|Present||Associate Clinical Professor, Director of Experiential Education, Co-Director of HeLP Legal Services Clinic, Georgia State University College of Law ‐ Center for Law, Health and Society|
|Present||Associate Clinical Professor, Director of Experiential Education, Co-Director of HeLP Legal Services Clinic, Georgia State University College of Law ‐ HeLP Legal Services Clinic|
|Present||Associate Clinical Professor, Director of Experiential Education, Co-Director of HeLP Legal Services Clinic, Georgia State University College of Law ‐ Center for Access to Justice|
|B.A., with honors, University of North Florida|
|J.D., with honors, University of Florida Levin College of Law|
Interprofessional Medical-Legal Education of Medical Students: Assessing the Benefits for Addressing Social Determinants of Health Academic Medicine (2017)
PROBLEM: Screening tools exist to help identify patient issues related to social determinants of health (SDH), but solutions to many of these problems remain elusive to health care providers as they require legal solutions. Interprofessional ...
Measuring the Impact of Social Justice Teaching: Research Design and Oversight International Journal of Clinical Legal Education (2017)
Research and the production of scholarship is a fundamental part of being a legal academic. Such endeavors identify issues and answer questions that further understanding of the law, the profession, and the justice system itself. ...
Speaking Their Language: Developing a Scorecard for Medical-Legal Partnerships to Balance Quality and Productivity International Journal of Health, Wellness and Society (2015)
Medical-legal partnerships (MLP) are inter-professional community collaborations among physicians, lawyers, healthcare providers, healthcare organizations, and other professionals. Medical-legal partnerships seek to improve health and address the social determinants of health by integrating lawyers and legal ...
Preparing Law Students for Global Practice: An Innovative Model for Teaching Lawyering Skills and Social Justice in a Large Enrollment Law Course Asian Journal of Legal Education (2014)
This article describes how the authors collaborated to create a curriculum for a law course for 300 students at Mae Fah Luang University School of Law in Chiang Rai, Thailand. The course had three pedagogical ...
The Health Law Partnership: A Medical-Legal Partnership Strategically Designed to Provide a Coordinated Approach to Public Health Legal Services, Education, Advocacy, Evaluation, Research, and Scholarship Journal of Legal Medicine (2014)
Low-income children, especially those with chronic disease and other health issues, are among the most vulnerable members of society. The Health Law Partnership, a medical-legal partnership (MLP), was developed to address the legal needs of ...
Can Access to a Medical-Legal Partnership Benefit Patients with Asthma Who Live in an Urban Community? Journal of Health Care for the Poor & Underserved (2013)
Approximately one in 10 children in the U.S. has a diagnosis of asthma. African American and low-income children are more likely to be diagnosed with asthma. They are more likely to suffer the worse outcomes ...
Collaborative Diagnosis: Interdisciplinary Problem-Solving Between Physicians and Lawyers International Journal of Health, Wellness and Society (2013)
Patient and client-centered practice and accurate problem diagnosis require that we understand the context within which the patient/clients’ problem originated. Effective problem solving depends upon context-specific solutions. This article describes the interaction of a medical ...
Exploring Cultural Competence in the Context of Medical-Legal Partnership, Recent Developments in Health Care Law: Culture and Controversy HEC Forum (2013)
This article reviews recent developments in health care law, focusing on controversy at the intersection of health care law and culture. The article addresses: emerging issues in federal regulatory oversight of the rapidly developing market ...
A Model for Interdisciplinary Clinical Education: Medical and Legal Professionals Learning and Working Together to Promote Public Health International Journal of Clinical Legal Education (2012)
This article describes the interdisciplinary curriculum of an innovative medical-legal partnership clinic based at Georgia State University College of Law in Atlanta, Georgia. The law school clinic trains law students who work collaboratively with medical ...
A Case for Including Lawyers on the Care Team Physician Executive Journal (2011)
The Health Law Partnership (HeLP), is a medical legal partnership that is an innovative partnership and community collaboration between medical and legal professionals to address the social, environmental, and economic factors that adversely impact health. ...
An Interdisciplinary Collaborative Approach to Wellness: Adding Lawyers to the Healthcare Team to Provide Integrated Care for Patients International Journal of Health, Wellness and Society (2011)
An interdisciplinary community collaboration, the medical-legal partnership, can improve health status by providing integrated care for patients from racial or ethnic minority and economically disadvantaged backgrounds. Too often, professionals care for patients in silos without ...
Looking at the Initial Client Meeting through an Interdisciplinary Lens: Applying Lessons from the Medical Profession to Law Teaching and Practice Law Teacher (2010)
In this essay a clinical law professor observes similarities in the way that physicians and lawyers interact with patients and clients during the initial consult/interview, based upon her experiences teaching in a medical legal partnership ...