Center Launching Master of Jurisprudence in Fall 2019

The Center for Law, Health & Society at Georgia State Law is launching a new master of jurisprudence with a concentration in health law. The M.J. offers non-lawyer health professionals the opportunity to advance their careers by developing a fuller understanding of the role of law and policy in health fields.

“Over the years, we… more »

Kershner Presents Health is a Human Right in Spain

Stacie Kershner (J.D. ’08), associate director of the Center for Law, Health & Society at the College of Law, and Kim Ramsey-White (Ph.D. ’12), undergraduate director and assistant clinical professor at the School of Public Health, presented the Health is a Human Right: Race and Place in America exhibit at the Inclusive Museum Conference in… 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 »

Health is a Human Right: Then and Now

On April 16, students in public health law, health equity and health literacy courses presented their research posters to over 100 faculty and students from across Georgia State University in the

Health is a Human Right: Race and Place in America exhibit space.  Georgia State University has hosted the exhibit for the past year. Donated by… 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 »

Exhibit Illustrates Need for Interdisciplinary Work in Health Equity

“While health disparities are well documented, they are not well understood,” said Leandris Liburd, associate director of the Office of Minority Health and Health Equity at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, during a discussion held by the Center for Law, Health & Society. The event was a collaboration among Georgia State Law, the… more »

Stacie Kershner

Johnston, Kershner and Meals Appointed to Nontenure-Track Faculty

The College of Law has appointed the associate and assistant directors of the Center for Law, Health & Society; the Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth; and the Center for Access to Justice as nontenure-track faculty. Karen Johnston (J.D. ’08), Stacie Kershner (J.D. ’08) and Darcy Meals are now academic professionals.

“Our… 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 »

Exhibit On Georgia State Campus Allows Public To Explore Issues Of Health Equity In America

ATLANTA—Georgia State University is re-mounting portions of the exhibit “Health is a Human Right: Race and Place in America,” making materials originally displayed at the David J. Sencer CDC Museum available to the public for the first time since 2014.

Georgia State Law Introduces LL.M. with Concentration in Health Law

Georgia State University College of Law is introducing a master of laws with a concentration in health law through its Center for Law, Health & Society, beginning this fall. This program builds on the center’s successful and popular health law certificate for J.D. students.

“Health law touches so many different fields and careers,” said more »