the Move

Ryan Hood (J.D. ’06) joined WellStar Health System as Assistant General Counsel. Sandra Johnson (J.D. ’99) joined Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt as the health group leader for the firm’s Seattle office. Ryan Kerr (J.D./M.S.H.A. ’15) joined the health care group at Arnall Golden Gregory LLP. Brian McEvoy (J.D. ’97) was promoted to managing partner of… more »

Law and Policy at the Georgia Health Policy Center

During the fall semester, four graduate research assistants from the College of Law worked with the Georgia Health Policy Center on several initiatives related to health reform and children’s behavioral health in Georgia. The law GRAs, Sophia Horn (J.D./M.S.H.A. ’18), Edward Molinary (J.D./M.S.H.A. ’19), Prathyusha Chenji (J.D. ’19), and Yasmin Assar (J.D. ’18), were supervised… more »

Follow the Clinic Blog!

The Center for Clinical Programs at Georgia State Law provides an opportunity for students to reflect on and share what they have learned in the HeLP Legal Services

Clinic, Investor Advocacy Clinic and Philip C. Cook Low Income Taxpayer Clinic. Here are a couple of excerpts.

To read more, follow the blog at investoradvocacyclinic.wordpress.com.

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Graduate Happenings

Order of the Coif

Georgia State University College of Law’s new Order of the Coif chapter inducted alumni who rank in the top 10 percent of the previous three years’ classes in a ceremony on Nov. 10. The Center for Law, Health & Society congratulates the following health law certificate and HeLP clinic graduates inducted… more »

Improving Health through Supportive Housing

Following in the footsteps of another Georgia State Law graduate Paul Bolster (J.D. ’86), Mariel Sivley (J.D. ’06) joined the Georgia Supportive Housing Association as the executive director one year ago.

Bringing her background with the Georgia Law Center for the Homeless and her experience in long term care, Sivley promotes public policy to… more »

Interest in Public Policy Leads to Georgia State’s First J.D./M.P.H. Graduate

Christine S. Lee chose law school to pursue her interest in problem solving, but while at Georgia State University College of Law, she discovered a new area of appeal – public policy. In December, Lee became the first Georgia State graduate with a dual J.D. and master of public health.

“While I would not… more »

Improving the Health, Safety and Welfare of Georgia’s Children

For years, Douglas County Juvenile Court Judge Peggy Walker (M.Ed. ’78,  J.D.’86) has worked tirelessly for the needs of Georgia’s court-involved children and their families. This year, those efforts are being rewarded.

In November, Walker received the Verizon’s 2014 HopeLine Hero Award for her work reducing family violence, supporting victims of domestic violence, and ensuring… more »

The Affordable Care Act’s Impact on LGBT Health

In October, the Student Health Law Association and OUTLaw co-hosted Georgia State University College of Law graduate Brian M. Basinger (J.D. ’08) for a presentation on the impact of the Affordable Care Act on the health of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.

Although health inequities based on race and income have long been… more »

Caley Appointed to Health and Human Services Committee

Associate Clinical Professor Sylvia Caley (J.D. ’89) has been appointed to serve on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation in the Health Resources and Services Administration for a four-year term.

Caley, director of the Health Law Partnership and co-director of the Health Law Partnership Legal Services Clinic (HeLP),… more »