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Dallas Buyers Club: Free Screening and Panel Discussion

April 16, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

*THIS EVENT IS OPEN TO HARVARD STUDENTS ONLY

Dallas Buyers 4.16.14

 

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 6pm

Wasserstein 1010, Harvard Law School

*This event is open to students from all Harvard schools.  No pre-registration required.

Students from across Harvard are invited to view a free screening of the Academy-award winning film Dallas Buyers Club and participate in a panel discussion about issues addressed in the film related to access to health care for the HIV community.  The panel will include discussion of the following issues: a history of access to care and treatment; ongoing issues with fair pricing in regards to HIV medications; the role of the FDA in access to experimental medicines; the issues faced in regards to portrayal of HIV and LGBTQI individuals in the media and the way this impacts access to individual and public health resources.

Panelists include:

  • Christopher Robertson (Panel Moderator), Faculty Affiliate, Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics; Visiting Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
  • Robert Greenwald, Director, Center for Health Law & Policy Innovation; Clinical Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
  • Dr. Jean McGuire, Professor of Practice, Health Sciences Department, Northeastern University (former Assistant Secretary, Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services)
  • Grace Sterling Stowell, Executive Director, BAGLY: Boston Alliance of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Youth

This event is co-sponsored by the Center for Health Law & Policy Innovation; The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics; and HLS Lambda.

Details

Date:
April 16, 2014
Time:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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