Second Annual Regional Health Law Works-in-Progress Retreat at Seton Hall Law School

Seton Hall Law School’s Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law & Policy is pleased to announce the Second Annual Regional Health Law Works-in-Progress Retreat, which will be held on February 9, 2018, at Seton Hall Law School in Newark, New Jersey, from 9:30-5:00.  The purpose of the retreat is to give regional health law scholars an opportunity to share their work and exchange ideas in a friendly, informal setting.

This year’s retreat will consist of an in-depth discussion of the following papers:

Leo Beletsky (Northeastern): Expanding and Improving Substance Use Treatment to Respond to the Opioid Crisis: 21st Century Cures Act and its Street-Level Impact
Commentators: Christina Ho (Rutgers); John Jacobi (Seton Hall)

Ximena Benavides Reverditto (Yale) Opioids Overprescribing: A Social, Legal, and Political Analysis of Physicians’ Role in the Opiod Crisis
Commentators: Linda Fentiman (Pace); Gwendolyn Roberts Majette (Cleveland Marshall)

Myrisha Lewis (Howard): Halted Innovation: The Expansion of Federal Jurisdiction over the Human Body and Medical Practice
Commentators: Gaia Bernstein (Seton Hall); Lewis Grossman (American)

Barbara Noah (Western New England): Rational Patient Apathy
Commentators: Marsha Garrison (Brooklyn); Robert S. Olick (SUNY Upstate)

Govind Persad (Johns Hopkins): Adequacy and Equality in Health Insurance Benefit Design
Commentators: Rob Field (Drexel); Jennifer Herbst (Quinnipiac)

Kristin Underhill (Columbia): Perceptions of Protection under Nondiscrimination Laws
Commentators: Craig Konnoth (Colorado); Brian Sheppard (Seton Hall)

REGISTRATION
The retreat is open to anyone with an academic appointment in health law (including professors, fellows, and visitors) in any institution of higher education in the Northeast.  If you are interested in attending, please RSVP to Carl Coleman via email here by February 2.

Draft papers will be circulated by the last week of January, and all attendees will be expected to have read the papers before the retreat.

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