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Thursday, May 14, 2015

Professors Leslie Griffin and Stacey Tovino Give Presentations at Annual Conference on Law, Religion and Health

From left: Professors Leslie Griffin and Stacey Tovino
Dr. Leslie C. Griffin is a William S. Boyd Professor of Law at UNLV.

Stacey Tovino is the Lincy Professor of Law at the William S. Boyd School of Law.

Professors Griffin and Tovino recently attended the 2015 Annual Conference on Law, Religion, and Health in America, sponsored by the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School May 8-9.

At the conference, Professor Griffin spoke on the topic of “What Would American Health Care Look Like if it Respected the Religion Clauses? How Would the Religion Clauses be Interpreted If They Valued American Health Care?” Professor Tovino presented her paper titled “Health Care Finance, Religion, and the HIPAA Privacy Rule.”

Professor Griffin, who teaches constitutional law, is known for her interdisciplinary work in law and religion.

Professor Tovino is a leading expert in health law, bioethics, and the medical humanities.