*THIS EVENT IS OPEN TO HARVARD STUDENTS ONLY
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.
- 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.