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Georgetown Law, University of Hong Kong Co-Host Conference on Intellectual Property, COVID-19 and Tackling Global Health Inequity

November 29, 2021 Health Law Technology, Communication, and Intellectual Property

Last Friday, the World Health Organization (WHO) designated an emergent COVID-19 strain as a "variant of concern" and gave it the name "omicron." This news is not only upending international travel and stock markets, but also underscores the need to expedite vaccination in low-income countries.

New Faculty: Professor Yael Cannon

August 26, 2019 Faculty Health Law

The summer before college, Professor Yael Cannon volunteered through AmeriCorps with a food bank in Washington, D.C., driving a van to summer camps and public housing complexes, bringing food to low-income children who were no longer getting meals at school.

Brian Wallach (L'07) founded a nonprofit, I AM ALS, after being diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

Brian Wallach (L’07): Combining Forces in the Fight Against ALS

August 8, 2019 Health Law Impacting Change Our Alumni

In November 2017, doctors handed Brian Wallach (L’07) a diagnosis that no one in their thirties expects to hear: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
But Wallach, a corporate partner at Skadden who worked for four years as a federal prosecutor, is not about to let anyone or anything determine the course of his own life. In January 2019, he launched a patient-led nonprofit called I AM ALS.

Former White House counsel Don McGahn delivered opening remarks at the January 17 American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) conference on health care, hosted by Georgetown Law CLE.

Georgetown Law Hosts ABI Health Care Conference Featuring Don McGahn

January 29, 2019 Health Law

Regulatory reform in health care “helps economic growth, helps promote innovation, because it frees people to think a little differently,” former White House counsel Donald McGahn said in opening remarks at the January 17 American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) conference on health care, hosted by Georgetown Law Continuing Legal Education.