Wednesday November 13, 2013

The Historical Legacy of Public Health and Eugenics

11:45 am - 1 pm - Room 170


Paul A. Lombardo

Bobby Lee Cook Professor of Law


The eugenics movement provided the motive force for over 100 laws passed in the US.  They included restrictions on marriage and immigration, screening for STIs, and mandates for eugenic sterilization. Prominent members of the public health community supported each type of 20th Century eugenic legislation.   Since heredity is invoked today as a key factor affecting public health, this history remains very relevant to public health professionals.

For more information, please contact the Center for Law, Health & Society’s associate director Stacie Kershner, JD, at 404-413-9088 or

This event will be held at Georgia State University College of Law, 140 Decatur Street, Atlanta, Georgia 30303

For information on directions and parking, visit

This event is free of charge and open to the public. Lunch will be provided.

CLE has been applied for from the State Bar of Georgia Commission on Continuing Lawyer Competency (cost is $5). To receive credit, please bring your Georgia Bar number and sign in at the CLE table.

Contact : Stacie Kershner


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Urban Fellows Lecture: Mandy Mahoney, Energy Efficiency in Georgia

4:10 - 5:50 pm - Room 4th floor faculty conference room

The November Urban Fellows lecture will feature Mandy Mahoney, President of the Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance (SEEA).  Prior to joining SEEA she served as the Director of Sustainability for the City of Atlanta under mayors Reed and Franklin. She serves on the Board of Directors for Georgia Organics, the Atlanta Chapter of Ducks Unlimited, Green Chamber of the South, and the Caretta Environmental Leadership Award. She will discuss energy efficiency initiatives in Georgia and across the southeast.

This event is required for Urban Fellows students.  Non-Urban Fellows and faculty interested in attending should contact Karen Johnston at

Contact : Karen Johnston, Assistant Director - Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth


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BLSA Mock Exam Review

5 - 6 pm - Room 170
BLSA will be having its review for that mock exam where we will be going over exam answers, strategy and test taking tips. All are welcome even of you did not take the exam. Contact : Kevin Coleman


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