Friday, February 16, 2018


The Policy, Politics & Law of Cancer: Cancer, Health Justice, and Disparities

This panel, held on February 9, 2018, was part of the conference organized by the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy at Yale Law School, Smilow Cancer Hospital, and Yale Cancer Center.

Moderators:
Cary Gross, MD—Professor of Medicine (General Medicine) and of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases), Yale School of Medicine
Eugene Rusyn, JD—Yale Law School

Panelists:
Otis Brawley, MD—Chief Medical Officer, American Cancer Society
Dayna Bowen Matthew, JD—William J. Matheson and Robert M. Morgenthau Distinguished Professor of Law, University of Virginia School of Law
Blase Polite, MD—Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Chicago Medical Center
Deborah Schrag, MD, MPH—Chief, Division of Population Sciences, Department of Medical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Lindsay Wiley, JD, MPH—Professor of Law and Director, Health Law and Policy, Program, American University Washington College of Law

Invited Commentators:
Melinda Irwin, PhD, MPH—Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases), Yale School of Public Health; Associate Director (Population Sciences), Yale Cancer Center; Co-Program Leader, Cancer Prevention and Control, Yale Cancer Center
Katerina Politi, PhD—Associate Professor, Yale School of Medicine