Graduates

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 »

New Mentorship Program for Health Lawyers

Charity Scott and three graduates of the College of Law have joined a mentorship program for lawyers new to the field of health law.  This program was launched recently by the Health Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia.

“This new mentorship program is a wonderful opportunity to foster meaningful, one-on-one relationships among experienced… 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 »

First Class of Certificate Graduates Five Years Later

2018 marks Georgia State Law’s fifth anniversary of the health law certificate program, which allows students to concentrate their studies. The certificate program is designed to foster the knowledge, skills and values that contemporary health lawyers need in this rapidly-changing field.

The certificate program introduces students to a broad range of health law topics and… more »

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… more »

Law Graduate Named One of Georgia State’s First 40 Under 40

Barbara Rogers (M.B.A. ’08, M.H.A. ’09, J.D. ’15), an associate in the health care practice at Arnall Golden Gregory LLP, has been named one of the  Georgia State University Alumni Association’s inaugural 40 Under 40. The program recognizes the most influential and innovative graduates who embody the values of Georgia State. Created to celebrate Panthers… more »

Grads on the Move

Ryan Hood (J.D. ’06) joined WellStar Health System as Assistant General Counsel. Sandra Johnson (J.D. ’99) joined Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt as the health group leader for the firm’s Seattle office. Ryan Kerr (J.D./M.S.H.A. ’15) joined the health care group at Arnall Golden Gregory LLP. Brian McEvoy (J.D. ’97) was promoted to managing partner of… more »

Law and Policy at the Georgia Health Policy Center

During the fall semester, four graduate research assistants from the College of Law worked with the Georgia Health Policy Center on several initiatives related to health reform and children’s behavioral health in Georgia. The law GRAs, Sophia Horn (J.D./M.S.H.A. ’18), Edward Molinary (J.D./M.S.H.A. ’19), Prathyusha Chenji (J.D. ’19), and Yasmin Assar (J.D. ’18), were supervised… more »

Follow the Clinic Blog!

The Center for Clinical Programs at Georgia State Law provides an opportunity for students to reflect on and share what they have learned in the HeLP Legal Services

Clinic, Investor Advocacy Clinic and Philip C. Cook Low Income Taxpayer Clinic. Here are a couple of excerpts.

To read more, follow the blog at investoradvocacyclinic.wordpress.com.

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Graduate Happenings

Order of the Coif

Georgia State University College of Law’s new Order of the Coif chapter inducted alumni who rank in the top 10 percent of the previous three years’ classes in a ceremony on Nov. 10. The Center for Law, Health & Society congratulates the following health law certificate and HeLP clinic graduates inducted… more »