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Health Law Workshop: Nadia Sawicki

Health Law Workshop: Nadia Sawicki

March 9, 2015 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2014-2015
Griswold Hall, Room 110
1525 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Download the Presentation: "Modernizing Informed Consent: Expanding the Boundaries of Materiality" Nadia A. Sawicki is Associate Professor of Law at…
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RESCHEDULED: Gender (Re)assignment:

RESCHEDULED: Gender (Re)assignment:
Legal, Ethical, and Conceptual Issues

March 9, 2015 12:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2014-2015
Pound Hall, 102
Harvard Law School, 1563 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA

Trans and intersex individuals face a series of legal, medical, and social challenges.  This panel explores these overlapping issues, including:…
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Book Launch: Identified versus Statistical Lives:

Book Launch: Identified versus Statistical Lives:
An Interdisciplinary Approach

March 11, 2015 12:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2014-2015
Wasserstein Hall, Room 2012
Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Identified versus Statistical Lives: An Interdisciplinary Approach is an edited volume that grew out of the 2012 conference "Identified versus Statistical…
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REGISTRATION NOW FREE: Families Matter:

REGISTRATION NOW FREE: Families Matter:
Ethically, Legally, and Clinically

March 18 - 20, 2015
Conferences
2014-2015
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
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Registration is now FREE! Please register online. ProgramWe often talk, in bioethics, about individual autonomy.  Yet our most challenging ethical, legal and clinical…
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RESCHEDULED: Health Law Workshop: Liran Einav

RESCHEDULED: Health Law Workshop: Liran Einav

March 23, 2015 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2014-2015
Griswold Hall, Room 110
1525 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Download the Presentation: "The Response of Drug Expenditure to Non-Linear Contract Design: Evidence from Medicare Part D" (co-authors, Amy Finkelstein and…
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Health Law Workshop: Abbe Gluck

Health Law Workshop: Abbe Gluck

March 30, 2015 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2014-2015
Griswold Hall, Room 110
1525 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Abbe R. Gluck is a Professor of Law at Yale Law School. She joined Yale Law School in 2012, having…
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King v. Burwell and the Future of the Affordable Care Act

King v. Burwell and the Future of the Affordable Care Act

April 1, 2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Conferences
2014-2015
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East B
Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

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This Term, in King v. Burwell, the Supreme Court will consider whether the Affordable Care Act permits the government to extend…
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RESCHEDULED: Health Law Workshop: Thomas Greaney

RESCHEDULED: Health Law Workshop: Thomas Greaney

April 6, 2015 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2014-2015
Griswold Hall, Room 110
1525 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Download the Presentation: "Medicare Advantage, Accountable Care Organizations, and Traditional Medicare: Synchronization or Collision?" Thomas L. Greaney is Chester A. Myers Professor of…
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Health Law Workshop: Rachel Sachs

Health Law Workshop: Rachel Sachs

April 13, 2015 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2014-2015
Griswold Hall, Room 110
1525 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Presentation Title: "Prescription Drug Reimbursement as Innovation Incentive" Rachel Sachs is an Academic Fellow at the Petrie-Flom Center. She earned her…
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FDA’s Impact on Pharmaceutical Innovation:

FDA’s Impact on Pharmaceutical Innovation:
A lecture by Neil Flanzraich

April 14, 2015 12:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2014-2015
Griswold Hall, 110
Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA

The Petrie-Flom Center will host a lecture by Neil Flanzraich, who graduated from HLS in 1968 and was appointed by Dean Martha Minow…
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AGENDA NOW AVAILABLE: 2015 Annual Conference

AGENDA NOW AVAILABLE: 2015 Annual Conference
Law, Religion, and Health in America

May 8 - 9, 2015
Conferences
2014-2015
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East BC
1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

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Registration is now available online! Conference DescriptionReligion and medicine have historically gone hand in hand, but increasingly have come into…
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Law and Moral Enhancement:

Law and Moral Enhancement:
A lecture by Julian Savulescu

October 20, 2015 12:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2015-2016

Julian Savulescu is Uehiro Chair in Practical Ethics, Director of The Oxford Centre for Neuroethics, Director of the Oxford Uehiro Centre…
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Past

The Policeman at the Elbow:

The Policeman at the Elbow:
The Neuroscience of Addiction, Self-Control, and Criminal Responsibility

March 4, 2015 12:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2014-2015
Wasserstein Hall, 3019
Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Do criminal penalties have any deterrent effect on drug addicts - people who already are willing to throw away their…
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Health Law Workshop: Robert Truog

Health Law Workshop: Robert Truog

March 2, 2015 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2014-2015
Griswold Hall, Room 110
1525 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Download the Presentation: "Defining Death: Getting It Wrong for All the Right Reasons" Robert D. Truog is Professor of Medical Ethics,…
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Harvard Food+ Research Symposium

Harvard Food+ Research Symposium

February 27, 2015 12:30 - 4:30 PM
Conferences
2014-2015
Geological and Mineralogical Museum, University Museum Room 100
Harvard University, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge, MA

The Weatherhead Center for International Affairs is pleased to announce the first Harvard Research Symposium on the Nexus of Food, Agriculture, Environment, Health,…
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Measles, Vaccines, and Protecting Public Health

Measles, Vaccines, and Protecting Public Health

February 25, 2015 4:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2014-2015
Wasserstein Hall, Room 1010
Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

For more on this event, check out the write-ups in the Harvard Gazette (February 27, 2015) and the Harvard Crimson (February…
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Health Law Workshop: Amy Kapczynski

Health Law Workshop: Amy Kapczynski

February 23, 2015 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2014-2015
Griswold Hall, Room 110
1525 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Professor Kapczynski's presentation, "Order Without Intellectual Property Law:  The Flu Network as a Case Study in Open Science," is available…
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A Dialogue on Agency, Responsibility, and the Brain

A Dialogue on Agency, Responsibility, and the Brain
with Stephen Morse

February 12, 2015 12:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2014-2015
Wasserstein Hall, 3019
Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

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Professor Stephen J. Morse, JD, PhD, former MacArthur Foundation Law & Neuroscience Project, discussed how – or whether – new knowledge about…
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Re-envisioning Pain:

Re-envisioning Pain:
How Breakthroughs on the Science of Suffering Could Revolutionize Legal Understanding and Outcomes

February 5, 2015 6:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2014-2015
Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, Harvard Medical School
77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, MA

Registration is required for this event. Please register here. On Thursday, February 5, 2015 at the Joseph B. Martin Conference Center…
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A Right to Health?:

A Right to Health?:
A lecture by John Tasioulas

February 5, 2015 12:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2014-2015
Wasserstein Hall, 3019
Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

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There have been recent calls to establish a framework convention on health grounded in the human right to health. But…
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A “Natural” Experiment:

A “Natural” Experiment:
Consumer Confusion and Food Claims, a lecture by Efthimios Parasidis

January 29, 2015 12:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2014-2015
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein West B
Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

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Video of the lecture and following discussion is available online. What makes food "natural"? Do consumers understand "natural" claims on…
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Outbreak: Developing New Medical Products for Epidemics,

Outbreak: Developing New Medical Products for Epidemics,
A lecture by Peter Hutt

January 15, 2015 12:30 PM
Lectures and Panels
2014-2015
Hauser Hall 102
1575 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA

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Video of the lecture and following discussion are available online. The recent outbreak of Ebola has called attention to the…
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Petrie-Flom Reception at 2014 PRIM&R Annual Conference

Petrie-Flom Reception at 2014 PRIM&R Annual Conference

December 5, 2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM
Conferences
2014-2015
Hilton Baltimore, Calloway Room
401 West Pratt St., Baltimore, MD

The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School will host a welcome reception at PRIM&R's 2014 Advancing Ethical…
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Book Launch: Patients with Passports: Medical Tourism, Law, and Ethics

Book Launch: Patients with Passports: Medical Tourism, Law, and Ethics

November 19, 2014 12:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2014-2015
Harvard Law School Library, Langdell Hall, Caspersen Room
1557 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

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I. Glenn Cohen's new book Patients with Passports: Medical Tourism, Law, and Ethics  (Oxford University Press, 2014) is the first comprehensive…
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Health Law Workshop: Leemore Dafny

Health Law Workshop: Leemore Dafny

November 10, 2014 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2014-2015
Griswold Hall, Room 110
1525 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Download the Presentation Topic Paper: "More Insurers Lower Premiums: Evidence from Initial Pricing in the Health Insurance Marketplaces" (co-authors, Jonathan Gruber…
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Law and Ethics of Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing

Law and Ethics of Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing

November 6, 2014 12:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2014-2015
Wasserstein Hall, Room 3018
1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

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The Petrie-Flom Center hosted a discussion of the issues surrounding noninvasive prenatal testing (NIPT), a screening method for detecting certain…
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Global Reproduction:

Global Reproduction:
Health, Law, and Human Rights in Surrogacy and Egg Donation

November 5, 2014 5:00 - 7:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2014-2015
Wasserstein Hall, Room 1010
Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA

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A screening of the documentary Can We See the Baby Bump, Please?, which was followed by a panel discussion of the legal…
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Health Law Workshop: Matt Lamkin

Health Law Workshop: Matt Lamkin

November 3, 2014 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2014-2015
Griswold Hall, Room 110
1525 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Download the Presentation Topic Paper: "Regulating Identity: Medical Regulation as Social Control" Matt Lamkin is Assistant Professor of Law at the…
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Transparency in the Global Food System:

Transparency in the Global Food System:
How Much Information and to What Ends?

October 24 - 25, 2014
Conferences
2014-2015
UCLA Faculty Center
480 Charles Young Drive, Los Angeles, CA

he Resnick Program for Food Law and Policy at UCLA School of Law and The Food Law Lab at Harvard…
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Screening of Fed Up

Screening of Fed Up

October 22, 2014 4:30 - 6:30 PM
Lectures and Panels
2014-2015
Ames Courtroom, Austin Hall
Harvard Law School, 1575 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

Documentary Synopsis:Everything we’ve been told about food and exercise for the past 30 years is dead wrong. Fed Up is the film…
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Human Subjects Research Regulation: Perspectives on the Future

Human Subjects Research Regulation: Perspectives on the Future

October 22, 2014 12:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2014-2015
Harvard Law School Library, Langdell Hall, Caspersen Room
1557 Massachusetts Ave., 4th floor, Cambridge, MA

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MIT Press recently published Human Subjects Research Regulation: Perspectives on the Future (2014), co-edited by Petrie-Flom Center Faculty Director, I. Glenn Cohen, and Executive…
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