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Lee E. Teitelbaum Utah Law Review Symposium – The Law & Ethics of Medical Research (Part 1)

November 13, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:45 am

Zoom Link Register Here —Day One

Zoom Link Register Here —Day Two

The 2020-2021 Utah Law Review, in cooperation with the S.J. Quinney College of Law Center for Law and Biomedical Sciences, will convene a two-day virtual symposium exploring “The Law and Ethics of Medical Research.” On November 13, leading scholars from across the country will join us for a panel discussion “Sharing Medical Research Data: Privacy and Confidentiality.” On November 20, a second set of distinguished scholars and practitioners will gather virtually for three more panel discussions: “Clinical Trials – Legal and Ethical Issues in the Age of Covid-19,” “Intellectual Property and Medical Research,” and “Medical Research as a Public Health Initiative.”

4.5 hours CLE total.
Day 1 – 1.0 hour CLE credit.
Day 2 – up to 3.5 hours CLE credit.
CME – Maximum of 5.00  AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Scroll down for more information.

This event is free and open to the public.

Co-sponsored by the Center for Law & Biomedical Sciences.



Day 1 (Nov. 13)

10:30-11:45 a.m. – Sharing Medical Research Data: Privacy and Confidentiality

Nicholson Price, J.D., Ph.D., Professor, University of Michigan School of Law
Kayte Spector-Bagdady, J.D., M.Bioethics, Assistant Professor, Chief, Research Ethics Service, University of Michigan Medical School
Leslie E. Wolf, J.D., M.P.H., Interim Dean and Professor, Georgia State University School of Law
Moderator: Teneille Brown, J.D., Professor of Law, Adjunct Professor Internal Medicine, University of Utah


Day 2 (Nov. 20)

9:00-10:15 a.m. – Clinical Trials – Legal and Ethical Issues in the Age of Covid-19

Dr. Michael Dean, M.D., M.B.A., Professor and Vice-Chairman for Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine
Erin Rothwell, Ph.D., Associate Vice President for Research, Office of Research Integrity and Compliance; Professor, Department of Ob/Gyn, School of Medicine, University of Utah
Ana Santos Rutschman, J.D., Assistant Professor of Law, St. Louis University School of Law
Seema K. Shah, J.D., Founders’ Board Professor of Medical Ethics, Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Academic General Pediatrics and Primary Care), Northwestern University School of Medicine and School of Law
Moderator: Dr. Willard H. Dere, M.D., F.A.C.P., Associate Vice President for Research, University of Utah Health Sciences

10:15-10:30 a.m. – Break

10:30-11:45 a.m. – Intellectual Property and Medical Research

Clark D. Asay, J.D., Professor, BYU School of Law
Stephanie Plamondon Bair, J.D., Associate Professor, BYU School of Law
Michael B. Eisen, Ph.D., Adjunct Professor of Genetics and Development, UC-Berkeley; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Jenny Molloy, Ph.D., Founder and Director of the Open Bioeconomy Lab, Shuttleworth Foundation Research Fellow in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology at the University of Cambridge
Diane Peters, J.D., General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Creative Commons
Moderator: Jorge L. Contreras, Presidential Scholar and Professor of Law, University of Utah

11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Break

1:00-2:15 p.m. – Medical Research as Public Health Initiative

Wendy Parmet, J.D., Matthews Distinguished University Professor of Law; Director, Program on Health Policy & Law, Northeastern University School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs
Heather Tanana, J.D., M.P.H., Assistant Professor of Law (Research) and Wallace Stegner Center Fellow, University of Utah
Jennifer K. Wagner, J.D., Ph.D., Associate Director and Assistant Professor, Geisinger
Moderator: Tammy M. Frisby, Ph.D., Executive Symposium Editor, Utah Law Review



Accreditation: The University Of Utah School Of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Disclosure: None of the faculty or planners or anyone in control of content for this continuing medical education activity have any relevant financial relationships since the content does not cover any products/services of a commercial interest; therefore, there are no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

AMA Credit: The University of Utah School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.00  AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

All attendees are encouraged to use the CME system to claim their attendance.  Physicians will be awarded AMA PRA Category 1 credits TM; all other professions will be awarded attendance at a CME event credit that they may use for their re-credentialing purposes. Nurses seeking contact hours must claim through the CME system.  All users will be able to print or save certificates.  For questions regarding the CME system, please contact the UUCME Office.  For questions regarding  re-credentialing process or requirements, please contact your re-credentialing organization.

Nondiscrimination and Disability Accommodation Statement: The University of Utah does not exclude, deny benefits to or otherwise discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran’s status, religion, gender identity/expression, genetic information, or sexual orientation in admission to or participation in its programs and activities.  Reasonable accommodations will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request, with reasonable notice.  Requests for accommodations or inquiries or complaints about University nondiscrimination and disability/access policies may be directed to the Director, OEO/AA, Title IX/Section 504/ADA Coordinator, 201 S President’s Circle, RM 135, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, 801-581-8365 (Voice/TTY), 801-585-5746 (Fax).


For questions about this event contact Chrystal (801) 213-1317.


November 13, 2020
10:30 am - 11:45 am
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