“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 »
A century ago, influenza infected an estimated one-third of the world’s population, claiming over 500,000 Americans and at least 50 million worldwide. The Center for Law, Health & Society at Georgia State Law hosted the “100th Anniversary of the 1918 Influenza Pandemic: Prevention and Control of Communicable Disease Then and Now,” in October to examine… more »
Three faculty members from the Center for Law, Health & Society, Yaniv Heled, Patti Zettler and Leslie Wolf, participated Wiet Life Science Law Scholars Conference, hosted by Loyola University Chicago’s Beazley Institute for Health Law and Policy in September.
The conference is designed to provide an intellectual venue for life science professors, scholars, and practitioners… more »
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 »
Paul Lombardo, Regents Professor and Bobby Lee Cook Professor of Law at Georgia State Law, was not surprised that he was invited to speak at Hofstra University to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the sterilization of Carrie Buck. After all, the New England Journal of Medicine described his book, Three Generations, No Imbeciles: Eugenics, the… 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.
Associate Professor of Law Erin C. Fuse Brown, J.D., M.P.H., highlighted one of them, the Employee Retirement Income… more »