Health Law Section Announces Winner of the 10th Annual Writing Competition

Health Law Section Announces Winner of the 10th Annual Writing Competition

The Health Law Section is pleased to announce the winner of the 10th Annual Law Student Writing Competition. Selected from 25 entries, Jennifer Siegel, a student at the University of Maryland School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland, won first place for her excellent paper, Advancing Ethical Research Practices in the Military. This article will be published in a future issue of The Health Lawyer. In addition, Ms. Siegel will receive a $500 honorarium and complimentary attendance to the upcoming Emerging Issues conference in San Diego, CA.

The Section would also like to congratulate our runners up, Jada J. Fehn, a student at Hamline University School of Law, Saint Paul, MN for The Assault on Bad Food: Tobacco-Style Litigation as an Element of the Comprehensive Scheme to Fight Obesity; Chelsea Homer, a student at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, Detroit, MI for The Incentive Conundrum: How the Stark Law has affected Physicians’ Use and Referral of Ancillary Services, and Rebecca J. Kopps, a student at Northern Illinois University – College of Law, DeKalb, IL for Dead on Arrival: The Health Insurance Industry’s Bleak Prognosis due to Unconstitutional Ratemaking in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. These papers are also slated to be published in The Health Lawyer.

Questions or requests for more information can be made by contacting Simeon Carson at simeon.carson@americanbar.org.

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