Law and pharmacy students join in D.C. lobbying

Professor Rhonda Gay Hartman and her Health Care Law class joined forces with faculty and students from the School of Pharmacy on Oct. 13, 2017 to lobby United States congressmen and senators to support legislation granting provider status to pharmacists under Medicare law.

The Health Care Law course is designed to introduce student to the topics and themes that affect patient care and the doctor-patient relationship. In addition, students learn how to translate legal theories and strategies into practice, problem-solving, and policy development as well as practical skills in advising clients.

During the D.C. trip, students from the course and their pharmacy counterparts met with representatives of Senators Bob Casey, Pat Toomey, and Elizabeth Warren and Representative Keith Rothus, among others. The group also visited the U.S Supreme Court for a photo.

Participating law students were Julianne Curtis, Allison Erndl, Alexandra Gvozdik, Elise Hahn, Courtney Kraus, Megan Malone, Dominic Mayle, Maria Miller, Hattie Parent, Drew Rummel, Melissa Sarnicke, Brandon Schall, William Shields, Stephanie Shriver-Byrne, Margaret Stockdale, and Paul Toigo.

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