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Leslie E. Wolf, JD, MPH

Class of 2006
  • Distinguished University Professor
Georgia State University College of Law
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Leslie E. Wolf is a Distinguished University Professor and Professor of Law at Georgia State University’s College of Law, with a joint appointment in the School of Public Health. She served as director of the GSU Center for Law, Health & Society from 2014-2019.

Prof. Wolf conducts research in a variety of areas in health law and ethics, with a particular focus on research ethics. Her work has included empirical research on Certificates of Confidentiality, conflicts of interest, human biospecimens research, and IRB guidance. She currently serves on the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections and its Subcommittee on Harmonization (2016-2020). She previously served on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Ethics Subcommittee to the Advisory Committee to the Director (2008-2012).

Prior to joining the law school, Professor Wolf was on faculty at the University of California, San Francisco in the Program in Medical Ethics and the Center for AIDS Prevention Studies (CAPS), where she served on the UCSF institutional review board and its advisory committee regarding stem cell research. She also was a Greenwall Fellow in Bioethics and Health Policy (1996-1998) and a Greenwall Faculty Scholar (2003-2006).

She is a graduate of Johns Hopkins School of Public Health (MPH, 1997), Harvard Law School (JD, 1991), and Stanford University (AB, 1988).

For more information, visit: https://law.gsu.edu/profile/leslie-e-wolf/

An Issue of Trust: Addressing Conflicts of Interests in Research

Grant Cycle: 2002 - 2003

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