O’Neill Institute Colloquium 2016

The Colloquium takes place on Wednesdays from 1:20-3:20 at Georgetown University Law Center in the Eric E. Hotung Building, Room 2001 (Faculty Dining).

Wednesday, August 31

Zika Virus: Our Common Future (video recording)

  • Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
  • Dr. Stephen Morrison, Director, Center for Strategic and International Studies
  • Dr. Daniel Lucey, Senior Scholar, O’Neill Institutefor National and Global Health Law
Wednesday, September 7

Tobacco Control as a Human Rights Issue: Philip Morris v Uruguay (video recording)

  • Ambassador Carlos Gianelli, Uruguay Ambassador to the United States
  • Professor Harold Koh, Yale Law School
  • Mr. Matthew Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids
  • Moderated by: Mr. Gian Luca Burci, Distinguished Visitor from Practice,O’Neill Institutefor National and Global Health Law
Wednesday, September 14

Disability Rights at the International and Domestic Level (video recording)

  • Ms. Eve Hill, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Division D.O.J.
  • Mr. Eric Rosenthal, Founder, Disability Rights International
  • Mr. Henry Claypool, Former Director DHHS Office of Disability
Wednesday, September 21

Prisons and Health (video recording)

  • Professor Marc Howard, Director, Georgetown Prisons and Justice Initiative
  • Ms. Deborah Golden, Director, D.C. Prisoner’s Rights Project
  • Ms. Amy Fettig, Deputy Director, ACLU National Prisons Projec
Wednesday, September 28

Black Men & Health Disparities (video recording)

  • Associate Professor Roland Thorpe, Faculty Director, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Mr. Jordan White, Coordinator, Johns Hopkins Center for AIDS Research
  • Mr. Kenyon Farrow, US & Global Health Policy Director, Treatment Action Group
  • Moderated by:
    Mr. Sean Bland, Associate, O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law
Wednesday, October 5

Safety of Personal Health Information: Regulation around the Emergence of Wearable Technology (video recording)

  • Ms. Deven McGraw, Deputy Director, Health Information Privacy, HHS
  • Ms. Michelle DeMooy, Acting Director, Center for Democracy and Technology
  • Ms. Cora Han, Attorney, FTC Division of Privacy and Identity Protection
  • Ms. Kelsey Finch, Policy Counsel, Future of Privacy Forum
  • Moderated by: Professor Alvaro Bedoya, Executive Director, Georgetown Center on Privacy and Technology
Wednesday, October 12

Legalization of Drugs, Harm Reduction & Public Health (video recording)

  • Ms. Jasmine Tyler, Senior Policy Advisor, Open Society Foundations
  • Mr. John Walsh, Senior Associate for Drug Policy, Washington Office on Latin America
  • Dr. Malik Burnett, Bloomberg School of Public Health
Wednesday, October 19

Women’s Health & Reproductive Rights: National & Global Perspectives (video recording)

  • Professor Alicia Yamin, Director, Health and Human Rights Initiative, O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law
  • Aram Schvey, Senior Policy Counsel and Manager of Special Projects, Center for Reproductive Rights
  • Professor Victoria Jennings, Director, Georgetown Institute for Reproductive Health
Wednesday, October 26

Asylum Seeker & Refugee Health, Law & Policy (video recording)

  • Professor Katharine Donato, Director Georgetown Institute for the Study of International Migration
  • Professor Philip Schrag, Georgetown University
  • Dr. Sheetal Patel, Refugee Psychologist
  • Moderated by: Assistant Professor Lindsay Harris, Refugee & Immigration Law, UDC
Wednesday, November 2

The NFL and Legal and Ethical Issues Related to Player Health (Session open to Georgetown University faculty and students only)

  • Mr. Sean Sansiveri, Vice President of Business and Legal Affairs, NFL Players Association Mr. George Atallah, Representative, NFL Players Association Professor Mark Burns, Director, Laboratory for Brain Injury and Dementia Professor Glenn Cohen, Faculty Director, Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law, Harvard Law School Professor Jessica Roberts, University of Houston
Wednesday, November 9

Climate Change & Health: Outcomes of the Paris Accord

  • Professor Vicki Arroyo, Director, Georgetown Environmental Law Program
  • Dr. John Balbus, Senior Advisor for Public Health, HIH & Director NIEHS-WHO Collaborating Centre for Environmental Health Sciences 
  • Ms. Sarah Hoverter, Staff Attorney Health & Climate, Harrison Institute
Wednesday, November 16 CLASS DISCUSSION Session closed: Students only
Wednesday, November 23 NO CLASS Thanksgiving Break
Wednesday, November 30

U.S. Health Policy in a New Administration: Opportunities & Risks for Health

  • Dr. Diane Rowland, Kaiser Family Foundation, Executive VP