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Center Welcomes New Administrative Specialist

The Center for Law, Health & Society welcomes Angelia O’Neal as our administrative specialist. O’Neal holds an M.B.A. in contract management and acquisition from Strayer University.  

“Angelia brings extensive experience in the areas of finance, event planning, marketing and communications,” said Leslie Wolf, center director. “Her management and administrative skills will be an asset… 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 »

Lytton to Deliver Dreben Lecture at Harvard University Tuesday, March 6

ATLANTA—Timothy D. Lytton, associate dean for research and faculty development, Distinguished University Professor and professor of law at Georgia State Law, will deliver the annual Robert and Florence Dreben Lecture at Harvard University at 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 6.

The event is co-sponsored by the Center for Jewish Studies and the Julis-Rabinowitz Program on… more »

Lombardo Appears with Prize Winning Poet

Paul Lombardo, Regents Professor and Bobby Lee Cook Professor of Law at Georgia State Law, was not surprised that he was invited to speak at Hofstra University to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the sterilization of Carrie Buck. After all, the New England Journal of Medicine described his book, Three Generations, No Imbeciles: Eugenics, the… more »

Scott Recognized for Community Service with AALS Award

Charity Scott, the Catherine C. Henson Professor of Law, received the Section on Law, Medicine and Health Care Award for excellence in legal education from the Association of American Law Schools (AALS). The award recognizes outstanding contributions of law teachers in community service in health law.

“Professor Scott’s deep and sustained contributions to the… more »

Using Law and Science in Regulatory Affairs

Before coming to law school, Len Lescosky (J.D. ’09) worked in the pharmaceutical field, and he still does. But Lescosky credits his Georgia State Law experience and training for preparing him to take on his role as vice president of regulatory affairs, chemistry manufacturing and controls at the global research and development-based biopharmaceutical company, AbbVie,… more »

Externships Promote Lawyering Skills and Professional Identity Formation

While a law student, Bethany Ensley Sherrer (J.D./M.B.A./M.H.A. ’15) participated in an externship with the Georgia Hospital Association. “This externship was invaluable to me,” said Sherrer, legal counsel for the Medical Association of Georgia. “In addition to legal skills, the externship taught professional skills, such as how to manage several projects at once.”

Georgia State… more »

Todres: Children’s Right to Participate has Powerful Implications in Health Care

When children participate in discussions regarding health care options, their health outcomes improve. Yet children are often excluded from having meaningful involvement in health care decisions.

The right to participate has potentially powerful implications for children’s day-to-day lives and for their future as adults—therefore health care providers should develop more child-rights supportive processes to empower… more »

Jones Examines Role of Neuroscience in Legal System at Miller Lecture

 

“I like to think of law as a lever for moving human behavior in directions that it would otherwise not go on its on,” said Owen D. Jones, the New York Alumni Chancellor’s Chair in Law and Professor of Biological Sciences at Vanderbilt University. “If we were going there, we wouldn’t need an… more »

Fuse Brown Speaks on Health Reform

In October, Erin Fuse Brown, associate professor of law, travelled to Seton Hall University School of Law as its Distinguished Visiting Health Law Scholar. Fuse Brown’s public presentation focused on consumer financial protection in health care, based on her recent Washington University Law Review article.

“The experience of being a health care consumer can be… more »