Academic Fellow Alum Matthew J. B. Lawrence Joins Faculty at Dickinson Law (Penn State)
Matthew J.B. Lawrence has joined the faculty of Penn State’s Dickinson Law as assistant professor of law. An expert in the fields of health law and administrative law, Lawrence will teach Health Care Law and Policy, Health Law: Business Organization and Finance, Health Care Entrepreneurship and Administrative Law. Professor Lawrence will work with Assistant Professor of Law Medha Makhlouf to develop the health law program at Dickinson Law—including the joint degree program with the Department of Public Health Sciences at Penn State College of Medicine and the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, a partnership between Penn State Harrisburg, Dickinson Law, and the College of Medicine.
“Matthew brings a wealth of health law expertise to Dickinson Law,” said Gary S. Gildin, dean, Dickinson Law. “He is an accomplished scholar who I know will share both his practical experiences and policy and theoretical perspectives that are critical to preparing students for practice in the evolving field of health law.”
As an academic fellow and lecturer on law at Harvard Law School’s Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Bioethics and Biotechnology, Lawrence conducted independent research and prepared legal scholarship on health law issues, designed and taught a seminar at Harvard Law School entitled “Law and Medicine: The Affordable Care Act,” organized conferences and events exploring health reform, and mentored both law students and medical school students writing health law and policy scholarship. [...]
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