Distinguished University Professor; Director, Center for Law, Health, and Society
Georgia State University College of Law
Leslie E. Wolf is a Distinguished University Professor, Professor of Law and the Director for the Center for Law, Health & Society at Georgia State University’s College of Law. She conducts research on health and public health law and ethics, with a particular focus on research ethics. This work includes empirical research on conflicts of interest, research with stored biological materials, Certificates of Confidentiality, IRB web guidance, and HIV-related laws and policies. Her work has received funding from the National Institutes of Health, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, and the Greenwall Foundation.
Prior to joining the law school, Professor Wolf taught medical ethics and research ethics at the University of California, San Francisco, where she also served on the UCSF institutional review board and advisory committee regarding stem cell research. She has been both a Greenwall Fellow and a Greenwall Faculty Scholar.
Since joining GSU, she has served on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Ethics Subcommittee to the Advisory Committee to the Director (2008-2012), as a peer reviewer for the Department of Defense and National Institutes of Health, and has been an invited presenter in a variety of settings. She currently is a member of the Secretary's Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections.
Saturday, November 17
11:30 AM – 12:45 PM