The O’Neill Institute 2013 Summer Program is just around the corner. We are thrilled to announce our exciting guest lecturers for this year’s program on non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and the law. The list of lecturers is below.
About the Summer Program
As global efforts to address non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are accelerating, complexity is increasing and the importance of law is becoming more apparent. Understanding the powers, duties and constraints created by law is now essential not only for lawyers, but also for officials and advocates working on NCDs.
The O’Neill Institute Summer Program on NCDs and the Law will take a global approach to the issues, while also drawing upon case studies from domestic law. Participants will enhance their understanding of the global burden of NCDs, contemporary developments at the international level, international instruments governing NCDs, best practice regulation, the intersection of human rights and NCDs and the intersection of trade, investment and NCDs.
For more information, or to apply, please visit: http://www.law.georgetown.edu/oneillinstitute/summerprogram/
Alberto Alemanno, Associate Professor, HEC Paris
Katherine DeLand, World Health Organization
Lauren Dunning, Legal Policy Analyst, RENEW Los Angeles County, Department of Public Health, Division of Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention
Trevor Gunn, Managing Director, International Relations, Medtronic Inc and Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University, School of Foreign Service
David Hammond, Associate Professor, School of Public Health & Health Systems, University of Waterloo
Laurent Huber, Director, Framework Convention Alliance
Jonathan Liberman, Director, McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer, Cancer Council Victoria and Union for International Cancer Control (UICC)
Alan Morelli, CEO, OptimisCorp
Hana Ross, Managing Director, International Tobacco Control Research, American Cancer Society
Allyn Taylor, Visiting Professor, O’Neill Institute / Georgetown University Law Center
Godfrey Xuereb, Team Leader, Population-based Prevention, Surveillance and Population-based Prevention Unit, Prevention of Noncommunicable Diseases Department, World Health Organization
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