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Volume 13, Issue 1

Articles

Karen H. Rothenberg and Lynn W. Bush, Manipulating Fate: Medical Innovations, Fatal Implications, Theatrical Illuminations, 13 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 1 (2012)

Comments and Notes

Cia Bearden, The Reality of the DSM in the Legal Arena: A Proposition for Curtailing Undesired Consequences of an Imperfect Tool, 13 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 79 (2012)

Kasi Chadwick, An Overview of the Implications of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act For Low-Income Hispanics in Texas: A Case for Cross-Border Health Care Models, 13 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 103 (2012)

David Hrncir, Regulating Through Rules: Suggested Changes in Federal Regulation of Federal Compounding, 13 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 129 (2012)


Volume 12, Issue 2

Symposium 2012

Health Data Security System

Sharona Hoffman, Introduction, 12 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 87 (2012)

Mark A. Rothstein and Gil Siegal, Health Information Technology and Physicians' Duty to Notify Patients of New Medical Developments, 12 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 93 (2012)

Deven McGraw and Alice Leiter, A Policy and Technology Framework for Using Clinical Data to Improve Quality, 12 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 137 (2012)

Leslie P. Francis, When Patients Interact with EHRs: Problems of Privacy and Confidentiality, 12 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 171 (2012)

Articles

A.N. Guthkelch, Problems of Infant Retino-Dural Hemorrhage with Minimal External Injury, 12 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 201 (2012)

Keith A. Findley et al., Shaken Baby Syndrome, Abusive Head Trauma, and Actual Innocence: Getting it Right, 12 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 209 (2012)


Volume 12, Issue 1

Articles

Lisa Eckstein, Engaging Racial and Ethnic Groups in the Regulation of Research: Lessons from Research in Emergency Settings, 12 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 1 (2011)

Comments and Notes

Cory Fox, Resisting Antibiotic Resistance: Legal Strategies to Maintain Man's Dominion Over Microbes, 12 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 35 (2011)

Jennifer Morton, BRCA1 and BRCA2 Mutations Highlight the Need for Improved Regulation of Laboratory-Developed Tests, 12 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 63 (2011)


Volume 11, Issue 3

Articles

Dr. Sandeep Narang, A Daubert Analysi of Abusive Head Trauma/Shaken Baby Syndrome, 11 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 505 (2011)


Volume 11, Issue 2

Mental Health Symposium

Stephen K. Erickson, Foreword, 11 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 175 (2011)

Articles

Johnathan Fish, Overcrowding on the Ship of Fools: Health Care Reform, Psychiatry, and the Uncertain Future of Normality, 11 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 181 (2011)

Adam Lamparello, Using Cognitive Neuroscience to Provide a Procedure for the Involuntary Commitment of Violent Criminals as a Part of or Following the Duration of Their Sentence (Part II of a Two-Part Series)
The Model Statute
, 11 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 267 (2011)

Critical Responses to Lamparello Articles

Steven K. Erickson, The Limits of Neurolaw, 11 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 303 (2011)

Adam Lamparello, Neuroscience and Post-Sentence Civil Commitment: A Response to Professors Erickson and Goldberg, 11 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 347 (2011)

Articles

Douglas Mossman et al., Risky Business Versus Overt Acts: What Relevance Do "Actuarial," Probabilistic Risk Assessmets Have for Judicial Decisions on Involuntary Psychiatric Hospitalization?, 11 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 365 (2011)

Stacey A. Tovino, Reforming State Mental Health Parity Law, 11 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 455 (2011)


Volume 11, Issue 1

Articles

Katherine Drabiak-Syed, Legal Regulation of Banking Newboard Blood Spots for Research: How Bearder and Beleno Resolved the Question of Consent, 11 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 1 (2011)

Julie A. Muroff, Policing Willpower: Obesity as a Test Case for State Empowerment of Integrated Health Care, 11 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 47 (2011)

Comments and Notes

Cody Corley, Money as a Motivator: The Cure to Our Nation's Organ Shortage, 11 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 93 (2011)

Whitney Larkin, Discriminatory Policy: Denying Gay Men the Opportunity to Donate Blood, 11 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 121 (2011)

Lindsey Lewis, Mental Illness, Propensity for Violence, and the Gun Control Act, 11 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 149 (2011)


Volume 10, Issue 2

Race and Healthcare in America Symposium

Articles

Dayna Bowen Matthew, The Social Psychology of Limiting Health Care Benefits for Undocumented Immigrants - Moving Beyond Race, Class, and Nativism, 10 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 201 (2010)

Elizabeth Pendo, Race, Sex and Genes at Work: Uncovering the Lessons of Norman-Bloodsaw, 10 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 227 (2010)

Alina M. Perez and Kathy L. Cerminara, La Caja de Pandora: Improving Access to Hospice Among Hispanic and African-American Patients, 10 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 255 (2010)

Jennifer M. Smith, Screen, Stabilize & Ship: EMTALA, U.S. Hospitals & Undocumented Immigrants (International Patient Dumping), 10 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 309 (2010)

Comments and Notes

Laura Elkayam et al., 2010 Moot Court National Championship Best Brief, 10 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 359 (2010)

 

Volume 10, Issue 1

Articles

Henry Huang and Farzad Soleimani, What Happened to No Fault? The Role of Error Reporting in Healthcare Reform, 10 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 1 (2010)

Gwendolyn Roberts Majette, Health Care Reform & The Missing Voice of Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 10 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 35 (2010)

Comments and Notes

Rebekah Kratochvil, Intimate Partner Violence During Pregnancy: Exploring the Efficacy of a Mandatory Reporting Statute, 10 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 63 (2010)

Nicole Rank, Barriers for Access to Assisted Reproductive Technologies by Lesbian Women: The Search for Parity Within the Healthcare System, 10 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 115 (2010)

John Tucker, A Novel Approach to Determining Best Medical Practices: Looking at the Evidence, 10 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 147 (2010)


Volume 9, Issue 2

Predictive Health Technologies Symposium

Gail Javitt, Forward: Predictive Health Technologies, 9 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 157 (2009)

Jennifer Girod and Andrew R. Klein, Personalized Medicine and Toxic Exposure, 9 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 163 (2009)

Elizabeth Weeks Leonard, Public Health Law for a Braive New World
Book Review: Lawrence O. Gostin, Public Health Law: Power, Duty, Restraint
, 9 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 181 (2009)

Gary E. Marchant and Jason S. Robert, Genetic Testing for Autism Predisposition: Ethical, Legal, and Social Challenges, 9 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 203 (2009)

Bruce Patsner, New "Home Brew" Predictive Genetic Tests Present Significant Regulatory Problems, 9 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 237 (2009)

Mollie Roth, The Warfarin Revised Package Insert: Is the Information in the Label "Too Thin"?, 9 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 279 (2009)


Volume 9, Issue 1

Articles

George P. Smith, Social Justice and Health Care Management: An Elusive Quest, II, 9 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 1 (2009)

E. Bernadette McKinney, William J. Winslade, & T. Howard Stone, Offender Organ Transplants: Law, Ethics, Economics, and Health Policy, 9 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 39 (2009)

Comments and Notes

Sofia Bruera, Regulating Rogue Pharmacies Using RFID Tags, 2D Barcodes, and Biometrics, 9 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 71 (2009)

Farnaz Faiaz, Just Say No?: Redefining the Foundation of Abstinence Education in the United States, 9 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 97 (2009)

Andrea Wilson, Missing the Mark: The Public Health Exception to the HIPAA Privacy Rule and its Impact on Surveillance Activity, 9 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 131 (2009)


Volume 8, Issue 2

Medical Decision Making for Children/Adolescents Symposium

Jennifer L. Rosato, Forward, 8 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 195 (2008)

Alicia R. Ouellette, Growth Attenuation, Parental Choice, and the Rights of Disabled Children: Lessons from the Ashley X Case, 8 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 207 (2008)

Susannah Baruch, Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis and Parental Preferences: Beyond Deadly Disease, 8 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 245 (2008)

Ralph F. Hall and Tracy A. Braun, Leaving No Child Behind? Abigail Alliance, Pediatric Products and Off-label Use, 8 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 271 (2008)

Amy L. McGuire and Courtenay R. Bruce, Keeping Children's Secrets: Confidentiality in the Physician-Patient Relationship, 8 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 315 (2008)


Volume 8, Issue 1

Articles

Maureen C. Kelley & Samuel J. Tilden, Ethical and Legal Oversight of Human Subjects Research in Emerging Infections and Biodefense Research in Emerging Infections and Biodefense Research: A Review of Recent Changes and Call for Policy Reform, 8 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 1 (2007)

Ruth Zafran, Dying to be a Father: Legal Paternity in Cases of Posthumous Conception, 8 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 47 (2007)

Comments and Notes

George S. Craft, Promoting Off-Label in Pursuit of Profit: An Examination of a Fraudulent Business Model, 8 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 103 (2007)

Rachael Kelly, Childhood Neglect and Its Effects on Neurodevelopment: Suggestions for Future Law and Policy, 8 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 133 (2007)

Jeffery T. Wise, Embryo Banking as a Novel Option for the Infertile?  Law, Policy, and a Proposed Model Act, 8 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 163 (2007)


Volume 7, Issue 2

Antitrust and Health Care Symposium

Darren Bush, Introduction: Antitrust and Health Care, 7 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 183 (2007)

Thomas L. Greaney, Thirty Years of Solicitude: Antitrust Law and Physician Cartels, 7 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 189 (2007)

Peter J. Hammer, The Architecture of Health Care Markets: Economic Sociology and Antitrust Law, 7 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 227 (2007)

Kristen Madison, Hospital Mergers in an Era of Quality Improvement, 7 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 265 (2007)

Jeff Miles, The Nursing Shortage, Wage-Information Sharing Among Competing Hospitals, and the Antitrust Laws: The Nurse Wages Antitrust Litigation, 7 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 305 (2007)

Rebecca S. Yoshitani and Ellen S. Cooper, Pharmaceutical Reformulation: The Growth of Life Cycle Management, 7 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 379 (2007)


Volume 7, Issue 1

Articles

Archie Alexander, Functional Magnetic Reasonance Imaging Lie Detection: Is a "Brainstorm" Heading Toward the "Gatekeeper"?, 7 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 1 (2007)

Essays

Daniel S. Goldberg, The Ethics of DNR Orders as to Neonatal & Pediatric Patients: The Ethical Dimensions of Communication, 7 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 57 (2007)

Comments and Notes

Amy L. Caldwell, In the War on Prescription Drug Abuse, E-Pharmacies are Making Doctor Shopping Irrelevant, 7 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 85 (2007)

Christina Cole, Women and the FDA: Remedying the Past and Preserving the Future, 7 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 127 (2007)

Jocelyn A. Holland, The "Catch 22" of Xenotransplantation: Compelling Compliance with Long-Term Surveillance, 7 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 151 (2007)


Volume 6, Issue 2

Symposium 2006

The Role of Religion in Health Law and Policy Symposium

William J. Winslande and Ronald A. Carson, Foreword: The Role of Religion in Health Law & Policy, 6 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 245 (2006)

Janet L. Dolgin, New Terms for an Old Debate: Embryos, Dying, and the "Culture Wars", 6 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 249 (2006)

Dena S. Davis, The Puzzle of IVF, 6 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 275 (2006)

Leslie C. Griffin, Conscience and Emergency Contraception, 6 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 299 (2006)

Barbara A. Noah, The Role of Religion in the Schiavo Controversy, 6 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 319 (2006)

Lawrence E. Singer, Does Mission Matter?, 6 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 347 (2006)


Volume 6 Issue 1

Articles

Laura D. Hermer, Private Health Insurance in the United States: A Proposal for a More Functional System, 6 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 1 (2005)

Susan E. Cancelosi, Revisiting Employer Prescription Drug Plans for Medicare-Eligible Retirees in the Medicare Part D Era, 6 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 85 (2005)

Victoria Sutton, Dual Purpose Bioterrorism Investigations in Law Enforcement and Public Health Protection: How to Make Them Work Consistent with the Rule of Law, 6 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 151 (2005)

Comments and Notes

Margaret Cyr-Provost, Aetna v. Davila: From Patient-Centered Care to Plan-Centered Care, A Signpost or the End of the Road?, 6 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 171 (2005)

David N. Heard, Jr., The Specialty Hospital Debate: The Difficulty of Promoting Fair Competition Without Stifling Efficiency, 6 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 215 (2005)


Volume 5, Issue 2

The Mass Media's Influence on Health Law and Policy Symposium

Ross Silverman, Foreward, 5 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 175 (2005)

David Mechanic, The Media, Public Perceptions & Health, and Health Policy, 5 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 187 (2005)

Timothy Caufield, Popular Media, Biotechnology, and the "Circle of Hype", 5 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 213 (2005)

Peter D. Jacobson & Shannon Brownlee, The Health Insurance Industry and the Media: Why the Insurers Aren't Always Wrong, 5 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 235 (2005)

Elizabeth A. Pendo, Telling Stories About Health Insurance: Using New Films in the Classroom, 5 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 269 (2005)

Timothy S. Hall, Using Film as a Teaching Tool in a Mental Heal Law Seminar, 5 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 287 (2005)


Volume 5, Issue 1

Articles

Jennifer S. Bard, Re-arranging Deck Chairs on the Titanic: Why the Incarceration of Individuals with Serious Mental Illness Violates Public Health, Ethical, and Constitutional Principles and Therefore Cannot Be Made Right by Piecemeal Changes to the Insanity Defense, 5 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 1 (2005)

Comments and Notes

Lily Alves, At Their Mercy: Why the Protection of Our Most Personal Privacy Interests Should Not Be Placed Solely in the Hands of Health Care Facilities, 5 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 75 (2005)

Alec Shelby Bayer, Looking Beyond the Easy Fix and Delving into the Roots of the Real Medical Malpractice Crisis, 5 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 111 (2005)

April Thompson, The Immigration HIV Exclusion: An Ineffective Means for Promoting Public Health in a Global Age, 5 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 145 (2005)


Volume 4, Issue 2

Health Law in the Criminal Justice System Symposium

John Q. LaFond, Forweword, 4 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 181 (2004)

Grant H. Morris et al., Competency to Stand Trial on Trial, 4 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 193 (2004)

Michael L. Perlin "Everything's a Little Upside Down, as a Matter of Fact the Wheels Have Stopped": The Fraudulence of the Incompetency Evaluation Process, 4 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 239 (2004)

Daniel P. Mears, Mental Health Needs and Services in the Criminal Justice System, 4 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 255 (2004)

Victor R. Scarano and Bryan A. Liang, Mental Retardation and Criminal Justice: Atkins, the Mentally Retarded, and Psychiatric Methods for the Criminal Defense Attorney, 4 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 285 (2004)


Volume 4, Issue 1

Articles

E. Haavie Morreim, Medical Research Litigation and Malpractice Tort Doctrines: Courts on a Learning Curve, 4 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 1 (2003)

Comments and Notes

V. Denise Rose, The Texas Collective Bargaining Statute: Giving a Toothless Statute Some Bite, 4 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 87 (2003)

Rima Laham, Bioterrorism and MSEHPA, 4 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 117 (2003)

David C. Bonnin, The Need for Increased Oversight of Genetic  Testing: A Detailed Look at the Genetic Testing Process, 4 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 149 (2003)


Volume 3, Issue 2

Federalism in Health Care Symposium

Joan H. Krause, Foreword: Federal-State Conflicts in Health Care, 3 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 151 (2003)

Stephen Utz, Federalism in Health Care: A Policy Overview, 3 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 161 (2003)

Barry R. Furrow, Medical Mistakes: Tiptoeing Toward Safety, 3 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 181 (2003)

Bryan A. Liang and Steven D. Small, Communicating About Care: Addressing Federal-State Issues in Peer Review and Mediation to Promote Safety, 3 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 219 (2003)

Alison Barnes, An Assessment of Medicaid Planning, 3 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 265 (2003)

Mark Strasser, Marriage, Transsexuals, and the Meaning of Sex: On Doma, Full Faith and Credit, and Statutory Interpretation, 3 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 301 (2003)

Miles J. Zaremski and Maxwell J. Mehlman, Brief of the American College of Legal Medicine in Oregon v. Ashcroft, 3 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 331 (2003)


Volume 3, Issue 1

Articles

Richard A. Merrill, Human Tissues and Reproductive Cloning: New Technologies Challenge FDA, 3 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 1 (2002)

Comments and Notes

J. Derrick Price, FDCA Medical Device Amendments and Federal Preemption: Putting the Screws to Spinal Fusion Patients, 3 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 1 (2002)

Kristalee Guerra, The Policy and Politics of Illegal Immigrant Health Care in Texas, 3 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 1 (2002)


Volume 2, Issue 2

Articles

Frederick R. Parker, Jr. et al., Organ Procurement and Tax Policy, 2 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 173 (2002)

Comments and Notes

Jennifer L. Smith, Between a Rock and a Hard Place: The Propriety and Consequence of Pharmacists' Expanding Liability and Duty to Warn, 2 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 187 (2002)

Rachel Polinger-Hyman, Erecting Women: Contracting Parenthood from Marriage to Divorce, 2 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 241 (2002)

Jennifer N. Phan, The Graying of America: Protecting Nursing Home Residents by Allowing Regulatory and Criminal Statutes to Establish Standards of Care in Private Negligence Actions, 2 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 297 (2002)


Volume 2, Issue 1

Biotechnology Symposium

Joan H. Krause, Foreword: the Promise and Peril of Biotechnology, 2 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 1 (2002)

James Sheehan, Address, Bio-Tech Fraud: Reality or Fantasy?, 2 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 11 (2002)

Michael J. Malinowski, Law, Policy, and Market Implications of Genetic Profiling in Drug Development, 2 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 31 (2002)

Lori B. Andrews, The Genetic Patent Dilemma: Balancing Commercial Incentives with Health Needs, 2 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 65 (2002)

Cynthia M. Ho, Who Deserves the Patent Pot of Gold?: An Inquiry into the Proper Inventorship of Patient-Based Discoveries, 2 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 107 (2002)


Volume 1, Issue 1

Symposium

Seth J. Chandler and Mary Anne Bobinski, Children's Health: A Time for Optimism?, 1 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 1 (2001)

Marian Wright Edelman, Children's Health Needs for the Coming Years, 1 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 11 (2001)

Sara Rosenbaum et al., Devolution of Authority and Public Health Insurance Design: National SCHIP Study Reveals and Impact on Low-Income Children, 1 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 33 (2001)

Abigail English and Madlyn Morreale, A Legal and Policy Framework for Adolescent Health Care: Past, Present, and Future, 1 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 63 (2001)

Kathleen M. Boozang, CAM for Kids, 1 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 109 (2001)

Ellen Wright Clayton, To Protect Children from Abuse and Neglect, Protect Physician Reporters, 1 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 134 (2001)

Comments and Notes

Barbara J. Williams, On-Line Prescriptions and Drug Sales: An Overview of Emerging Issues, 1 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 147 (2001)

Kathleen D. Kennedy, Attacking ERISA Preemption: Not the Effective Prescription for Mental Health Care, 1 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 189 (2001)

Alexander N. Hecht, The Wild Wild West: Inadequate Regulation of Assisted Reproductive Technology, 1 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 227 (2001)

Heidi D. Lewis, Third Parties Beware: The Texas Supreme Court Strengthens Psychotherapist-Client Confidentiality in Thapar v. Zezulka, 1 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 263 (2001)


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Volume 13, Issue 1

A Daubert Analysis of Abusive Head Trauma/Shaken Baby Syndrome—Part II: An Examination of the Differential Diagnosis

By Dr. Sandeep Narang

Moral Disengagement of Medical Providers: Another Clue to the Continued Neglect of E-Treatable Pain?
By
Kelly K. Dineen

What's Harm Got to Do With It?: The Unintended Consequences of Texas House Bill 15
By Beth W. Kropf