INTEGRIS Health Law & Medicine Lecture (2013)

INTEGRIS Health Law & Medicine Lecture Series

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PROFESSOR MAXWELL J. MEHLMAN

Arthur E. Petersilge Professor of Law
Director, The Law-Medicine Center
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Professor of Biomedical Ethics
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

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Monday, February 4, 2013
5 p.m.
Homsey Family Moot Courtroom
Sarkeys Law Center

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BACKGROUND

Maxwell J. Mehlman received his J.D. from Yale Law School in 1975, and holds two bachelors degrees, one from Reed College and one from Oxford University, which he attended as a Rhodes Scholar. Prior to joining the Case Western Reserve University School of Law faculty in 1984, Professor Mehlman practiced law with Arnold & Porter in Washington, D.C., where he specialized in federal regulation of health care and medical technology. He is the co-author of Access to the Genome: The Challenge to Equality; co-editor, with Tom Murray, of the Encyclopedia of Ethical, Legal and Policy Issues in Biotechnology; co-author of Genetics: Ethics, Law and Policy, the first casebook on genetics and law, now in its second edition; and author ofWondergenes: Genetic Enhancement and the Future of Society, published in 2003 by the Indiana University Press. His new book entitled The Price of Perfection: Individualism and Society in the Era of Biomedical Enhancementwill be published in the summer of 2009 by the Johns Hopkins University Press.

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