• Legal Aspects of HIV/AIDS. A Guide for Policy and Law Reform

Publisher:
World Bank
Publication date:
2007-04-30
Authors:

(Assistant Professor of Law)

(Counsel/Legal Associate)

(Associate Dean for Research and Academic Programs and Professor of Law)
ISBN:
0821371061

Description:

Lance Gable, J.D., M.P.H., is Assistant Professor of Law at Wayne State University Law School and Scholar at the Center for Law and the Public's Health at Georgetown and Johns Hopkins Universities. He is co-editor (with David Buchanan and Celia Fisher) of Ethical and Legal Issues in Research with High Risk Populations: Addressing Threats of Suicide, Child Abuse, and Violence (forthcoming 2007), author of numerous professional journal articles, reports, and other publications, and was guest editor (with Lawrence O. Gostin and Colleen Flood) of the symposium issue Legislating and Litigating Health Care Rights Around the World, 33(4) J. L. Med. & Ethics (2005).

Katharina Gamharter, Dr. iur., LL.M., is Counsel/Legal Associate in the Environmentally and Socially Sustainable Development and International Law Practice Group of the World Bank's Legal Vice Presidency. She is the author of Access to Affordable Medicines: Developing Responses under the TRIPS Agreement and EC Law (Springer 2004) and other publications and professional journal articles related to European Union and WTO law. Previously she was Assistant Professor at the Europainstitut, Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration.

Lawrence O. Gostin, J.D., LL.D., is Associate Dean for Research and Academic Programs and Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center, Director of the Center for Law and the Public's Health at Georgetown and Johns Hopkins Universities, Professor of Law and Public Health at the Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, and Visiting Professor of Public Health at the Faculty of Medical Sciences, Oxford University. He is Member of the Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences (lifetime), Editor (Health Law and Ethics), Journal of the American Medical Association, Co-Editor, Georgetown University Press book series, Ethics, Health, and Public Policy, and a member of the Editorial Board or Editorial Advisory Board of 20 professional journals. He is the author of The AIDS Pandemic: Complacency, Injustice, and Unfulfilled Expectations (U. of North Carolina Press 2004), and the author, co-author, or co-editor of over 30 other books or monographs as well as author or co-author of well over 100 professional journal articles in the health field.

James G. Hodge, Jr., J.D., LL.M., is Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Executive Director, Center for Law and the Public's Health at Georgetown and Johns Hopkins Universities, Core Faculty, Berman Bioethics Institute, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and Adjunct Faculty, Georgetown University Law Center. He teaches and lectures extensively in public health law, bioethics, and health information privacy, has authored (or co-authored) over 60 articles in professional journals and over 45 reports and other publications on public health law, bioethics, and human rights.

Rudolf V. Van Puymbroeck, J.D., M.B.A., Lic., formerly Lead Counsel, Public Health and HIV/AIDS, Legal Advisory Services, World Bank Legal Vice Presidency, is currently an independent adviser on health law and international development. He is a member of the World Bank's Editorial Committee, former member of the World Bank's Research Committee (2000-03), and co-author (with Frederick M. Abbott) of Compulsory Licensing for Public Health: A Guide and Model Documents for Implementation of the Doha Declaration Paragraph 6 Decision (World Bank 2005). He is former Editor of Comprehensive Legal and Judicial Development: Toward an Agenda for a Just and Equitable Society in the 21st Century (World Bank 2001), The World Bank Legal Review: Law and Justice for Development (Vol. 1, 2003), and the Law, Justice and Development series (World Bank 2000-03).