Health Law Students Honored

Sophia Horn (J.D./M.S.H.A ’18) received the 2018 Health Law Award at the 2018 College of Law Honors Day. The award includes a monetary gift sponsored by the State Bar of Georgia’s Health Law Section in honor of the late Alan Rumph, a health law attorney who served on the executive committee of the section. The award recognizes outstanding student achievement in health law including academic performance, writing ability, experiential learning and involvement in the health law community.

Other health law awardees included Brian Cathey (J.D. ’19) and Brandon Reed (J.D. ’18), who received the ABA/BNA Award for Excellence in the Study of Health Law for their superior performances in the foundational health law courses, Finance and Delivery and Quality and Access.

Andrew Brown (J.D. ’19) and Logan Stone (J.D. ’19) were presented 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 recognize the achievements and successes of our health law students,” said Stacie Kershner, associate director of the Center for Law, Health & Society. “They are excellent representatives of our program and the College of Law.”