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Professor Kinney Honored with Women’s Leadership Award
Professor Eleanor DeArman Kinney was selected as the Outstanding IUPUI Woman Leader in the “veteran” faculty category for the 2011 Women's History Month Leadership Awards on March 29.
Kinney is the Hall Render Professor of Law and founded the law school’s Hall Center for Law and Health in 1987. She has taught at the IU School of Law – Indianapolis for 27 years, starting as an adjunct professor in 1984. In addition to health law, she has taught administrative law, law and public health, comparative EU and U.S. regulation of pharmaceuticals and medical technology, insurance law, torts, and law and social science. As co-director of Hall Center for Law and Health and the co-director of the Consortium for Health, Policy, Law & Bioethics, she has created many opportunities for students to work on cutting-edge health law issues, such as malpractice reform.
IU School of Law – Indianapolis Dean, Gary R. Roberts, says, “Professor Kinney has been able to use her academic and professional experience in health law to forge a key interdisciplinary partnership between our law school and the Indiana University School of Medicine—a partnership which has given rise to nationally renowned research projects, peer-reviewed scholarship, and many successful careers in health law for our graduates.”
Professor Kinney has taken the Center’s expertise and reputation around the nation and the world, including Fulbright Grant projects in Argentina, a collaboration with the European Union, and numerous trips to Asia and other countries.