From the Tower to the Trenches: Opioids

The United States is in the midst of a drug abuse epidemic fueled by opioid addiction. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, opioid-related fatalities have reached more than 42,000 annually, surpassing deaths from motor vehicle crashes. Georgia ranks 11th among states with the highest number of opioid related fatalities, which increased tenfold… more »

Externships Promote Lawyering Skills and Professional Identity Formation

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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Students Attend Health Law Section Programs

In October, Student Health Law Association members were invited to attend two events sponsored by the Health Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia. SHLA co-president Choyce Middleton (J.D./M.S.H.A. ’16), Lisa Churvis (J.D. ’16), Bethany Sherrer (J.D./M.B.A./M.H.A. ’15), and Greg Tanner (J.D./M.S.H.A. ’16), attended the section’s inaugural speaker series luncheon, “When Regulation Collides with… more »