Lifetime achievement award for Professor Lawrence Gostin

Professor Lawrence Gostin, the Linda and Timothy O’Neill Professor of Global Health Law, Georgetown University, and a longtime friend of Sydney Law School and the Centre for Health Governance, Law & Ethics, has been honoured by the American Public Health Association’s Law Section for “Lifetime Achievement in Public Health Law ”.

Professor Gostin teaches a popular unit, Global Health Law, in Sydney Law School’s Master of Health Law program.

In his short acceptance speech, Professor Gostin reflected on how the field of public health law has flourished over the course of his professional career, and of the challenges and opportunities for younger scholars.

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Professor Lawrence Gostin (centre), seen here at a Sydney Law School event in July 2015, standing with: L to R: Dr Belinda Reeve (Sydney Law School), The Honourable Michael Kirby AC CMG, Ms Alexandra Phelan (SJD candidate, Georgetown University Law School), and Professor Glenn Cohen, Harvard Law School and Faculty Director, Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology and Bioethics)

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