Center Welcomes New Administrative Specialist

The Center for Law, Health & Society welcomes Angelia O’Neal as our administrative specialist. O’Neal holds an M.B.A. in contract management and acquisition from Strayer University.  

“Angelia brings extensive experience in the areas of finance, event planning, marketing and communications,” said Leslie Wolf, center director. “Her management and administrative skills will be an asset… more »

Professors Present at IJCLE

Lisa Bliss, associate dean of experiential learning and Health Law Partnership (HeLP) Legal Services co-director, participated in a keynote panel at the International Journal of Clinical Legal Education conference held at Northumbria University in Newcastle on Tyne, United Kingdom.

IJCLE editor Elaine Hall moderated the keynote panel, which featured Bliss, Mary Anne… more »

HeLP Legal Services Clinic Celebrates 10 Years with Reception at College of Law

Alumni, faculty and friends celebrated the 10th anniversary of the HeLP Legal Services Clinic with a reception at Georgia State Law on Thursday, Sept. 14. In its 10 years, more than 270 students from multiple professions have worked together in the clinic to address the social determinants of health for low-income families, recovering… more »

Wolf Speaks on Big Data and Bioethics in Seoul

Center director and professor Leslie Wolf presented “Risks and Legal Protections in the World of Big Data,” at the Data Driven Health Care conference held by the Ewha Institute for Biomedical Law & Ethics (EIBLE) at Ewha University, Seoul, South Korea in September.

The conference brought together legal experts from around the world, to address… more »

College No. 6 on ‘Top 10 Law Schools for Health Law’

Georgia State Law is ranked No. 6 on Law Street Media’s “Top 10 Law Schools for Health Law” list.

The specialty rankings blend quantitative and qualitative data using a 100-point formula that examines courses offered (25 points), graduates employed in the specialty (20), proximity to subject-relevant employment centers (15), networking and extracurricular opportunities in the discipline… more »

Keynote Speaker Camara Jones: Racism Has ‘Profound Impacts on Health and Well-Being of Nation’

Health disparities in the United States exist because of a history of systemic racism that is perpetuated by present-day structures, said Camara Phyllis Jones, M.D., M.PH., Ph.D., keynote speaker for the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics’ 40th Annual Health Law Professors Conference held June 8-10.

To develop effective policies to achieve… more »

Leslie Wolf

Wolf Receives Inaugural Kaminshine Award for Service

Leslie E. Wolf, director of the Center for Law, Health & Society and professor of law, received the inaugural Steven J. Kaminshine Award for Excellence in Service at the May faculty meeting.

“The College of Law has a tradition of substantial faculty involvement in service activities, and we wanted… more »

Wolf and Caley Discuss Views on End-of-Life Decision-Making in Korea

South Korea’s health care system is facing pressure as its society ages; the life expectancy of its citizens is one of the highest in the world, while its birth rate is among the lowest. Many Koreans are aging alone. Against this backdrop, the Ewha Institute for Biomedical Law and Ethics at Ewha Law School in… more »

Wolf Discusses Privacy in the Genomic Era

Posted On January 2, 2016

Professor and center director Leslie Wolf participated in a panel presentation at the American Medical Informatics Association Annual Symposium in San Francisco, California.

The panel on patient privacy and “de-identified” health records in the genomic era was organized by Dr. Jessie Tenenbaum, of Duke University and considered how to balance research demands for medical record… more »

Wolf Presents on Certificates of Confidentiality

Leslie Wolf, professor and center director, organized presentations on Certificates of Confidentiality at the Public Responsibility in Medicine & Research’s (PRIMR) Social, Behavioral, and Educational Research Conference and the Advancing Ethical Research Conference in Boston. PRIMR is the premier organization for education and public engagement on the ethical standards governing the conduct of research involving… more »