Graduates

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 »

Graduate Highlight: 25 Years in Health Care Law

David Johnson (J.D. ’89), is a partner at Insley Race LLC, who began his practice in health care law 25 years ago and has continued to specialize in this area.  His clients include hospitals and health care providers in various practice settings including hospitals, private practices and correctional institutions.  While his practice is primarily… more »

Graduate Highlight: Gregory Receives Tobacco Research Fellowship

Recent graduate, Kyle Gregory (J.D./M.S.H.A.’14), was named as a Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science (TCORS) Postdoctoral Fellow by the GSU School of Public Health. This is the first year the fellowship has been offered. It was established as part of the 2013 five-year, $19 million grant, the School of Public Health received from the National… more »

Graduate Highlight: Alumnus Honored as an Injury Prevention Luminary

In November, Robert Dallas (J.D. ’89), of counsel at Casey Gilson PC, was recognized by the Emory Center for Injury Control as one of 20 “Luminaries” for his outstanding service and commitment to violence and injury prevention as the director of the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, a position he held for eight years… more »