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 »
ATLANTA—Timothy D. Lytton, associate dean for research and faculty development, Distinguished University Professor and professor of law at Georgia State Law, will deliver the annual Robert and Florence Dreben Lecture at Harvard University at 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 6.
The event is co-sponsored by the Center for Jewish Studies and the Julis-Rabinowitz Program on… more »
The many facets of the health care system can be as varied as the types of ailments that exist and the patients who have them. Sometimes though there’s an issue that causes pain for many parts of the system.
While a law student, Bethany Ensley Sherrer (J.D./M.B.A./M.H.A. ’15) participated in an externship with the Georgia Hospital Association. “This externship was invaluable to me,” said Sherrer, legal counsel for the Medical Association of Georgia. “In addition to legal skills, the externship taught professional skills, such as how to manage several projects at once.”
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Sylvia Caley, clinical professor, director of the Health Law Partnership (HeLP) and co-director of the HeLP Legal Services clinic, delivered the keynote address for the first national conference presented by Health Justice in Australia, focusing on their approach to the development and sustainability of medical-legal partnerships. Caley’s experience in developing HeLP, an internationally recognized… more »
The American Public Health Association hosted their Annual Meeting and Expo in Atlanta this November.
Demonstrating panther spirit, Georgia State University welcomed the more than 12,000 attendees. Led by the School of Public Health, several colleges and departments across Georgia State University including the Center for Law, Health & Society at College of Law, the… more »
In October, Erin Fuse Brown, associate professor of law, travelled to Seton Hall University School of Law as its Distinguished Visiting Health Law Scholar. Fuse Brown’s public presentation focused on consumer financial protection in health care, based on her recent Washington University Law Review article.
“The experience of being a health care consumer can be… more »
On Sept. 20, the Center for Law, Health & Society at Georgia State Law held what has become an annual update on issues in health care access and cost in the United States. The presentation, “Health Reform Update: Taking Stock of Efforts to Repeal and Replace the Affordable Care Act,” focused on the landscape of… more »
Health literacy refers to how patients or caregivers receive, understand, and use health information, and how health care providers, including medical professionals, health educators and others, provide information. Therefore, health literacy can be a significant determinant of health outcomes.
Last year, the Center for Law Health & Society hosted a presentation on health literacy. Based… more »
Siobhan Gilchrist (J.D. ’06) serves as district leader for Congressional District 5 for the Humane Society of the United States to advance animal welfare policies across Georgia and nationally.