Events

February 22, 2017

Faculty Roundtable
Considering a Zika Virus Human Challenge Trial: Lessons and Questions on Consent, Risk, and Social Value
Holly Lynch , Executive Director, Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics, Harvard Law School 
RSVP to Jennifer Huer

March 1, 2017

Wine Reception & Book-signing -- The Health of Newcomers: Immigration, Health Policy, and the Case for Global Solidarity
5:30 - 7:00 PM | Law Library, 4th Fl.
Join authors Wendy Parmet and Patricia Illingworth as they discuss their new book and its relevance to current legal and policy issues.
Books will be available for purchase and signing.

Co-sponsored by The Center for Health Policy and Law, NUSL Law Library, NEU Ethics Institute, and The Program on Human Rights and the Global Economy (PHRGE)

Questions? Email Jennifer Huer

March 17, 2017

WGSS Annual Symposium 
No Turning Back: The Past, Present, & Future of Reproductive Justice
The Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program celebrates Women's History month with a day-long symposium focusing reproductive justice and featuring panels of speakers in dialogue with one another and their audience. 

Co-sponosored by Northeastern University School of Law and The Center for Health Policy and Law 

Event is free but registration is required.

March 29, 2017

Networking at the Intersection of Law and Health Care
6:00-8:00 PM | 240 Dockser | Law School 
The event will consist of a panel of professionals working in the field of health law and policy, followed by a networking reception. Refreshments will be provided. All are welcome!
Panelists include professionals from: Partner’s Healthcare, Ropes and Gray, Boston Public Health Commission, AGO Health Care Division, DLA Piper. 

Sponsored by the Health Law Society and the Center for Health Policy and Law 

An RSVP is appreciated. 

April 3, 2017

Beyond Traditional Paths - Exploring Alternative Career Opportunities 
12:00-1:30 PM | 230 Dockser | Law School 


Please join us for an insightful look into alternative career opportunities.  Our panel of NUSL alums will share insights on their diverse and rewarding careers and how a legal education meaningfully enhances their roles  They will identify steps to begin your exploration and suggest strategies for finding Co-op and post-graduate opportunities beyond traditional paths.

Panelists:
Scott Bell ’09, Senior Analyst, Financial Industry Regulatory Agency (FINRA), Washington DC
Caitriona Fitzgerald ’08, Chief Technology Officer and Policy Director, Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC), Boston, MA
Nereyda Garcia ’88, Global Head, Ethics and Compliance, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Cambridge, MA
Sean Quinn ’15, Assistant Vice President of Privacy Risk Management, LPL Financial, Charlotte NC
Alyssa Vangeli ’10, Associate Director, Policy & Government Relations, Heath Care For All, Boston, MA

Lunch will be provided. 

For more information, contact Rhonda Rittenberg, Director of Employer Outreach for Alternative Markets

April 3, 2017

Ethics in Healthcare: The Ever-Evolving Definition
4-6:30 PM | Northeastern University Charlotte Campus 

Join Northeastern’s Charlotte Campus for the upcoming Local Leaders Global Impact series and hear from Northeastern alum, Alan Sauber, Premier’s Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer (MBA '88) and Northeastern Matthews Distinguished University Professor of Law, Wendy Parmet, about the current state of ethics in healthcare and what the future holds. 

Program will be followed by a networking reception. For more information and to register, please visit the event page

Sponsored by Northeastern University Charlotte and the Office of Alumni Relations.

April 6, 2017

Faculty Roundtable
Location: 308 International Village (INV)
Pushing the Safety Culture Agenda in the Construction Industry: A Systematic Approach or Another Way to Blame the Worker?
Jack Dennerlein, Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, Movement & Rehabilitation Science, Bouvé College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University 

Co-hosted by the Institute on Urban Health Research and Practice (IUHRP)

RSVP to Antoinette Devlin 

April 12, 2017

MA Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP) and the Opioid Epidemic: Stakeholder Perspectives
5:30 - 7PM | Moot Court Room, 160 Dockser | Law School 
Join us for a community presentation, followed by an interactive discussion. Light refreshments will be served. 

In fulfillment of their capstone projects, an interdisciplinary team of Northeastern University students has conducted two dozen ethnographic interviews with prescribers, pharmacists, law enforcement, regulators, and community representatives in Massachusetts. This work is part of a larger study Facing the Opioid Epidemic: Assessing and Responding to Prescription and Illicit Opioid Use and Misuse in Five New England States—a collaboration between Tufts, Northeastern, and Brandies Universities. It is funded by a Pilot Study Grant from Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI). 

Presenters: 

Leo Beletsky, Associate Professor of Law and Health Sciences 
Sarah Seymour, candidate for BS in Behavioral Neuroscience
Lane Bandanza, candidate for BS in Health Sciences/Masters in Public Health in Urban Health 
Erin Crocker, candidate for Masters of Public Health in Urban Health 
Mina Hong, candidate for Masters in Publich Health in Urban Health 
Allison Morgan, candidate for BS in Health Sciences 


Free and open to the public!

April 13, 2017

Department of Health Sciences Speaker Series 
Timothy Hoff
, Professor of Management, Healthcare Systems, and Health Policy, D'Amore-McKim School of Business and School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, Northeastern University  
Retail Rhetoric, Corporate Care, and the Lowered Expectations of Today's Health Care
3:00-5:00 PM | Curry Student Center, Room 340 

All are invited, but an RSVP is requested.

April 14, 2017

Annual Health Law Conference 
Between Complacency & Panic: Legal, Ethical & Policy Responses to Emerging Infectious Diseases
Keynote: Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health 

Keynote (morning sessions) are free and open to the public! 
Registration is required for both morning session and full day attendees. 

November 29, 2017

Faculty Roundtable
Policy related to investments in the supply and demand for health professional workforce, particularly pharmacy and pharmacy education 
David Zgarrick, Acting Dean and Professor, Department of Pharmacy and Health System Sciences, Bouvé  College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University 
RSVP to Jennifer Huer

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* Unless otherwise specified, all roundtables will be held from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. in the Knowles Conference Room (120 KN).