Law-Medicine Center

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It’s no surprise we are perennially ranked among the top ten programs in the nation. Founded in 1953, The Law-Medicine Center is the oldest law school-based center for the study of legal
medicine and health law in the United States. The field of health law effectively began with the creation of the center in 1953.
It’s no surprise we are perennially ranked among the top ten programs in the nation. Founded in 1953, The Law-Medicine Center is the oldest law school-based center for the study of legal medicine and health law in the United States. The field of health law effectively began with the creation of the center in 1953.

CENTER NEWS

Law Medicine Center Director awarded NIH grant and presents at recent Harvard University conference

Law Medicine Center Director awarded NIH grant and presents at recent Harvard University conference

Jun 7, 2019
Maxwell J. Mehlman spoke at Harvard University’s 2019 Petrie-Flom Center Annual Conference about Governing Non-Traditional Biology. Mehlman, a principal investigator, was recently awarded a $160,000 two-year grant from the National Human Genome Research Institute at NIH. 
Professor Hill pens article on uncertain future of Roe v. Wade

Professor Hill pens article on uncertain future of Roe v. Wade

May 20, 2019
Professor Jessie Hill, associate dean for academic affairs and the Judge Ben C. Green Professor of Law, wrote an op-ed for The Guardian about the uncertain future of Roe v. Wade. Her article was titled “Could abortion become illegal in America? All signs point to yes.”
Two health law students win national writing awards

Two health law students win national writing awards

Feb 18, 2019
Allison Smith and Nicolette Cregan, both 3L health law students, won national awards for their notes this year.
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