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Zita Lazzarini, J.D., M.P.H.

Associate Professor, Community Medicine and Health Care
Academic Office Location:
Community Medicine and Health Care
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-6325
Phone: 860-679-5494
Fax: 860-679-5464

Dr. Lazzarini has co-authored Human Rights and Public Health in the AIDS Pandemic, published by Oxford University Press in 1997. She has also co-authored national surveys on health information privacy, syringe-related laws, and HIV testing and counseling provisions which have appeared in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). She serves as a Special Consultant for the Georgetown-Johns Hopkins Program on Law and Public Health and for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. She has worked with the World Health Organization on projects involving HIV-related legislation, employment policies, and human rights.

Education
DegreeInstitutionMajor
B.A.University of CaliforniaHistory of Art
J.D.University of California, Hastings College of LawLaw
M.P.H.Harvard School of Public HealthPublic Health

Post-Graduate Training
TrainingInstitutionSpecialty
FellowshipDivision of Medical Ethics, Harvard Medical SchoolMedical Ethics
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
Appeals Committee of the Academic Merit Compensation Plan, University of Connecticut Health CenterAdvisory CommitteeChairUConn HealthUniversity20072011
Appeals Committee of the Academic Merit Compensation Plan, University of Connecticut Health CenterAdvisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity20052007
Academic Advancement Committee, University of Connecticut School of Medicine Advisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity2005
Health Policy and Primary Care Research Center Redevelopment Steering Committee, University of Connecticut Health CenterAdvisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity20052006
Code of Conduct Task Force, University of Connecticut Health CenterAdvisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity2005
AIDS & Public Policy Journal Editorial BoardMemberExternalNational20052005
Center for Public Health and Health Policy Strategic Planning Committee Advisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity2004
Center for Public Health and Health Policy Academic Program Development Committee Advisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity20042008
Advisory Committee, Yale University Interdisciplinary Bioethics ProjectAdvisory CommitteeMemberExternalUniversity2003
Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics Editorial BoardMemberExternalNational20032003
Clinical Ethics Committee, University of Connecticut Health CenterAdvisory CommitteeChairUConn HealthUniversity2002
Connecticut Hospital Association Board of Trustees’ Committee on Ethical Issues in Health Care DeliveryAdvisory CommitteeMemberExternalState20022004
The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics, Symposium: Health, Law and Human Rights: Exploring the Connections, Volume 30:4, Winter 2002Editorial BoardCo-EditorExternalNational20022002
Institutional Review Board, University of Connecticut Health CenterAdvisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity19992003
Ethics Committee member, Hartford HospitalAdvisory CommitteeChairExternalLocal19992003
Clinical Ethics Committee, University of Connecticut Health CenterAdvisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity19982002
Ethics Committee member, Holyoke HospitalAdvisory CommitteeMemberExternalRegional19941999
Bioethics Committee, Hospice Life Care of the Pioneer Valley, Holyoke, MA Advisory CommitteeMemberExternalRegional19931998
Advisory Board, River Valley AIDS Project, Holyoke, MA Advisory CommitteeMemberExternalRegional19931993
Board of Trustees, Unitarian Universalist Rowe Camp and Conference Center Rowe, MAAdvisory CommitteePresident ExternalRegional19911997
Core Group Member, 20/20 Vision, Amherst, MA Advisory CommitteeMemberExternalRegional19881991
Board of Trustees, Unitarian Universalist Rowe Camp and Conference Center, Rowe, MA Advisory CommitteeBoard Member ExternalRegional19871991
American Journal of Public HealthProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational
Australian Journal of Human RightsProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalInternational
Clinical Infectious DiseasesProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational
Connecticut MedicineProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalState
Culture, Health, and Sexuality Professional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational
Drug and Alcohol DependenceProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational
International Journal of Drug PolicyProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalInternational
Journal of the American Medical AssociationProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational
Journal of Law, Medicine & EthicsProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational
Journal of Public Health Management and PracticeProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational
New England Journal of MedicineProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalRegional
AIDS and Public PolicyProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational
Robert Wood Johnson FoundationProfessional/Scientific OrganizationReviewerExternalNational
Oxford University PressProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational
Public health law, privacy and confidentiality; surrogate decision-making at the end of life; HIV prevention among pregnant women and injection drug users; and health and human rights.

Journal Articles

Books

  • Gostin LO, Lazzarini Z Human Rights and Public Health in the AIDS Pandemic 1997 Jan;

Book Chapters

  • Criminal Law and Public Health Practice
    Lazzarini Z, Goodman RA, Dammers KS Law in Public Health Practice 2007 Jan;
  • Cancer Trials and the Institutional Review Board (IRB)
    Kurtzman S, Lazzarini Z Cancer Trials: Proactive Strategies 2006 Jan;
  • Medical Ethics and the Law
    Lazzarini Z, Von Kohorn JE The AIDS Pandemic Impact on Science and Society 2005 Jan;488-510
  • Criminal Law and Public Health
    Lazzarini Z, Scott S, Buehler JW Law in Public Health Practice 2003 Jan;63-92
  • Health and Human Rights
    Mann JM, Gostin LO, Gruskin S, Brennan T, Lazzarini Z, Fineberg H Health and Human Rights 1999 Jan;7-20
  • Teaching Human Rights to Public Health Practitioners
    Mann JM, Lazzarini Z, Gostin LO, Gruskin S Human Rights Education for the Twenty First Century 1997 Jan;334-344
  • AIDS and Human Rights
    Tomasevski K, Lazzarini Z, Gruskin S, Hendriks A AIDS in the World 1992 Jan;537-573

Conference Papers

  • Eleven Years of Prosecutions for Violation of HIV Exposure /Transmission Laws in Nashville, TN
    Lazzarini Z, Galletly C 2012 Jan;WEPE547
  • When Worlds Collide: Differential Concerns of IRBs Reviewing a “Buy Study” Protocol
    Lazzarini Z, Case P, Lutnick A, Gaggin JW, Zaller N 2012 Jan;WEPE524
  • Will Pharmacists Sell Non-Prescription Syringes to Prevent HIV Among IDUs? Assessment After Legal Change in Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Case P, Reiter AL, Gaggin J, Lazzarini Z 2010 Jan;WEPE0285
  • Evaluation of Drug Policy and HIV/AIDS Prevention Programs in Kazakhstan (Temirtau and Shymkent): Summary of RPA results
    Kozachenko N, Darbekova G, Mingazova I, Burris S, Case P, Chintalova-Dallas R, Lazzarini Z 2008 Jan;
  • Harm Reduction Training in Law Schools in Ukraine
    Kitsenko G, Shakhov A, Lazzarini Z, Case P, Chintalova-Dallas R, Burris S 2008 Jan;
  • Initiating Practical Health Interventions for IDUs in Kaliningrad, Russia: Results of a Rapid Policy Assessment and Response (RPAR)
    Vyshemirskaya I, Osipenko V, Burkhanova O, Lazzarini Z, Burris S, Chintalova-Dallas R, Case P 2008 Jan;
  • One year Response after Rapid Policy Assessment, Odessa, Ukraine
    Kitsenko N, Yusipenko T, Burris S, Case P, Chintalova-Dallas R, Lazzarini Z 2008 Jan;
  • Legal and Policy Barriers to Effective Health Interventions among IDUs in Kaliningrad, Russia: Results of a Rapid Policy Assessment and Response Intervention
    Vyshemirskaya I, Koss A, Osipenko V, Burkhanova O, Burris S, Case P, Lazzarini Z 2007 Jan;Abstract #975
  • Three “Easy” Policy Changes to Improve the Risk Environment for IDUs in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union
    Lazzarini Z, Case P, Burris S, Chintalova-Dallas 2007 Jan;Abstract #970
  • Applying the common rule to public health agencies: questions and tentative answers about a separate regulatory regime.
    Burris, Scott; Buehler, James; Lazzarini, Zita The Journal of law, medicine & ethics : a journal of the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics 2003 Jan;31(4):638-53
  • Forensic epidemiology: law at the intersection of public health and criminal investigations.
    Goodman, Richard A; Munson, Judith W; Dammers, Kim; Lazzarini, Zita; Barkley, John P The Journal of law, medicine & ethics : a journal of the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics 2003 Jan;31(4):684-700
  • A Rapid Assessment Tool to Describe Policy and Epidemiology
    Lazzarini Z, Case P, Burris S, Abrahamson D, Welsh J 2002 Jan;
  • An Empirical, Multidisciplinary Framework for Understanding Health and Human Rights in the HIV/AIDS Pandemic
    Burris S, Kawachi I, Sarat A, Lazzarini Z 2002 Jan;1#TuPeE5093
  • Evaluating the impact of criminal laws on HIV risk behavior.
    Lazzarini, Zita; Bray, Sarah; Burris, Scott The Journal of law, medicine & ethics : a journal of the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics 2002 Jan;30(2):239-53
  • Evaluating the Impact of Criminal Laws on HIV Sexual Risk Behavior
    Lazzarini Z, Burris S, Bray S, Blankenship K, Case P 2002 Jan;Abstract #47529
  • Harm Reduction Law and Policy: A Resources Network for Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union
    Lazzarini Z, Burris S, Abrahamson D, Welsh J 2002 Jan;Abstract #44816
  • Harm Reduction Law and Policy: A Resources Network for Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union
    Welsh J, Burris S, Lazzarini Z, Abrahamson D 2002 Jan;
  • HIV and the law: integrating law, policy, and social epidemiology.
    Lazzarini, Zita; Klitzman, Robert The Journal of law, medicine & ethics : a journal of the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics 2002 Jan;30(4):533-47
  • Other branches of science are necessary to form a lawyer: teaching public health law in law school.
    Goodman, Richard A; Lazzarini, Zita; Moulton, Anthony D; Burris, Scott; Elster, Nanette R; Locke, Paul A; Gostin, Lawrence O The Journal of law, medicine & ethics : a journal of the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics 2002 Jan;30(2):298-301
  • Policy Research and Policy Change: Lessons from the Project on Harm Reduction in the Health Care System
    Burris S, Abrahamson D, Lazzarini Z, Welsh J 2002 Jan;
  • Rapid Assessment of Drug and Harm Reduction Policies in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union
    Lazzarini Z 2002 Jan;
  • Rapid Assessment of Drug and Harm Reduction Policies in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union
    Lazzarini Z, Burris S, Case P, Abrahamson, Welsh J 2002 Jan;1#MoOrG1124
  • Taking health needs seriously: against a luck egalitarian approach to justice in health.
    Nielsen, Lasse Medicine, health care, and philosophy 2002 Jan;16(3):407-16
  • The dimensions of public health law research.
    Horton, Heather; Birkhead, Guthrie S; Bump, Christine; Burris, Scott; Cahill, Kathy; Goodman, Richard A; Kamoie, Brian; Kocher, Paula; Lazzarini, Zita; McKie, Karen; Moulton, Anthony D; Ransom, Montrece McNeill; Shaw, Frederic E; Silverstein, Barbara; Vernick, Jon S The Journal of law, medicine & ethics : a journal of the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics 2002 Jan;30(3 Suppl):197-201
  • The impact of laws on HIV and STD prevention.
    Cason, Cari; Orrock, Nan; Schmitt, Karla; Tesoriero, James; Lazzarini, Zita; Sumartojo, Esther The Journal of law, medicine & ethics : a journal of the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics 2002 Jan;30(3 Suppl):139-45
  • Criminal Law and HIV Transmission: An Analysis of Criminal Prosecutions as Structural Interventions to Regulate Behavior
    Lazzarini Z, Bray S, Messing N, Burris S, Blankenship K 2001 Jan;
  • Evaluating the Impact of Criminal Laws on HIV Sexual Risk Behavior
    Lazzarini Z, Burris S, Case P, Proctor D, Blankenship K, Gregorio D, Gostin LO 2001 Jan;
  • A review of the legal and ethical issues for the conduct of HIV-related research in prisons.
    Lazzarini, Z; Altice, F L AIDS & public policy journal 2000 Jan;15(3-4):105-35
  • Domestic AIDS vaccine trials: addressing the potential for social harm to the subjects of human experiments.
    Leider, P A California law review 2000 Jan;881185-232
  • Is It Ethical to Prescribe or Dispense Syringes to Injection Drug Users?
    Lazzarini Z, Burris S 2000 Jan;Abs. No. 8792
  • Law and Human Rights as Structural Interventions in Health
    Burris S, Lazzarini Z 2000 Jan;
  • A National Review of the Law on Health Information Privacy
    Gostin LW, Lazzarini Z, Neslund VS, Osterholm MT 1999 Jan;Abstract No 736
  • Human Rights, HIV and Public Policy
    Lazzarini Z, Gostin LO 1999 Jan;
  • Law and Policy Approaches to Reducing Perinatal HIV Transmission: Legal and Ethical Analysis of Issues of Perinatal HIV Transmission and Results of a National Survey of State Laws, Regulations, Policies, and Guidelines
    Gostin LO, Lazzarini Z 1999 Jan;
  • Prevention of HIV/AIDS Among Injection Drug Users: Resolving tensions between public health and criminal justice approaches to disease prevention
    Gostin LO, Lazzarini Z 1998 Jan;
  • Protection of HIV/AIDS Surveillance Data in the United States
    Metler R, Gostin LO, Posid JM, Gnesda DS, Sullivan PS, Riedford DG, Lazzarini Z 1998 Jan;Abstract #44185
  • State Efforts to Reduce Perinatal HIV Transmission
    Gostin LO, Lazzarini Z, Ward JW, Fleming P, Neslund VJ 1998 Jan;Abstract # 4410
  • Limitations on the Sale and Possession of Syringes; Results of a National Survey of Laws and Regulations
    Lazzarini Z, Gostin LO, Flaherty KM, Jones TS 1996 Jan;
  • Integrating Legal Options for Guardianship and Adoption into Comprehensive HIV related Social Services
    Lazzarini Z, Lopomo F, Reiter GS, Chandler C, McKracken K 1995 Jan;

Newsletters

  • Sex Crimes and HIV
    Lazzarini Z, Friedberg RK Focus: A Guide to AIDS Research and Counseling 2007 Jan;22(5):1-4

Other

  • Water quality laws and waterborne diseases: Cryptosporidium and other emerging pathogens.
    Gostin, L O; Lazzarini, Z; Neslund, V S; Osterholm, M T American journal of public health 2000 Jun;90(6):847-53
  • Viewpoint discrimination and contestation of ideas on its merits, leadership and organizational ethics: expanding the African bioethics agenda.
    Chima, Sylvester C; Mduluza, Takafira; Kipkemboi, Julius BMC medical ethics 1998 Jan;14 Suppl 1S1
  • National Survey of State Laws and Regulations Creating Legal Barriers to Access to Sterile Syringes
    Gostin LO, Lazzarini Z, Flaherty KM, Jones TS Report for the Centers for Disease Control, Division of HIV/AIDS 1996 Jan;
  • AIDS Litigation Project III: Summary and Analysis of Cases Related to HIV/AIDS in U.S. Courts
    Gostin LO, Lazzarini Z, Flaherty K, Scherer R Report sponsored by the Kaiser Family Foundation 1995 Jan;
  • Legislative Survey of State Privacy and Confidentiality Laws: Special emphasis on HIV, AIDS and immunization information
    Gostin LO, Lazzarini Z Report for the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 1995 Jan;
  • The Future of Public Health Law
    Gostin LO, Lazzarini Z, Burris S Report for the Milbank Memorial Fund 1995 Jan;
  • HIV Counseling, Testing and Prophylaxis After Sexual Assault
    Lazzarini Z Report of a Working Group sponsored by the American Foundation for AIDS Research (AmFAR), and the American Society of Law, Medicine and Ethics 1993 Jan;
  • Tuberculosis, the Law, and Public Health
    Gostin LO, Lazzarini Z Prepared for the Division of User Liaison. Center for Research Dissemination and Liaison, Agency for Health Care Policy and Research, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C. 1993 Jan;
  • Legal and Ethical Issues in Prevention of the AIDS Epidemic in San Juan
    Lazzarini Z Strategic Plan for Prevention of AIDS in San Juan, Puerto Rico. [Report] Harvard Institute for International Development and the City of San Juan 1992 Jan;
  • International Survey of Legislation Relating to the AIDS Epidemic
    Curran WJ, Gostin LO, Lazzarini Z Study conducted on behalf of the World Health Organization, Geneva (report) 1991 Jan;

Reviews

Short Surveys

Websites

  • Earthquakes, Social Epidemiology, Public Health Law and Human Rights
    Lazzarini Z Health Law Special Interest Group website, APHA 2010 Jan;
Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
Assessing the Public Health Response During and After the Emergency: Lessons from the HIV EpidemicTalkAnnual Health Law Symposium, Saint Louis University Law School2010St Louis, MO
Mapping discarded sex- and drug-related items: An adjunct method of assessing riskPosterXVII International AIDS Conference2008Mexico City, Mexico
’Edging’: An emerging HIV risk or resilience factor?’PosterXVII International AIDS Conference2008Mexico City, Mexico
One man gathers what another man spills …’: a case study in research ethicsPosterXVII International AIDS Conference2008Mexico City, Mexico
Local community capable of holistic approach to drug users - TADA networkPosterXVII International AIDS Conference2008Mexico City, Mexico
Three “Easy” Policy Changes to Improve the Risk Environment for IDUs in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet UnionTalk18th International Harm Reduction Conference2007Warsaw, Poland
Legal and Policy Barriers to Effective Health Interventions among IDUs in Kaliningrad, Russia: Results of a Rapid Policy Assessment and Response InterventionPoster18th International Harm Reduction Conference2007Warsaw, Poland
Legal treatment of preventive work with injection drug users in Temirtau, KazakhstanPoster18th International Harm Reduction Conference2007Warsaw, Poland
Drug law and the practice of its application in Ukraine in terms of harm reductionPoster18th International Harm Reduction Conference2007Warsaw, Poland
After the Rapid Policy and Response Process: Drug Policy Change in Szczecin, PolandPoster18th International Harm Reduction Conference2007Warsaw, Poland
The Governance of Care: The Influence of the Local “Power Map” on IDU Health Interventions in a Polish CityPoster18th International Harm Reduction Conference2007Warsaw, Poland
Drug Policy and HIV Prevention in RussiaTalkYale University Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS2004New Haven, CT
The International Society on Urban Health & The Institute on Urban Health ResearchTalk3rd International Conference on Urban Health, Northeastern University2004Boston, MA
NIH Based Regulations on Human Subjects ResearchTalk12th International Conference: AIDS, Cancer and Related Problems2004St. Petersburg, Russia
HIV/AIDS Law ReformTalkMinistry of Justice, Tanzania, Committee on HIV/AIDS Law Reform2004Washington DC
Politics, Social Priorities, and Biomedical ResearchTalkDiv. of Medical Ethics, Dep. of Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School2004Boston, MA
Testifying on behalf of ACLUOtherCommittee of South Dakota Legislature re South Dakota House Bill #10192003Pierre, SD
Is Living with HIV/AIDS a Crime? TalkLavender Law Conference, Fordham University Law School2003New York, NY
Using a Legal or Human Rights Framework as a Tool in the AIDS EpidemicTalkStructural Inequality and HIV/AIDS at the Global and National Level Conf.2003New Haven, CT
Law, Policy and HIV/AIDS. “Preventive Medicine 2003” TalkAmerican College of Preventive Medicine Conference2003San Diego, CA
Legal Issues and AIDS: Partner Notification and Testing of MinorsTalkPediatric Grand Rounds, Stamford Hospital2003Stamford, CT
Workshops for Indonesian Researchers on Research Methods using the Rapid Policy Assessment Tool. Conference on Drug Use and HIV/AIDS Research MethodsTalkBioethics/Medical Humanities and Faculty of Medicine, Gadjah Mada Univ.2003Yogyarkarta, Indonesia
The Law and Harm ReductionTalkStaff Meeting, UCHC/CMHC HIV Prevention Program, UCONN Health Center2002Farmington, CT
HIV and Law, a Theory-Based Approach to Evaluating the Impact of LawTalkNational Conference on Public Health Law2002Atlanta, GA
Responding to HIV/AIDS: Human Rights and HealthTalkRebellious Lawyering Conference, Yale Law School2002New Haven, CT
The Changing Roles of State and Non-State ActorsTalkIntellectual Property and Human Rights Conference, UCONN Law School2001Hartford, CT
HIV/AIDS and Human Rights: Emerging NormsTalkYale University2001New Haven, CT
Measuring the Effectiveness of Criminal Law as an Intervention Tool, Health, Law, and Human RightsTalkAn International, Cross-Disciplinary Conference Honoring Jonathan M. Mann2001Philadelphia, PA
Developing a Public Health Agenda for Hepatitis C: What Can We Learn from Two Decades with AIDS?TalkSeton Hall Law School2001Newark, NJ
Ethics, Law, and MedicineTalkUniversity of Connecticut School of Medicine, Orthopedic Residents2001Farmington, CT
Legal and Ethical Issues in Monitoring Risks of Antiretroviral Therapy in Pregnancy. Surveillance of Perinatally HIV Exposed, Uninfected Children for Prevention and Monitoring Toxicities Following Perinatal Exposure to AntiviralsTalkCenters for Disease Control2001Atlanta, GA
Research on Water Policy and LawTalkA Global Enterprise for Water Technology2001Grand Rapids, MI
Medical Decision Making and ConfidentialityTalkLink Rounds, University of Connecticut Health Center2001Farmington, CT
Legal Aspects of Medical Privacy and the InternetTalkConnecticut Hospital Association2001Waterbury, CT
Reducing Perinatal HIV: Legislative and Policy ApproachesTalkYale AIDS Colloquium2001New Haven, CT
Legal and Ethical Issues in Monitoring Risks of Antiretroviral Therapy in Pregnancy. Concepts and Strategies to Actively Monitor the Risks of Medications in Pregnancy: Enhancing Post Marketing SurveillanceTalkCenters for Disease Control2000Bethesda, MD
Legal and Ethical Issues in the Conduct of HIV-related Research in PrisonTalkXIII International AIDS Conference2000Durban, S. Africa
Is it Ethical to Prescribe or Dispense Syringes to Injection Drug Users? TalkXIII International AIDS Conference2000Durban, S. Africa
Ethics, Law, and MedicineTalkHartford Hospital Housestaff Orientation2000Hartford, CT
Local and National Legal Issues. Forum on Public Health Data: Sharing & ConfidentialityTalkMaine Bureau of Health, Division of Community & Family Health2000Waterville, ME
Mental Health and CompetenceTalkLink Rounds, University of Connecticut Health Center2000Farmington, CT
Ethics and MedicineTalkGrand Rounds. Rockville General Hospital2000Rockville, CT
The Ethics of Mergers: When a Religious Institution Buys Your WorkplaceTalkAmerican Medical Women’s Association, UCONN Health Center2000Farmington, CT
Ethics and MedicineTalkMini Medical School, University of Connecticut Health Center2000Farmington, CT
An Ethical Analysis of Physician Prescribing (Needles to Injection Drug Users)TalkProject on Harm Reduction in the Health Care System Experts Meeting2000Philadelphia, PA
State Laws, Regulations, and Policies Affecting Prevention of Perinatal TransmissionTalkNational Meeting of the Perinatal HIV Prevention Grantees, CDC2000Atlanta, GA
Ethics for the New Millennium ConferenceTalkRowe Conference Center2000Rowe, MA
“Hot Topics” Medical Ethics and Medical EducationPanel DiscussionEthics Panel - NECOM1999Farmington, CT
Consultation on USPHS Recommendations for Human Immunodeficiency Virus Counseling and Voluntary Testing for Pregnant WomenTalkCenters for Disease Control and Prevention1999Atlanta, GA
Reducing Perinatal HIV Transmission: Legal and Ethical Analysis of Issues & Results of a National Survey of State Laws, Regulations, Policies and GuidelinesTalkLowell P. Weicker, Jr. General Clinical Research Center Seminar, UCONN 1999Farmington, CT
Ethical and Legal Issues in Mental HealthTalkBehavioral Health Grand Rounds, Holyoke Hospital1999Behavioral Health Grand Rounds, Holyoke Hospital
Ethical Decision Making in MedicineTalkCommunity Education Program, Manchester Memorial Hospital1999Manchester, CT
Hearings on proposed law to regulate surrogacy agreementsOtherLaw Revision Commission of Connecticut1999Hartford, CT
FutilityTalkGrand Rounds, Rockville General Hospital1999Rockville, CT
Ethical Issues in Clinical ResearchTalkDivision of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Colloquium1999
Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases: Challenges for State, National, and International LawTalk26th Annual Conference, APIC1999Baltimore, MD
Legal and Ethical Decision-making in End-of-Life CareTalkRPCI. Baystate Hospital1999Springfield, MA
State Laws to Reduce Perinatal HIV TransmissionTalkPerinatal Transmission of HIV Implementation Workshop. IOM1999Irvine, CA
State Laws to Reduce Perinatal HIV TransmissionTalkAIDS Policy Center for Children, Youth & Families Fifth Annual Conference1999Washington DC
Ethics, Law and Social Issues Related to the Practice of Medical GeneticsTalkHartford Hospital Ethics Committee Retreat1999Farmington, CT
Confidentiality, Ethical, and Legal Issues in Session 7: Setting Up Registries and CohortsTalkNIH, Detection of Potential Toxicities following Perinatal Exposure to...1999Bethesda, MD
Issues of Medical FutilityTalkCommunity Education Program, New Milford Hospital1999New Milford, CT
Balancing Access and PrivacyTalkTwentieth Annual T. Stewart Hamilton, M.D. Leadership Conference1998Farmington, CT
Public Health Surveillance: Moving to National HIV ReportingTalk12th World AIDS Conference1998Geneva, Switzerland
Privacy Issues and Immunization RegistriesTalkCDC NIP Public Hearing1998Washington DC
State Regulation of Access to SyringesTalkHIV and Substance Abuse Conference1998Holyoke, MA
HIV and Human RightsTalkHarvard MIT Visions Conference1998Cambridge, MA
HIV, AIDS and Human Rights: International IssuesTalkConference - HIV, AIDS and Law: Taking Stock and Moving Forward. Harvard1998Cambridge, MA
Immunization Information Systems: Privacy and Confidentiality IssuesTalkTestimony before the Maine legislature1998Augusta, ME
Preliminary Report: State Efforts to Reduce Perinatal HIV TransmissionTalkIOM, Scientific Meeting on Measures to Reduce Perinatal HIV Transmission1998Washington DC
HIV/AIDS and Public Health Law ReformTalkUn. of Durban-Westville/Medical Research Council International Colloquium1998Durban, South Africa
Immunization Information Systems: Legal Issues in Drafting an Immunization Registry LawTalkDepartment of Health and Stakeholders Meeting1997Portland, ME
Laws and Regulations Limiting Access to Sterile Syringes: Review of a National SurveyTalkHIV Prevention For Injection Drug Users. Illinois Department of Health1997Chicago, IL
Legal Issues in Developing Immunization RegistriesTalkState Legislators' Briefing1997Portland, ME
Legal Issues in Developing Immunization RegistriesTalkState Legislators' Briefing1997Concord, NH
Update: Ongoing Surveys of State Legislation: Water Quality and Cryptosporidium; Prevention of Perinatal HIV Transmission; and Data Sharing Between TB and HIV/AIDS ProgramsTalk1997 CSTE Annual Meeting1997Saratoga Springs, NY
Update: Prevention of HIV/AIDS Among Injection Drug Users: Results of a National Survey of Syringe Laws and RegulationsTalk1997 CSTE Annual Meeting1997Saratoga Springs, NY
Breaking Confidentiality to Protect the Public's Health. Networking session, Confidentiality: Preserving Trust in Health CareTalkMassachusetts Health Decisions, Bioethics Cooperative, Quarterly Meeting1997Sharon, MA
Current Issues in Bioethics: Overview of bioethical Principles and the role of hospital ethics committeesTalkHealth care professionals’ education program: Ethics Week at Valley Health 1997Health care professionals’ education program: Ethics Week at Valley Health
Before I Die: Medical Care and Personal ChoicesPanel DiscussionCommunity education program: Ethics Week at Valley Health Systems1997Holyoke, MA
Injection Drug Use, HIV and the Law: Results of a National Survey of Syringe Laws and Regulations. HIV and Injection Drug Use in Rhode Island: Confronting the EpidemicTalkRhode Island Department of Health, CDC, Brown University1997Providence, RI
Legal Issues in Developing Immunization Registries: Update Confidentiality and State Registry LawsPanel DiscussionCDC, National Immunization Program Annual Meeting1997Detroit, MI
Laws and Regulations Limiting Access to Needles and Syringes: A National Survey and Recommendations for Law ReformTalkHarvard School of Public Health1996Boston, MA
Prevention of HIV Infection Among Injection Drug Users: A National Survey of Syringe Laws and Regulations. HIV, Injection Drug Use and Syringe Laws: An expert consultation TalkCDC, Task Force for Child Survival and Development, Carter Presidential Ctr1996Atlanta, GA
Legal and Ethical Issues in Biomedical Research: Research on human subjects, the physician patient relationship, conflicts of interestTalkAstra Merck Regional Cardiovascular Consultants Conference1996Panama City, FL
Challenges in Developing and Implementing Immunization Registries: Legislative IssuesTalkCDC National Immunization Program Annual Meeting1995
Results of a Legislative Survey of State Privacy and Confidentiality LawsTalkCouncil of State and Territorial Epidemiologists, Annual Meeting1995
Preliminary Report of a National Survey of Laws and Regulations Limiting Access to Needles and SyringesTalkAssociation of State and Territorial Health Officials1995
Confidentiality and HIV Related Legislation: AIDS, Law and HumanityTalkIndia Law Institute1995New Delhi, DL, India
The Inter relationship between Women's Rights and Health in the AIDS PandemicTalkWomen’s Law Association, Harvard Law School1994Boston, MA
Women’s Rights as Human RightsTalkWomen and International Development, Spring Policy Workshop1994
Legal Issues of Reproductive Rights and Women’s RightsPlenary LectureUnitarian Universalist Service Committee, Policy Briefing1994
The Impact of Recent Court Cases on Women’s Reproductive RightsTalkMcLean Hospital, Women’s Medical Association1993
End of Life Issues: The Right to Die after CruzanTalkHolyoke Hospital, Continuing Medical Education Program1993Holyoke, MA