[box]Charity Scott, the Catherine C. Henson Professor of Law at Georgia State University, will deliver the lecture, “Ethics Consultations and Conflict Engagement in Health Care,” will speak at the Quinnipiac University School of Law Center Library from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 31.[/box]

Charity Scott, the Catherine C. Henson Professor of Law at Georgia State University, will deliver the lecture, “Ethics Consultations and Conflict Engagement in Health Care,” from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 31, in the Quinnipiac University School of Law Center Library on the university’s North Haven Campus.

Scott’s presentation is part of the Quinnipiac-Yale Dispute Resolution Workshop, a lecture series that brings distinguished scholars to both universities to engage students, practitioners and professors in lively discussions about important issues in the field.

Scott, who holds a joint faculty appointment in the J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Institute of Health Administration at Georgia State, served as founding director of the Center for Law, Health & Society at the College of Law from 2004-2014. She served as founding director of the Health Law Partnership (HeLP)Legal Services Clinic at the law school, which is part of a community collaboration serving low-income children and their families in Atlanta, from 2005-2010.

Scott teaches courses on health law and policy, bioethics, tort law and negotiation at the law school, and has taught medical students and residents on interdisciplinary faculty teams at Emory University. She has written on a range of health law and policy topics, most recently about conflict resolution in health care.

She currently serves as lead faculty and project director for a national faculty fellowship program, “The Future of Public Health Law Education,” through a grant awarded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. She is a member of the American Law Institute.  She has received the “Heroes in Healthcare” Award of the Healthcare Ethics Consortium of Georgia, and the Jay Healey Distinguished Health Law Teaching Award, presented by the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics. Scott has served on the Governing Council of the ABA Health Law Section, and she currently serves as Chair for the ABA Health Law Section’s Task Force on ADR and Conflict Management in Health Care. She has also served as chair of the Health Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia.

Scott received her bachelor’s degree from Stanford University, law degree from Harvard Law School and a master’s degree in conflict management from Kennesaw State University.

All lectures in the series are free and open to the public, but registration is required. Please email[email protected] by Monday, Oct. 27. Lunch will be provided. For more information, call 203-582-3450.

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