Hall Center for Law and Health News
Professor Terry to Take Part in Health Privacy Summit
Professor Nicolas Terry will be among the panelists at the third International Summit on the Future of Health Privacy, June 5 and 6 at Georgetown Law Center in Washington, D.C.
Titled “The Value of Health Data vs. Privacy – How Can the Conflict Be Resolved?” the summit aims to offer high-level, thoughtful discussions about the most urgent national and international privacy issues and solutions concerning the challenges of ensuring personal control over health information.
Professor Terry is the Hall Render Professor of Law and co-director of the William S. and Christine S. Hall Center for Law and Health. Professor Terry’s research interests lie primarily at the intersection of medicine, law and information technology. He is a permanent blogger at the HealthLawProf Blog and at Harvard Law School’s Bill of Health.
Dr. Gunter Presents at GETed Conference at Harvard Medical School
Dr. Tracy Gunter presented on issues raised by behavioral genetics in antisocial behavior as part of GETed 2013 at Harvard Medical School on April 26. GETed brought together educators from around the nation to brainstorm strategies for raising awareness about personal genetics. This year's focus was on controversial topics in genetics.
The conference was sponsored in part by the Personal Genetics Education Project (pgED), part of Harvard Medical School. The project’s mission is to increase awareness of personal genetics, particularly the ethical, legal, and social implications around personal genome sequencing.
Dr. Gunter is an associate professor of clinical psychiatry at IU’s Department of Psychiatry, and an adjunct professor at the IU Robert H. McKinney School of Law, where she teaches Neuroscience and Law.
Indiana Health Law Review Announces Award Winners, Publication Decisions
Three students were honored for their work on the Indiana Health Law Review during the publication’s annual spring banquet on April 13, 2013.
- Janice Pascuzzi, 2L, received the Eleanor D. Kinney Award for Devoted Service to the Law Review.
- Megan Michelle Smith, a 2013 J.D. candidate, received the Krieg-DeVault Excellence in Editing Award.
- James Banister, 2L, received the Indiana State Bar Association Health Law Section Distinguished Writing Award.
In addition to the awards, the following student learned that their notes will be published in IHLR’s Volume XI:
- James Banister , New Technology and Increased Globalization: Addressing Difficulties Presented in the Current FDA Inspection Process
- Jessica Dugdale, A Plea for Consumer Protection: The Potential Human Health Hazards of the Spray Tanning Epidemic
- Charlotte Fillenwarth , Beyond the Emergency Room Doors: Rejecting Patient Admittance as Satisfaction of Hospital Obligations Under EMTALA
- Megan Smith , Causing Conflict: Indiana's Mandatory Reporting Laws in the Context of Juvenile Defense
- Samuel Dayton , Rethinking Health App Regulation: The Case for Centralized FDA Voluntary Certification of Unregulated Non-Device Mobile Health Apps
- Christopher Anderson, Striking a Balance: Regulation of Raw Milk and a New Approach for Indiana
- Thomas Martin, The Stark Inaccessibility of Medical Care in Rural Indiana: Judicial and Legislative Solutions
- Paul Ho, HCQIA Does Not Provide Adequate Due Process Protection or Improve Healthcare Quality & Is Outdated Under "Obama Care"
03/21/2013: Health Law Event Examines Patient Responsibility
01/14/2013: Claus, '86 Named General Counsel of IU Health
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