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Professor Oliva selected as 2019 Skelton Award Winner by the Truman Foundation

West Virginia University College of Law Professor Jennifer Oliva was selected as the 2019 Skelton Award winner by the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation. The award recognizes a Truman Scholar who is a current or former member of the armed forces and has made significant contributions to public service and the Truman community. Professor Oliva was elected as a Truman Scholar while a cadet at the United States Military Academy at West Point.

Professor Oliva will receive the award durign the Truman Summer Institute in June 2019.

WVU Law Faculty Dominates the Digital Airwaves

In April 2019, WVU Law faculty members appeared on four law podcast episodes on three different podcasts including This Week in Health Law, the CAP-Impact Podcast, and the Ipse Dixit Podcast. All episodes are now available online.

Professor James Van Nostrand on episode 43 of the Cap-Impact Podcast, April 4, 2019.

Professor Jennifer Oliva Featured on This Week in Health Law Podcast

West Virginia University College of Law professor Jennifer Oliva was recently interviewed by Nicholas Terry on This Week in Health Law Podcast. The podcast is a weekly interview series examining the lastest in health law and policy. In episode 157 of the podcast, Professor Oliva and Professor Leo Beletsky of Northeastern University School of Law discuss the opiod crisis.

The episode is live now.  You may subscribe at  Apple Podcasts or  Google Play, listen at  Stitcher RadioSpotifyTunein or  Podbean, or wherever else you listen to podcasts.

Professor Oliva Presents "Prescription Drug Privacy" at Northeastern University School of Law

On Saturday April 13, 2019, WVU Law professor Jennifer Oliva spoke at a workshop at Northeastern University School of Law in Boston, MA. The workshop, Promises and Perils of Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs was hosted by the Health in Justice Action Lab and held in conjuction with NUSL's annual health law conference. Professor Oliva presented on "Prescription Drug Privacy".

Read more of Professor Oliva's work on SSRN.

Professor Oliva Speaks at Institute for Privacy Protection Spring Conference

West Virginia University College of Law professor Jennifer Oliva spoke at the Seton Hall Law School Institute for Privacy Protection Spring Conference on Saturday, April 6, 2019. The conference, titled Privacy, Power & Ethics was held at Seton Hall Law School in Newark, New Jersey. Professor Oliva spoke on a panel, "Healthcare, Wellness, Human Dignity & Ethics" with Kimberly Mutcherson, Rutgers Law School, and moderator Jacob T. Elberg, Seton Hall University School of Law.

Read more of Professor Oliva's scholarship on SSRN.