Monday, 11/2, HLS Health Law Workshop with Jaime King and Erin Fuse Brown

HLS Health Law Workshop: Jaime S. King and Erin Fuse Brown

November 2, 2015, 5:00 PM
Lewis International Law Center, Room 214A
1557 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge MA 02138

Download the paper: “State Options for Managing the Double-Edged Sword of Vertical Health Care Integration”

Jaime S. King is a Professor of Law and the Associate Dean and Co-Director of the UCSF/UC Hastings Consortium on Science, Law and Health Policy, the Executive Editor of The Source on Healthcare Price and Competition, and the Co-Director of the Concentration on Law and Health Sciences. In 2015, she also received the UC Hastings Foundation Faculty Award for Outstanding Scholarship.

King’s research examines some of the most complex challenges facing the U.S. healthcare system. An advocate for health reform, King focuses on the drivers of healthcare costs, with a special interest in market consolidation and efforts to improve transparency in healthcare pricing. In conjunction with Consortium Senior Fellow, Anne Marie Helm, she founded The Source on Healthcare Price and Competition, a multi-disciplinary web-based resource for information and analysis about healthcare cost and competition.

King’s scholarship also examines questions of individual autonomy and the states’ police power. Specifically, she focuses on medical decision making and constitutional and regulatory questions regarding reproductive genetic testing. Currently, she is collaborating with UCSF faculty to examine the legal and ethical implications of conducting whole genome sequencing on newborns.

Erin C. Fuse Brown is assistant professor of law at the Georgia State University School of Law. She is a faculty member of the Center for Law, Health & Society. Her research interests are in the intersection of the business and regulation of health care delivery systems. Her recent scholarship has focused on policies affecting hospital prices for health care services and on the structural fragility of the right to health care in the Affordable Care Act.

Fuse Brown came from Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, where she was a visiting assistant professor and visiting fellow in ethics and health policy with the Lincoln Center for Applied Ethics. Previously, she practiced in the health care group of the San Francisco office of Ropes & Gray LLP and clerked for Judge Alan C. Kay on the U.S. District Court in the District of Hawaii.

Fuse Brown received a JD, magna cum laude, from the Georgetown University Law Center and a MPH from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. While in law and public health schools, she was an associate editor of The Georgetown Law Journal, a Greenwall Fellow in Bioethics and Health Policy, and a senior researcher for The Center for Law and the Public’s Health. Fuse Brown holds a BA, magna cum laude, from Dartmouth College in studio art.

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