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 »

Center Faculty Participate in Life Sciences Conference

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 »

University-Wide Network Focuses on Opioids

Ending the opioid epidemic requires a multi-faceted approach, so researchers across Georgia State University have come together to address the problem of misuse and overdose from opioids and other drugs. The focus of the network is to foster collaboration across a broad range of disciplines including law, public health, physiology, health policy, social work, health… more »

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 »

Georgia State Hosts Public Health Receptions

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 »

Real-world Impact

The Center for Law, Health & Society faculty are well-regarded teachers and scholars, but they also seek to have an impact beyond the world of academia. A sampling of their activities over the last several months provides a glimpse at the ways in which faculty members bring their research and expertise to others.

Sylvia Caley… more »

Law Week Student Events

The first week of April is designated as Law Week at the College of Law. An annual tradition, the week, sponsored by the Student Bar Association, is an extension of Law Day, celebrated nationally as a day of dedication to the principle of government under law established by President Dwight Eisenhower in 1958. Each student… more »