Duquesne University School of Law

Prof. Hartman published in leading medical journal

Friday, April 7, 2017

One of the country’s leading medical journals has published an article by Duquesne Law’s Visiting Professor Rhonda Gay Hartman. The latest edition of JAMA Pediatrics features Hartman’s article, “Implementing Public Health Goals for Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection Through Law.” The piece is in print this month after first appearing online in February. The article continues to attention by medical and legal professionals. In it, Hartman discusses laws that favor confidential access to HIV testing and treatment for adolescents as a way of achieving public health goals for HIV infection. 

JAMA Pediatrics is a peer-reviewed, primary source journal for pediatricians. Part of the American Medical Association's publication network, the journal provides a forum for dialogue on a range of clinical and humanistic issues relevant to the care of pediatric patients, from infancy through young adulthood.

Hartman specializes in health law and policy and children's rights. Her work focuses on policy issues in innovative surgical procedures and on the rights of children and adolescents in health care, including at the intersection of medical ethics and the law. 

Faculty Referenced In Article

Rhonda Gay Hartman, J.D.Visiting Assistant Professor of Law