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Lee E. Teitelbaum Utah Law Review Symposium – The Law & Ethics of Medical Research (Part 2)

November 20 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Zoom Link —Day One

Zoom Link —Day Two

The 2020-2021 Utah Law Review, in cooperation with the S.J. Quinney College of Law Center for Law and Biomedical Sciences, will convene a two-day virtual symposium exploring “The Law and Ethics of Medical Research.” On November 13, leading scholars from across the country will join us for a panel discussion “Sharing Medical Research Data: Privacy and Confidentiality.” On November 20, a second set of distinguished scholars and practitioners will gather virtually for three more panel discussions: “Clinical Trials – Legal and Ethical Issues in the Age of Covid-19,” “Intellectual Property and Medical Research,” and “Medical Research as a Public Health Initiative.”

4.5 hours CLE total (approval pending).
Day 1 – 1.0 hour CLE credit.
Day 2 – 3.5 hours CLE credit.
CME Hours and Approval Pending.

This event is free and open to the public.

Co-sponsored by the Center for Law & Biomedical Sciences.


Day 1 (Nov. 13)

10:30-11:45 a.m. – Sharing Medical Research Data: Privacy and Confidentiality

Nicholson Price, J.D., Ph.D., Professor, University of Michigan School of Law
Kayte Spector-Bagdady, J.D., M.Bioethics, Assistant Professor, Chief, Research Ethics Service, University of Michigan Medical School
Leslie E. Wolf, J.D., M.P.H., Interim Dean and Professor, Georgia State University School of Law
Moderator: Teneille Brown, J.D., Professor of Law, Adjunct Professor Internal Medicine, University of Utah

Day 2 (Nov. 20)

9:00-10:15 a.m. – Clinical Trials – Legal and Ethical Issues in the Age of Covid-19

Dr. Michael Dean, M.D., M.B.A., Professor and Vice-Chairman for Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine
Erin Rothwell, Ph.D., Associate Vice President for Research, Office of Research Integrity and Compliance; Professor, Department of Ob/Gyn, School of Medicine, University of Utah
Ana Santos Rutschman, J.D., Assistant Professor of Law, St. Louis University School of Law
Seema K. Shah, J.D., Founders’ Board Professor of Medical Ethics, Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Academic General Pediatrics and Primary Care), Northwestern University School of Medicine and School of Law
Moderator: Dr. Willard H. Dere, M.D., F.A.C.P., Associate Vice President for Research, University of Utah Health Sciences

10:15-10:30 a.m. – Break

10:30-11:45 a.m. – Intellectual Property and Medical Research

Clark D. Asay, J.D., Professor, BYU School of Law
Stephanie Plamondon Bair, J.D., Associate Professor, BYU School of Law
Michael B. Eisen, Ph.D., Adjunct Professor of Genetics and Development, UC-Berkeley; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Jenny Molloy, Ph.D., Founder and Director of the Open Bioeconomy Lab, Shuttleworth Foundation Research Fellow in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology at the University of Cambridge
Diane Peters, J.D., General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Creative Commons
Moderator: Jorge L. Contreras, Presidential Scholar and Professor of Law, University of Utah

11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Break

1:00-2:15 p.m. – Medical Research as Public Health Initiative

Wendy Parmet, J.D., Matthews Distinguished University Professor of Law; Director, Program on Health Policy & Law, Northeastern University School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs
Heather Tanana, J.D., M.P.H., Assistant Professor of Law (Research) and Wallace Stegner Center Fellow, University of Utah
Jennifer K. Wagner, J.D., Ph.D., Associate Director and Assistant Professor, Geisinger
Moderator: Tammy M. Frisby, Ph.D., Executive Symposium Editor, Utah Law Review


For questions about this event contact Chrystal (801) 213-1317.


November 20
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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