Professor Lawrence O. Gostin on 'Global Health and Justice' - Lecture, Panel Response and Book Signing

Event Name Professor Lawrence O. Gostin on 'Global Health and Justice' - Lecture, Panel Response and Book Signing
Start Date 27th Oct 2014 4:00pm
End Date 27th Oct 2014 6:00pm
Duration 2 hours
Description

Co-hosted by the Global Justice Academy, Global Health Academy, and the Mason Institute.

4pm, Monday 27 October 2014, Playfair Library.

Professor Larry Gostin directs the O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law and was the Founding O'Neill Chair in Global Health Law. He served as Associate Dean for Research at Georgetown Law from 2004 to 2008. He is Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, Professor of Public Health at the Johns Hopkins University, and Director of the Center for Law & the Public's Health at Johns Hopkins and Georgetown Universities.

Prof. Gostin is the Director of the World Health Organization Collaborating Center on Public Health Law & Human Rights. He also serves on the WHO Director-General's Advisory Committee on Reforming the World Health Organization. In 2007, the WHO Director-General appointed Prof. Gostin to the International Health Regulations (IHR) Roster of Experts and the Expert Advisory Panel on Mental Health.

The Global Justice Academy, Global Health Academy, and the Mason Institute are delighted to host a public lecture by Prof. Gostin in the Playfair Library, followed by a panel response and a book signing of Global Health Law (Harvard, 2013). The event will be followed by a wine reception.

The event will be free to attend and open to all, but registration via Eventbrite is necessary.