Health Law Students Honored

Posted On April 10, 2016
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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 ability, experiential learning, and involvement in the health law community.
 
The ABA/BNA Award for Excellence in the Study of Health Law is awarded to three students with the highest grades in each section of core health law courses. Lisa Churvis (J.D. ’16) and Jessica Hobbs (J.D./M.S.H.A. ’16) received this award for achievement in Health Law: Finance and Delivery (Spring 2015). Lauren Zaki (J.D. ’17) received this award for achievement in Health Law: Quality and Access (Fall 2015). These students received a certificate and a complementary book selection from ABA/BNA.
 
Whitney Arp (J.D. ‘16) and Daniel Lee (J.D. ‘16) were presented with the HeLP Legal Services Clinic Award, including a monetary gift sponsored by the HeLP Advisory Council, for demonstrating excellent legal analysis, writing, advocacy, and professionalism in the delivery of legal services to low-income families served by the clinic.
 
“We are pleased to be able to recognize the achievements of our health law students.” said Leslie Wolf, director of the Center for Law, Health & Society, “Each of them are excellent representatives of our program and Georgia State Law.”