Alumni in the News

Graduate Champions Policy to Improve Health

“Lawyers have an opportunity and an obligation to advocate for and lead policy change,” said J. Craig Wilson (J.D./M.P.A. ’05). He stresses the importance of lawyers to share their skills in critical thinking, problem solving and communication to develop and advance policy that will improve health outcomes.

In his role as health policy director for… more »

Graduate Combines Love of Nursing and Forensics to Improve Patient Safety

Working at Grady Memorial Hospital and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta early in her nursing career, Beatrice Yorker (J.D. ’88) frequently saw the classic signs of child abuse, which set the course for Yorker’s life work.

After earning her J.D., she involved herself in probing the shadowy corners of human care. Her investigations led to a… more »

A Little “HeLP” for Our Friends: Graduate Trains Doctors and Medical Students

Georgia State Law graduate Laurice Rutledge Lambert (J.D. ’10) initially considered medical school. Realizing she didn’t like the sight of blood, she pursued health care law instead. An associate at Baker Hostetler (formerly McKenna Long & Aldridge), she advises health care providers on regulatory and compliance matters and structuring of complex transactions.

“Health care law… more »