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Panel on H1N1 Influenza: Legal issues in responding to a pandemic


November 12, 2009 12:45pm - 2:00pm

Room 280B
Room 280B

Co-sponsored by BioLaw and Health Policy Society & Center for Law and the Biosciences

Featured Panelists:

Cornelia L. Dekker, M.D.
  • Dr. Dekker is a professor at Stanford School of Medicine and the Medical Director of the Stanford-LPCH Vaccine Program. She is currently a Member of the National Vaccine Advisory Committee and the NVAC H1N1 Subgroup. Dekker’s clinical focuses are Pediatric Infectious Disease, Vaccine Clinical Trials and Safety, and Infectious Diseases, Pediatric.
Hank Greely, J.D.
  • Hank Greely is a professor at Stanford Law School and a leading expert on the legal, ethical, and social issues surrounding health law and the biosciences. He frequently serves as an advisor on California, national, and international policy issues. Active in university leadership, Professor Greely chairs the steering committee for the Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics and directs both the law school’s Center for Law and the Biosciences and the Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics’ Program in Neuroethics. Professor Greely serves on the Scientific Leadership Council for the university’s interdisciplinary Bio-X Program.
Martin Fenstersheib, M.D., M.P.H.
  • Dr. Martin Fenstersheib is the health officer for Santa Clara County. In this state-appointed role, Fenstersheib works closely with the Santa Clara County Public Health Department, part of the Santa Clara Valley Health & Hospital System. Fenstersheib has served as the health officer and public health medical director for Santa Clara County since 1994. He is board-certified in pediatrics, public health and preventive medicine. He is chair of the department of community health and preventive medicine at Valley Medical Center and vice president for community health at the Santa Clara County Medical Association.