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HeLP Co-Founder Honored

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 »

New Faces, New Roles at HeLP

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 »

Graduate Happenings

On the Move

Joseph Cantrell (J.D. ’15) is celebrating one year as the senior manager of state affairs at the American College of Rheumatology.

Christian Dennis (J.D. ’16) joined Rutherford and Christie as an associate in October defending health care providers and long term care facilities.

Gregory Fosheim (J.D. ’14) joined McDermott Will & Emery LLP in… more »

Helping States Address Rising Health Care Costs

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 »

Center Faculty Members Sponsor Health Law Scholarship

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 »

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 »

Center Hosts Visiting Scholar from Ireland

John Lombard, a lecturer at the University of Limerick School of Law in Ireland, spent two weeks in residence at Georgia State Law this fall as a visiting scholar. Lombard directs the undergraduate law degree program at UL and teaches courses in medical law, bioethics and intellectual property law. His scholarship focuses on legal… more »

Bliss Presents at Clinical Conference in Australia

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 »

Student Papers Recognized at National Conferences

American Society of Bioethics and Humanities: Aubrey Incorvaia

The paper that Aubrey Incorvaia, a Ph.D. student at the Georgia Institute of Technology School of Public Policy, originally wrote for center director Leslie Wolf’s human subjects research class last spring was recognized by the American Society of Bioethics and Humanities as one of the best student… more »

Anderson Speaks on Fair Housing at Federal Reserve Bank

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 »