Bioethics Course Links Law, Policy, Engineering and Science Students

Under the leadership of Roberta Berry, Georgia Institute of Technology associate professor of public policy, Georgia Tech graduate students and Georgia State University College of Law students engaged in intensive study of the ethical, legal and policy problems generated by rapid advances in neuroscience and neurotechnology and of problem-solving methods and skills for addressing these… more »

10th Anniversary

Posted On April 5, 2014

Center for Law, Health & Society’s 10th Anniversary Celebration

The Center for Law, Health & Society at Georgia State Law has been growing and flourishing since its creation in April 2004. Our premier health law program is consistently ranked among our nation’s top 10. Our faculty and academic professionals have strengthened the center’s intellectual… more »

Legislature Recognizes 10 Years of Health Law

The Georgia House of Representatives recognized Georgia State University College of Law and its Health Law Partnership (HeLP) at the state capitol on Feb. 24 with a resolution and a bill recognizing medical-legal partnerships.

During the session, House Resolution 1549 was read on the floor honoring Georgia State Law’s HeLP Legal Services Clinic and the… more »

Todres Joins Committee to Prevent Bullying

ATLANTA – Georgia State University College of Law Professor Jonathan Todres has been appointed to the Institute of Medicine and National Research Planning Committee on Increasing Capacity for Reducing Bullying and Its Impact on the Lifecourse of Youth Involved.

The committee is organizing a workshop on Wednesday-Thursday, April 9-10, to examine what is known… more »

Nanotechnology and the Law

Posted On December 4, 2013
Categories CLHS, Faculty

ATLANTA – On April 3, assistant professor Yaniv Heled’s Law and Emerging Technologies seminar students toured the Georgia Institute of Technology’s Nanotechnology Research Center (NRC). The visit was hosted by senior research scientist Dr. David Gottfried.

As a leader in nanoscience and nanotechnology research, the NRC provides resources including space, high-tech equipment, and staff with… more »

Sylvia Caley Teaches Health Legislation and Advocacy

Posted On November 25, 2013
Categories CLHS, Faculty

ATLANTA – Associate clinical professor Sylvia Caley (J.D. ’89) teaches Health Legislation and Advocacy (HLA), an innovative course that uses law to improve health outcomes and health care service delivery, particularly for low-income children and families.

Caley draws on her early background as a registered nurse working in organ transplantation. Early in her nursing career,… more »

Article Suggests Common Rule Changes

Change Common Rule to Address Underrepresentation of Minorities

An article to be published in the American Journal of Public Health recommends changing the federal regulations that govern oversight of human subjects research (“the Common Rule”) to address continued underrepresentation of minorities in research studies.

Co-written by Bill Rencher (M.P.H. ’12), health access program director of… more »

To Help Victims of Trafficking

Posted On September 30, 2013
Categories CLHS, Faculty

The Institute of Medicine and National Research Council released its “Confronting Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors in the United States” study Wednesday calling for the development of collaborative, multisector responses to prevent, identify and respond to these abuses of children.

“No one sector can solve this problem on its own,” said Jonathan… more »

Bliss Named Director of Experiential Education

Posted On September 23, 2013
Categories CLHS, Faculty

Lisa Radtke Bliss, associate clinical professor and ­co-director of the Health Law Partnership (HeLP) Legal Services Clinic, has been named the College of Law’s first director of experiential education.

“The College of Law has reached the point of needing a director of experiential education,” says Steven J. Kaminshine, dean and professor of law. “Lisa will… more »

Early Resolutions of Medical Malpractice Claims

Posted On May 20, 2013
Categories CLHS, Faculty

ATLANTA – Professor Charity Scott, director of the Center for Law, Health & Society, spoke at a recent meeting of the Medical Association of Georgia (MAG). She outlined several new approaches being undertaken by hospitals across the country to resolve potential claims of medical malpractice before the parties are embroiled in lengthy and expensive litigation.

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