O’Neill Institute Colloquium 2011

We are excited to announce the lineup of speakers for this year’s O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law Colloquium. The Colloquium is an opportunity for leading scholars, policymakers and students to engage in an enriching dialogue on critical health law issues. We have speakers addressing such diverse topics as health reform implementation and constitutionality, tobacco control and trade, medical malpractice system reform, and global health governance. The Colloquium takes place on Mondays (except October 11th) from 1:20-3:20 at Georgetown University Law Center in the Eric E. Hotung Building, room 2001.

Speakers and topics for the 2011 Colloquium
Monday, September 12 Global Health Governance: Past, Present and Future Ambassador Mark Dybul —
Co-Director Global Health Law Program, Georgetown University Law Center
Monday, September 19 Lessons from the World Health Organization Review of the International Health Regulations and Performance During the H1N1 (2009) Pandemic Dr. Harvey Fineberg — President, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies
Monday, September 26 The Past, Present, and Future of the Constitutional Challenge to the Affordable Care Act Professor Randy Barnett — Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Legal Theory, Georgetown University Law Center
Monday, October 3 Should the Private Sector Have a Role in Public Health? Reflections on the New Global Architecture in Health Dr. Jeffrey Sturchio — Visiting Scholar at the Institute of Applied Economics, Global Health and the Study of Business Enterprise at Johns Hopkins; Senior partner at Rabin Martin
Tuesday, October 11 O’Neill Institute Colloquium: Health Policy and Budget Policy: Death and Taxes with Timothy Westmoreland Professor Timothy Westmoreland — Georgetown University Law Center
Monday, October 17 Reforming the World Health Organization Lawrence O. Gostin – O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, Georgetown University Law Center
Monday, October 24 Tobacco and Trade Matthew Myers — President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids
Benn McGrady — O’Neill Institute Trade and Health Program Manager
Monday, October 31 The Constitutionality of the Individual Health Insurance Mandate Professor Louis Michael Seidman — Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Constitutional Law, Georgetown University Law Center
Monday, November 7 Conflicts of Interest in Medical Research and Practice with Catherine DeAngelis and comments by Howard Federoff Dr. Catherine DeAngelis — Professor at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and School of Public Health; Editor-in-Chief Emerita of the Journal of the American Medical Association
Monday, November 14 The Impacts of Estimation Methods on Medical Malpractice Tort Reform: Study Results Professor Kathryn Zeiler — Georgetown University Law Center
Monday, November 21 Legal Accountability for Governmental Health Sector Decisions: A Canadian Comparison Lorian Hardcastle — O’Neill Institute Fellow
Monday, November 28 Life as We Will Learn To Know it After Douglas Professor Sara Rosenbaum — George Washington University, School of Public Health and Health Services Department of Health Policy