The Student Health Law Association (SHLA) is a student-run organization for law students interested in health-related legal disciplines. The following students were elected as SHLA officers for 2015-2016:
3L President: Choyce Middleton
2L President: Sakinah Jones
Vice President of Competitions: Greg Tanner
Vice President of Mentorship: Jessica Hobbs
Outreach Chairs: Shaun Moore and Kirstin Rodriguez
Each year, Seton Hall Law School Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law & Policy awards two promising health law students scholarships to attend its U.S. Healthcare Compliance Certification Program. For 2015, Georgia State Law students Sheila Salvant-Valentine (J.D./M.S.H.A. ’16) and Ryan Kerr (J.D./M.S.H.A ’15) were selected based on their resumes, personal statements and faculty recommendations… more »
On June 22, Georgia State University College of Law moved into its new building, at 85 Park Place, on the corner of John Wesley Dobbs Avenue in downtown Atlanta. The LEED Silver Certified facility was built by McCarthy Building Companies Inc. and designed by SmithGroup JJR and Stevens & Wilkinson architectural firms with… more »
The Sparks Award is one of the greatest honors at Georgia State University. Named for George M. Sparks who served as university president from 1928 to 1957, these annual awards recognize faculty, staff and students who display characteristics that Sparks was known for: good humor and perseverance. Georgia State health law student Carson Lamb (J.D.… more »
Georgia State University College of Law won the 2015 Georgia Legal Food Frenzy Law School Division Attorney General’s Cup, beating the state’s other four schools for the second consecutive year. Luke Donohue (J.D. ’16) and Wayne Satterfield (J.D. ’15) led Georgia State Law’s efforts to raise the equivalent of 22,369 pounds of food… more »
Several health law students were acknowledged for their achievements at the 2015 College of Law Honors Day. The Health Law Award went to Ryan Kerr (J.D./MHSA ’15) and Barbara Rogers (M.B.A./M.H.A. ‘XX, J.D. ’15). This award, which includes a monetary gift sponsored by the State Bar of Georgia’s Health Law Section, recognizes outstanding student achievement… more »
ATLANTA — Georgia State Law’s highly regarded Center for Law, Health & Society ranked No. 3, up from No. 8 in 2014, in the annual U.S. News & World Report rankings released March 10. This is the ninth consecutive year it has been named one of the top 10 health law programs by… more »
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.
Born and raised in China, Shuang “Carrie” Chang (J.D. ’14) came to the United States with plans to become a scientist. A chance encounter changed Chang’s career path from biosciences to the law while she was completing her Ph.D., in molecular biology.
Chang described the encounter with a desperate father of two boys with Fragile… more »
Healthcare-related fraud and abuse laws can appear to be a minefield that physicians and other health care providers must carefully navigate or face serious consequences. To introduce students to this important area of health care law, the Student Health Law Association hosted the event, “Practicing Law in the ‘Stark’ Era” on November 5, featuring speaker… more »