April Moreno
Program Director
University of Houston Law Center
Health Law & Policy Institute
100 Law Center
Houston, Texas 77204-6060
(713) 743-2101
E-mail: healthlaw@uh.edu

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HLPI 2017 Speaker Series

Past Speaker Series

"Special Education Law Practice"

Dustin Rynders,
Supervising Attorney,
Disability Rights Texas

Pam Kaminsky,
Associate Attorney,
Rogers Morris & Grover, LLP

Karen Mayer
Cunningham,

Special Education
Advocate

Thursday, April 13, 2017
noon - 1:30 p.m.
1.0 CLE Credit Hour (No Ethics)
University of Houston Law Center, Hendricks Heritage Room

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Health Care Policy and Digital Health under the
Trump Administration

Jodi G. Daniel,
Partner, Crowell & Moring LLP

Friday, March 3, 2017
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
1.0 CLE Credit Hour (No Ethics)
University of Houston Law Center
Room 111, TU2
Please RSVP to healthlaw@uh.edu.

 

Occupational Hazards: What's hair got to do with it?
Wendy Greene, J.D., LL.M.

Thursday, March 2, 2017
noon - 1:00 p.m.
1.0 CLE Credit Hours (No Ethics)
University of Houston Law Center
Hendricks Heritage Room
Please RSVP to healthlaw@uh.edu.

 

"Medical and Legal Ethics in the NFL and Sports"
DeMaurice Fitzgerald Smith

Karen Mayer Cunningham

Tuesday, January 31, 2017
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
1.0 CLE Credit Hour (No Ethics)
University of Houston Law Center
Room 109 BLB

 

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“On Taxpayers and Wombs: Should Social Medicine Fund Uterus Transplant?”

Valarie Blake, JD, MA
Associate Professor of Law,
West Virginia University College of Law

Thursday, April 21, 2016
noon - 1:00 p.m.
1.0 CLE Credit Hour (No Ethics)
University of Houston Law Center
Hendricks Heritage Room

Please RSVP to healthlaw@uh.edu.
Lunch will be provided.

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“The Various Facets of Cybersecurity”

Rachel V. Rose, JD, MBA

Rachel V. Rose, JD, MBA
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
noon - 1:00 p.m.
1.0 CLE Credit Hour (No Ethics)
University of Houston Law Center
Heritage Room
Please RSVP to healthlaw@uh.edu.
Lunch will be provided.

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Presents the HLPI 2016 Spring Speaker Series

"Health Law Issues That Impact Players in the NFL"

Richard Craig Smith
Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright, LLP

Tuesday, February 23, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

University of Houston Law Center
Room 109 BLB

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Richard Smith is a partner at Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP in Washington, D.C., where he is Head of Regulatory and Governmental Investigations, United States, chair of the fi rm's Global White Collar Crime and Government Investigations practice group, and the FCPA and International Anti-Corruption practice group. His practice focuses on complex litigation, white collar criminal defense, transactional and third party due diligence, risk assessment, creation and review of anti-corruption policies and procedures, and US-centric and transnational corporate internal investigations for public and private companies.

He has extensive experience representing corporate entities, their executives and employees in connection with grand jury investigations, civil and criminal trials and hearings, transnational regulatory investigation and enforcement proceedings, federal and state criminal prosecutions, criminal antitrust investigations and prosecutions, and False Claims Act and Healthcare Fraud investigations. He also has experience representing business entities and executives in such civil matters as breach of contracts, tortious interference of business relationships, business conspiracy, fraud, criminal conversion and forum non conveniens. Due to his extensive experience handling high-profi le matters, Richard is often called on by the national media for commentary. Among others, he has appeared on CNN, 20/20 and has been quoted in The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and Birmingham News.

Richard was the former Acting Chief and Principal Deputy Chief for Litigation of the Fraud Section of the US. Department of Justice (DOJ), Criminal Division where he supervised the litigation activities of all trial attorneys in the investigation, indictment, and trial of criminal matters involving violations of conspiracy, wire and mail fraud, bank fraud, securities fraud, false books and records, obstruction of justice, money laundering, Healthcare Fraud, FCPA, and RICO statutes among others, and has 25 years of trial experience, handling over 100 criminal and civil cases in state and federal courts throughout the US. Richard also was Counsel to the Director of the Executive Office for the US Attorneys where he served as the attorney-advisor to the Attorney General's Advisory Committee and represented the interests of all US Attorneys. For five consecutive years, Richard received the "Special Achievement Award" recognizing his work at the DOJ.

He previously worked for six years as an Assistant US Attorney in the Southern District of Texas, where he conducted long term grand jury investigations, prosecuted and tried numerous complex white collar and public corruption cases, and successfully argued four cases before the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. He began his career trying criminal cases as an Assistant State Attorney in Jacksonville, Florida.

 

 

“Latest in Genomics and Bioethics”

Barbara J. Evans,
Director of the Center on
Biotechnology & Law

Jessica L. Roberts,
Director of the Health
Law & Policy Institute

Wednesday, November 4, 2015
noon - 1:00 p.m.
Room 109 BLB

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“Culture and Cutting:
Does Hymenoplasty Violate Human Rights?”

Alison Dundes Renteln

Thursday, October 1, 2015
noon - 1:00 p.m.

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