Several health law students were acknowledged for their achievements at the 2016 College of Law Honors Day. Sheila Salvant Valentine (J.D./M.S.H.A ’16) received the Health Law Award. This award, which includes a monetary gift sponsored by the State Bar of Georgia’s Health Law Section, recognizes outstanding student achievement in health law including academic performance, writing… more »
An advocate for children with health care needs in low-income families, Sylvia B. Caley (M.B.A ’86; J.D. ’89), associate clinical professor of law, has left an indelible mark on the community in her quest to eliminate health disparities and promote health equity.
She will be honored on April 25 for her… more »
From doctors to historians, philosophers to engineers, the Johns Hopkins Society of Scholars comprises more than 600 of the most influential and pioneering minds in the world. But since its founding in 1969, the society has not included a single lawyer among its illustrious ranks—until now.
Leslie Wolf, professor and center director, organized presentations on Certificates of Confidentiality at the Public Responsibility in Medicine & Research’s (PRIMR) Social, Behavioral, and Educational Research Conference and the Advancing Ethical Research Conference in Boston. PRIMR is the premier organization for education and public engagement on the ethical standards governing the conduct of research involving… more »
World AIDS Day, Dec. 1, is a time to reflect on how far the United States and world populations have come since the disease was first identified in 1981, as well as what we still need to do to respond to the epidemic.
Others can talk about the scientific achievements that have helped stem the… more »
Atlanta has become a national hub for modern slavery, but efforts to combat the trade are gaining steam. By Jeremy Craig | Oct. 15, 2015 Monica Khant, executive director of GAIN, is teaching a class at Georgia State about human trafficking.
Monica Khant is still haunted by some cases she’s taken on in her… more »
By Leslie Wolf, center director
This spring, while King v. Burwell was pending, our colleague and constitutional law scholar, Eric Segall jokingly told us he had become a health law scholar. It was probably after he gave yet another interview about the case. Segall is the Kathy and Lawrence Ashe Professor of Law and the… 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 »
Associate professor Patricia Zettler was named a 2015 Health Law Scholar at the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics’ 2015 Health Law Professors Conference hosted at Saint Louis University School of Law. As one of four professors selected nationwide, Zettler will participate in the Health Law Scholars Workshop, a joint initiative of SLU… more »
In May, Leslie Wolf, director of the Center for Law, Health & Society and professor of law, delivered a keynote address at the 25th annual Kinsman Conference, hosted by the Center for Ethics at the Oregon Health & Science University. An early Kinsman Conference helped launch the Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment movement, which… more »