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“Health on the Go: the Law and Business of mHealth" will explore the fast-growing revolution in the delivery of health care

“Health on the Go” Conference to Explore Impact of Mobile Health Apps

Health care is rapidly moving from the doctor’s office to the palm of the hand, with 500 million people expected to use mobile health apps by 2015. This shift creates tremendous opportunities and risks for entrepreneurs, providers, clinicians and patients. “Health on the Go: the Law and Business of mHealth,” a conference to be held at Drexel University’s School of Law (3320 Market St.) on Friday, April 4, will explore this fast-growing revolution in the delivery of health care.

Barry Furrow directs Drexel's Health Law Program

Drexel Experts to Explore and Critique American Health Care at Upcoming Book Event

President Obama’s historic health care law, the Affordable Care Act, went into effect on Jan. 1, dramatically altering the nation's health care landscape. Amidst the rollout of the embattled law, Drexel University’s School of Law will host a book signing and discussion with nationally known health law scholars Robert I. Field, PhD, and Barry R. Furrow. The event will take place on Wednesday, Jan. 22, from 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. in the law school’s Room 140 (3320 Market St.). It is free and open to the public. 
***UPDATE: This event has been postponed due to inclement weather. It will now take place Thursday, Jan. 30 from 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. in Room 140.
Robert Field

Is the Government in Over Its Head With Obamacare? Q&A With a Drexel Prof

Drexel's Robert Field explains why the U.S. government’s involvement in health care is neither new nor is it unwelcome to the private market.

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Drexel Offers New Online Master’s Degree in Legal Studies, Concentrations in Health Care and NCAA Compliance

A new master of legal studies degree program offered by the Earle Mack School of Law at Drexel University through Drexel University Online will provide professionals with  knowledge and skills to address regulatory and ethical issues in compliance. The program offers opportunities for specialization in regulatory compliance in the delivery of health care and operation of NCAA approved athletics programs.
Dr. Robert I. Field

Obamacare Will Open the Next Chapter of “Free-Market” Health Care, Not End It, Says Prof's Book

The government cannot take over American health care because it has been running the system for decades, according to Drexel University’s Dr. Robert I. Field, a nationally recognized expert on health policy and public health.

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Double Lives: Professor Can't Get Enough of the Phillies

David S. Cohen is a self-proclaimed Philadelphia Phillies Phanatic. His love of the sport has led to a part-time hobby: blogging for The Good Phight.

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Q&A With Kevin Woodson: 50 Years After the March on Washington

Fifty years after the historic March on Washington, Kevin Woodson, an assistant professor in the Earle Mack School of Law, says it's important for the nation to recognize and celebrate the hard-earned victories of the past without losing sight of the formidable problems that remain.

Drexel Experts Available to Comment on 50th Anniversary of March on Washington

On August 28, citizens from across the country will converge on our nation’s capital to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the historic March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. President Obama will honor the anniversary of the famous civil rights march by speaking from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, the same place that Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech. Experts at Drexel University in Philadelphia are available to assist the news media with their coverage of the event and its implications from a variety of perspectives.


Q&A with Donald Tibbs: Let’s Have More Race in the Courtroom, Not Less

In the court of public opinion, the case against George Zimmerman for killing Trayvon Martin may have centered on race. But in Florida’s 18th Circuit Court at Zimmerman’s trial, race was rarely mentioned. Evidence of a colorblind system? Donald Tibbs doesn’t think so.

Donald Tibbs

Where Do We Go From the George Zimmerman Trial? Panel Will Discuss Race, Justice and Activism at Drexel

The Africana Studies program in Drexel University’s College of Arts and Sciences will host a candid panel discussion on race, justice and activism on Saturday, July 27. The discussion and question-and-answer session will take place from 2 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. in Room 120 of the Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building (33rd and Chestnut Streets). It is free and open to the public.
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Drexel Hosts Grand Opening of New Office in Washington, D.C.

On Thursday, May 30, Drexel will host a grand opening celebration for a new office in Washington, D.C. that will serve as a multifunctional academic and outreach center for the University and its online subsidiary Drexel University Online.
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Earle Mack School of Law Holds Fifth Commencement at the Kimmel Center

The Earle Mack School of Law will celebrate the Class of 2013 at its fifth commencement ceremony, which will take place at the Kimmel Center on May 17.