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Sylvia B. Caley (M.B.A. ’86, J.D. ’89)

Clinical Professor, Director of Health Law Partnership and Co-Director of HeLP Legal Services Clinic    ,

J.D., Georgia State University (1989)
M.B.A., Georgia State University (1986)
B.A., Oglethorpe University
R.N., Royal Victoria Hospital School of Nursing


Health Law and Policy
Clinical Legal Education
Public Policy
Interdisciplinary Education


Sylvia Caley (M.B.A. ’86, J.D. ’89), clinical professor, is director of the Health Law Partnership (HeLP), a medical-legal community collaboration among Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, the Atlanta Legal Aid Society and the College of Law. She also is co-director of the in-house HeLP Legal Clinic.

Caley has extensive experience in health care, health law and policy, and poverty law, and her work-related interests have centered on the intersection of health and poverty. Of particular interest to her is the devastating effect that serious illness has on families, and how solving legal problems can help to improve the health and social well-being of low-income children. She is a member of the Grady Health System Ethics Committee and the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Bioethics and Public Affairs Committees.

Caley teaches courses on health policy and legislation and clinical skills. She also lectures extensively on legal issues affecting child health and well-being.

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