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Presentations

The Evolution of Human Rights in the Global HIV/AIDS Response, International Conference on Stigma, Washington, DC, November 21, 2014.

Legal Accountability for Human Rights Implementation through United Nations Treaty Bodies: Examining Human Rights Treaty Monitoring for Water and Sanitation, American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 18, 2014 (with Yuna Kim).

Developing Universal Human Rights Indicators for Public Health: Human Rights Treaty Monitoring for Water and Sanitation, American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 17, 2014 (with Yuna Kim).

Social Participation to Realise the Right to Health: A Comparative Case Study of Rights-Based Participation in Health Systems, Global Symposium on Health Systems Research, Cape Town, South Africa, October 1, 2014 (with Leslie London, Walter Flores & Moses Malumba).

U.S. Efforts to Realise the Right to Health: The 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa, September 30, 2014.

International Legal Accountability through UN Treaty Bodies, Health Law Professors Conference, San Francisco, California, June 6, 2014.

Connecting the Threads: Conceptualizing Public Health Law to Meet Future Challenges, Health Law Professors Conference, San Francisco, California, June 6, 2014.

Employing Human Rights Frameworks to Define Government Obligations, Allocate Scarce Resources, and Engage Civil Society in Realizing Access to an HIV Cure, Unintended and Intended Implications of HIV Cure: A Social and Ethical Analysis, Brocher Foundation, Geneva, Switzerland, May 8, 2014.

US Efforts to Realize the Right to Health Through the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, November 5, 2013.

Evolution of Human Rights Law in World Health Organization Policy and the Future of Human Rights Law in Global Health Governance, American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, November 5, 2013 (with William Onzivu).

Complementarity in Public Health Governance, American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, November 4, 2013 (with Lance Gable).

Developing the Global Health and Human Rights Database, United Nations Headquarters, New York, New York, October 24, 2013.

Delegate, Global Conference on Health Promotion: Health in All Policies, Helsinki, Finland, June 10-14, 2013.

Redundancy as a Public Health Tool, Health Law Professor’s Conference, Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey, June 7, 2013 (with Lance Gable).

Advancing Global Health and Human Rights in the Post-2015 Development Agenda, Global Health & Innovation Conference, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, April 14, 2013.

Human Rights in Water Policy,WASH & Global Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, April 9, 2013.

Human Rights in Global Health: From HIV Drugs to Clean Water, Heels in theField Lecture Series, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, March 27, 2013.

The Human Right to Water: An Evolving Human Right and the Development of Rights-Based Indicators, Working Toward Water Justice in North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, March 26, 2013.

Global Health Policy & U.S. Foreign Assistance for Global Health, UNC Burch Field Research Seminar, Washington, DC,March 21, 2013.

Advancing Global Health through Human Rights Accountability for a Framework Convention on Global Health, Consortium of Universities for Global Health, Washington, DC, March 15, 2013.

Global Health & the Politics of Human Rights, Public Health: Politics and Policy, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Masters of Public Health Program, March 13, 2013.

Developing Indicators for the Human Right(s) to Water and Sanitation: Exploring the Politics of Indicator-Based Accountability, Human Rights to Water and Sanitation: From Theory to Practice, Harvard University Radcliffe Exploratory Seminar, Cambridge, Massachusetts, December 7, 2012.

Doomed to Repeat the Mistakes of the Past?: The Post-2015 Agenda and the Neglect of Human Rights for Global Health, American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, October 29, 2012.

An Imperative for Normative Research on Global Health Governance, American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, October 29, 2012.

The Human Right to Water and Sanitation, AAAS Science and Human Rights Coalition, Washington, DC, July 17, 2012.

Global Health Takes a Normative Turn: The Expanding Purview of International Health Law and Global Health Policy to Meet the Public Health Challenges of the 21st Century, Law & Global Health Colloquium, UCL Faculty of Laws, London, England, July 2, 2012.

The World Health Organization, Global Health Governance, and the Contentious History of the Human Rights, The Global Biomedical Enterprise, Columbia University, New York, New York, June 18, 2012.

Human Rights Litigation for Global Health Advancement: Mapping Health-Related Rights Through the Development of the Global Health and Human Rights Database, Health Law Professors Conference, Tempe, Arizona, June 9, 2012.

The Rise of Human Rights to Address theHealth Threats of a Globalizing World, Global Health and Innovation Conference, New Haven, Connecticut, April 21, 2012.

Human Right to Water: An Evolving Human Right and the 2010 UN Declaration on the Human Right to Water and Sanitation, Water, Sanitation, Hygiene and Global Health, Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, April 5, 2012.

Realizing a Human Right to Breastfeeding through Global Health Policy, Breastfeeding and Public Health, Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, April 4, 2012.

The Future of Human Rights in Global Health, Global Health Discussion Series, Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, March 29, 2012.

Rethinking the Global Water Crisis, A Drink for Tomorrow, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, March 21, 2012.

Implementing Community Participation through Policy Reform: The Western Cape’s Draft Policy Framework for Community Participation in Health, American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, October 31, 2011 (with Caitlin Pardue & Leslie London).

Social Cash Transfer Policy as a Means to Realize a Human Right to Health in the Developing World, American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, October 31, 2011 (with Paul Henry Brodish & Sudhanshu Handa).

Moderator, Legal Issues, Public Health and the Implementation of the Affordable Care Act, American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, October 31, 2011.

Health & Human Rights: An Introduction, Interdisciplinary Perspectives in Global Health, Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, October 5, 2011.

Moderator, Human Rights-Based Indicators: Non-Discrimination and Equity in Access to Water and Sanitation, 2011 Water and Health Conference, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, October 4, 2011.

Crisis in the Horn of Africa: Carolina responds, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, September 29, 2011 (with Mamie Sackey-Harris, Peggy Bentley & Baraket Selassie).

The Human Right to Water & Sanitation: An Evolving Human Right and the Move to Apply Indicators for Global Health, Global Legal Regulation and Social Science Measurements: Balancing Critique and Pragmatism, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, May 20, 2011.

Collective Rights to HIV Prevention: Human Rights for the Public’s Health, Global Health & Innovation Conference, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, April 16, 2011.

Big Pharma, Patents, and AIDS Policy: The Intersection of Essential Medicines and Human Rights, Universities Allied for Essential Medicines, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, April 13, 2011.

Moderator and Facilitator, One Peace at a Time, Advocates for Human Rights, Human Rights Week, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, April 5, 2011.

The World Health Organization in Rights-Based Global Health Governance, Parr Center for Ethics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, March 22, 2011.

Global Health & Human Rights, National Undergraduate Bioethics Conference, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, March 20, 2011.

Global Health Governance and the Contentious Politics of Human Rights: Mainstreaming the Right to Health for Public Health Advancement, Berger International Law Speaker Series, Cornell Law School, Ithaca, New York, March 14, 2011.

International Human Rights Law for the Public’s Health, Public Health Law, UNC School of Law, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, February 24, 2011.

The World Health Organization, Global Health Governance, and the Contentious Evolution of the Human Right to Health, Health Rights in Global Historical Perspective, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, England, February 17, 2011.

A Rights-Based Approach to Global HIV Prevention Policy, Center for Infectious Diseases and Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, February 4, 2011.

Strengthening Structures for Research Ethics in Kenya: Landscape Analysis of the Actors and Processes of Clinical Research Review, Regulatory Frameworks Stakeholder Meeting, Nairobi, Kenya, December 6, 2010.

Human Rights in International Development as a Means to Realize Global Health, American University, November 13, 2010.

Rights Based Approaches to Public Health Systems, American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado, November 9, 2010.

Global Justice Through a Human Right to Breastfeeding, American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado, November 9, 2010 (with Carolyn Huang).

Public Health Litigation for Human Rights Realization: The Development of the World Health Organization – O’Neill Institute Health & Human Rights Database, American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado, November 9, 2010.

Is Access to Medicines All We Got?: Conceptualizing a Human Right to HIV Prevention Systems in Global Health Policy, American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado, November 8, 2010 (with Kristen Nichole Brugh).

Global Health Governance and the Contentious Politics of Human Rights: Mainstreaming the Right to Health for Public Health Advancement, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, October 29, 2010.

North Carolina Institutions, U.S. Foreign Policy, and Global Health Policy: North Carolina as a Driving Force for the Obama Administration’s Global Health Initiative, North Carolina Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Wilmington, North Carolina, October 27, 2010 (with Kristen Nicole Brugh).

Health, Human Rights, and a Right to Water, Interdisciplinary Perspectives in Global Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, October 6, 2010.

Global HIV/AIDS Laws and Policies: An Imperative for Prevention, Using Law, Policy, and Research to Improve the Public’s Health, Atlanta, Georgia, September 14, 2010.

Human Rights for Global Health Governance: The World Health Organization, the Human Right to Health, and the Failure to Achieve Health for All, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, July 29, 2010.

Strengthening Structures for HIV Prevention Research: National Policy Guidelines for Research Oversight and Administration, AIDS 2010, Vienna, Austria, July 19, 2010.

Rights-Based Approaches to Global Health Policy: The World Health Organization and an Evolving Human Right to Health, Unite for Sight Global Health/Innovate, New Haven, Connecticut, April 17, 2010.

An Introduction to Human Rights for Health, Health and International Development, American University, Washington, DC, April 3, 2010.

Judge, UNC Global Health Challenge, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, March 27, 2010.

Human Rights, Health Capability, and Global Breastfeeding Policy, UNC Bioethics Interest Group, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, March 23, 2010.

Evaluating Policy Performance, Introduction to Public Policy Analysis, UNC Department of Public Policy, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, March 18, 2010.

From the Bottle to the Grave: Realizing a Human Right to Breastfeeding through Global Health Policy, Case Western Reserve University Law Reveiw Symposium, Cleveland, Ohio, January 22, 2010.

Health & Human Rights: Is Access to Medicines All We Got?, UNC Center for AIDS Research 11th Annual HIV/AIDS Symposium, UNC School of Social Work, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, December 1, 2009.

HIV and Human Rights, GlobeMed and Student Global Health Committee World AIDS Day Panel, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, November 30, 2009.

International Legal Practice, Pre-International Law Organization, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, November 12, 2009.

International Obligations through Collective Rights: Moving from Foreign Health Assistance to Global Health Governance, American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 9, 2009.

The Human Right to Water, American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 9, 2009.

Human Rights for Global Health Governance: The World Health Organization, the Human Right to Health, and the Failure to Achieve Health for All, International Conference on Realising the Rights to Health and Development for All, Ha Noi, Viet Nam, October 28, 2009.

International Human Rights: An Introduction, Interdisciplinary Perspectives in Global Health, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, October 7, 2009.

Delegate, Consortium of Universities for Global Health, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, September 14-15, 2009.

Global Health Governance & the Right to Health, International Congress on Law and Mental Health, New York University, New York, New York, June 29, 2009.

International Human Rights Law for the Public’s Health, Public Health Law, Columbia University, New York, New York, April 28, 2009.

A Rights-Based Approach to US Health Care Reform: Realizing the Highest Attainable Standard of Health through a Focus on Underlying Determinants, Unite for Sight Global Health Conference, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, April 18, 2009.

The World Health Organization, the Contentious Politics of Human Rights, and the Failure of Global Health Governance to Achieve Health for All (Job Talk), University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, April 1, 2009.

State Public Health Law Reform: Assessing the Policy Impact of the Turning Point Model State Public Health Act (Job Talk), Harvard School of Public Health, Cambridge, Massachusetts, March 30, 2009.

Human Rights, Development, and Economic Determinants of Health, Health & Human Rights, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, February 13, 2009.

Human Rights, Harm Reduction, and HIV Prevention Among Intravenous Drug Users, Health Policy in a Global Context, Columbia University, New York, New York, November 11, 2008.

Mainstreaming the Right to Health for Public Health Advancement II: The World Health Organization, Human Rights, and the Failure to Achieve Health for All, American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, October 27, 2008.

Mainstreaming the Right to Health for Public Health Advancement I: The Rise and Fall of World Health Organization’s Support for
Human Rights
, American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, October 26, 2008.

The Responsibilities of Governments and Health Professionals for Upholding Human Rights, Foundations in Global Public Health, New York University, New York, NY, October 6, 2008.

Facilitator, Legal and Ethical Challenges to HIV Testing Policy: Current Controversies in Individual Rights and Public Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, September 11, 2008.

A Human Rights-Based Approach to Tobacco Control:  Delineating the Rights-Holder and Duty-Bearer, Tobacco Control and Human Rights Conference, Lausanne, Switzerland, August 1, 2008.

Community Water Fluoridation, Back in the Courts: Applying Public Health Law to Improve Oral Health, AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Washington, DC, June 9, 2008 (with Jocelyn Getgen & Kristine M. Gebbie).

Evolution in the Health & Human Rights Movement, Delegate, Global Health Issues and Human Rights Conference, University of Warwick, Coventry, England, June 6, 2008.

Legal Issues in Real Time During Disasters and Public Health Emergencies, New York State Bar Association, “Getting Ready in New York: Public Health Emergency Legal Preparedness,” Yonkers, New York, May 15, 2008 (with Jocelyn Getgen).

Applying Public Health Law to Improve Oral Health, National Oral Health Conference, Miami, Florida, April 28, 2008.

The Highest Attainable Standard: The Implications of an Evolving Human Right to Health for Public Health and Global Health Systems, Unite for Sight Conference, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, April 12, 2008.

Inequality and Health, International Development & Globalization Symposium, Columbia University, April 11, 2008.

Comparative Analysis of State Public Health Law Reform Efforts Following the Turning Point Model State Public Health Act, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Princeton, New Jersey, December 10, 2007 (with Kristine M. Gebbie & James G. Hodge, Jr.).

Using International Legal Advocacy to Promote Human Rights, Georgia-American University, Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia, November 21, 2007.

Human Rights for the Public’s Health, New York Medical College – School of Public Health, Westchester, New York, November 17, 2007.

Legal, Ethical and Policy Implications of Bioterrorism, Social and Policy Implications of Bioterrorism and other Weapons of Mass Destruction, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, November 14, 2007.

Easing Resource Constraints for Public Health: Progressive Realization of the Right to Health Through the Right to Development, American Public Health Association 135th Annual Meeting & Exposition, Washington, DC, November 7, 2007 (with Ashley M. Fox).

Evolution of a Human Right to Health: An Incomplete Success, American Public Health Association 135th Annual Meeting & Exposition, Washington, DC, November 6, 2007.

Competencies for Interdisciplinary Public Health Research, American Public Health Association 135th Annual Meeting & Exposition, Washington, DC, November 5, 2007 (et al.).

Public Health Law and State Reporting of Healthcare-Associated Infections, Center for Interdisciplinary Research on Antimicrobial Resistance, Columbia University, October 4, 2007 (with Kristine M. Gebbie).

Deus ex Medicus? Harmonizing Individual and Collective Health Rights for Mental Health Promotion, International Congress on Law and Mental Health, Padua, Italy, June 29, 2007.

Moderator and Facilitator, Competencies, The Public’s Health and the Law in the 21st Century: A Summit on Legal Preparedness, Atlanta, Georgia, June 19, 2007.

The Evolution of Health Rights in a Globalised World: Responding to Globalisation through a Collective Human Right to Public Health, Public Health & Human Rights Conference, Prato, Italy, June 9, 2007.

State Public Health Law Modernization: Assessing the Impact of the Turning Point Model State Public Health Act, Academy Health Annual Research Meeting, Orlando, Florida, June 3, 2007.

The Girl as Soldier and Slave: Bridging Public Health and Human Rights in Violence Prevention, Canadian Law & Society Association Conference, Saskatoon, Canada, June 2, 2007 (presented by Annalijn Conklin).

Public Health Law – Statutes Modernization Project Update, Wisconsin Public Health Law Association Annual Meeting, Appleton, Wisconsin, May 24, 2007.

Physician Responsibility for Human Rights, Public Health/Preventive Medicine Residency Program, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, May 18, 2007.

Forum: Legal & Ethical Considerations for the Protection of Prisoners Involved in Research, Columbia University, New York, New York, April 23, 2007.

Human Rights in Global Tobacco Control: A Rights-Based Approach to the FCTC and Its Protocols, Tobacco and Human Rights Roundtable, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 27, 2007.

Maximizing the Available Resources:  The Intersections of the Individual Human Right to Health and Collective Right to Development, Unite for Sight Conference, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, April 14, 2007 (with Ashley M. Fox).

Civil Liberties Implications of Bioterrorism Response and the Model State Emergency Health Powers Act, Social and Policy Implications of Bioterrorism and other Weapons of Mass Destruction, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, November 15, 2006.

The Promise of Human Rights for Public Health, Introduction to Global Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, November 9, 2006.

Modernizing Public Health Laws in the 21st Century: The Impact of the Turning Point Model State Public Health Act on State Legislative Reforms, American Public Health Association 134th Annual Meeting & Exposition, Boston, Massachusetts, November 7, 2006 (with James G. Hodge, Jr.).

Transcending Available Resources: Improving Public Health Through the Right to Development, American Public Health Association 134th Annual Meeting & Exposition, Boston, Massachusetts, November 7, 2006 (with Ashley M. Fox).

Beyond “the highest attainable standard”: Analyzing an Evolving Right to Health as a Means of Protecting Public Health, American Public Health Association 134th Annual Meeting & Exposition, Boston, Massachusetts, November 6, 2006.

Applying the Human Right to Health to Tobacco Control: Tobacco Cessation, Harm Reduction, and the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, American Public Health Association 134th Annual Meeting & Exposition, Boston, Massachusetts, November 6, 2006 (with Donna Shelley).

Advancing Health Rights in Globalized World, IGERT Third Annual Symposium on Development and Globalization, Columbia University, November 3, 2006.

A Method for Assessing Changes in State Public Health Laws: What has been the impact of the Model State Public Health Act?, Academy Health Annual Research Meeting, Seattle, Washington, June 26-27, 2006.

Alaska Public Health Law Reform Pursuant to the Turning Point Model State Public Health Act: Transforming National Collaboration into State Legislation, The Public’s Health and the Law in the 21st Century, Centers for Disease Control, June 12, 2006.

Employing Health Rights for Global Justice: The Promise of Public Health in Response to the Insalubrious Ramifications of Globalization, Cornell International Law Journal Symposium, Global Justice: Poverty, Human Rights, and Responsibilities, Cornell
Law School, April 10, 2006.

The Highest Attainable Standard: Advancing a Collective Human Right to Public Health, American Public Health Law Conference, Centers for Disease Control, June 12, 2005 (with Larisa M. Mori).

The Civil Liberties Implications of Bioterrorism, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, December 1, 2004.

Global Tobacco Control: The Role of International Law, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, April 26, 2004.