Georgia State Law professor Timothy D. Lytton and collaborators at North Carolina State University have received a $500,000 U.S. Department of Agriculture grant to study and enhance the food safety practices of small farmers. Georgia State Law students Caitlin Correa (J.D. ’19) and Mark Hunter (J.D. ’20) will be part of the research team.
Georgians for a Healthy Future honored Sylvia Caley, co-founder of HeLP and clinical professor emerita at Georgia State Law, with the Linda Smith Lowe Health Advocacy Award at the 2018 Consumer Health Impact Awards in September. GHF works to build and mobilize a unified voice, vision, and leadership to achieve a healthy future for all… more »
The Health Law Partnership (HeLP) has new people in new roles this year. HeLP, a medical-legal partnership among Georgia State University College of Law, Atlanta Legal Aid Society and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, provides civil legal services to low-income patients of Children’s and their families.
Sylvia Caley (M.B.A. ’86, J.D. ’89), now professor emeritus, served… more »
Associate professor Erin C. Fuse Brown is helping states to develop policies to control health care costs driven by growing industry consolidation and rising prices. With the Affordable Care Act under attack nearly a decade after its passage, states have assumed a growing role in setting health policy and innovating new health reforms. Fuse Brown’s… more »
The Center for Law, Health & Society announces the Endowed Health Law Scholarship. The Georgia State University College of Law has substantially increased the number of endowed scholarship available to students in the last few years, but, until now, there has not been a scholarship for a student with expressed interest in health law. The… more »
“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.
Lisa Bliss, associate dean of experiential education and clinical programs and co-director of the HeLP Legal Services Clinic, participated in the plenary panel at the International Journal of Clinical Legal Education Conference at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, in November. The conference theme was “Adding Value: How Clinics Contribute to Communities, Students and the Legal… more »
In November, associate professor Courtney Anderson was an invited participant in roundtable discussion of the 50th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act. The event, hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, was entitled “Fair Housing: A Look Back and Forward at Racial Equity in Atlanta (and the Southeast)” and brought together community leaders, scholars… more »
Millions of Americans have shared their genomes with private companies to learn more about their ancestry. DNA kits have become popular family gifts. But the arrest of the Golden State Killer using genomic data relatives had uploaded to a genealogical website brought up an important question: how can the genetic data hared with private companies… more »