Several health law students were acknowledged for their achievements at the 2012 College of Law Honors Day. Charity Scott, center director, commended those bright and dedicated students." />
ATLANTA - Several health law students were acknowledged for their achievements at the 2012 College of Law Honors Day. "We have many bright, dedicated health law students," said Charity Scott, Director of the Center for Law, Health & Society. "These awardees stand out in many ways, meriting recognition of their accomplishments."
Jennifer Paige Whitton, 3L, was awarded the Health Law Award. This award, which includes a monetary gift sponsored by the State Bar of Georgia’s Health Law Section, recognizes outstanding student achievement in health law including academic performance, writing ability, experiential learning, and involvement in the health law community.
The ABA/BNA Award for Excellence in the Study of Health Law is awarded to three students with the highest grades in core health law courses. Whitton received this award for Health Law: Regulation; Jena Jolissaint, 3L, received the award for Bioethics & the Law; and Sarah Lamb Chambers received this award for Health Law: Liability. These students received a certificate and a complementary book selection from ABA/BNA.
Sarah Ketchie, 2L, was selected by the health law faculty to receive the American Society of Law, Medicine, and Ethics (ASLME) Health Law Student Award. Ketchie was selected for her outstanding leadership and community-building in the area of health law. Included with the award is a scholarship to the annual ASLME career-day conference for law students.
Jane "Danny" Vincent was presented with the HeLP Legal Services Clinic Award, including a monetary gift sponsored by the HeLP Advisory Council, for demonstrating excellent legal analysis, writing, advocacy, and professionalism in the delivery of legal services to low-income families served by the Clinic.
Stacie P. Kershner, JD
Associate Director, Center for Law, Health & Society