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Third Annual AUWCL National Health Law Writing Competition Winners Announced

Third Annual AUWCL National Health Law Writing Competition Winners Announced

American University Washington College of Law is pleased to announce the winners of its Third Annual National Health Law Writing Competition. This competition is designed to encourage law students to write scholarly papers on current topics of interest relevant to health law and/or food and drug law.

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Wearables, mHealth Discussed during Panel on Privacy and Health Data

Wearables, mHealth Discussed during Panel on Privacy and Health Data

How do both companies and clients work to ensure health information remains private in a world of evolving health apps and wearables? It was a questioned answered Thursday, April 12 at American University Washington College of Law’s panel discussion “Health Data Privacy & Security: Emerging Issues in mHealth, Wearables, and the Internet of Things.”

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AUWCL Health Law & Policy Program Recognized as One of the Best Health Law Programs in the Country

AUWCL Health Law & Policy Program Recognized as One of the Best Health Law Programs in the Country

“We’re honored to be recognized as one of the best health law programs in the country. Through our course offerings, externship program, student-run publication, competition teams, and networking events, we’re working hard to ensure our students graduate practice-ready and connected to opportunities in the Washington, DC area and beyond. Our alumni are practicing law at the top of their field and giving back to students by coaching them in competitions and on the job market.” - Professor Lindsay Wiley, Director of the Health Law and Policy Program

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AUWCL Students Place Second at National Health Law Regulatory & Compliance Competition

AUWCL Students Place Second at National Health Law Regulatory & Compliance Competition

Health Law and Policy Program congratulates Andrew Balland, Chloe Shannon, India Russell-Pena, and AJ Custard on their second-place win Saturday at the national Health Law Regulatory & Compliance Competition hosted by University of Maryland Carey School of Law. The students were coached by Prof. Asha Scielzo, Associate Director of the Health Law and Policy Program and leading expert on health care fraud and abuse.

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Health Law & Policy Events

Symposium on Religion and Individual Rights: Heaven and Health

Symposium on Religion and Individual Rights: Heaven and Health

30 Mar, 2018

The American University Washington College of Law Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law’s 2018 spring symposium features a keynote address by world renowned health law and religious liberty scholar Professor Elizabeth Sepper and a panel on religious objections in health law and policy.

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Poverty States: Federalism, Rights, and State Anti-Poverty Efforts

Poverty States: Federalism, Rights, and State Anti-Poverty Efforts

23 Mar, 2018

American University Washington College of Law’s Economic Justice Program’s third annual poverty law conference features presentations on Medicaid, healthy housing, and opioid policy.

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Gender and Law Lunch and Learn: Reproductive Injustice in the DC Metro Area

Gender and Law Lunch and Learn: Reproductive Injustice in the DC Metro Area

21 Mar, 2018

 Join the Women & the Law Program, the Program on Law & Government, Health Law and Policy Program, If/When/How, and BLSA to learn about the challenges that DC residents face in accessing reproductive health and maintaining healthy families in the nation's capital.

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Health Services and Latino Youth: Challenges, Collaborations, and the Social Safety Net

Health Services and Latino Youth: Challenges, Collaborations, and the Social Safety Net

19 Mar, 2018

This Fourth Annual Latino Public Affairs Forum will convene AU faculty, and distinguished national experts from the legal and medical fields, together with local government and community representatives, to address the critical issue of access to health services for often undocumented, underserved, and at-risk Latino youth.

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U.S. Food & Drug Administration

U.S. Food & Drug Administration: A Conversation with Former Commissioner David Kessler

02 Mar, 2018

Join the Environmental Law Society & Health Law and Policy Program in welcoming Dr. David Kessler for a Brown Bag Lunch and a Q&A Session with Professor Lewis Grossman.

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