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 »

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 »

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 »

The Intersection of Health and Public Interest Law

Founded in 2016, the Center for Access to Justice is Georgia State Law’s newest center. One of the goals of the center, which is led by director and associate professor of law Lauren Sudeall Lucas and assistant director Darcy Meals, is to encourage students to develop a commitment to access to justice in school 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 »

Bioethics at the Movies

Posted On March 15, 2018
Categories CLHS, Events, Faculty, Students

In March, the Student Health Law Association and the Center for Law, Health & Society sponsored the 12th Annual Bioethics at the Movies. This popular series explores health-related themes in film and television through lively discussion among faculty and students. The Family Law Society, Black Law Students Association and Muslim Law Students Association partnered with… more »

Wellness in Law School and Practice

What makes lawyers — and law students — happy?

“Lawyer happiness is not correlated with extrinsic factors,” said Charity Scott, Catherine C. Henson Professor of Law at Georgia State University College of Law. “Income, class rank, whether you made Law Review—those things don’t correlate with happiness in practice. Ironically, these factors are probably the very… more »

Health Law Partnership (HeLP) Approved as a Medical-Legal Partnership (MLP)

The Georgia Department of Community Health has approved the Health Law Partnership (HeLP) as a medical-legal partnership.

Although 46 states have health centers and hospitals that operate medical-legal partnerships, Georgia is only the second, after New York, to have codified medical-legal partnerships into state law. Having statutory recognition of the partnerships opens the door to potentially obtaining… 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 »