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Category:   Section Meetings
Date: Thursday, January 19, 2012 / 12 noon
Location: Anchorage / Bar office, 550 W. 7th Ave., Suite 1900
 

Health Law section members are also invited. 

Medical and Legal Issues Regarding the Constitutional Rights to Human Tissues. This will be a discussion of the medical and legal issues arising from Erik Woelber’s paper on “Constitutional Rights to Human Tissues” as well as a recent decision by the California Courts. Mr. Woelber is completing his Masters in Interdisciplinary Studies at UAA and this paper was written for a recent Constitutional Law course.  Mr. Woelber graduated with a degree in History of Science, History of Medicine from Yale, where he was Executive Editor of the Yale Herald. He has done medical research at Yale and the Rothman Institute in Philadelphia and was formerly a Medical Editor at a communications company in Philadelphia, PA. He currently works for the RAM Group, an interdisciplinary lab at UAA.  Other guests include Barbra Nault, attorney with Bankston Gronning O'Hara, PC and co-chair of the Health Law Section; Brenda Stewart, R.N., Organ Donation Manager at Life Alaska Donor Services; and Bruce Zalneraitis, CEO of Life Alaska Donor Services.    1 Ethics Credit.

For more section information contact co-Chairs Ilona Bessenyey at ilona@bvt-law.com or 907-278-2000; and Una Gandbhir at philuna@alaska.net or 907-258-7333.



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