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Harvard Speaker Series to include Hodge

November 24, 2009

James G. Hodge Jr., Lincoln Professor of Health Law and Ethics, and Director of the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law's Public Health Law and Policy Program, will speak at the Harvard School of Public Health on Friday, Dec. 4.

Hodge will address "Legal Responses to the H1N1 Outbreak: Global and Local Perspectives," as part of the 2009-2010 Speaker Series of the School's Center for Public Preparedness. He will be joined by Donna E. Levin, General Counsel in the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.

Through scholarly and applied work, Hodge delves into multiple areas of public health law, global health law, ethics, and human rights. He teaches Health Law, Ethics, and Policy, Public Health Law and Ethics, and Global Health Law and Policy. Before joining the College of Law faculty in 2009, Hodge was a Professor at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, an Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center, and a Core Faculty member of the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics. He is a Senior Scholar at the Centers for Law and the Public's Health: A Collaborative at Johns Hopkins and Georgetown Universities, President of the Public Health Law Association, and Vice-Chair of the ABA Public Health Interest Group.

Janie Magruder,
(480) 727-9052
Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law