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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.

Professor Oliva Speaks on Public Health and the Opioid Crisis on Panel at Harvard Law

West Virginia University College of Law professor Jennifer Oliva participated in a panel discussion at Harvard Law on April 1, 2019. Professor Oliva was an invited panlist and organizer for the event titled "Public Health Approaches to the Opioid Crisis: Overcoming Obstacles to Community-Driven Solutions". The panel discussed "community-driven, evidence-based public health strategies aimed at reducing overdose deaths in hard-to-reach populations in Massachusetts, including fishing families, veterans, and individuals who are incarcerated."

Professor Oliva was joined on the panel by Stephen Wood of Harvard Medical School and J.J. Bartlet, President of Fishing Partnership Support Servicers. The panel was moderated by Carmel Shacher, Executive Director of the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics and Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School.