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Seeking Justice: Unlikely Partnership Yields New Law to Save Lives

Robin Elliott often tells the story of how her son, Zack, died, but it never gets easier. Each time, she relives how her 21-year-old son was found dead in the backseat of a car, because his friends were too afraid to call 911 when he overdosed.

Because they were high, his friends didn’t stop at… more »

Students Attend Professional Trainings

Student Health Law Association members were invited to attend several health-law related conferences, meetings, and trainings for attorneys and other professionals this year on a variety of topics. “We welcome diverse opportunities for our students to learn about current issues in health law from experts in the field and to network with practicing professionals,” said… more »

2014 Health Law Awards

Several health law students were acknowledged for their achievements at the 2014 College of Law Honors Day. “We are fortunate to have such dedicated, hard-working health law students,” said Leslie Wolf, director of the Center for Law, Health & Society. “We are delighted to have the opportunity to recognize their efforts publicly.”

Gregory Fosheim (J.D.… more »

Health Administration and Law Students Volunteer at MedShare

The Student Health Law Association and the Future Heathcare Executives joined forces for a community service activity this past spring at MedShare. Law students, health administration students and dual degree students participated in the event.

MedShare is concerned with the health care needs of populations in developing countries and with the threat to the… more »

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 »

Student Attends Health Law Conference

The Health Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia and the Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE) offered an all-day conference entitled “Advanced Health Care Law” this fall.  The Center for Law, Health & Society sponsored one third-year health law student to attend the conference.  Kyle Gregory (JD/MSHA ’14), co-president of the Student Health… more »

Students Participate in Health Law Regulatory and Compliance Competition

Health law students Liath Bricks (J.D. ’15), Kyle Gregory (J.D./M.S.H.A. ’14) and Sam Shapiro (J.D./M.S.H.A. ’14) participated in the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law’s Third Annual Health Law Regulatory & Compliance Competition in February.

The competition allows students to further their knowledge of how health care is regulated in the United… more »

Good Deeds During Icy Gridlock

After struggling 12 hours to get home Jan. 28 to Sandy Springs and finally making it Wednesday about 1:15 a.m., Kara Gordon (J.D. ’14) woke up to news that drivers remained stranded along Interstate 285 near where she had been stuck.

“I couldn’t believe that people were still trapped,” Gordon says. “So my mom and… more »