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Professor Barry Furrow Covers Diverse Topics on International Tour

Professor Barry Furrow

July 22, 2015

Professor Barry Furrow is giving a broad range of talks on health law as he travels the globe.

On July 18, he discussed “The Case for a Right to Language: From General Principles to Legal Framework’” at the St. Petersburg Institute of Linguistics, Cognition and Culture in St. Petersburg, Russia.

As part of an alumni event at the Brocher Foundation in Hermance, Switzerland on June 17, Furrow  presented “Can Patients Be Smart Consumers of Health Care?”

In April, Furrow gave two talks in Venice, Italy.  He discussed “The Responsibility of Architects for Harm to Others” at the Università IUAV di Venezia on April 29.  He gave a presentation on the Affordable Care Act at the Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia’s Department of Economics on April 3.

In March, Furrow discussed “Ebola, Contagious Disease and Vaccine Development” at the International Community School in Istanbul, Turkey.

The director of the law school’s Health Law Program, Furrow is a leading expert in the field of health law.  His recent scholarship includes writing a chapter on medical malpractice in the “Oxford Handbook of U.S. Healthcare Law,” published in 2015.