Congratulations to the Mitchell Hamline School of Law health law faculty on their accomplishments.
Date range: August 1, 2017 – August 31, 2017
8/24/2017 Capabilities presentation
Doug Blanke of the Public Health Law Center presented on the Center’s current priorities at a meeting of the Strategic Advisory Committee of the American Heart Association’s Voices for Healthy Kids children’s health initiative in Washington, D.C.
8/3/2017 “Weed Indeed! Issues and Options in Regulating Marijuana”
Kerry Cork of the Public Health Law Center gave a presentation at the 2017 annual conference for the National Association of Local Boards of Health (NALBOH) in Cleveland, Ohio.
8/25/2017 “Smoke-Free Housing in Tennessee”
Mike Freiberg of the Public Health Law Center gave a presentation via web conference to advocates working on smoke-free housing in Tennessee.
8/14/2017 “What is Health Equity?”
Natasha Frost and Mary Marrow of the Public Health Law Center gave a presentation on a Kansas Health Foundation webinar about key terminology around health equity, data sources for Kansas communities, using that data to identify inequities and priority populations, and considerations for addressing health equity in rural communities.
8/23/2017 “Legal and Policy Options for Quality in Child Care Settings”
Natasha Frost of the Public Health Law Center gave a presentation on a CDC webinar about several interactive resources developed by the Center. States and Early Care in Education (ECE) stakeholders can use these resources to enhance their understanding of state-specific child care licensing regulations and the ECE food policy environment, using Minnesota as an example.
Mitchell Hamline Law Review invited Professor Laura Hermer to present and publish on potential changes to Minnesota’s Medical Assistance and MinnesotaCare programs in their 2018 spring symposium.
Loyola University Chicago’s Law Review, Annals of Health Law, accepted Professor Laura Hermer’s article, “What to Expect When You’re Expecting…TANF-Style Medicaid Waivers,” for publication in this winter’s volume.
8/31/2017 John H. Faricy Professorships for Empirical Research
Professor Laura Hermer was awarded the John H. Faricy Professorships for Empirical Research. She will be working on a project analyzing the impact on client wellbeing as a result of receiving legal services through the School’s medical-legal partnership during the upcoming calendar year.
Professor Eric Janus was one of two discussants in a program sponsored by the Federal Bar Association in Chief Judge Tunheim’s courtroom of the film Untouchable. The other discussant was Patty Wetterling.
8/22/2017 The American Journal of Bioethics
Jonathan Kahn, Science is Complex-So Is Race, 17 The American Journal of Bioethics 56 (2017).
8/30/2017 Book Review
Blood Sugar: Racial Pharmacology and Food Justice in Black America, by Anthony Ryan Hatch.” Social History of Medicine.
8/14/2017 Georgia State University Law Review
Unbefriended and Unrepresented: Medical Decision Making for Incapacitated Patients without Healthcare Surrogates, 33(4) Georgia State University Law Review 923-1019 (2017).
8/16/2017 Journal of Bioethical Inquiry
New Legal Guidelines for Determination of Brain Death, 14(3) Journal of Bioethical Inquiry 323-328 (2017).
8/20/2017 USA Today
Professor Thaddeus Pope was quoted in the USA Today piece “Despite Advance Directive, Dementia Patient Denied Her Last Wish, Says Spouse.”