PREVIOUS HEALTH LAW AND POLICY FORUMS
September 13, 2010 - Dorothy Roberts, Kirkland & Ellis Professor at Northwestern University School of Law and a faculty fellow at the Institute for Policy Research spoke on, "The New Biopolitics of Race and Health."
March 21, 2011 - Alexander Morgan Capron, University Professor at the University of Southern California and Co-Director of the Pacific Center for Health Policy and Ethics spoke on "The Road to Rockville: The Peculiar Role of the US in Global Governance of Research with Human Subjects".
April 14, 2011 - Nancy Tomes, Professor of History at Stony Brook University spoke on "Medicine and Madison Avenue: Historical reflections and contemporary challenges."
April 25, 2011 -The Health Law and Policy Forum along with The Health and Biomedical Law Concentration, The Rappaport Center for Public Service, The Litigation Concentration, and The LL.M. in Global Law and Technology presented "Symposium: Comparative Medical Malpractice Law, Dispute Resolution And Reform: France And The United States"
Wednesday October 7, 2009 - Bob Evans, Killam University Professor (Economics) at the University of British Columbia, and Founding Director of the Program in Population Health, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, spoke on Financing Health Care: Why everyone is out of step except Uncle Sam.
- Wednesday October 28, 2009 - Trudy Lieberman, director of the health and medical reporting program at the Graduate School of Journalism, City University of New York spoke on "The Press, the Public, and Health Reform."
Wednesday November 16, 2009 - Suzanne Gordon, freelance journalist and author, spoke on The Return of the Right to Health Care: The Moral Case for Health Reform in the United States.
Wednesday February 25, 2009 - Tim Westmoreland, Visiting Professor of Law at the Georgetown University Law Center, spoke on Federal Budgets and Health Reform .
- Wednesday April 1, 2009 - Jerome P. Kassirer, M.D., Distinguished Professor at Tufts University School of Medicine and Visiting Professor at Stanford University, spoke on The Current Landscape of Financial Conflicts of Interest.
Wednesday April 15, 2009 - Ruth R. Faden, Ph.D., M.P.H., Philip Franklin Wagley Professor of Biomedical Ethics and Director of the Berman Institute of Bioethics at Johns Hopkins and Senior Research Scholar at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown Universityl, spoke on The Return of the Right to Health Care: The Moral Case for Health Reform in the United States.
Wednesday February 13, 2008 - Professor Keith Wailoo, Martin Luther King Professor of History at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey,
who spoke on The Cultural Politics of Pain Medicine in America.
Wednesday April 2, 2008 - Lisa I. Iezzoni, M.D., M.Sc., Professor of Medicine,
Harvard Medical School, spoke onHealth Care Quality and Access for People with Disabilities.
- Monday, February 26, 2007 - Michele Goodwin, Professor of Law, DePaul College of Law, spoke on Private Ordering and the Negotiation for Body Parts: Does Really Race Matter?
- Monday, March, 19, 2007 –John Lantos, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics; Section Chief, General Pediatrics; Associate Director, MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics; and Co-Director, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, at the University of Chicago, spoke on A Tiny Baby in a Court of Law.
- Tuesday, April 3, 2007 - George Annas, Edward R. Utley Professor and Chair, Department of Health Law, Bioethics & Human Rights, Boston University School of Public Health, spoke on Human Rights and Bioethics: Lessons from the Geneva Conventions, the Guantanamo Hunger Strikes, and the Nuremberg Code. To review Professor Annas' recent article on this topic,
- Tuesday, March 28, 2006 – Michael Millenson, Mervin Shalowitz, M.D. Visiting Scholar, at the Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University, spoke on Farewell to Hippocrates: Medicine in the Information Age
- Thursday, April 20, 2006 –Sidney Watson, Professor of Law, at Saint Louis University School of Law, spoke on From Risk to Ruin: Shifting the Costs of Health Care to Patients.
- Thursday, February 17, 2005 - Thomas L. Greaney, Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Center for Health Law Studies at Saint Louis University Law School, spoke on Challenges to Nonprofit Hospitals: Balancing Mission and Margin in Light of Sarbanes and Consumer Class Actions.
- Wednesday, March 23, 2005 - Deborah Stone, Research Professor, Department of Government at Dartmouth College, spoke on From Scholar to Daughter: Reflections on End-Of-Life Care. To view Professor Stone's related article, Hungry For Air, published in the Boston Review, Vol. 30, No. 1, February/March 2005, at pp. 24-26. To review Professor Stone's article, Shopping for End-of-Life Care, in the July/August 2004 edition of Health Affairs.
- Tuesday, April 5, 2005 - Bruce C. Vladeck, Ph.D., Principal and East Coast Director, Academic Medical Center Advisory Services Practice Group, Ernst & Young LLP, spoke on The Future of Medicare. To view Dr. Vladeck's review of Daniel Shaviro's Who Should Pay for Medicare, in Health Affairs,
Monday, February 23, 2004 - Edward N. Beiser, Professor Emeritus of Political Science and Former Associate Dean of Medicine (Humanities and Social Sciences) at Brown University, spoke on The Economics and Ethics of Informed Consent - Time to Admit Our Mistakes and Move On. A portion of Professor Beiser's lecture focused on his teaching video, "Peter Wegner is Alive and Well and Living in Providence," a documentary chronicling the treatment and rehabilitation of Brown Professor Peter Wegner following a tragic bus accident resulting in brain damage.
Monday, March 22, 2004 - Lori Andrews, Distinguished Professor of Law and Director of the Chicago-Kent College of Law Institute for Science, Law and Technology at the Chicago-Kent College of Law, spoke on The Body as Property - Gene Patents and Health Care Policy.
Wednesday, April 14, 2004 - Henry T. Greely, C. Wendell and Edith M. Carlsmith Professor of Law at Stanford University, spoke on Advances in Neuro-Science & the Future of Litigation.
- February 12, 2003 - Sara Rosenbaum, Hirsh Professor of Health Law and Policy and Director, Center for Health Services Research and Policy, George Washington University Medical Center, School of Public Health and Health Services, Ending Health Insurance As We Know It.
- March 6, 2003 - Barry Furrow, Professor of Law and Director, Health Law Institute, Widener University School of Law, Health Care System Failures: New Trends in Liability.
- April 9, 2003 - James Morone, Professor of Political Scienc, Brown University, Hellfire Nation: Sinners, Morals and Health Care Policy.
- March 26, 2002 - Marcia Angell, M.D., Senior Lecturer, Department of Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Science in the Courtroom: The Breast Implant Case.
- April 3, 2002 - David Rothman, Professor, Columbia University, Center for Study of Society and Medicine, American Health Care Entitlements: An International Comparison.
- May 15, 2002 - Timothy Jost, Robert L. Willett Family Law Professor, Washington and Lee University, The Historian in Court: Radiation Experiments at Vanderbilt University.