Majette and Robertson Participate in CMBA Medical-Legal Summit

C|M|LAW Professor Gwen Majette and Associate Dean and Professor Heidi Gorovitz Robertson participated in the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association’s Medical-Legal Summit at Cleveland’s Global Center for Health Innovation on April 12, 2014.  Professor Majette served as a panelist addressing the bio-ethical issues of physician interactions with drug and device companies in the context of the Physician Payment Sunshine Act.  Associate Dean Robertson introduced a showing of a film,”Bringing Henrietta to Life,” which was a creative commentary on the award-winning book by Rebecca Skloot, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.  The film was intended to highlight the ethical and legal issues presented in Skloot’s book and to serve as a catalyst for discussion.  The film was a joint project of students and faculty from CSU’s College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, in particular,the Departments of English, Drama, Communications, and Dance. Joining Dean Robertson as panelists were C|M|LAW Health Law students Linda Herman and Blair Barnhart-Hinkle.

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