Health Law Program Ranked No. 6 by U.S. News

Posted On April 1, 2009
Categories CLHS, Other

ATLANTA – The highly regarded Health Law program at Georgia State University College of Law ranked 6th in the country in the latest rankings published in U.S. News Media Group’s 2010 edition of America’s Best Graduate Schools, tied with Georgetown University and Seton Hall University.

“The rankings reflect the extraordinarily high caliber of our faculty,… more »

Center and Clinic Welcome Administrative Coordinators

Posted On April 1, 2009
Categories CLHS, Other

Shamecia Powers joined the HeLP Legal Services Clinic as Senior Administrative Coordinator in March 2009. Her background includes office and budget management and conference planning. Powers capably assists with the day-to-day operations of the clinic, including training HeLP clinic students on the case management software; using her Spanish written and oral skills to communicate with… more »

Leslie Wolf studies conflicts of interest in clinical research

Posted On March 17, 2009
Categories CLHS, Faculty

ATLANTA— Although paying finder’s fees to researchers and clinicians to identify study participants could compromise the recruitment process and harm human lives, many medical schools fail to address this conflict of interest in their Institutional Review Board (IRB) policies.

Leslie Wolf, an associate professor of law at Georgia State University, studied the IRB policies posted… more »

Leslie Wolf publishes study on conflicts of interest in clinical research

Posted On February 12, 2009
Categories CLHS, Faculty

Georgia State University Law Professor Leslie E. Wolf has published a study on the role of institutional review boards (IRBs) in helping to prevent conflicts of interest in clinical research. There is growing concern about such conflicts, including research sponsors paying finders’ fees to researchers and clinicians to recruit participants, which may compromise the integrity… more »

Symposium explores Baby Doe Rules 25 years later

Posted On February 11, 2009
Categories CLHS, Events

ATLANTA–When should medical treatment be provided for a seriously ill infant? What if aggressive treatment causes enduring pain? And what happens if doctors and parents disagree about whether treatment should be given?

These are just a few questions that have been debated in medicine for more than 25 years, ever since the Reagan administration issued… more »