Larry Gostin // Meeting the Survival Needs of the World’s Least Healthy People

Download the flyerMay 11-12, 2010 — Internationally acclaimed scholar and lawyer Larry Gostin directs the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University Law Center. He presented two lectures at USC about issues surrounding meeting the survival needs of the least healthy people.

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Larry Gostin

Director, O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law
Georgetown University Law Center

Larry Gostin, JD, teaches Global Health Law at the Georgetown University Law Center and directs the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law. He also serves as Director of the Center for Law & the Public’s Health at Johns Hopkins and Georgetown Universities — a WHO Collaborating Center and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Professor Gostin holds multiple faculty appointments including Visiting Professor of Public Health (Faculty of Medical Sciences) and Research Fellow (Centre for Socio-Legal Studies) at Oxford University. In 2007, Professor Gostin was appointed to the WHO International Health Regulations Roster of Experts and the Expert Advisory Panel on Mental Health.

The Institute of Medicine awarded Professor Gostin the Adam Yarmolinsky Medal for distinguished service to further its mission of science and health. Recent books include: Biosecurity In The Global Age: Biological Weapons, Public Health, and the Rule of Law (Stanford University Press, 2008) and The AIDS Pandemic: Complacency, Injustice, and Unfulfilled Expectations (University of North Carolina Press, 2004).